Best of Philly

Best Fishing Spot

2015 BEST Place to Fish for Free

North Brigantine Beach

We’ve pulled out sharks, flounder, stripers and blues at the northern tip of this beach. Cast from the pier or sand and you’ll never need a fishing license; if you snag a permit for your car, you can pull right up to the coastline.


2010 BEST Place to Hook 'Em Low

Townsends Inlet, Sea Isle

See website for tackle shops

Some of the Shore’s best surf-fishing is at Townsends Inlet on the southern tip of Sea Isle, where you’ll find plenty of good-sized stripers and flounder. Because this is saltwater fishing, you don’t need a license and you can actually eat what you catch, though you’ll have to draw straws to see who gets to… Read more »