A full-scale striped bass ‘blitz’ at Montauk Point.
Where did the mild weather go?
After a great spell of early fall weather it all ended with a rainy day and a 20 degree drop in temperature along with a strong northwest blast that cleared the decks. The winds were so stiff last Saturday it was not even remotely ideal fishing weather. But for those who braved it or who were shielded by land masses, the albacore were there for the taking and several nice bass were plugged up along the rocks at Gardiners. (more…)
CARTOON BY PETER WALDNER
From the mind and pen of Peter Waldner, the Reporter’s award winning editorial cartoonist.
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Mary Ellen Adipietro on the 5K course, wearing a cap from the first Shelter Island 5K and a St. Lucia medal in memory of her friend, Lucia Terzi Bagan.
There had been no nurses in Mary Ellen Adipietro’s family, but even as a child, she knew nursing was the career she wanted. (more…)
Greg Clements and a 45-inch bass caught on a surface popper on an early morning trip to Plum Gut.
The striped bass fishery along the East Coast from Maine through the Carolinas is in serious trouble and stands a very good chance of flatlining as it did in the 1980s. (more…)
Here’s what’s happening around the Island from Thursday, September 25 to Tuesday, October 7. (more…)