BY TRAIN: Take the "A" train going to Rockaways. Exit at Broad Channel Station. Walk west to Crossbay Boulevard then north, (right), about 1/2 mile to the refuge.
BY BUS: Take Triboro Q53 bus from Roosevelt Ave./ Jackson Heights. Exit at refuge stop. You can also take the Greenline Q21 from the intersection of Woodhaven and Liberty Ave. Exit at refuge entrance.
BY CAR: From Brooklyn - Belt Parkway (east) to exit 17 (Crossbay Boulevard) go over North Channel Bridge and continue 1 1/2 miles to the Traffic light at the entrance to the Refuge on the right.
For information about activities, (walks, workshops, etc.), either write: Gateway NRA, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11234 or call the refuge at (718) 318-4340.
These are the Bait shops in Brooklyn : One stop looks like the bait shop to call. Let me know how it is there. One of these days Ill get out there. Good luck
Bait Shop 320 Van Brunt Street Brooklyn NY 11231 US (718) 625-0978
Bernies Fishing Tackle 3035 Emmons Avenue Brooklyn NY 11235 US (718) 646-7600
Dri-Core Inc 1301 West 7th Street Brooklyn NY 11204 US (718) 234-2272
Manhattan Custom Tackle 57 Grand Street Brooklyn NY 11211 US (718) 302-0616
One Stop Bait & Fuel 2875 Flatbush Avenue Brooklyn NY 11234 US (718) 258-0086
Stanleys Fishing Tackle 4914 4th Avenue Brooklyn NY 11220 US (718) 492-9313
Stavenhagen & CO 581 5th Avenue Brooklyn NY 11215 US (718) 768-2274
Triangle Sports 182 Flatbush Avenue Brooklyn NY 11217 US (718) 638-5300
Floyd Bennett Field
Brooklyn NY 11234
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