on the Water
Cross Bay Blvd.
Howard Beach, NY
|The Angler is the premier “Party Fishing” boat serving the borough.
Angler II, one of Queens premier "Party Fishing"
boats, is up and running for an exciting summer
season. The Angler II offers a calm, family-friendly
open-boat fishing experience on the waters of
Reasonably priced 1/2 day trips sail two times
daily at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 7 p.m. Bait
and tackle are provided free of charge. The Angler
II offers discounts for seniors and kids under
12. At the end of each trip the Angler II's crew
will professionally clean and bag your catch ready
for the frying pan. Special night fishing trips
and private charters are available.
|The boat offers a fishing experience in Jamaica Bay.
particularly unique event will occur on July 5
in the "Fishing and Fireworks Cruise." This trip
is a very relaxed atmosphere with The Breezy Point
Cooperative staging their annual fireworks display.
Geared towards family, the Angler II will fluke
fish before the fireworks. As sunset approaches
the Angler II will anchor up near the fireworks
barge to get a perfect view of the show. At this
time the boat will chunk for Stripers or you can
just sit back and enjoy the fireworks.
at Fulton Ferry Landing,
of Old Fulton Street,
opposite the River Café
On July 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. take the
tour of New York City that provides a glimpse
into how the metropolis must've looked 100 years
ago. The Newtown Creek Cruise, led by urban geography
expert Jack Eichenbaum, takes passengers down
the tidal arm of the East River that divides Brooklyn
From the comfort of a ship, you'll learn about
the city's industrial rise and decline. While
getting an even tan, you'll discover the historical
significance of various bridges and neighborhood
The Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment
sponsors the 2-1/2-hour tour. You're encouraged
to book tickets early.
West Lake Dr.
Whale watching is some of the most fun you can
have out on the high seas of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Viking Fleet is just the right company to
take you there, with a 140-foot long boat and
a keen instinct on where to spot some of the ocean's
beefiest, bluest whales.
Watchers will have the opportunity to spot finbacks,
minke, and humpback whales, as well as dolphins,
seabirds and sea turtles. Sightings are not guaranteed,
but keep your eyes peeled.
With the help of the Okeanos Ocean Research Foundation,
folks can learn about the whales' feeding and
The cost for a whale watching tour on the Viking
Starship is $30 per adult, $27 for seniors and
$15 for children under 13.
|Exploring a river from the comfort of a tube is a great way to spend an afternoon.
any given day throughout the summer, Freeport's
Nautical Mile is filled with exciting activities
geared toward all age groups, which include great
fishing trips, fine cuisine and even a happening
nightlife all along the Woodcleft Canal on the
South Shore of Nassau County.
As you enter the mile long strip, you'll find
a vast array of charter fishing boats, great restaurants
and outdoor bars along the water's edge. If it's
fishing you're into, try a half day fluke trip
or a full day blue fish and striped bass adventure
and hop aboard any of the commercial boats and
be prepared to reel in some hefty seafood, fresh
from the Atlantic.