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Fishing Rhode Island

EZFishing brings you Rhode Island's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Rhode Island Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Fishing Regulations

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Rhode Island Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Rhode Island Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Rhode Island's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Rhode Island Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Rhode Island.

  • Spring is on the way as is World Fish Migration Day
  • Historically, Rhode Island has done a sum zero job of celebrating this important day so if you have a moment, please read through their mission at worldfishmigrationday.com and maybe even visit a neighboring state to celebrate another wonderful rite of Spr
  • ricentral
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  • 3/17/2018 3:18:00 PM
  • NO FLUKE: A lot more than fishing gear at the Fishing Show
  • The New England Saltwater Fishing Show held at the Rhode Island Convention Center last weekend was a big success. The three-day show had a vibe that I have not felt in recent years. Show attendance was great as usual, but last weekend sales were brisk ...
  • The Sun Chronicle
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  • 3/17/2018 2:47:00 AM
  • Identify Fish on Sonar
  • Pitasi fishes with the Raymarine CP470 CHIRP sounder with an Airmar B175H transducer aboard his 205 Triton 26-foot center console, targeting striped bass and bluefish along the rips and reefs off Rhode Island. “Most of the time, we’re ­after striped ...
  • Salt Water Sportsman
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  • 3/14/2018 1:39:00 PM
  • After 250 Years of Dams, Rhode Island River Restored for Migratory Fish
  • The last time fish could migrate unimpeded on Rhode Island’s Pawcatuck River, the United States was not yet a nation. George Washington was a surveyor, not a general or a president. That’s about to change, as American shad, river herring, sea-run brook ...
  • blog.nature.org
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  • 3/13/2018 1:33:00 PM
  • Event of the Week: 2018 RI Saltwater Fishing Show
  • The largest saltwater-focused fishing show in the Northeast will take place this weekend (MARCH 9-11) at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI. The show features the latest rods, reels, lures, boats, motors, apparel, magazines ...
  • New England Boating & Fishing
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  • 3/8/2018 7:56:00 AM
  • RI launches online system for fishing, hunting licenses
  • Rhode Island hunters and fishers can procure their licenses online. It will let the state Department of Environmental Management review data quickly, according to spokesman Michael Healey. “It’s going to make it a lot leaner, a leaner process to have ...
  • WJAR
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  • 3/2/2018 4:48:00 AM
  • Some of the World’s Biggest Lakes Are Drying Up. Here’s Why.
  • It’s going to be hard to recover.” Water that once spread across an expanse about the size of Rhode Island was gone. A pair of black rubber boots lay discarded near the boat. A fish skull bleached brilliant white flashed under the blinding sun.
  • Inter Press Service
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  • 3/1/2018 8:19:00 PM
  • Some of the world's largest lakes are drying up
  • It’s going to be hard to recover.” Water that once spread across an expanse about the size of Rhode Island was gone. A pair of black rubber boots lay discarded near the boat. A fish skull bleached brilliant white flashed under the blinding sun.
  • therussophile.org
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  • 2/27/2018 6:14:00 PM
  • Big Lake Fishing with Massive Changes in Fishing Conditions
  • The fish know this and will continue to bite while you are Big Lake Fishing. I had the pleasure of fishing with Joel and Cameron traveling from Rhode Island. They were not worried about the changes in conditions because they were confident we would put ...
  • Bass Fishing Guides
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  • 2/26/2018 12:30:00 AM
  • RI Kayak Bassin’ gets approval for first kayak fishing tourney
  • Rhode Island Kayak Bassin’ has received permission from RIDEM to hold their first kayak fishing tournament trail around the state. This is a new Facebook group administered by R.J. Alves and Matt Tetrault, two excellent fishermen who have worked hard to ..
  • ricentral
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  • 2/25/2018 6:16:00 PM
  • Applications for new fishing licenses due Feb. 28
  • The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is accepting applications for new and renewed commercial fishing licenses through Wednesday, February 28. A limited number of new commercial fishing licenses will be made available this year ...
  • Johnston Sun Rise
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  • 2/24/2018 5:51:00 PM
  • Applications for new fishing licenses due Feb. 28
  • The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is accepting applications for new and renewed commercial fishing licenses through Wednesday, February 28. A limited number of new commercial fishing licenses will be made available this year ...
  • Cranston Online
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  • 2/22/2018 7:21:00 PM
  • Why some fish leave their embryos in a really hot spot
  • In addition to Fisher, the research team includes investigators from the Charles Darwin Research Station in Ecuador and the National Geographic Society; Harvard University and the University of Rhode Island; the Moss Landing Marine Laboratories ...
  • Scribd
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  • 2/13/2018 4:38:00 AM
  • The Fishing Report: Bass biting just fine for Lipanovich
  • Wish List … from Field and Stream? I have been a keen reader of F&S ever since my Uncle Joe passed on his well-thumbed copies to me back in Rhode Island when I was 10. Their February/March 2018 issue tells us of some neat new fishing gear that they liked .
  • Napa Valley Register
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  • 2/2/2018 1:45:00 AM
  • Big Brother on America’s fishing boats
  • Last fall, I visited the Williams family, which owns two fishing vessels based in Point Judith, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Connecticut, to see the crushing impact of this ever-intrusive bureaucracy for myself. Patriarch and small-business owner Tom ...
  • World Tribune
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  • 1/21/2018 8:43:00 PM
  • Rhode Island is stocking ponds with trout for winter fishing
  • State environmental officials say they will be stocking ponds with trout for the winter fishing season. The Department of Environmental Management says it's adding about 4,200 brook and rainbow trout to ponds across the state. The hatchery-raised trout ...
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 1/20/2018 6:55:00 PM
  • MICHELLE MALKIN: Big brother on America’s fishing boats
  • Last fall, I visited the Williams family, which owns two fishing vessels based in Point Judith, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Connecticut, to see the crushing impact of this ever-intrusive bureaucracy for myself. Patriarch and small-business owner Tom ...
  • News-Sentinel
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  • 1/20/2018 1:37:00 PM
  • A look back at the tallest fishing tales of 2017, part II
  • Five years ago this was supposed to be a straightforward “where-to-find-the-fish” report but clearly, we took off running in all directions and since all politics are local, we brought Washington to Rhode Island on several occasions. “I don’t like ...
  • Ricentral.com
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  • 1/15/2018 6:33:00 AM
  • Truck spills 45K pounds of raw fish on I-95
  • STONINGTON, Conn. — A tractor trailer carrying 45,000 pounds of raw fish has overturned along the Connecticut and Rhode Island border, catching drivers in heavy traffic during their morning commute. Police say the driver lost control of the truck around ..
  • New York Post
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  • 1/13/2018 6:53:00 AM
  • NEW! Salt Water Al’s Goldfish (1 1/4 oz) Bunker
  • Work it up high or if you need to split the water column pause and let it sink and you can get deep. That lure is a blast to fish.” Todd Corayer, also known through his www.fishwrapwriter.com blog tested the spoons in the Rhode Island salt ponds.
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 1/13/2018 4:37:00 AM
  • MONTI: Fishing was a mixed bag last year
  • This way, I know I am always just off the bottom.” The Island Current III out of Snug Harbor, Rhode Island had a private party fishing trip Wednesday which yielded a nice score of market cod. “The weather has been down right miserable,” Capt.
  • The Sun Chronicle
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  • 1/13/2018 4:18:00 AM
  • NO FLUKE: Let the ice fishing and cod fishing season begin
  • Welcome to a new fishing season which got underway this week with cod fishing off Rhode Island and ice fishing in ponds and lakes that had ice thick enough to support anglers. However, even with this frigid weather, the ice is not safe for fishing and ...
  • The Sun Chronicle
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  • 1/6/2018 5:49:00 AM

Rhode Island Guides/Outfitters

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Rhode Island Fishing Clubs

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