Fishing Report
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The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Fisheries division announced their 2018 Status of U.S. Fisheries Report to Congress last week. The report shows continued positive … more
We had a run of bonito off the West Wall and Center Wall of the Harbor of Refuge a month ago, but no new reports of them being around this week. However, it’s the middle of the fishing season … more
It’s not even mid-summer and the weather has been hot. The water in parts of Narragansett Bay was 74 degrees this weekend, even hotter in low water coves and sanctuaries. When water gets this … more
NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional office announced changes to cod and haddock recreational regulations last Friday. First, the 2019 Gulf of Maine cod and haddock recreational regulations have … more
It’s time to fish for summer flounder (fluke). The bite is likely as good as it is going to get in the mid-bay region before the fish move out to the lower bay and out to deeper, cooler water. … more
The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Fish and Wildlife Aquatic Resource Education Program will hold a Saltwater Fly Fishing School, Saturday, June 29 at the Narrow Rive Bridge, Route 1A … more
Last Saturday was a good day for fly fishing anglers participating in the Project Healing Waters event out of Allen Harbor, North Kingstown. Ten boats took twelve fly fishing anglers out for a … more
Striped bass fishing this year has been mixed. Some large fish are being caught in Narragansett and Mt. Hope Bays, however, anglers are really having to work for keepers (see report below). Also the … more
On Saturday, June 8 disabled veterans, local volunteers, businesses, and civic organizations will gather at the Allen Harbor Marina in North Kingstown for the second annual Narragansett Bay … more
The RI Lions Sight Foundation (RILSF) will be hosting their 12th Annual Fishing Tournament for Visually Impaired Persons (VIPs) on Sunday, June 23 aboard the Frances Fleet party boat in Galilee. The … more
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