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Looking beyond the Munson-Nixon line

This spring the New York Times featured a fabulous interactive map that used Facebook data to show where support for each Major League Baseball teams is strongest. Not surprisingly, Rhode Island is filled with Red Sox fans and we are just one shade off the deepest shade of red clustered around Boston. In the middle

Jenn Cofske of Worcester, Mass. with a 21 pound cod she caught Saturday on the Frances Fleet, her first cod ever.

Fly tying and fish politics

The Rhody Fly Rodders will feature Page Rogers, noted fly caster, fly tyer and photographer at their 6:30 p.m., November 18 meeting at the Riverside Sportsman’s Club, East Providence. Page, a pastor of Christ Church, will present on fly fishing for false albacore. She is famous for trying epoxy flies, particularly her lifelike imitations of

Shallow water tautog: Capt. Monti caught this eighth pound, 23” tautog, in 14’ of water at General Rock, North Kingstown, however, the fish have now moved to deeper water.

Tautog bite getting stronger

The tautog bite is on. Good sized fish are being caught off Newport in water up to 70 feet to the Sakonnet River and along the southern coastal shore. Reports of tautog in deeper water started to come in last week, prior to that the bite was restricted to shallow water and anglers were catching

Will new leaders serve the common good?

By the time you read this most of you will know who your newly elected representatives are. With each election cycle citizens are reminded of their own civic responsibility which is discharged by the simple act of voting, while the successful candidates will have to put their money where their mouths are. Query whether Rhode