About The Long Island Sea Robin Roundup
The annual Long Island Sea Robin Roundup event is an environmental awareness initiative by Huntington, NY businesses. The goal is to focus on Family fishing fun and to educate Long Islanders on the sea robin, one of the Island’s most plentiful and overlooked fish. All proceeds from the event go toward a charitable cause, with proceeds from the 2012 event going to Wounded Warrior project.
The Town of Huntington, ecotourism travel agency Ceviche Tours, Advanced Oxymed services and Hi Hook Bait & Tackle of Huntington announce the first annual Long Island Sea Robin Roundup, a fishing tournament and festival for the whole family, complete with a Sous Chef from the renowned restaurant DANIEL of New York City cooking up catch of the day for everyone to enjoy.
Sea Robin Roundup DETAILS:
- Saturday, June 30, 2012
- Mill Dam Park in Huntington (directions)
- The fishing tournament will begin at dawn and end at 5:00pm
- The Festival will be from 3:00pm-10:00pm
- All proceeds will benefit Wounded Warrior Project™, whose mission is to honor and empower injured service members.
The Festival is free to attend.
Costs to enter the tournament are $30 per adult, $20 for youth 16 and under.
Food is free for tournament participants.
Sea Robin Roundup ATTRACTIONS
One of the main attractions will be Huntington native and Sous Chef Brian Loiacono, along with colleagues from celebrated NYC restaurant DANIEL giving cooking demonstrations and tastings prepared with the days catch. Showcasing their creative talents they will teach festival attendees how to prepare and enjoy sea robins. The Culinary Studio of Huntington will play host to the visiting chefs from NYC.
Long Island's Sea Robin
The sea robin is one of Long Island’s most plentiful and overlooked fish. The chefs will share special recipes for preparing sea robin in an effort to encourage Long Island fishermen to enjoy these populous fish.
The fishing tournament will have separate divisions for both adults and children to ensure a fun time for all. There will be raffle prizes and live music from hot indie band Lewd Buddha. Guests can enjoy environmental displays from the Cornell Cooperative and the Huntington Lighthouse Group, along with many activities for kids.
Sponsors include Spa Adriana, Advanced Home Medical Equipment and Striga Graphic.