August Means Snapper Season - 27 East

August Means Snapper Season

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Alex Kessler, a snapper and family at the annual Southampton Town Snapper Derby.

Alex Kessler, a snapper and family at the annual Southampton Town Snapper Derby.

Marek Janota and Dayton McLear with a nice yellowfin caught on the inshore grounds off Montauk last week.

Marek Janota and Dayton McLear with a nice yellowfin caught on the inshore grounds off Montauk last week.

Kevin Norden and his crew caught this rare pelagic trophy, a 180-pound yellowfin tuna, during the Hamptons Offshore Invitational big game fishing tournament last week.

Kevin Norden and his crew caught this rare pelagic trophy, a 180-pound yellowfin tuna, during the Hamptons Offshore Invitational big game fishing tournament last week.

Oliver and Hugo Ross with a little striped bass they caught off Long Wharf in Sag Harbor.  MIKE WRIGHT

Oliver and Hugo Ross with a little striped bass they caught off Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. MIKE WRIGHT

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  • Publication: East Hampton Press
  • Published on: Aug 23, 2022
  • Columnist: Michael Wright
I love writing this column the week that the photos from the local snapper derbies start rolling in. For me, there is nothing that says August in the Hamptons more... more

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