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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
Last month NOAA Fisheries made it a little easier to manage scup, black sea bass and summer flounder (fluke) in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  The species are managed cooperatively by the … more
The Secretary of Commerce agreed with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) ruling to leave move Atlantic menhaden in the water in the Chesapeake Bay. Fish conservationists have … more
No need to stay indoors and just dream about fishing this winter. Get outdoors and ice fish. You can fish from the ice without a boat and in Rhode Island and Massachusetts lakes and ponds feature a … more
I step on the dock, and that intangible essence of what boating and fishing brings to me turns on. I have tried to put my finger on it for years. It’s the fact that you are outdoors, in nature, … more
A panel of fishing industry leaders met with Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) Friday, Nov. 15 at his third listening session on the Magnusson-Stevens Act, the federal fishing law of this nation. Huffman, … more
Representatives James Langevin and David Cicilline have signed on as co-sponsors to the Climate-Ready Fisheries Act, H.R.4679, a bi-partisan bill now in the House of Representatives.The bill is a … more
The fishing industry in Rhode Island collaborates with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This is the way it should be. It … more
The National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reached out to anglers at a Recreational Fishing Workshop Thursday, October 24 at the University of Rhode Island Bay Campus, … more
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