Nick Hemby of Water Mill stood behind his winning striped bass with fellow anglers, Jack Healey, left, and Scott Healey, during the weigh-in of the Ducks Unlimited striped bass tournament held from the Star Island Yacht Club on Saturday. Nick Hemby Collection

Looks heavy. Bill Gardiner caught this 42.26-pound striped bass early Saturday morning in Montauk. As of Tuesday, the fish led the Montauk SurfMasters’ spring shootout tournament. Paul Apostolides

Durell Godfrey

Although foul weather has slowed down the season somewhat, fluke and striped bass are being landed with regularity. Russell Drumm

Capt. Tom Cusimano of the Sea Wife IV charter boat washed the deck after a successful outing for striped bass and fluke on Sunday in Montauk. Russell Drumm

Lights, camera, good conversation, but no squid action in Fort Pond Bay on Monday night. Russell Drumm