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Urban Fishing

Posted Apr 2, 2013 1:22 PM | 

For most people, fishing involves packing up the gear and driving out of the city to get to quiet pristine water away from all the noise an commotion of the urban life. However, many people have come to realize that they might leaving fleeing from some of the best fishing opportunities to be had. There is often amazing fishing right in the core of major cities and the surrounding area, making it easy for anglers to enjoy the sport on a regular basis without the long trip out of the city.

Most major cities across North America are located next to a large body of water. The need for a reliable source of water for drinking and washing made these locations ideal for a settlement. Also, many cities were established before highways and railways connected the country. Waterways such as lakes and rivers were the only way to travel with supplies to these towns. This means that no matter where you live in North America, you are probably close to a major waterway.

This means that most anglers have access to good fishing opportunities right at home. Below is a series of articles that will help anglers take advantage of urban fishing and help with locating some good urban fishing spots.

Urban Fishing Tips

Dam Fish

Tips and techniques that will help you locate and catch fish near dams in busy urban areas.

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Legwork

A little bit of legwork can help you find an untouched urban fishing oasis.

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Maps

Learn how to use maps to locate new urban fishing spots and access points.

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Timing

Maximize your fishing efficiency by selecting the best times for your urban fishing outings.

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Fishing From Shore

Useful advice for shore anglers that will be of great advantage in an urban environment.

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Go Light

Useful advice for downsizing your gear that will help you catch more fish.

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Urban Fishing Tips

Pros Reveal Favorite Urban Fishing Spots

Nine pro anglers reveal some of their best urban fishing spots and why they’re just as good as any lake off the beaten path.

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How to Catch a Fish in Central Park

Central Park, one of NYC’s most popular tourist attractions, is also a great place to go fishing.

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Top 10 Places to Catch a Fish in New York City

Nestled inside this massive hive of activity are several spots where the fish are plentiful and anglers flock.

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10 Places to Catch a Fish in Chicago

Chicago is easily one of the best big-time fishing cities in all of North America, especially for its world-class bass.

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10 Places to Catch a Fish in the San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area provides some of the best urban fishing in the United States, with not only prime deep sea and coastline options, but also its many lakes and reservoirs filled with quality freshwater trout and bass.

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10 Places to Catch a Fish in Los Angeles

Urban fishing may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re looking to have some fun in LA, but don’t underestimate the amount of options available in North America’s second-biggest metropolis.

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