Dead fish litter beach in Montauk, fi...

Dead fish litter beach in Montauk, fishermen blamed

There are 1 comment on the The Southampton Press story from Sep 22, 2009, titled Dead fish litter beach in Montauk, fishermen blamed. In it, The Southampton Press reports that:

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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Brooklyn, NY

#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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