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New York Fisheries Licensing Report

Marine fisheries consultant George Lapointe produced a report of recommendations in an effort to revise and improve New York State commercial licensing system. A report of LaPointe’s findings is now available. DEC encourages all stakeholders to review the New York Marine Fisheries Licensing Report (PDF) and provide comments on the recommendations.

Submit written comments by:

  • Email to with subject line “GLP Permits”
  • Mail to Maureen Davidson, NYSDEC, 205 Belle Mead Road, Suite #1, East Setauket, New York 11733.

Comments will be accepted through September 30, 2019.

DEC will host two meetings in Suffolk and Nassau county for stakeholders to review the report, ask questions, and provide verbal and written comments.

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6 PM: Bishop Malloy Recreational Center, 15 Parkside Road Drive, Point Lookout, NY 11569
  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6 PM: East Hampton Town Hall, 159 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY 11937