Blue crabs have always been an important source of food and income for people along the southeastern coast. And folks on ’Fuskie are no exception. Crabmeat was a staple for our family, except in the coldest months, and it’s still that way for many folks, rich and poor. Commercial crabbers work the waters around Daufuskie, and many families tend their own crab traps.
Like other islanders, we often kept a wire trap dangling from the public dock. Most nights during the warmer months, w