Even if you don't like seafood, you're going to want to nosh on The Day's series about the region's commercial fishing fleet.
Fishermen and residents gathered in the rain Sunday to remember the 41 Town Dock fishermen lost at sea and to pray for the success and safety of current fleet members.
The Luce Bros. menhaden processing plant once stood where the Rocky Neck State Park pavilion is now located.
A lot of restaurants get their seafood from Sea Well, but there are a lot of other places depending on the type of restaurant and type of fish they're seeking.
Stonington Town Dock wholesalers and retailers sell the catches of local fishermen to local residents, restaurants and markets across the Northeast.
Kuhse has worked her way up from stringing skate together for lobster bait to being the mate on the dragger Jenna Lynn II.
Together Bob Guzzo, Joe Rendeiro and Alan Chaplaski together have more than 150 years of fishing experience and there's rarely a day when they are not at the Stonington Town Dock.
Overseeing the operations at Fisherman’s Landing is Gary Yerman, 71, the owner and president of New London Seafood Distributors and one of the two men credited with bringing this modern day fishing fleet to New London.
Lobsterman Josiah Dodge worries about the future of an industry that he's been a part of since he was 17.
While many Stonington Town Dock fishermen have followed family members into the business, Malone is the first generation of his family to fish commercially.
Four Rodericks are among the 41 men who names are carved into the granite memorial at the Town Dock that honors local fishermen who have died at sea.
For Stonington fishing captain Aaron Williams, it only makes sense that his family's two fishing boats are named the Tradition and the Heritage.
"It's just you and your guys, the salt air, and the tunes are on," said Stonington Capt. Matt Maderia, whose great-grandfather, grandfather, father and three brothers have all lobstered over the past 60 years.
“My goal usually is to make whatever I do as simple as possible and fresh,” he says.
Growing up in a borough fishing family, Ann Rita is an integral part of the operation of the Stonington fleet.
John Rita grew up in Stonington Borough, the son of a fisherman who married the daughter of a fisherman. All he ever wanted to do was spend time on the open water, fishing.
For 250 years, commercial fishermen from Stonington have weathered storms, declining catches and restrictions. Now new challenges threaten their future.