Let us sum up some of the comments...
Joe Tangel, captain of the King Cod charter boat in Moriches, said the new quota still leaves New York fishermen at a disadvantage to New Jersey, where anglers can keep smaller fish and more of them — up to 15 fish a day in November at 12.5 to 13 inches or larger.
Tangel said. “It doesn’t help anybody in New York at all.”
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) called the deal “worse than status quo.”
But Capt. Tony DiLernia, New York’s representative on the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council, which also manages fisheries,
called the vote a >>>>>>>>>>> “real win.” <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
“The fact that we didn’t get as much as Jersey did — OK, I understand that,” he said. “But we were trying to fight a reduction, and we achieved it.”
But the best line in the article........
Representatives of the state DEC, which advocated for the reversal,
>>>>>>>> did not return calls seeking comment Thursday. <<<<<<<
This folks reaffirms what I had written earlier about those in the Seatucket DEC Bunker saying:
We all know how that worked out when it was last stated by a former POTUS - not well!