Working The Sea Without A Net

For nine years, trim, sunburned Mike Davis ran a wholesale and retail fish house in Cedar Key, Fla., where he employed nine. He had followed in the footsteps of his great-grandfather, who came here in the 1860s to fish for mullet, sea trout, and pompano. Every generation since then has made its living from the sea, right down to Davis' son, Heath, now 21.

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