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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.

  • 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
  • Offshore wind energy creates new homes for fish
  • Anecdotally, fisherman are already finding this to be true at America’s first offshore wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island. “People who are fisherman totally understand it’s an artificial reef,” said Captain Hank Hewitt, a local Rhode Island ...
  • REVE
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  • 9/26/2017 10:59:00 PM
  • Feds shuts squid fishery for year to avoid overfishing
  • The shortfin squid fishery is located mostly off of Rhode Island. The squids are used to make calamari. U.S. fishermen brought more than 5 million pounds of them to shore in 2015. NOAA says 95 percent of the quota for the squid has been caught, and it is .
  • The Columbian
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  • 9/18/2017 1:02:00 PM
  • Feds shut squid fishery to avoid overfishing
  • The shortfin squid fishery is located mostly off of Rhode Island. The squids are used to make calamari. U.S. fishermen brought more than 5 million pounds of them to shore in 2015. When 95 percent of the quota for the squid has been caught, it is standard .
  • Times News
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  • 9/13/2017 3:22:00 PM
  • Feds shutting down squid fishery for year to avoid over fishing
  • The short fin squid fishery is located mostly off of Rhode Island. The squids are used to make calamari. U.S. fishermen brought more than 5 million pounds of them to shore in 2015. NOAA says 95 percent of the quota for the squid has been caught ...
  • WPRI
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  • 9/12/2017 6:20:00 PM
  • September: a perfect month for fishing
  • Todd Corayer is a lifelong fisherman who lives not far from Rhode Island’s Saugatucket River with his wife, who supports his fishing mainly to get him out of the house and a young son who consistently shoots straighter than him.
  • ricentral.com
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  • 9/8/2017 4:34:00 PM
  • Commercial Fishing Apprenticeship Created in Rhode Island
  • In July, something unique happened for 12 people in Rhode Island: they took part in a commercial fishing apprenticeship. The 20-day program was organized by the University of Rhode Island’s Department of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science and the ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 8/28/2017 1:56:00 PM
  • Fate of marine monument likely headed to court
  • The fishing groups suing to try to overturn the creation of the Atlantic monument include the Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association, Atlantic Offshore Lobstermen’s Association, Long Island Commercial Fishing Association, Rhode Island Fishermen’s ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 8/27/2017 11:20:00 PM
  • Zinke: US marine monuments will remain, but fishing rights may be restored
  • Fishing groups, including the Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association, the Atlantic Offshore Lobstermen’s Association, the Long Island Commercials Fishing Association, the Rhode Island Fishermen’s Alliance, and the Garden State Seafood Association ...
  • seafoodsource.com
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  • 8/25/2017 2:31:00 PM
  • The Latest: REI pledges to oppose US monument changes
  • Rhode Island Fishermen’s Alliance president Richard Fuka says he hopes U.S. demand for locally harvested seafood convinced U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to recommend reopening the area to fishing. Fishing groups said they were encouraged by Zinke ...
  • Washington Post
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  • 8/24/2017 9:41:00 PM
  • The Latest: New England groups want fishing rights back
  • Rhode Island Fishermen's Alliance president Richard Fuka says he hopes U.S. demand for locally harvested seafood convinced U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to recommend reopening the area to fishing. Fishing groups said they were encouraged by Zinke ...
  • Huron Daily Tribune
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  • 8/24/2017 9:39:00 PM
  • Quota reached on bluefin tuna, trophy fishing closed
  • They have been doing it for years. Alex and his family are fishing legends in Rhode Island. Two years ago they took first place in the Bluefin Blowout Tournament. But what was unusual this year, they caught a fish using robotic bait called Zombait.
  • Johnston Sun Rise
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  • 8/17/2017 5:56:00 PM
  • Early Education Expert Sarah Wennogle on Fly Fishing
  • The event, held this July 16, 2017, was a collaborative project by the Wood River Fly Fishing Association, United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island, Trout Unlimited Chapters and the Rhode Island's Environmental Management’s Aquatic Resource Education program.
  • News Wire
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  • 8/16/2017 9:57:00 AM
  • Bad News For Mako Sharks
  • A new study using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University's Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues shows that the fishing mortality rate of the shortfin mako in the western ...
  • fishtrack.com
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  • 8/15/2017 1:59:00 PM
  • Study Indicates High Fishing Mortality for Shortfin Mako
  • More bad news for sharks. A new study using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University's Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues shows that the fishing mortality rate of the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/14/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Vermont man whose kin died mysteriously unhurt in crash
  • The larger truck had substantial damage. There were no injuries. Last year, Carman's boat sank during a fishing trip near Rhode Island with his mother. She was never found and is presumed dead. The insurance company is refusing to pay the claim for the boa
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 8/10/2017 9:06:00 PM
  • Ocean’s Fastest Shark Being Threatened By Overfishing
  • More bad news for sharks. A new study using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues shows that the fishing mortality rate of the ...
  • Eurasia Review
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  • 8/8/2017 6:03:00 PM

Rhode Island Guides/Outfitters

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Rhode Island Fishing Clubs

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