Virginia Watermen’s Heritage Tours is the subject of a new promotional video being shot around the Chesapeake Bay over the next few weeks.
On a breezy, sunny afternoon last week, Captain J.C. Hudgins hosted a group of visitors aboard his deadrise “Risky Business II” and was filmed as he demonstrated pulling crab pots and talked about the life of a working waterman.
The video is being produced by Chesapeake Environmental Communications (CEC) of Gloucester with the help of Bruce Nelson of Bruce Nelson Photography, Gloucester. Virginia Watermen’s Heritage Tours, established in 2012 by the Virginia Waterman’s Association, Rappahannock Community College and CEC, and currently funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is a program that offers watermen, charter captains and aquaculture growers the opportunity to earn additional income by conducting tours for visitors looking for an authentic, hands-on experience of the waterman’s da...
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