“Truth is stranger than fishin’ ” Jimmy Buffett PARTY BOAT LISTINGS AND Updated REPORTS (with links) with useful TIPS AND GENERAL RULES (scroll past listings)! IF YOU KNOW A PARTY BOAT THAT I AM MISSING, PLEASE FORWARD A LINK AND I WILL CREATE A LISTING email@example.com New York City Party Boats Long Island Party Boats New Jersey Party Boats Connecticut Party Boats Nautical Weather Forecast … Continue reading UPDATED Party Boat Fishing Report 7/12/18- NYC, NJ, CT & Long Island- Fat Fluke, Porgies Orgies and Hot Sea Bass on a Mixed Bag Weather Weekend
“There’s a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot.” Steven Wright “Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” Henry David Thoreau As a kid growing up in New York City, it was difficult to find clean, safe places to fish in the ocean. There were many dilapidated piers … Continue reading ADVENTURES OF AN URBAN ANGLER
A once rundown section of Brooklyn’s storied waterfront with dilapidated piers and empty lots has been transformed into one of New York City’s most interesting parks. Brooklyn Bridge Park includes a manmade green belt, saltwater marshlands, state of the art public sports facilities, several great dining options, a pool, a picnic section with grills for use and lush green lawns to lounge on. I worked on Montague … Continue reading Brooklyn Bridge Park- Oasis Under the Bridge and Beyond
David Bowie has always held a special place in my heart. As a kid with a transistor radio tuned to WABC 77 AM glued to his ear, the opening drums of “Space Oddity” were an entree into a new world. The story telling of that song is so good. The jangly guitar riff of “Rebel, Rebel” was pre-punk grunge at its finest. The current exhibit … Continue reading Bowie at Broadway-Lafayette
Saturday was a beautiful if fleeting glimpse of spring in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Early in the day, winds were gentle and the sun was strong. There were loads of folks out and about enjoying the sea breeze as New York Harbor shimmered and the water looked clean. The spot I was on was sandy bottomed with a drop off about 30 yards off the sea … Continue reading First Fish of 2018
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“The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions of hope.” John Buchan Excerpt from Hook It & Cook It: Fishing, Dishing and Reminiscing with an Urban Angler. “Fishing is an imperfect art form. Tides can be predicted years in advance, but they are not perfect. Just as often, the weather is imperfect … Continue reading The Last Fishing Trip