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09/15/14 4:49pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | First place finishers of divisions at the Great Peconic Race Sunday at Wades Beach. From left, Surfski: Austin Kiefer, Kayak: Roger Gocking, Standup Paddleboard, male: Taylor Resnick, Outrigger: Jeremy Grosvenor, Standup  Paddleboard (1/2 course) female: Roxanne Robinson,   Standup Paddleboard board 1/2 course(male): Craig Stepnowski. Not shown, Paddleboard, female, Mary Scheerer.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |

First place finishers at the Great Peconic Race Sunday at Wades Beach. From left, Austin Kieffer, Surfski: Roger Gocking, Kayak: Taylor Resnick, Standup Paddleboard, (full course) male: Jeremy Grosvenor, Outrigger: Roxanne Robinson, Standup Paddleboard (1/2 course) female: Craig Stepnowski, Standup Paddleboard board (1/2 course) male.
Not shown, Mary Scheerer, Standup Paddleboard (full course) female .

09/13/14 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Fishing columnist catches angry bird. Both our writer and the tern lived to fight another day.

COURTESY PHOTO |
Fishing columnist catches angry bird. Both our writer and the tern lived to fight another day.

Reports from various places and assorted fisherman are as positive this week as they have been since the early run of stripers in May. Result? Happy faces everywhere

I made several trips out to the Gut on the last of the outgoing tide since last report, taking grandsons, one of their lady friends, my son-in-law and guests, and we literally “loaded the boat,” catching and releasing almost all bluefish with a touch of stripers on three trips. Another trip it was the reverse, with mostly bass and a few blues in the mix. (more…)