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Barrington family opens café in Riverside

By   /  June 25, 2013  /  Business, News  /  1 Comment

Jill Ingham relaxes for a minute inside Sage Café.

Running the newly opened Sage Café is a family affair. On a recent weekday morning, Barrington residents Jill Ingham and her husband Jason stood behind the counter at the Riverside café, pouring coffees, cooking crepes and filling other orders. A few feet away, Jill’s mother, Joan Monti restocked shelves. Joan’s husband Pat also stopped in […]

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Being thankful for the Atlantic menhaden

By   /  November 19, 2012  /  Columns  /  No Comments

Rhody Fly Rodders member Dave Pollack reached a milestone a few weeks ago by catching his largest bass yet on the fly: 42 inches and estimated at over 35 pounds. Rhody Fly Rodders meet every third Tuesday of the month at the Riverside Sportsmen Association in East Providence.

It’s Thanksgiving already, and we have a lot to be thankful for in Rhode Island. We were clobbered by hurricane Sandy but did not experience the loss of life and property that New York and New Jersey experienced. By no means am I belittling our losses in Westerly, Misquamicut and along our southern coastal shores. […]

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Fish bite before and after storms

By   /  November 6, 2012  /  Columns  /  No Comments

Corey Smith caught this 35-pound striped bass in Mt. Hope Bay Sunday. He put an eel out while tautog fishing and the bass took it.

Many anglers believe the best time to fish, either in fresh or saltwater, is before a storm. For example, in the summer before a cold front moves in, they believe the fish feel the difference in barometric pressure. The front moves in, the pressure drops and it triggers a feeding frenzy. I guess the fish […]

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Second giant in 10 days caught by Rhode Island angler

By   /  September 10, 2012  /  Columns  /  1 Comment

This 763-pound giant bluefin tuna was caught by David Appolonia (bottom right), his second giant bluefin in 10 days on his 26-foot Regulator center console boat. Experienced tuna fisherman Lenny Upham (bottom left) harpooned the fish. What was particularly gratifying for Mr. Appolonia was that his brothers Felix (top left) and Eric (top right) were part of the team.

Fishing for giant bluefin tuna off Rhode Island coastal shores hasn’t exactly been productive for sport fishermen for the past several years. In fact, many have taken to fishing off Cape Cod as bluefin tuna have been more plentiful and larger in that area. But this season, with very few fish around in waters off […]

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