Viking Fishing Fleet, which is based in Montauk, wants to dock a 60-foot fishing boat the East Hampton Town Dock at Gann Road in Springs, but local baymen are no keen on the idea, according to The East Hampton Star.
The proposal is just to run fishing trips out of Three Mile Harbor in April, May, and June.
But, the slips at the town dock are for commercial fishermen. Brad Loewen, the president of the East Hampton Town Baymen’s Association, told the town board on Tuesday that when the Gardiner family gave the town the dock in 1930, it was so that commercial fishermen, The Star reports. He doesn't believe there's enough room there for them, as well as Marine Patrol — which has an office by the dock.
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