Posts Tagged:eel

Throwback Thursday- Eel Harvest

That’s fisherman Harry Clemenz spearing eels off of Star Island.  The year is 1979 and the month is February.  During the 1970s, the winters were still cold enough to freeze the lakes and ponds around Montauk. In warmer months, fishermen dredged for eel, or set eel traps and pots to catch their quarry.  Fishermen understood… Read more »