Fishing Report
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March is a busy time for the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council (RIMFC), which makes commercial and recreational fishing regulation recommendations to the Department of Environmental Management … more
Fishing appeals to our sense of adventure and teaches us patience. It is one of those activities where science and art converge. It teaches us to be good stewards of the environment and it allows us … 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 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
The spring tautog season opened early this year on April 1, but few fish have been caught with no reports of keeper size fish being taken. The water is still cold, 42 degrees at Narragansett Pier and … more
Striped bass fishing is down. Striper fishermen, fishing guides and charter captains will tell you that for the past three to four years the amount of fish caught each year has been less and less. … more
The striped bass spawning stock biomass has been on the decline since 2004. And, many say the 28 inch minimum size for striped bass wrongly puts the focus on the very fish we should be … more
The New England and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Councils launched a new webpage that's designed to serve as a repository for information relevant to offshore wind development activities in the … more
What’s better than a program that raising funds for needed fishery research while providing fishermen with the opportunity to catch more fish? The National Marine Fisheries Service’s … 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
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