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Working the Chesapeake: watermen of the bay

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Publisher:
Maryland Sea Grant Book,
Pub. Date:
c1991.
Language:
English
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In 1966 Congress passed the National Sea Grant College Program Act to promote marine research, education, and extension services in institutions along the nation's ocean and Great Lakes coasts. In Maryland a Sea Grant Program -- a partnership among federal and state governments, universities, and industries -- began in 1977, and in 1982 the University of Maryland was named the nation's seventeenth Sea Grant College.

The Maryland Sea Grant College focuses its efforts on the Chesapeake Bay, with emphasis on the marine concerns of fisheries, seafood technology, and environmental quality.

A description of the Chesapeake's waterman, this book details fishing for crabs, oysters, soft clams, hard clams, eels, cat-fish, menhaden, and other fish. Each chapter describes a day with a waterman, capturing the personality of the boat's crew as well as the techniques they use to catch their prey. Bay artist Neil Harpe has produced original lithographs for the book, and the combination of words and pictures helps to capture a slice of time in the lives of the watermen. The full-color cover reproduces an original lithograph by Neil Harpe of two skipjacks dredging the oyster beds of Tangier Sound.

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subject_facet Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) -- Social life and customs, Fishers -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.), Fishing -- Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
title_display Working the Chesapeake : watermen of the bay
title_full Working the Chesapeake : watermen of the bay / by Mark E. Jacoby ; lithograph drawings by Neil Harpe
title_short Working the Chesapeake :
title_sub watermen of the bay
topic_facet Fishers, Fishing, Social life and customs