Cod fishing can be done only in a few areas in the Northeast, and only when it's very cold. Fishermen talk about what they love about waking up early to go out on the boat Viking Starship, out of Montauk. Videojournalist: Steve Pfost (Jan. 21, 2013)
Mavros Benis of Montauk laughs as he waits to catch a fish while out on the Viking Starship during cod and sea bass fishing in the Atlantic Ocean, south of Block Island. (Jan. 21, 2013)
Even though the beaches are cold and empty, the fishing is heating up in Montauk. People have been flocking to "The End" of Long Island for the 2013 cod season, which has been particularly strong and is heading into its prime time. "The cod fishing has been much better this year because it's colder. Last year it dropped off because of the warm weather," says Carl Darenberg, owner of the Montauk...
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