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They cook what he catches: Lifelong fisherman casts his retirement line in local waters

They traveled the world, Ethiopia, Liberia, Iran, Guam, Mexico, Brazil, Wisconsin, West Virginia, to mention a few places, before resettling.

After searching the east coast north to south, Al and Marcia Moe found the Redart area of Mathews County the place to be. They have made it their home since 2001.

Marcia Moe

“It was the perfect choice,” Marcia writes. “For me it was because of the Bay School where I learned to make baskets. That was something I had wanted to do for a long time. I continue to make baskets and sell them at local craft fairs. For Alan it was because of the good fishing. He is an excellent fisherman and spends much of his time out on the water. He catches and cleans the fish and I cook them using recipes I have collected over the years.”

When it comes to grilling Al takes over.

Marcia adds that she wasn’t much of a cook when she and Al were married. “I tried cooking like my mom and used a cookbook called “Cooking For Two.” Due to Alan’s job we lived i...

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