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City Island Residents Sue Over Planned Bridge Upgrade

City Island residents pride themselves on living in one of the city’s few fishing enclaves. But, the aging bridge to the island is about to be replaced with a design that has some of them concerned.

11/08/2013

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Best 10 State Parks For A New York Summer Day Trip

Escape the sweat and grime of the city by traveling to a green, lush New York State Park this summer.

06/03/2013

Brooklyn Mailbox Thefts

Postal Inspector: Brooklyn Mailbox Targeted By Thieves Is Now Safe To Use

The U.S. Postal Service said a corner mailbox in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn was safe to use Tuesday, after thieves targeted the box in a fishing scheme.

04/30/2013

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Post Office Issues Warning After Thieves Begin Fishing From Brooklyn Mailbox

It’s fishing season in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn – but not in the sense of catching actual fish.

04/29/2013

Shark Truth

Talking Shark Week On The Couch: The Truth About Safety & Sharks

The Discovery Channel’s ‘Shark Week’ is back – just as a wave of summer 2012 shark attacks have been reported. All of this shark hype may have you asking, is it safe to go into the water?

08/16/2012

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Rodney Atkins Battles A 7-Foot Bull Shark

There were gunshots and there was blood when Rodney Atkins and his son Elijah had a frightening encounter with a 7-foot bull shark in Florida this spring. “Oh, my God, what are we doin’ here?”

08/10/2012

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Catch Limits, Fuel Prices, Ailing Economy May Be Impacting Fishing Industry In N.Y. & N.J.

The sport of saltwater fishing has taken a dip in New Jersey. Boat operators blame a tough economy and rising fuel costs, along with catch limits imposed by the state.

08/08/2012

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Best Fishing Spots In New York City

In the English language, nothing beats the phrase “gone fishin’.” Snag a little free time and take off with a rod and reel to cast your line at the most perfect places in New York. Get to work on that gone fishin’ sign, beg off for a mental health day from work and head out to one of these local fishing spots.

05/26/2012

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Long Island Fisherman Push For Easing Of Regulations

Thousands of fishermen are converging on Washington today trying to ease regulations that they say are strangling their industry, and those on Long Island support the effort.

03/21/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?

03/19/2012

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New Yorkers! Gov. Cuomo Wants You To Go Fishing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is an avid fisherman and is hoping to get more New Yorkers hooked on the sport. Sport fishing is an $1.8 billion business in the state.

03/06/2012

Pigeon in New York City (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Pursue Prospect Park Pigeon Poachers

According to parkgoers, the possibly homeless group of hunters first catch small animals, like a pigeon, and then roast their kill over an open fire.

07/29/2011

Hudson River sewage

Pumps Now Working At Harlem Sewage Plant; Beaches Could Open Soon

New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.

07/22/2011

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NY Anglers Fear Budget Cuts Will Mean Fewer Fish

Anglers fear state budget cuts will reduce the number of trout and salmon stocked in New York state’s waterways next spring, despite hefty license fee hikes last fall.

11/28/2010

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Destination: Long Island – Friday, September 3, 2010

Did you hear today’s Destination: Long Island report about moonlight fishing on Great South Bay?

09/03/2010