Fishing Report
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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
“I knew if I let up the fish would be gone”“This bass hit when I had about 75 percent of my cast retrieved. I waited a bit before setting the hook as I have been setting it too … more
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is teaming up with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) to promote boating education. An informed and … more
April 13th was the 40th Anniversary of the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), the fishing law of this nation. I attended a celebration in Washington, D.C. sponsored by six conservation groups lead by The … more
As I walked through the woods there were no other humans in sight. Yet, there were tents, trucks and barbecue grills scattered all around my field of vision. The scent of smoking camp fires permeated … more
The Department of Environmental Management’s (DEM) is ready for Opening Day this Saturday, April 9.  DEM has stocked nearly a hundred local ponds, lakes and waterways with trout.  … more
PROVIDENCE – A pair of local spots have been added to the list of waters stocked by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management for the new trout fishing season, which begins … more
The Coast Guard is seeking public input on a proposed 500-yard safety zone for the Block Island Wind Farm (BIWF) by April 17.The Coast Guard proposes to establish a 500-yard safety zone around each … more
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