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Net Maker to the World – Part III in a Series of VII

Net Maker to the World – Part III in a Series of VII

A Day in the Life   Stories and Superstitions of Shrimpers Billy’s childhood gave him a bird’s eye view of the men and women who made Fernandina Beach the shrimp capital of the world. It also gave him first-hand experience as a shrimper and first-hand knowledge...

Net Maker to the World – Part II in a Series of VII

Net Maker to the World – Part II in a Series of VII

The Making of a Net Maker Billy Burbank, III, is an institution in Fernandina. His family’s shrimp nets have been used all over the world and, today, you will see their sport nets being used in many of the professional sports leagues. In fact, locals can see Burbank...

Net Maker to the World – Part I in a Series of VII

Net Maker to the World – Part I in a Series of VII

Life on the River Written By Lori Hoerl At Crane Island, we have a deep appreciation for our natural surroundings, the people who have shaped our local history, and the stories that continue to be told through the deep connection our neighbors have to this island we...

Net Maker to the World – Part VII in a Series of VII

Net Maker to the World – Part VII in a Series of VII

What's Left?  The Future of a Net Maker Billy Burbank’s innovation in net making has not only impacted the shrimping industry, worldwide, but now serves sports leagues internationally. He has also been awarded the highest honor in the state for those who have made a...

What’s Brewing Around Amelia Island

What’s Brewing Around Amelia Island

What's Brewing?Written By Lori Hoerl People who love beer will appreciate the new creations being brewed at the Amelia Tavern on Amelia Island. Situated at the corner of Centre and 4th Streets in the heart of historic, downtown Fernandina Beach, Amelia Tavern gives...

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