September Meeting on Monday Sept 14, 2016 at Alley Pond

Our September meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 6:30pm at a new location:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
22806 Northern Blvd
Douglaston, NY 11362

It has lots Of parking!!!

The Meeting

Our program will feature Capt. John McMurray, charter captain and leading conservation activist on the Mid Atlantic Fisheries Council fresh from the new ruling on forage fish.

Capt. McMurray also sits on the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Striped Bass Advisory Panel, and is the Legislative Proxy at ASMFC for State Senator Phil Boyle. He was nominated by the Governor of New York and then appointed by the US Secretary of Commerce to represent New York on the Mid Atlantic Fishery Management Council.

John is also a Tuna Champion Tuna Fishery Captain.

We will also do a review of our Fall trips and a discussion of our first one, Shinnecock Inlet, Saturday, September 17, 2016. Stay tuned for fishing dates and new locations for the Fall runs.

Some spanish mackerel are around, big blues out of Montauk, and false albacore sighted and hooked up before the storms.


Public Transportation

Flushing Line (7 train) to Main St.; Q12 bus to Northern Blvd. (East). APEC has a bus stop right in front of the Center. It is the first building on the right after the Cross Island Parkway. The LIRR stops at Bayside (Port Washington line), and you can walk south to Northern Blvd. and catch the Q12 bus.

Tight lines!