Oystermen Rescued on Long Island Bay

Two oyster growers were rescued from Southold Bay. Long Island, late Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 3, when their 12’ skiff became stuck on an ice formation off Paradise Point, according to the Suffolk Times.

Daniel Egan, 31, of Riverhead, and Daniel Harbes, 28, of Mattituck were attempting to salvage their oyster traps from damage incurred by large ice formations, according to a police statement.

No injuries were reported.

Read more about the oystermen who were rescued in Southold Bay.