Flo Sharkey: Clammer
Flo Sharkey is a 2nd-generation baywoman who was an active member of the Brookhaven Baymen’s Association and past president. As a young girl Flo learned how to clam, scallop, crab and eel from her father. She works part-time on the bay from her waterfront dock and home in Patchogue. Flo and other baymen advise the South Shore Estuary Reserve Council on issues that affect their livelihoods.