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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.

Search Fishing Locations in Rhode Island

Find any of the 1176 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


Rhode Island Fishing Resources

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

Rhode Island Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Rhode Island?
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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.

  • 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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 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
  • I am thankful for the fish
  • Public hearing input on the commercial summer flounder and other commercial fisheries issues discussed Monday will now go before the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council for their recommendations. The Council’s decisions, all inputted from the public ...
  • Johnston Sun Rise
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  • 11/22/2016 11:56:10 PM
  • Film explores Rhode Island trap-fishing
  • The Dock-U-Mentaries Film Series continues Friday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., with "In History’s Wake: The Last Trap Fishermen of Rhode Island," a new film by Markham Starr. Dock-U-Mentaries is a co-production of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and ...
  • South Coast Today
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  • 11/18/2016 3:22:32 AM
  • Advisory panel releases 3 proposals for whiting
  • The New England Fishery Management Council, meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, this week, got an advance peek at three proposals that ultimately could limit access to the small-mesh multispecies fishery that includes whiting. The three proposals ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 11/17/2016 10:07:34 PM
  • James C. Fish Jr. Named CEO at Waste Management
  • market area general manager for Massachusetts and Rhode Island, vice president of price management and director of financial planning and analysis. Fish earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Arizona State University and an MBA in finance from the
  • Waste360
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  • 11/11/2016 3:33:49 PM
  • Waste Management Names James C. Fish, Jr. Chief Executive Officer
  • Market Area General Manager for Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Vice President of Price Management and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Fish earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Arizona State University and an MBA in finance from the
  • Stockhouse
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  • 11/11/2016 7:12:45 AM
  • Atlantic menhaden valued as forage fish
  • The ASMFC regulates migratory species on the east coast, many of them we fish commercially and recreationally here in Rhode Island, including striped bass, summer flounder (fluke), black sea bass, bluefish and tautog to name a few. One of the meeting ...
  • Cranston Online
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  • 11/10/2016 5:36:42 PM
  • Waste Management Names James C. Fish, Jr. Chief Executive Officer
  • Market Area General Manager for Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Vice President of Price Management and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Fish earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Arizona State University and an MBA in finance from the
  • Business Wire
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  • 11/10/2016 10:27:12 AM
  • Some Genius Hacked His Alexa to Speak Through a Mounted Fish
  • That man’s name is Brian Kane, a professor of industrial design at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island. He rigged the fish using a program called Arduino, a staple in the toolkit of folks who design interactive electronics.
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  • 11/9/2016 5:59:22 PM
  • Alexa Brings Back Singing Fish, This Time It’s A Good Thing
  • Now [Brian Kane], a teacher at the Rhode Island School of Design, has connected Amazon’s Alexa to the fish. Speak the “wake word”, “Alexa”, and the fish’s head turns to face you. Then ask it any question you’d normally ask Alexa and Alexa’s ...
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  • 11/8/2016 9:06:40 PM
  • American Museum of Fly Fishing Welcomes New Executive Director
  • The appointment follows an extensive national search led by a Rhode Island search firm in conjunction with the museum's Board of Trustees. Ruley will join the American Museum of Fly Fishing on November 14. Board President Karen Kaplan expressed her ...
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  • 11/8/2016 9:25:09 AM
  • Where waters are warmer, there are fish
  • And now, sailing from Rhode Island, the Island Current III is into “phenomiinal” blackfishing, too, according to fleet Capt. Chris Cullen. Similar positive reports come from the James Joseph II based in Huntington, where Capt. James Schneider is ...
  • New York Daily News
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  • 11/3/2016 11:14:17 PM
  • Dr. Jon Hare...a good friend to fish and fishermen
  • We went summer flounder (fluke) fishing. At the time, I was one of eight captains participating in the Rhode Island Fish for the Future Cooperative. For the cooperative, we recorded our fishing catch and effort on computer tablets on board in real time and
  • Cranston Online
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  • 11/3/2016 3:57:38 PM
  • Fishing Report: Commission increases catch limits
  • Robert Ballou of the Rhode Island Department of Environment Management, is chairman of the ASMFC’s Atlantic menhaden board. Although the stock is rebuilt and overfishing is not occurring this is the first year that eco-system based management strategies ..
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 11/3/2016 1:38:38 AM

Rhode Island Guides/Outfitters

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Rhode Island Fishing Clubs

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