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Viking Village Commercial Fishing Dock

On the northern tip of Long Beach Island located in Barnegat Light New Jersey, Viking Village nestles amongst the salt marsh and the bay. It is home to over 40 commercial fishing boats made up of scallopers, gillnetters, longliners and one dragger.
VV supplies fresh fish & scallops throughout the country. And is best known for it's Wild Atlantic scallop.
For the past decade they have been very proactive in the government's cooperative research programs to ensure sustainable & responsible fishing.

Viking Village's 'Fish for Tomorrow'-Cooperative Research

Commercial fishermen and research scientist cooperatively working together to ensure sustainable fisheries. 'The Miracle at Sea' is an example of the come back of the scallop industry. Scientists discuss the steps taken to increase the yield of the scallop beds. This 5 minute trailer had been recently presented to the Jersey Shore Partnership Forum at Monmouth University. Executive Director Ernie Panacek of Viking Village has been very proactive in taking strides to promote fish for the future. The following is an excerpt from the 60 minute documentary "Fish for Tomorrow."

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