THE FISHERMAN at Montauk Point

About three weeks ago, on October 13th, (2013) I came across this brave but happy soul challenging the elements at the very eastern tip of Long Island, NY. The prize was Striped Bass, or some other impressive catch of the season, …and the distant sea birds indicated conditions were good.

I admired his stature, his gear, his tenacity, but wondered about his sanity.   

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The lighting was breathtaking as sunlight painted the surf through broken clouds.

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Then, the sea surged – but THE FISHERMAN held his ground, er…rock.

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Just to my right, the historic Montauk Point Lighthouse stood majestically as the clouds came in off the Atlantic

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Please click on or stretch the images above for full resolution, and, as usual, comments are always welcomed. Thanks.

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About mvschulze

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7 Responses to THE FISHERMAN at Montauk Point

  1. dadirri7 says:

    my husband used to fish from the rocks, at times it was rather too exciting … gorgeous pics!

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  2. As always, great shots and interesting perspective.

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  3. Stunning photos. I grew up in Queens, went to Stuyvesant High School. I’ll be sharing the lighthouse shot with my son. Just beautiful.

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  4. disperser says:

    I have a few similar shots from Hawaii . . . only the fishermen were in shorts and sandals.

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