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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

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Rhode Island?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


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.

  • 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
  • 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

Rhode Island Guides/Outfitters

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Rhode Island Fishing Clubs

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