On the first day of Peconic Bay scallop season Monday, local fishermen and seafood retailers were lamenting what they called a rough start out on the water. READ
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has unveiled plans for a new boat launching ramp at the site of the former Old Barge Restaurant on Old Main Road in Southold.
When lifeguard Sean Tuthill noticed an 82-year-old snorkeler motionless in the calm bay waters at Founders Landing in Southold Wednesday afternoon, he didn’t panic.
Hundreds of bunker, their mouths yawning open as they gape for oxygenated water and to clean their gills, were filmed swimming in the Peconic River Wednesday.
It’s a sign that a harmful algal bloom, known as mahogany tide, could soon cause another large fish kill in the river.
Here’s a prediction you’ll probably hope is wrong.
A marine researcher from Molloy College in Rockville Centre is predicting that a massive fish and turtle kill will occur in the Peconic Bay within the next week or so. Just like it was predicted last year. READ
It’s exciting to learn that a proposal to connect hiking trails on town-owned land to create a continuous path from Peconic Bay to Long Island Sound in Southold and Greenport is once again gaining traction. (more…)
Southold Town has taken another step on the years-long hike toward an interconnected trail system stretching from Long Island Sound to Peconic Bay in Southold and Greenport. READ
As this year’s first crop of bay scallops came in to Southold Fish Market Monday, the baymen agreed: this season could have started better. READ
After more than 16 hours, the U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search it launched following a report of a downed paraglider in the Peconic Bay. READ