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Looking for a catch The birds outnumbered two-legged anglers Friday at Pawtuxet Cove and the environs of the upper bay as schools of juvenile menhaden, shad and herring, followed by blue fish and stripers, were driven into shallow waters. Cormorants, more
“This is the largest tautog I have ever caught,” said Jeremy Webster of Pawtucket as he lifted his rod high to prevent the fish from going back down into structure. Jeremy’s … more
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) stocked trout in Rhode Island freshwaters this week.  Ponds stocked with rainbow and brook trout make for a great fishery for … more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI Stephen J. Medeiros of West Warwick, founder, president and executive director of the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Associaton (RISAA), passed away suddenly on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. In an announcement about his passing RISAA said, more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI A study published Aug. 31, 2021 in the journal Oceanography titled “Ocean Regime Shift is Driving Collapse of the North Atlantic Right Whale Population” relates … more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI The coastwide regulation for bluefish is three fish/person/day (this is for skipjacks too, which are immature bluefish). The three fish limit was imposed as the most recent … more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI "I will always be prepared for anything that may come my way now and I can thank Troop 2, Bristol, Rhode Island," said Nathan Simas, who worked on a fishing line receptacle project as part of his Eagle Scott journey. Nathan built and more
Henri has just left our back yard. Fishing right after storms is both good and bad depending on species targeted and where you are fishing. The water is usually turbid and contains a lot of … more
Chub mackerel have appeared in local waters with some bonito mixed in. Gear and tackle used to target chub mackerel, bonito and false albacore is similar. So starting now I am ready to cast to … more
Not many anglers targeted tautog this week as most are focusing on other species including fluke, black sea bass and striped bass. If you do plan to give this great eating fish a try in the near … more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI The Block Island Inshore Fishing Tournament made a powerful return this weekend.  Capt. Chris Willi of Block Island Fishworks, Tournament host, said, “We had great … more
Get a jump on the cod fishing season this fall and winter with some expert advice from anglers Bob Murray and Rich Hittinger at a Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) seminar Monday, July 26 at 7 p.m. Both Bob and Rich are RISAA board more
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