Wayne Magwood Featured by MSN’s re:Discover

Wayne Magwood of Charleston was recently the focus of “Saltwater in His Veins, Charleston in His Heart,” an inside profile on MSN’s re: Discover. The series provides “insider profiles” that help readers rediscover “the soul of your favorite cities” across America. Wayne Magwood was chosen to represent the multi-generational, traditional way of life that is representative of shrimp industry in […]

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In the News: Shem Creek’s Newest Captain and Boatowner

Sully Witte of the Moultire News profiles Shem Creek’s newest shrimp boat owner, Vasa Tarvin, 21, in the May 8, 2012 article, “There’s a new boat on Shem Creek.” Tarvin learned the shrimping trade under one of the oldest names in the shrimping industry, Captain Wayne Magwood. Today, Tarvin  is the captain of his own boat called Miss Paula, named […]

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Magwood’s Shrimp Featured in the Charleston City Paper

The Charleston City Paper’s Dish Dining Guide promotes local shrimp from Captain Wayne Magwood that appear on the menu of Two Boroughs Larder, a local-centric restaurant and market in downtown’s Elliotborough neighborhood. In “The Magwoods keep the heads on and the freshness intact: Wild Shrimp,” Robert Moss writes: At the peak in the 1980s, almost a hundred trawlers operated out […]

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Shrimpers: The Last Cowboys

Captain Wayne Magwood, a fourth-generation shrimper in Charleston, is a modern day cowboy according to Antonia M. Krenza and Laney Roberts of  EAT THIS! Charleston. After a day aboard Winds of Fortune, the reporters feature Magwood and his crew in “Where Have All the Cowboys Gone” this Fall: They are part of the cultural and culinary heritage of Charleston and […]

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NPR Covers SC Marketing Initiatives

NPR’s Around the Nation aired an 8-minute segment that highlighted marketing efforts in South Carolina that distinguish local wild-caught shrimp from the almost 90 percent of the shrimp eaten in the U.S. imported from farms from China, Indonesia and Thailand. “A South Carolina Shrimper Stays Afloat” by Thomas Pierce profiles third-generation Charleston, SC shrimper Captain Wayne Magwood, who for the […]

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Wayne Magwood Profiled in Moultrie News

Captain Wayne Magwood, a third-generation shrimper on Shem Creek who has been shrimping and selling his catch to the local market for 30 years, is profiled in the Moultrie News article, “A word from shrimp boat captain Wayne Magwood – A brief family history” by Jeremy Judd. The article includes a brief family history and recipe for shrimp stuffed bell […]

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South Carolina Wildlife Magazine Examines State’s Shrimp Industry

South Carolina Wildlife magazine’s “Living For Shrimping, Shrimping For A Living” by Ford Walpole documents the history of the South Carolina shrimp industry, starting in the 1920s, through World War II, to current issues facing the industry. The article highlights the technological and environmental advances the industry has made over time and features numerous industry leaders, such as Jim Green, […]

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