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Sophia Parker, 17, of Barrington, holds one of seven weakfish she caught before school last Friday morning.

Gone for years, weakfish are back in the bay

Gone for years, weakfish are back in the bay

It’s been years since squeteague, commonly known as weakfish, have been found in measurable numbers in Narragansett Bay. But reports are that they’re back. Sophia Parker, 17, a junior at Barrington High School, went fishing with her father Matt before school last Friday morning and caught seven squeteague just south of Poppasquash Point in Bristol.

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