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The natural resource for surfing, stand up paddling, kayaks, lessons, tours, surf camp, beach wear and all things outdoors in The Hamptons, Eastern Long Island, Montauk and beyond.

Spring Training and the Artful Dodger

We all share memories of youthful athletic accomplishments and dreams of keeping the journey going whether we are a Runner, Surfer, Cyclist, Rower, or Stand up Paddler. Each spring in the Northeast we shake off the cobwebs and sometimes even … Continue reading

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Paddling Perspective – 2014

As a another brutal Noreaster Bears Down on Eastern Long Island it gives me pause to think back on the 2014 Paddling Season. For many of us it started back in April, as we assembled our first ever Main Beach … Continue reading

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Sandbar Stripers and the Artful Dodger

Sand Bar Stripers and the Artful Dodger (Part 1) Being a lifetime paddle sports enthusiast and avid saltwater fisherman, it was only natural that I would some day get into Kayak Fishing. After giving it a try, I must say … Continue reading

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November Hamptons Down_Winder

Ticket to Ride, The Wind is Free My favorite gym is free, totally accessible, open 7 days and requires nothing more than the love of the outdoors. One thing you can count on in the fall and all winter long … Continue reading

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Hamptons SUP Race Series Recap 2013

Hamptons SUP Race Series 2013 Recap SUP and water sports in general got off to a slow start in 2013, in large part due to cold, rainy weather that stuck around right up until the 4th of July weekend. This … Continue reading

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Fall Migration Striper Fishing

The Fall Migration is underway on Eastern Long Island. Large schools of Sand Eels and Rain Baits are spread across Block Island Sound for literally miles. Hungry Striped Bass, Bluefish, False Albacore and other little tuna are busting on the … Continue reading

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2012 Fishing Recap – Fun Report

Sometimes you just never know how things are going turn out when you head out to do some fishing. This is a report from a pretty good stretch of fall surf casting and surfing. Enjoy, Rick Day 1 Started the day … Continue reading

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