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Captain Kermit Travers

The journey has not been easy for local, award winning skipjack Captain Kermit Travers. Growing up with a lot of responsibility at an early age has contributed to his work ethic and made him who he is today. In October 2015 at the age of 78 he won Maryland’s Achievement in Living Traditions and Arts  Read the Rest…

Robbie Casho

Robbie Casho, 29 of Chesapeake City, Maryland is an exception to the rule. While most watermen are aged with experience and time on the water Casho is just a few years in. “They all said ‘if you are still crabbing when you turn 30 you might as well stay’ and it looks like I am,” said Casho.  Read the Rest…

Ryleigh’s Oyster Announces Dates for 7th Annual Oysterfest and 3rd Annual Baltimore Oyster Shucking

Ryleigh’s Oyster Announces Dates for 7th Annual Oysterfest and 3rd Annual Baltimore Oyster Shucking Championship BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – September 13, 2013 – On October 9-13, 2013, Ryleigh’s Oyster will host its seventh annual Oysterfest, a four-day festival centered on the appreciation and preservation of Chesapeake Bay oysters. The free, family-friendly festival in the historic Federal  Read the Rest…

Farm-raised Chesapeake oysters making a splash at area’s top restaurants

Farm-raised Chesapeake oysters making a splash at area’s top restaurants Baltimore – It was just before noon when Jon Farrington sat down at the Thames Street Oyster House, a box of Calvert Crest Oysters on his lap. He and his tablemates, Len Zuza of the Southern Maryland Oyster Cultivation Society and Steve Vilnit of the  Read the Rest…

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