Long Island Towns Fights New Saltwater Fishing License
From the East Hampton Star: _On Sept. 30 [New York’s new saltwater fishing license] . . . requirement was temporarily...
From the East Hampton Star:
_On Sept. 30 [New York’s new saltwater fishing license] . . . requirement was temporarily nullified at the request of trustees from the Towns of Southampton, East Hampton, and Shelter Island.
_Since then, the Towns of Huntington, Oyster Bay, and Brookhaven have joined the action [and are] . . . seeking a permanent injunction with the support of Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. of Sag Harbor.
_The trustees of towns with roots that go back to colonial times claim that home rule authority. . . exempt their residents from a state saltwater fishing license.