Assemblyman Bob Sweeney secures additional funds needed
to start and complete the Sport Fishing Education Center.
From the East End: Sunrise Hwy. west to Robert Moses Causeway.To Ocean Pkwy (west).The Sport Fishing Education Center will be on your right.
From the West: Meadowbrook Pkwy or Wantagh Pkwy to Ocean Pkwy(east).The Sport Fishing Education Center will be on your left. You will need to pass the center, then make a u turn and head west to access Cedar Beach Marina.
"The Sport Fishing Education Center"
Located on the Great South Bay, in the town of Babylon, the opportunity to explore the wonderful world of fishing, awaits you at the Sport Fishing Education Center.
The center will feature an aquaculture facility, fishing museum, library, conference room, activities, events, a rod-and-reel loaner program and much, much more. Adjacent to the center is the infamous "pier to nowhere", which will now lead out to the State Channel, and where anglers of all ages will enjoy some of the best fishing the South Shore of Long Island has to offer.
While experiencing angling hands-on for yourself, you and your children will learn about the marine environment, the history of angling, the importance of catch-and-release, and the conservation of our marine resources. One visit to the Sport Fishing Education Center and we're sure, you too will Get Hooked on Fishing at "Bobs Place" !
Project History: The Sport Fishing Education Center project is a first of its kind in the State of New York. This $1.1 million project is due to the joint efforts of Assemblyman Bob Sweeney, the New York Fishing Tackle Trade Association Inc. and the Town of Babylon (for donating the land). The center will continue to sustain itself through the continuance of grants, fundraising and the generosity of our supporters. The center is managed by the Sport Fishing Alliance, LTD.
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