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The East End Classic Boat Society - Boat Raffle Winner

On The Water - Jonathan Russo of Shelter Island won the boat raffle held Saturday, December 17, by The East End Classic Boat Society at the Community Boat Shop in Amagansett.


Sea Trials For The Community Boat Shop's Raffle Boat

On The Water - Sea Trials for the Community Boat Shop's Raffle Boat will be held on Friday, December 9 at 11 a.m. at Louse Point Launching Ramp.


DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas In Nassau And Suffolk Counties

On The Water - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced it has designated particular shellfish harvesting areas in Nassau and Suffolk counties as temporarily closed to shellfishing.


Legislation Requested By The Hampton Lifeguard Association Will Make Local Beaches Safer

On The Water - Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) reported that the Governor has signed a bill sponsored by him and Senator LaValle which would permit the use of personal watercraft or "jet-skis" in protecting public bathing beaches.


Governor Signs Thiele Legislation That Will Reduce Clamming Industry Costs

On The Water - Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Fred Thiele that will make the harvesting of surf clams and ocean quahogs more economical and sustainable into the future.


DEC Policy To Reduce Cooling Water Intake Fish Kills By 90 Percent

On The Water - Power plants and other industrial facilities throughout the state will be required to use the Best Technology Available (BTA) to protect aquatic wildlife when seeking cooling water intake permits under a new policy finalized by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).


Classic Boat Fair And Maritime Art Show

On The Water - On Saturday July 16, 2011 The East End Classic Boat Society will have a Classic Boat Fair and Maritime Art Show at the Community Boat Shop in Amagansett.


Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Use Of Personal Watercraft

On The Water - Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) rported that the State Legislature has given final passage to a bill sponsored by him and Senator LaValle which would permit the use of personal watercraft or "jet-skis" in protecting public bathing beaches.


DEC Announces Saltwater Fishing Registry

On The Water - The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)announced all saltwater anglers are required to register in the state's new, no-fee saltwater fishing registry.


Stony Brook Scientists Study Ocean Impacts Of Radioactive Contamination

On The Water - Stony Brook scientist study the ocean impacts of radioactive contamination from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant.


New Black Sea Bass Recreational Limits For 2011

On The Water - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced a change effective for the 2011 fishing season for black sea bass that will result in a reduction in recreational harvest.


Montauk Marine Basin's 41st Annual Shark Tag Tournament Helps Save More Sharks

On The Water - In response to concerns from local environmental groups, Montauk Marine Basin's 41st annual Shark Tag Tournament, will take yet another step toward preserving the marine environment.


Senate Passes Boater Safety Bill

On The Water - Senator Kenneth P. LaValle stated the Senate has passed an important bill (S.2903B) requiring boat operators, regardless of age, who have been convicted of boating while intoxicated (BWI) to take a boating safety course before operating a boat again.


Thiele Urges DEC To Refund 2011 Saltwater Fishing License Fee

On The Water - State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. has urged the State Commissioner of Environmental Conservation Joseph Martens to refund the $400 fee that many charter and party boat operators have already paid for a 2011 Saltwater Fishing license.


DEC Announces Changes To Recreational Fishing Regulations For Summer Flounder (Fluke)

On The Water - The new regulations, which are effective immediately, specify a three-fish possession limit, 20.5-inch minimum size and an open season of May 1 through September 30.


Freshwater Fishing Kicks Into High Gear

On The Water - The first Saturday in May marks the beginning of the fishing season for many popular warm water sportfish species, including walleye, northern pike, pickerel, and tiger muskellunge.


Scientists Can Track Origin Of Shark Fins Using 'Zip Codes' In Their DNA

On The Water - An international team of scientists, led by the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University, has used DNA to determine that groups of dusky sharks (Carcharhinus obscurus) and copper sharks (Carcharhinus brachyurus) living in different coastal regions across the globe are separate populations of each species.


DEC Suspends Sales Of Marine Saltwater Fishing License

On The Water - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced that a recreational marine fishing license is no longer required to fish in the marine district of New York, including fishing for migratory fish from the sea (e.g., striped bass) on the Hudson River below the Troy Dam.


New Rules Establish Corridors For Moving Bait For Personal Use

On The Water - The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced changes to current state regulations banning the overland transport of uncertified baitfish by anglers, including baitfish that are personally collected.


Pool Safety Campaign Adds New Partners

On The Water - The federal government's first-ever public education and information campaign to promote pool and spa safety - Pool Safely: Simple Steps Save Lives - announced its 2011 Campaign Safety Partners and Leaders.


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