The first Monday of November, and you know what that means, right? It’s Peconic Bay scallop season!
Show Love Films shows oyster divers some much-needed love.
‘Tis the season for the jewels of Peconic Bay, and the anticipated harvest looks auspicious. • Photograph by Doug Young
Love the idea of a traditional Long Island clambake but cannot envision yourself pulling off the whole time-honored rigmarole? No worries, as a resourceful North Shore bayman has your back.
To try and restore bay health the town of Islip created an initiative to lease by lottery 13 parcels of bay area between two and five acres each for oyster farming.
Lucky us. On Long Island it’s easy to find fresh fish. Try living in suburban New Jersey, where my sister lives, and you have to drive two towns over to find a store that sells fish and only fish.
Gumm and Medwig plunged into the frigorific waters of Smithtown Bay in search of Blue Island’s acclaimed Naked Cowboy Oyster.
The guys at Blue Island Oyster Company are making blue-sky thinking an art form. How does the idea of a kayak or stand-up paddleboard tour of their Great South Bay oyster farm grab you?
Lucky me. I got to spend some time with Chris Quartuccio, CEO of Blue Island Oyster Company, for a story included in our Winter 2014 issue.