Crabber combines old methods with social media to sell his catch

Every morning, just as the sun rises over the marsh, Trevon Baum motors his aging boat named Bubba down a canal to Buzzard Bay on his way to catch crabs. He props his smart phone up on a bushel basket lid at the bow of the boat so nearly 2,500 friends can watch on Facebook live. “I get my orders as I am out working.” Fans watch him as he stands at his rudder stick and guides the boat to 150 crab pots, boxed-shaped wire traps that rest on the bottom. “I’m building a clientele,” he said. photo gallery, >click to read< 18:04

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