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Schlafly Stout & Oyster Fest

“Ready! Set! Shuck!” the three teams start the contest with a hushed crowd. First the shucker pops open half a dozen oysters, then the second slurps them down passing the baton to the third who needs to chug a beer … Continue reading

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Dirty Tech

“Oyster farming aint easy” so goes the old quote Half the time you’re sweating and dirty, the rest you’re fixing the boat When you’re down in the bilge on a bright summer day Just call your hydraulic company they’ll show … Continue reading

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Not Too Stressed

Stress is one of those double edged swords that can push somebody to max performance while breaking them down at the same time. Ultimately it has negative impacts on most things that it encounters, and shellfish are no different. If … Continue reading

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Flying Drones used to Scare Nuisance Ducks away from Mussel Farm

2016 has been a busy year so far! With all the gear work squared away, and the winter dwindling away it is time to hit the water again, and prepare the farms for the spring. That restless feeling when the … Continue reading

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The difference between Sea creature and Seafood

 The difference between Sea creature and Seafood The rain is beating down on our heads, there is lightning cracking through the sky at close intervals, the thunder rolls steadily behind the scenes giving this morning, July 16, 2014, a theatrical … Continue reading

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Nailing Down the Lines, and Tying Up the Socks

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 It was another frigid morning last winter when Captain Call (Adam) and I got to work two hours before daybreak to steam across the bay, and harvest the mussel seed rope. The Christmas tree rope had been put out last spring, … Continue reading

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