Important Shark Fishing Info

Last July, the Department of Environmental Conservation released a bulletin in their Wildlife, Fish and Marine Life Newsletter outlining some important information and restrictions on shark fishing in New York waters. Aside from making sure you have the required permits to fish for sharks, fishermen should also be aware that they prohibited from targeting and possessing all “ridgeback” sharks (sharks with an interdorsal ridge which is a visible line of raised skin between the two dorsal fins). The exceptions to this are the tiger, oceanic whitetip, and smooth-hound sharks.

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2018 Snapper Derby a Huge Success

A Fun-Filled Day of Family Fishing

The HBPOA Annual Snapper Derby was held on September 8th this year and we had a great turnout! The weather was a little overcast but that didn’t stop our fishermen from casting their lines and reeling in some great catches. Here are a few photos from a great day of fishing fun!

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