Brooklyn Fishing Derby

Old timers and new anglers compete to reel in NYC's biggest catch

Created by “chowder master” and Brooklyn Anglers Association founder Ben Sargent, the annual Brooklyn Fishing Derby is a seven-week-long tournament that pits fishermen who “who want to get more out of their city in an environmentally conscious and responsible manner” against each other. Ben and his partners make it their mission to show urbanites the abundant natural resources available to them around the city. The …