Leave it to Paul Melnyk to expand the parameters of what we’ve come to expect in fishing books. Paul, better known for promoting the practice of skishing off of Montauk’s boulder strewn shoreline, pulls no punches in this extremely entertaining compilation of stories and events revolving “mostly” around the Montauk surf scene. You’ll no doubt find yourself shaking your head at times, laughing at other times, and maybe even offended once or twice.
Montauk Confidential provides an uncensored look into the Montauk surf fishing culture through one chapter after another of bizarre and entertaining tales - most revolve around assorted Montauk characters who have solidified their place in the Montauk surf scene. Here and there, the astute reader may even pick up some valuable insight that just might improve your ability to catch fish in Mecca.
$19.95 plus shipping & handling. Also available at Paulie’s Tackle Shop in Montauk.