Dave is the skipper of The Hard Merchandise. You can see him on Wicked Tuna.
Video- Dave Marciano Skipper Of Hard Merchandise On Wicked Tuna
here’s what I wrote about Dave on April 5th this year-
This show mark my words will be the best thing for Gloucester since The Perfect Storm. If you’ve been under a rock and haven’t heard about it, set your DVR and watch it. This show is a winner.
and this I wrote about him back in 2010-
Dave Marciano Has Balls
Not too many people other than my favorite blogger Doug Maxfield that have the balls to write articles like the one Dave Marciano wrote in today’s GDT-
Click the link above to read what Dave has to say. If what he says is true (and believe me I can’t even begin to understand how complex it all is) the way of life of the independent fishermen in Gloucester Ma will be lost forever within a generation.
I’m not sure how many people understand how sweeping the changes will be to our port but if it all is privatized the way it sounds like it’s going, go grab all the copies you can of John N Morris’ book Alone At Sea about the Schooners and Ron Gilson’s book about the waterfront An Island No More because the way of life as independent fishermen in Gloucester will be history and those two guys captured it in a real (non-romanticized way) better than anyone.
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