Gotham Fish Tales

Overview

In this documentary exploring the eccentric sub-culture of urban anglers, the fishing fanatics of New York City head to the harbor as cameras reveal that you don't necessarily need to go back to nature to reel in a winner. Despite the fact that these thriving waters were once declared dead, they now house over 370 species of fish and provide some of the most active inner-city waters in the nation - but it's the human's that frequent these waters that are the true attraction. From a cabbie who has found a new use ...
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Overview

In this documentary exploring the eccentric sub-culture of urban anglers, the fishing fanatics of New York City head to the harbor as cameras reveal that you don't necessarily need to go back to nature to reel in a winner. Despite the fact that these thriving waters were once declared dead, they now house over 370 species of fish and provide some of the most active inner-city waters in the nation - but it's the human's that frequent these waters that are the true attraction. From a cabbie who has found a new use for spark plugs to a pasta vendor with a top-secret fishing hole, these remarkable storytellers practice one of mankind's most timeless traditions in one of the most unlikely of places.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/30/2005
  • UPC: 850700001018
  • Original Release: 2003
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  • Source: Passion River
  • Region Code: 0
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:14:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Robert Maass Director, Cinematographer, Producer
David Kausch Editor
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    good Urban movie

    I don't fish but I grew up in Boston proper. I found this very interesting and have recommended it to fishing friends from MN to NH. All enjoyed it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great view on the fishing opportunities around NYC

    This short dvd is filled with real people who love fishing in and around NYC

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