Fishing Report
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Now is the time to tautog fish as the fishing is great. Last Thursday I was able to catch my limit (five fish) of keeper tautog (minimum size 16”) in about two hours and forty-five minutes. … more
Last week the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) held a pre-hearing workshop to review the stock status, state of the fishery and proposed recreational and commercial regulations for … more
It is illegal to fish for striped bass outside the three-mile limit in federal waters in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) along our coastal shores including outside the three-mile limit around Block … more
Last week U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced three major developments in American offshore wind energy that set the table for fishermen engagement through public comment on plans. … more
The tautog bite was very good this week. Anglers caught their limit, both from shore and boats. The good news is that the catch limit increased this week, just in time for the enhanced bite.The … more
Block Island is arguably one of the best striped bass fisheries in the Northeast. Large striped bass weighing in at 30, 40 and 50 pounds (fish with prime spawning potential) have been taken there for … more
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) stocked trout in ponds across Rhode Island before Columbus Day weekend. The following waters were stocked with rainbow and brook trout: … more
Fishing for false albacore has been outstanding the last two weeks. Elisa Cahill of Snug Harbor Marina, South Kingston said, “There was mayhem out there with outstanding false albacore fishing. … more
I am somewhat of a boat geek. I can remember going to the library as a kid and spending hours in the periodical section looking over boating magazines. I would dream about what it would be like to be … more
I love the fishing in September. We have so many species to target. Black sea bass, scup, striped bass, bonito, false albacore, cod, tautog and the freshwater largemouth bass bite is great too. … more
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