26 December 2008

The Life of An Oysterman


"On a raw November morning, when the tide is low and the wind blows steadily from the northwest, oysterman Alan Sterling clambers aboard a makeshift raft and paddles to his fishing boat a few hundred yards out.

"The 26-foot vessel isn't much, a ramshackle wooden hut plopped atop sheets of plywood hammered onto a plastic foam base."

Read complete article and photo source: Hartford Courant

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