Outdoors

Ticks

Harry Norum
Harry Norum reeled up this nine-pound doormat fluke aboard the Lazy Bones party boat last week. Jack Yee

SWEET PEPPER BUSH- Clethra anifolia.
SWEET PEPPER BUSH - Clethra anifolia.

Peter Russotti caught this gorilla bluefish in Gardiner’s Bay on eight-pound test line. Capt. Ken Rafferty


Chris Miller of the West Lake Marina in Montauk has been spearfishing for years. The sport is growing in popularity.

red-tailed hawk
A young red-tailed hawk finally claimed a rabbit carcass from its parents, as if to say, “You’ve had enough, the rest is mine.” Larry Penny


Gabriel Grenci III, 9, caught his first striped bass onboard Mike Ajello’s Susan A last week with his proud grandfather Capt. Harry Clemenz looking on. Annie Clemenz