Tag Archives: Commercial fishing families

On Long Island, fishing is a family business and a way of life

Mark and Mary Bess Phillips are among a dwindling number of commercial fishing families on Long Island. On Wednesday, July 25, they discussed their experiences while their boat the “Illusion” was docked at Greenport Harbor. >click to watch<08:34

Cattle Call! Commercial fishing families sought for potential series

A Los Angeles-based production company is finalizing a list of families it plans to feature in a documentary series for a major cable network that is tentatively titled Born on the Water. The documentary series will explore the challenges and achievements of commercial fishing families from a multigenerational perspective. The documentary series will explore the challenges and achievements of commercial fishing families from a multigenerational perspective. Read the rest here 19:47