Higbee Beach, New Jersey
Cape May, a historic resort town of sprawling Victorians at the southern tip of New Jersey, is home to a serious fleet of luxury charter boats and some of the highest paying offshore sport fishing tournaments on the East Coast. Captains running 50 to 100 miles out keep clients battling dream fish all summer. Back on shore, the sandy stretches team with New Yorkers and deeply-tanned locals. The only quiet stretch is Higbee Beach, a thin, dune-fringed strand that disappears at high tide.