Types of Tours

On the Water experiences
Going out on the Bay with an experienced waterman is a one of a kind experience. These tours range from crabbing adventures with trotlines and crab pots, to scenic kayak tours, to photography trips, sunset sails and traditional skipjack charters. Each tour allows participants to see a unique aspect of what it is like to live and work on the waters of the Chesapeake. Many of these tours allow the participants freedom to customize the tours to highlight aspects of the Bay and watermen’s life that are of most interest to them and to accommodate various ages of participants. The following watermen offer On the Water tours:

On the Land experiences
Spending all day on the water isn’t the only facet of the life of a waterman. Land-based tours offer participants the opportunity to learn about other aspects of the waterman trade. These tours include the ins-and-outs of the soft-shell crab industry and oyster seeding, as well as the opportunity to explore new places. Enjoy an On the Land experience with the following watermen:

Speakers and Presenters
Want to have a waterman come speak to your class, organization, or society? These watermen are available to come to you to share their stories of life on the Bay, the state of the Bay and its fisheries, and the culture of the watermen. Contact the following watermen to book your next presentation: