Atlas Obscura Tries: Magnet Fishing - Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura Tries: Magnet Fishing

In this episode of Atlas Obscura Tries, our Editorial Director Samir S. Patel learns how to magnet fishthe art of using a high-powered magnet to “fish” for metal debris in bodies of water. Samir discovered magnet fishing on Reddit, where enthusiasts have posted videos of incredible finds, from motorcycles to go-karts. Watch Samir plumb the depths of Van Cortlandt Lake in the Bronx, and check out the smelly catch of the day!

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