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Mix it up:  Mike Imbornone of North Kingstown landed a 38” striped bass while fishing the Poppasquash Point, Bristol area using tube and worm.

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Now is the time to fish for striped bass in the Bay Striped bass fishing is hot in Narragansett Bay. So if you were thinking of giving it a try on your boat or from shore, now is the time to do it. When the water warms in July the striped bass have a tendency

Big bass making their way into the bay

Striped bass fishing continues to explode. John Littlefield of Archie’s Bait & Tackle, East Providence said, “There are tons of small bass being caught in the Providence River off Sabin Point and Beach Road behind the Carousel (East Providence). Anglers are also landing bass from the bridges in Barrington and Warren. Some are floating clam

Squid are in:  John Migliori of Newport with a squid he caught on the Goat Island bridge in Newport last week.  Migliori said, “Squidding at Goat Island is better than it has been in a few years.”

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Fishing tournament for the visually impaired; strong bite throughout bay The RI Lions Sight Foundation (RILSF) will host their 7th Annual VIP Fishing Tournament for Visually Impaired Persons (VIP’s) of Rhode Island on June 22. The tournament, which takes place on a party fishing boat out of Galilee, is supported through donations from RI Lions

Agriculture Day with an aquaculture twist

What is a fishing writer doing writing about Agriculture Day?  Simple… it was about fishing and aquaculture too. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) along with local farmers, aquaculture associations, collaborations, universities and government agencies celebrated RI Agriculture Day (and aquaculture), May 1, in a big way. Forty eight exhibitors displayed and served

Molly Ean of Providence, an associated at Ocean State Tackle, caught this trout at a small pond in Exeter.

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Saltwater fishing regulations final The Department of Environmental Management’s Marine Fisheries Division announced final 2014 fishing regulations that were approved by director Janet Coit. Those regulations are a reflection of what was approved by the Marine Fisheries Council in April. Complete regulations for all species can be found on www.dem.ri.gov or on the RI Saltwater

Capt. Dave Monti with tautog… the spring season started April 15, the spring season limit is 3 fish/person/day with a ten fish boat limit.

Tautog season opens; experts share tips

Tautog season is open and anglers are hoping for a good season again this year. Tautog has a split season. The spring season ends May 31, so now is the time to fish for them as they are illegal to fish June 1 to July 31 during spawning season. Fish have to be sixteen inches,


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Recreational summit sets national fishing agenda Last week I attended NOAA’s Recreational Saltwater Fishing Summit in Alexandria, Virginia with Capt. Frank Blount of the Frances Fleet and Capt. Rick Bellavance of Priority Too Charters, Pt. Judith. This was quite a showing for Rhode Island, as we were three of the 70 recreational fishermen, charter captains,

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West Bay Anglers raise $16,000 for charities “We just got $100!” said Pat Gallien, president of the West Bay Anglers,  performing his role as MC at the group’s final Lobster Raffle when a member walked up to him and handed him $100 to help take kids fishing.  “This type of thing happens all the time,”