PICTURES: Oyster Diving in an Iced-Over Smithtown Bay

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This is crazy. Grown men voluntarily submerging themselves in frigid water to harvest oysters. They must be good, and we got some great photos of the dive from Kevin Joseph of Blue Island Oyster Company. Enjoy.

See more photos and Besty Davidson’s story about the oystermen on Edible Long Island.