Sportfishing in Manhattan, Circa 1981

Posted April 23, 2021 at 5:09 am

Revisiting a 1981 article about sportfishing in Manhattan. Do these same fishing spots still hold up today?

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Lower East Side Ecology Center is Holding Fishing Clinics All Summer

Posted June 19, 2015 at 5:17 am

The Lower East Side Ecology Center is reeling in residents for its series of catch-and-release fishing clinics scheduled throughout the summer at various locations along the East River. With the support from NYS DEC Hudson River Estuary Program, experienced Rangers will teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of NYC waterways during each program. Bait and tackle is provided (you can […]

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Fishing a Striped Bass from the East River

Posted May 17, 2010 at 6:27 am

To this day, the East River carries a stigma of being a disgustingly dirty sewage dump.  Old stereotypes die hard. Nevertheless, on any given day, fishermen line the east side bulkheads to try their luck at some food.  Little did we know that Stripers tend to populate these waters in mass during the spring months. […]

Weekend Edition: May 9

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:12 am

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