L-r: Noelle Agnew with Don Bullard Insurance, Barbara Pugh with Coldwell Banker
Sea Coast Advantage and Heath Altman with Alpha Mortgage.
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WBM august 2018
That’s a common refrain. There are
tough times, like this year when there
weren’t enough shrimp to take the boats
out before July. Maintenance and fuel are
expensive. Regulations and competition
for cheaper, imported farm-raised shrimp
make for an uncertain future.
There are also literal obstacles. Sneads
Ferry shrimpers can only get through the
New River Inlet at the highest of tides.
“Last year we’d come and go on high
water, and I’d hit most times,” Stevie
Davis says. “It’s about as wide as the
boat is. There ain’t no room for error.
At nighttime it’s nerve-wracking. At low
water we have to go to Morehead or go
to Wrightsville to go out, four hours each
There are long hours, and days away
from home and family.