Fishing Report
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What a turn of events. Last month we heard that Rhode Island recreational anglers overfished their target in 2015 and that there would be an overall 30 percent reduction in summer flounder quota coastwide. However, it looks like recreational … more
The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds and rivers across Rhode Island with some 1,400 brown and brook trout. Stocked waterways include Meadowbrook Pond, Richmond; Carbuncle Pond, Coventry; Olney Pond, Lincoln; … more
The season got off to a slow start with a cold winter and water that took a while to warm up. But once it did, two to four weeks behind schedule, the bait arrived along the Rhode Island coast and in Narragansett Bay…herring, Atlantic menhaden, … more
The Roger Williams University Center for Economic and Environmental Development is now enrolling students for Applied Shellfish Farming, a non-credit course offered during the winter/spring semester that teaches both aspiring shellfish farmers and … more
Dean Hoxsie has been hired as chief of law enforcement for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM). He currently serves as chief of the Narragansett Police Department. Chief Hoxsie, who has 30 years of police experience, is … more
The Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series will be held in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, Jan. 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Klein Memorial Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport. George Poveromo, host of George Poveromo’ s World of … more
Young anglers, female anglers and fishermen in urban areas are most likely to go years without fishing regardless of where in the country they live, a follow-up report commissioned by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) has revealed. … more
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Management Board last week approved increases to the 2016 black sea bass commercial quota and recreational harvest limit (RHL). This means more … more
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