Tuna Controversy Confounds - 27 East

Tuna Controversy Confounds

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Keith Robertson with one of the mid-sized tunas, a yellowfin, in our waters these days.

Keith Robertson with one of the mid-sized tunas, a yellowfin, in our waters these days.

Giant bluefin tuna, like this one that Harrison Hanley helped land recently, have been at the heart of a controversy this week over whether a state can exclude boats from other states from fishing for them near their shores even though they fish themselves are regulated federally.

Giant bluefin tuna, like this one that Harrison Hanley helped land recently, have been at the heart of a controversy this week over whether a state can exclude boats from other states from fishing for them near their shores even though they fish themselves are regulated federally.

Matt Panagos with a couple of nice triggerfish caught aboard the Shinnecock Star out of Hampton Bays recently.  Deena Lippman/Shinnecock Star

Matt Panagos with a couple of nice triggerfish caught aboard the Shinnecock Star out of Hampton Bays recently. Deena Lippman/Shinnecock Star

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In the Field

  • Publication: East Hampton Press
  • Published on: Sep 20, 2022
  • Columnist: Michael Wright
This week’s column is all about tuna. Okay, the fluke fishing is still pretty good off Montauk and inside Shinnecock Bay and stripers are starting to show in the surf... more

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