BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- There are endless nautical legends that give salty boat captains like Diane Adams clues about bad weather.
She was hustling Monday afternoon, filling her trawler with ice and rigging up.
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Adams said she wants to get one more drag in before Hurricane Irene gets close and makes it too rough for her crew.
"Hey, this is my livelihood," she said. "Right now with the price of shrimp so low and the cost of gas so high, I have to go whenever I can."
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But she said while it seems like madness, there is method to it. She's been around shrimp boats her whole life.