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

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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.

  • Shellfishing restrictions lifted in Rhode Island
  • For the first time in 70 years, shellfishing restrictions for portions of upper Narragansett Bay have been lifted. The restrictions were officially lifted at sunrise Saturday morning. On Thursday, The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management ...
  • Turnto10
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  • 5/28/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • Officials Transplant Quahogs in Narragansett Bay
  • As part of continued efforts to support a strong shellfish industry in Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has conducted 2 quahog transplants. On May 10 and 11, some 80,000 pounds of adult clams were transplanted in
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 5/18/2017 11:42:00 AM
  • Johnston Fishing Derby reels them in
  • protecting and preserving fresh water bodies of Rhode Island for future generations. Much of Saturday’s success, thought, belonged exclusively to the Ocean State Bassmasters, yet another non-profit whose members showed up to weigh and measure each fish ...
  • Johnston Sun Rise
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  • 5/4/2017 7:17:00 PM
  • Feds holding the line on monkfishing rules for now
  • Fishermen have caught more than 18 million pounds of monkfish in every year since 2011. They are typically fished from Maine to North Carolina, with the majority coming ashore in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 5/4/2017 6:33:00 PM
  • Upcycled Seafood Cakes
  • The company makes its fish cakes from misshapen or "ugly" produce like carrots, as well as what it considers to be types of "under-appreciated" fish like skate wing and dogfish that are caught in Rhode Island waters that would otherwise go to waste.
  • trendhunter.com
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  • 5/4/2017 9:23:00 AM
  • State leaders announce new shellfishing initiative
  • NARRAGANSETT – Rhode Island leaders gathered at the University of Rhode Island’s Bay Campus on Monday morning in an event honoring the state’s lucrative shellfish culture. The occasion marked the launch of the RI Shellfish Initiative, a public ...
  • ricentral.com
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  • 4/28/2017 5:36:00 PM
  • High water postpones Go Fish program in West Kelowna
  • The program started in Rhode Island in 1995 to encourage people to freshwater fish as a new experience and highlight fishing areas in the state. The grand opening is now scheduled for Sunday, May 7. In the meantime, about 500 rainbow trout are being ...
  • hoyentv.com
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  • 4/28/2017 7:20:00 AM
  • Recreation Department plans off the hook fishing derby
  • Jackvony said the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has stocked the popular fishing area with rainbow and brown trout. This year’s Youth Fishing Derby will have also have a completely new look, courtesy of Citizens Bank. The Town of ...
  • Johnston Sun Rise
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  • 4/27/2017 5:49:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend announced; over 10,000 trout added to RI waters
  • The program started in Rhode Island in 1995 to encourage people to freshwater fish as a new experience and highlight fishing areas in the state. There are approximately 175,000 recreational anglers in Rhode Island according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ..
  • ABC6
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  • 4/26/2017 5:46:00 PM
  • Mid-Atlantic FMC to Offer Training on Trip Reports to For-Hire Captains
  • Instruction and guidance will be led by Rick Bellavance, Owner/Operator of Priority Fishing Charters in Point Judith, Rhode Island, and ACCSP staff. April 25th, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm at the Hilton Mystic Hotel 20 Coogan Blvd., Mystic CT 06355.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/18/2017 5:39:00 AM
  • Dexter Pond is open for fishing season
  • “It’s just fun to see a group of people out there.” Although the tournament was canceled, the pond is still open to fishing enthusiasts and it has been stocked with trout by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. “I’m not ...
  • Valley Breeze
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  • 4/13/2017 6:41:00 AM
  • Anglers rejoice as local waters open to trout fishing this Saturday
  • To keep your catch, a stamp is required for an additional $5.50. RISD graduate Robert Jon Golder, who also illustrated the Inland Fisheries of Rhode Island, has produced this year’s stamp with a Golden Rainbow Trout. RIDEM now offers online licenses ...
  • ricentral.com
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  • 4/8/2017 4:24:00 PM
  • Freshwater fishing season begins Saturday throughout state
  • PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced last week that it is stocking 80,000 trout into the state's ponds and streams in preparation for the freshwater fishing season. The opening day of the season ...
  • Valley Breeze
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  • 4/6/2017 4:22:00 AM
  • How to clamp down on cyanide fishing
  • While some surveys have been conducted, no one really knows how widespread the problem is." Rhyne, who's with Roger Williams University in Rhode Island, has been studying the global aquarium trade and says destructive fishing, including use of the cyanide
  • EurekAlert!
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  • 4/3/2017 11:13:00 AM
  • Freshwater Fishing Season Kicks Off On April 8
  • The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today it is stocking 80,000 trout into Rhode Island ponds and streams in preparation for the freshwater fishing season. Opening day of the season, scheduled for April 8, is celebrated
  • backwoodssportsman.blogspot.com
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  • 3/30/2017 1:21:00 PM
  • 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

Rhode Island Guides/Outfitters

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Rhode Island Fishing Clubs

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