Fishing (8)

Fishing
Burris, Dwight & Foster, Ernie: Old Drum
by Cecelski, David S. On the Outer Banks the other day, I was listening to small-plane pilot Dwight Burris and charter boat captain Ernie Foster telling stories about Hatteras Island. The two old friends were talking [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Fisher, Alfred: Bay River
by Cecelski, David S. I visited Alfred Fisher in Pamlico County, three hours east of Raleigh. Now retired from his job as a chemist at a Weyerhaeuser pulp mill, he is active in the county historical society and has been [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Goodwin, Wesley: Knitting And Hanging Net
by Cecelski, David S. On a hot summer morning I found 86-year-old Wesley Goodwin standing amid corks and twine in his backyard net shop. Born and raised on Cedar Island, he has long lived nearby in the fishing village of [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Guthrie, Madge: One Clear Beautiful Night
by Cecelski, David S. At her home on Harkers Island, Madge Guthrie told me about Christmas when she was a child during the Great Depression. Renowned for its fishing and boatbuilding traditions, Harkers Island is east of [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Harrell, David: A Rockyhock Christmas
by Cecelski, David S. Christmas serenaders don't visit Rockyhock anymore, but their spirit can still be heard at David Harrell's music jamborees. Every Friday night, he hosts a crowd of country, bluegrass and gospel [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Pigott, Leila: An Angry God
by Cecelski, David S. Leila Pigott and her husband, Dallas, owned a fleet of shrimp trawlers and a shrimp packing house in Southport when hurricane Hazel struck Brunswick County on Oct. 15, 1954. With 150 mph winds, Hazel [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Spain, Odell: My Way Of Life
by Cecelski, David S. Odell Spain and I talked as we drove around Goose Creek Island, a broad, marshy peninsula surrounded by Pamlico Sound. Born in 1931, he grew up there in Hobucken, once a bustling fishing community, [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Styron, Milton: Born A Commercial Fisherman
by Cecelski, David S. I visited Milton Styron in Davis, an old fishing village on Core Sound. He was a commercial fisherman for more than half a century. By all accounts, he was one of the best, a man who could make his [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
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