21 May 2015

• NYC: Fishing the East River for Striped Bass, Bluefish


“At the St. Stephen’s Greenmarket, on East 82nd Street, local shoppers flock to the American Seafood tent to buy locally caught fish. But the city’s freshest catch can be had for free only a few blocks away. Just bring your hook, line and sinker.

“’Personally I like organic stuff, so I prefer fresh fish. I don’t eat farmed fish,’ said Walid Zowaal, 52, as he gazed out at his fishing line, which stretched out in the waters of the East River just below 100th Street. He is among the few city dwellers who head to the waters surrounding New York City this time of year to try and reel in bluefish, striped bass and perch….”

Please visit this link to read the full article: NYPress.com


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