An Influx Of Out-Of-Town Fishermen Overwhelms North Sea Beach - 27 East

An Influx Of Out-Of-Town Fishermen Overwhelms North Sea Beach

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A Southampton Town bay constable inspects a fisherman's license at North Sea Beach on Friday. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

A Southampton Town bay constable inspects a fisherman's license at North Sea Beach on Friday. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

An abundance of porgies has attracted fishermen from New York City to North Sea Beach. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

An abundance of porgies has attracted fishermen from New York City to North Sea Beach. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Southampton Town bay constables were a presence at North Sea Beach, which has been attracting large crowds of out-of-town fishermen recently. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Southampton Town bay constables were a presence at North Sea Beach, which has been attracting large crowds of out-of-town fishermen recently. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Families, many of whom said they drove out from Queens and Brooklyn, arrive at North Sea Beach Friday night. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

Families, many of whom said they drove out from Queens and Brooklyn, arrive at North Sea Beach Friday night. STEPHEN J. KOTZ

North Sea Beach on Sunday afternoon.  DANA SHAW

North Sea Beach on Sunday afternoon. DANA SHAW

The entrace to North Sea Beach was blocked off to traffic on Sunday.  DANA SHAW

The entrace to North Sea Beach was blocked off to traffic on Sunday. DANA SHAW

authorStephen J. Kotz on May 23, 2020
After an onslaught of out-of-town fishermen, drawn by an abundance of porgies and no parking restrictions, forced the closure of North Sea Beach Saturday night, Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman... more

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