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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.

  • Ocean State Kayak fishing is making waves
  • Seriously, you have to ask about the pizza. Todd Corayer is a lifelong fisherman and Advisory Board member of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, who lives not far from Rhode Island’s Saugatucket River with his wife, who supports his fishing ...
  • ricentral.com
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  • 3/16/2017 5:51:00 PM
  • Fishing groups challenge marine monument
  • The MLA and other plaintiffs — including the Atlantic Offshore Lobstermen’s Association and the Rhode Island Fishermen’s Alliance — seek a declaration from the court that the Antiquities Act cannot be used to designate national marine monuments and ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/11/2017 11:28:00 AM
  • Fishing groups challenge marine monument
  • The MLA and other plaintiffs — including the Atlantic Offshore Lobstermen’s Association and the Rhode Island Fishermen’s Alliance — seek a declaration from the court that the Antiquities Act cannot be used to designate national marine monuments and ...
  • Salem News
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  • 3/11/2017 4:05:00 AM
  • DEM closes parts of bay to shellfishing
  • PROVIDENCE—As it did last fall when a harmful algae flourished to concerning levels, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) has this week closed down portions of Narragansett Bay to shellfishing activities. The waters south of ...
  • ricentral.com
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  • 3/4/2017 10:05:00 AM
  • Toxic algae bloom spurs ban on shellfishing in Rhode Island
  • Environmental officials in Rhode Island have banned shellfishing in some state waters because of a harmful toxin-producing algae. The Department of Environmental Management enacted the ban Wednesday in lower Narragansett Bay, the lower Sakonnet River and .
  • Turnto10
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  • 3/3/2017 5:08:00 PM
  • Toxic algae bloom spurs ban on shellfishing in Rhode Island
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Environmental officials in Rhode Island have banned shellfishing in some state waters because of a harmful toxin-producing algae. The Department of Environmental Management enacted the ban Wednesday in lower Narragansett Bay, the lower .
  • WRAL
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  • 3/3/2017 11:14:00 AM
  • Studying Fish in the Arctic
  • Thick yearly rings might indicate warmer summers with more food. In an inflatable kayak, Torvinen floated in 2015 down Fish Creek, a Rhode Island-size watershed pocked with 4,000 lakes. He and his field partner would stop at water-filled depressions ...
  • Juneau Empire
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  • 3/3/2017 4:53:00 AM
  • Toxic algae bloom spurs ban on shellfishing in Rhode Island
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Environmental officials in Rhode Island have banned shellfishing in some state waters because of a harmful toxin-producing algae. The Department of Environmental Management enacted the ban Wednesday in lower Narragansett Bay, the ..
  • Bryan College Station Eagle Theeagle
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  • 3/2/2017 8:06:00 PM
  • Toxic algae bloom spurs ban on shellfishing in Rhode Island
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Environmental officials in Rhode Island have banned shellfishing in some state waters because of a harmful toxin-producing algae. The Department of Environmental Management enacted the ban Wednesday in lower Narragansett Bay, the ..
  • San Francisco Gate
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  • 3/2/2017 7:49:00 PM
  • OSKF Presents In-Water Kayak Demo And Kayak Fishing Expo
  • Come on out to The Kayak Centre of RI at 9 Phillips St, North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852 and get in on the fun! Ocean State Kayak Fishing Expo, is presented by The Kayak Centre of Rhode Island.
  • onthewater.com
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  • 3/1/2017 9:56:00 PM
  • What Is The Importance Of A Fish Ladder?
  • Use of fish ladders continued to spread and in 1880, the first fish ladder of the US was built in Rhode Island. It was originally built along the wooden Pawtuxet Falls dam, but was later torn down when the state replaced the wood with concrete in 1924.
  • worldatlas.com
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  • 2/24/2017 6:48:00 PM
  • New restrictions on lobster fishing could be picked by May
  • Lobster fishing is experiencing a boom, and prices have also been high. The species has dwindled in the waters off southern Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, where it was once plentiful. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is ...
  • fox61.com
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  • 1/31/2017 3:20:00 PM
  • Brandon Spikes Was Sued Over Payment for Transportation of Fish, Aquarium
  • Bender also said that more fish died when Spikes hired Wolfson to move his fish to the linebacker's new home in Providence, Rhode Island. Bender said that Spikes wants to claim $10,500 dollars for the faulty tank he purchased and the fish that died under .
  • Bleacher Report
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  • 1/24/2017 5:14:00 PM
  • No fish story: There's a fish named Obama. Actually, there are two
  • Scientists described the new yellow and pink species as... *There was a time when whiting were plentiful in the waters of Rhode Island Sound at Point Judith, Rhode Island, USA and Christopher Brown pulled the fish into... Nerves are starting to kick in ...
  • onenewspage.com
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  • 1/12/2017 3:07:00 PM
  • Fishing community shares thoughts on menhaden
  • The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), which manages many of the saltwater species we fish in Rhode Island that travel the east coast, held an Atlantic menhaden public hearing Monday at the URI Bay Campus. The hearing addressed a Public .
  • Cranston Online
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  • 12/29/2016 11:40:56 PM
  • Fishing Report: R.I. quota for menhaden the focus of debate
  • Meghan Lapp of Seafreeze, Ltd., North Kingstown (the largest producer and trader of sea-frozen fish on the East Coast) and a member of the ASMFC Atlantic menhaden Advisory Panel, said “Historically, Rhode Island has landed a lot more fish than the ...
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 12/24/2016 3:37:06 AM
  • Fishing interests, New Bedford sue feds over New York wind turbines
  • The scallop industry group Fisheries Survival Fund is leading a dozen plaintiffs, including the City of New Bedford, the Town of Narragansett, R.I., the Long Island Commercial Fishing Association, and other entities in Rhode Island and New Jersey.
  • www.wind-watch.org
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  • 12/9/2016 3:07:46 PM
  • Dem stocks ponds with trout for winter fishing season
  • PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has begun stocking local waters with trout for the winter fishing season. Some 2,000 brook trout have been added to four ponds: Meadowbrook Pond and Wyoming Ponds, in Richmond ...
  • Westerly Sun
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  • 12/9/2016 6:32:23 AM
  • Fishing Report: Hearing on menhaden set for Dec. 19 at URI
  • For more information on recreational fishing in Rhode Island or to purchase a fishing license, visit www.dem.ri.gov. How to know if ice fishing is safe? Ice must have a uniform thickness of at least 6 inches before it is considered safe by the DEM.
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 12/8/2016 12:52:57 PM
  • Fishing Report: RI Seafood brand catching on
  • I love it when a plan comes together. And, Wednesday I had that feeling at the Rhode Island Seafood Marketing Collaborative meeting chaired by Janet Coit, director of the Department of Environmental Management. Four years of meetings with fishermen ...
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 12/1/2016 1:19:45 AM

Rhode Island Guides/Outfitters

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Rhode Island Fishing Clubs

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