Fishing Report
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The Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) will be holding a ‘How to catch bigger fluke’ online seminar Monday, July 27 at 7 p.m. I will be the guest speaker and plan to … more
Last week I testified at a Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) online public hearing on the Vineyard Wind Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) along with 29 others. Vineyard Wind … more
Fishing has been great in Narragansett, Mt. Hope and Buzzards Bay, along the coast and out at Block Island. But the real news last week comes from the freshwater with Dave Pickering, noted fresh and … more
I fished twelve locations earlier this week to prepare for four charters at the end of the week. The good news is that the fish are here and it is a great time to fish in our bays, along our coast … more
I love to fish like many of us. It is fortunate that the sport can be safely engaged by individuals, families and all. But it takes some planning and thinking to fish safely in the COVID-19 … more
The spring tautog bite is on with a season open until June 1. Minimum size is 16” with a three fish/person/day limit (and a ten fish boat limit). Anglers across the region reported limiting out … more
The striped bass bite this year has been early and strong. School bass arrived two to three weeks early with large numbers of fish in the 20” range and now a good number of fish in the … more
There has been a lot of discussion about fishing during COVID-19. Fishing is a great outdoor activity that can be enjoyed solo on a beach or off a jetty. Fishing can be a great family activity too, … more
We have a new, more conservative striped bass regulation this year because the striped bass stock is in trouble.  The 2020 regulation is one fish/person/day in the slot limit of 28” to … more
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association last week issued the following guidance regarding the safe operation of … more
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