Fishing Report
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Travis E. Barao of Riverside has been appointed to the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council (RIMFC). He is one of three recreational representatives on the Council and replaces Richard Hittinger who … more
Summer flounder (fluke) fishing has been pretty good this year. Mike Wade of Watch Hill Outfitters, Westerly said, “Fluke fishing along the southern coastal shore has been outstanding so far … more
The 6th annual Fishing for A Cause tournament, fundraiser and dinner raised $200,000 to benefit children and families of The Schwartz Center. The annual event featured more than 100 anglers and over … more
This year, the minimum size for black sea bass in Rhode Island is 15”, last year it was 14”. The first sub period stared Friday, June 24 and runs to August 31 with a three fish/person/day … more
The Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association’s (RISAA) 19th annual “Take-A-Kid Fishing Day” is this Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m. to noon at Brewers Greenwich Bay Marina, Masthead … more
Bass bite up on the Block; still lots of trout to be caughtFishing tournament for visually impairedThe RI Lions Sight Foundation (RILSF) will be hosting their 9th Annual Fishing Tournament for … more
Striped bass are here in our bays, coves and along the coastal shore. Great reports of large keeper fish being caught. On Sunday, May 29, the commercial striped bass season opened so catching those … more
The National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Miami, FL has been tagging fish for years with the help of fishermen and scientist … more
The striped bass fishing season is underway and there are some large bass being caught in the East Passage. Expert angler Mike Swain of Coventry said he and his fishing partner Jay Angle (also from … more
Last week, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) enacted a new regulation to help prevent the illegal harvest and sale of Atlantic striped bass. The new rule requires … more
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