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
In a media advisory last week the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said they are soliciting public comment on National Marine Sanctuaries and Monuments designated or expanded … 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
The National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Summit sponsored by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries department was held last week at the Westin Crystal City hotel … more
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recognized Kimberly Sullivan, Aquatic Resource Education Coordinator of the Division of Fish & Wildlife, last month for receiving the … more
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