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Old 05-17-2015, 02:51 PM
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Default All you New York guys, can you and would you hunt this?

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Old 05-17-2015, 04:07 PM
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I saw a cable TV show about that place - the buildings are still there, but in bad shape. Since it's a bird sanctuary is it legal to go there? The show seemed to imply that it was off limits.

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Old 05-18-2015, 09:51 AM
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Sure I would.. But.... It is probably off limits to visitors.. So I can't. I didn't spend the time to Google it though

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Old 03-17-2016, 08:42 PM
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Not trying to drag up an old thread but I've tried to get permission to go here & it's a definite no-go. There's an interesting history but I don't think it would be a hot spot for coins given the nature of the island. Plum Island on the Long Island Sound is another story but that's a whole different kind of mess
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Old 03-17-2016, 08:59 PM
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It's clearly stated, "Now a bird sanctuary, the island is currently abandoned and off-limits to the public." I'd surely like to go look around, but I don't think I'd MD.,_New_York

Unless you got some kind of special "IN", I think I would stay out, but what do I know, I'm from NC.........

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Old 03-18-2016, 10:18 AM
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I would go if I was looking to get arrested.
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Old 03-18-2016, 01:25 PM
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I would go if I was looking to get arrested.
...Rikers island is right across the river!

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...what the hell you lookin' down here for?
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Old 03-18-2016, 01:33 PM
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If you are in the water, you're not "there"...

I've hunted plenty of spots without actually being " there"...

That's all I have to say about that..

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Old 03-18-2016, 02:26 PM
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Well, if I had a fast reliable way in and out, and I lived close by, yeah, I'd most likely give it a fast sweep out of curiosity and adventure just to see if it had potential...Wouldnt take more than 15 mins to 30 tops...time it right, etc...then again, I've not had a speeding ticket since 1987...and thats not because I drive slow all the time, Its just that I've developed a nose for the enforcers of laws and have a natural gift of avoiding them...depending upon your skill, your results may vary...Plus...

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