Ella Miller admired the 47.8-pound striper her dad, Chris Miller, speared while free-diving on Sept. 17 off his boat, Sea Spearit.
Alexander Londono caught this 15.4-pound, doormat-size fluke, aboard the Lazy Bones party boat on Sept. 13. Wow! Kathy Vegessi
Good for art, good for the environment, good for nature
In the view from the Pollock-Kranser House there is much to please the eye. The glasswort, or samphire, is turning bright scarlet, little salt-marsh gerardia a half-foot tall are displaying their tiny magenta flowers tucked between grass stems.
A single sunflower, yellow on the outside and dark in the middle, is actually a composite of 50 to 100 flowers
Seven veterans took to the sea on Sunday as part of the Healing Waters program
Capt. Ken Rafferty helped Patrice Neil of East Hampton hoist the 12-pound bluefish she caught off Montauk last week.
Capt. Ken Rafferty
There is a lot of exposure accompanying migration
The words of the children flowed effortlessly
Success! A young fisherman pulled a porgy from Fort Pond Bay in Montauk on Monday afternoon
Rodrigue Tovar II fished Huck Finn-style on the town pier in Fort Pond Bay. Russell Drumm
The crew of the Defiant hoisted a white marlin prior to its release in Block Canyon on Saturday.
In the past, ethnic groups migrated as much to find food as to find freedom
The tuber of Apios americana, or groundnut, is edible and might also be mashed and used as an effective poultice after a brown recluse spider bite, our columnist suggested.
With a strong southwest wind, Sunday seemed a perfect day for the trip
Michael Salzhauer caught this striped beauty while fishing with Capt. Ken Rafferty on the south side of Montauk Point at the spot known as Caswell’s on Saturday.
Is the world’s shoreline length increasing or shrinking?
It was not clouds of sail that her captain, Fred E. Bird, spread against the sky as his customers angled for fluke, striped bass, bluefish, and especially porgies
The late Capt. Fred E. Bird, Montauk party boat captain and jazz aficionado, was a legend in his own time.