COURTESY PHOTO | The menhaden, or bunker fish, seen for centuries in huge schools in our waters.
The last three weeks have brought us the wildest kind of weather that we’ve seen in many years.
Fishing had just started to pick up again and fishermen were doing O.K. on false albacore, striped bass and bluefish using bait, casting lures and flies. Some even scored “Grand Slams,” which means that you had to catch a blue, a striper and an albacore on the same trip. I even extended that string one day to a “Super Grand Slam” by catching a porgy to add to the list. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A view of the entrance to St. Gabriel’s Retreat Center.
The St. Gabriel’s Retreat Center property, 25 acres fronting Coecles Harbor, has been sold for $15.1 million. (more…)
DUBACK PHOTOGRAPHY, WILLISTON, VERMONT
Alexandra M. Binder and Beau E. Payne were married on October 19, 2014 at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Wildlife biologist Anthony DeNicola, of the nonprofit White Buffalo, has claimed success with a deer sterilization program in East Hampton.
While Shelter Island continues to search for ways to cull the deer herd to prevent tick-borne diseases and car crashes, East Hampton Village has just finished an effort to sterilize deer. (more…)
Kenneth Havens Payne
Kenneth Havens Payne III of Shelter Island and Canaseraga, New York, passed away on November 12, 2014. He was 58 years old and an 11th generation Shelter Islander. (more…)