Skyline fishing

Updated: May 20, 2009, 9:43 PM ET
By Kyle Carter | ESPNOutdoors.com

NEW YORK — The rotten, abandoned posts that used to hold up Pier 59 on the East River in Manhattan have given way to new floating docks, and on Friday, more than 50 fishing boats lining up for the 11th annual Fisherman's Conservation Association's Manhattan Cup.

Even FCA chairman and tournament director Frank Crescitelli admitted that there wasn't much about New York City that said fishing. It's an island, so there's obviously plenty of water, but it functions more as a funnel for ...

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