Dead fish litter beach in Montauk, fishermen blamed
The carcasses of hundreds of dead striped bass washed onto the beach on Napeague Sunday afternoon and some are speculating that commercial fishermen were to blame.
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#1 Sep 26, 2009
I live in Montauk, and am an actor and writer, not a fisherman, but the destiny of our town has always been intertwined with that of the independent commercial fisherman. This is a clear cut case where ill-informed, publicity-driven government regulation has all but destroyed an industry. Do we need jobs? Do we have ample fisheries? Save an endangered species: The Long Island Fisherman!
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