Does any one know what day they stop selling the night fishing permit?
Fairly certain that you can only get the NYS permits (4x4, night permit, etc) until the end of this month. Might even be a little earlier, so if you plan on getting it, do it now.
The problem I see with that is it will probably close down shortly thereafter when they start on the second bridge!!!
You are probably right unfortunately
. I heard thru the grapevine that they were going to yank the draw mechanism off the 2nd and use it for the 3rd. Then they were going replace the missing draw section on the 2nd with solid pavement. Hopefully they can figure a way to do it without further closure of the access point. NYS also promised a pier at the 3rd. There was roughly $386,000 (200k fed grant, rest nys tax dollar) allocated for this at least 12 years ago. I suspect we won't see this any time soon
The original plan called for a catwalk beneath the bridge extending from either side toward the middle (boat channel). This would have been the best of all worlds, from a cost standpoint and for the fishermen who use it. Instead, it was replaced with the official NYS bigger and better deal. A pier running parallel to the south shore of the channel. AAAAAGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
Your tax dollars (and state representation) hard at work for you
. I bet that money has bought a lot of high priced hookers in it's day