07 August 2012

• Going to NYC? Take Your Fishing Rod



”The piers and coastlines of New York City offer countless spots to cast a line — and even bring home a fresh caught dinner.

Boat captains from Bay Ridge to Bronxville lead fishing trips in the bays and rivers. Park ponds, which enforce a strict catch-and-release policy, invite anglers of all ages to go fish.

“’It’s incredible you can be in a metropolis like this and go fishing,’ said Jon Fisher, general manager of Urban Angler Fly Shop in the Flatiron District.

“’Most people don’t understand there’s lots of fish to be caught.’

”Roughly 326 species call the city's waterways home….”

Source: DNAInfo.com


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