Fishing

ArtTower from Pixabay

The Cornell Cooperative and Suffolk County will survey the commercial fishing industry on Long Island. They will recommend ways for fishermen to recover from the pandemic-related shut down of restaurants and seafood markets across the state.

ArtTower from Pixabay

Federal prosecutors have indicted a Montauk fisherman and two members of the Gosman family for illegal overfishing in connection to their Hamptons seafood restaurant.

Peter Dejong / AP

The Biden administration has announced prioritizing the development of more wind energy in certain areas off the coast of New York and New Jersey. The areas in the Atlantic Ocean expand nearly the entire southern coast of Long Island — from Long Beach to the Shinnecock Inlet in the Hamptons.

Judge Drops Shinnecock Fishermen’s Federal Lawsuit

Feb 24, 2021
Courtesy of Pixabay

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by three Shinnecock Indian Nation fishermen who have fought to protect their indigenous fishing rights in eastern Long Island.

N.Y. Commercial Fishermen Oppose Cuomo’s Reef Plans

Feb 10, 2021
Fishing boat
Courtesy of Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is facing opposition from commercial fishermen for his plan to double the size of artificial reefs in Long Island waters.

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