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DROP The Jones Beach State Park Field 10 fishing pier is both scenic and a great A spot to find the catch LINE
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GONE FISHIN’ AT LONG ISLAND PIERS
BY TIMOTHY BOLGER
For a land mass shaped like its original chief export — fish — it’s unsurprising that Long
Island has so many ideal places where anglers can drop a line to catch some.
While seasoned fishermen and fisherwomen sometimes prefer to keep their favorite
spots under wraps, some of the best spots are not hard to find and are often hidden in
plain sight, overlooked by longtime residents.
Whether fishing for dinner, the sport of it, or simply trying to get some fresh air while
remaining socially distant during the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a beginner’s guide to
LI’s most notable fishing piers.
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