Veteran Waterman

Photo by Capital News Service's James B. Hale
Bob Evans, a waterman for 40 years, talks about crabbing and making a living on the bay. (Slide show by Capital News Service's James B. Hale)

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Published April 20, 2004; last updated Dec. 10, 2009

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