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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.

  • 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
  • Veinis Fish, 90, Wisconsin Dells
  • On March 22, 1954, she was united in marriage to Eugene Henry Fish Sr. in Newport, Rhode Island. He preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1979. Veinis was most recently employed at Ho-Chunk Casino in Environmental Services. In her spare time she enjoyed doing
  • WisNews
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  • 1/4/2018 10:59:00 PM
  • Rhode Island: Ice isn’t safe at state parks for fishing or skating
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Despite bitter temperatures, the ponds at Rhode Island state parks are not considered safe for ice fishing, skating or other winter activities. The state Department of Environmental Management says there’s “no safe ice” in ...
  • 7NEWS
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  • 12/29/2017 8:58:00 PM
  • Montauk Fishermen Seek Answers on Proposed Wind Farm
  • East Hampton Star: An effort by Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island company that plans to construct the South Fork Wind Farm approximately 30 miles east of Montauk [NY}, to alleviate the concerns of skeptical fishermen over disruption or destruction of their
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 12/19/2017 7:42:00 AM
  • Feds look to cut fishing quota for butterfish by 40 percent
  • PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — The federal government is recommending reducing the commercial fishing quota for butterfish by more than 40 percent in the coming year. Butterfish are small fish that are used for food and bait. They're caught along the ...
  • WCSH6
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  • 12/14/2017 2:55:00 PM
  • The Fishing Report: Yolo Bypass ideal for outdoor sports types
  • Catfish are good sweet meat to eat. Way back when we were kids in Rhode Island, Mom bought catfish for 68 cents a pound because it was the least expensive fish in the market. Berryessa 2017 In Review … The highlight for me was the note that early morning .
  • Napa Valley Register
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  • 12/8/2017 3:55:00 AM
  • Thankful for the Fish
  • We are blessed in New England to have such great access to fish and fishing. And, here in Rhode Island, we have some of the best fishing in the northeast. Our striped bass, tautog and summer flounder fisheries are all superb and arguably the best in the ..
  • Cranston Online
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  • 11/26/2017 5:51:00 AM
  • The Fishing Line Nov. 22
  • A quick review shows a fish originally being tagged and released by Ed Kenny of Rhode Island on July 27, 2004. It measured 31 inches in length. Fast forward to this past October when a striper was caught by Captain Ron Onorato, who is a society member and
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 11/22/2017 9:50:00 PM
  • Gov't trains 100 observers to check and record illegal fishing activities
  • The University of Cape Coast (UCC) and the University of Rhode Island, in collaboration with Feed the Future’s Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP), the USAID and the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, organised the conference ..
  • Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
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  • 9/28/2017 5:57:00 AM
  • Strict Measures soon to curb illegal fishing
  • The University of Cape Coast (UCC) and the University of Rhode Island, in collaboration with Feed the Future’s Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP), the USAID and the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, organised the conference ..
  • Ghana News Agency
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  • 9/28/2017 12:19:00 AM
  • The Scientific Legacy of a City Poisoned by Mercury
  • “I have been here four days, and I am starting to yearn for the fish in Minamata.” She is speaking to a room of researchers in Providence, Rhode Island, gathered for the 13th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant. Organized by a ...
  • The Atlantic
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  • 9/27/2017 6:27:00 PM

Rhode Island Guides/Outfitters

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Rhode Island Fishing Clubs

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