Fishing Report
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The trout season in Rhode Island is now open. In a surprise announcement the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) adopted an emergency regulation opening the freshwater fishing season … more
Connecticut and Massachusetts made some decisions relating to fishing and Covid-19 last week to preserve fishing yet keep their state and the fishing community safe. Many feel that fishing (fresh or … more
Fishing is a lot like being a fireman in that you need to be ready all the time. The last thing you want to do is loose a fish due to faulty gear or tackle. That’s why anglers should take the … more
The Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council (RIMFC) met March 2 to make recreational and commercial fishing regulation recommendations to the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) for the 2020 … more
The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in partnership with RI Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Aquatic Resource Education Program, announced its annual Cinder Worm Workshop last week. This … more
The Rhode Island winter trout season is winding down.  The daily creel and possession limit for trout and/or salmon singly or in aggregate, is two fish from Dec. 1, 2019 through Feb. 29, 2020. … more
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, which manages fish in federal waters (3 to 200 miles offshore), and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, which regulates fishing in state … more
If you have ever wanted an earlier start to the black sea bass season or have concerns about striped bass dwindling in your area, now is the time to let those feelings be heard at the Monday, Feb. … more
On Monday, January 6 the Marine Fisheries Division of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) held a workshop to discuss items that will appear on the Feb. 10 public hearing … more
Debbie and Russell Wood of Wood Boat & Motor, Warwick are hardworking business people. And, they are smart business people dedicated to promoting the Ocean State. They were smart to continue the … more
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