Fairhaven man, New Bedford father-daughter harvest the conch

A rugged and hearty soul, Bobby Sakwa of Fairhaven, a fixture at Hoppy’s Landing on the West Island Causeway, bears the character, weathered hands and ruddy face of a man who has eked out a living from the sea for a half a century. When he’s not lobstering from his 35-foot Novi, a timeless classic also bearing the scars of a vessel that has earned its keep on the ocean for 50 years, Bobby is running conch pots. George Smith, a native of Nova Scotia who owns Big G Seafood together with his daughter Heather Haggarty has been in the business of processing conch meat just shy of 40 years. Photo gallery, click here to read the story 08:40

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