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Tiverton high students take boat, design talents to boat show

By   /  January 23, 2014  /  Schools  /  No Comments


TIVERTON — A group of Tiverton High School students in the boat building and engineering programs will exhibit their work alongside the pros at the Providence Boat Show on Jan. 31- Feb. 2. Boat-building students will display the nearly complete 16-foot wooden skiff they’ve been crafting over the fall. And engineering students will present visitors […]

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‘Yo-yo’ rigs are ruled OK

By   /  January 14, 2013  /  Columns  /  No Comments

Capt. Al Anderson’s latest book, “Island Stripers,” is the result of countless hours of charter fishing at Block Island.

Last week, the Striped Bass Advisory Panel of the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council voted not to recommend a ban on a certain type of “yo-yo” fishing rigs. Lead “yo-yo” rigs are used by some commercial and recreational rod and reel fisherman. The practice of yo-yoing involves inserting a lead weight into a dead bait […]

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Rhode Island to host Salt Water series

By   /  January 7, 2013  /  Columns  /  No Comments

George Poveromo, host of the Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series, poses with the 55-pound yellowfin tuna he caught with a Williamson Jet Popper top-water lure and a Penn Spinfisher V 10500 reel spooled with 50-pound test braid.

The Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Roberts Hall Auditorium at Rhode Island College in Providence. George Poveromo, host of “George Poveromo’s World of Saltwater Fishing” on the NBC Sports Network, and editor-at-large for Salt Water Sportsman, will headline the program, along […]

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