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  • BRISTOL BITS: Fatherly fishing: Dad, son have successful trip to RI
  • Kevin Ward caught a 50 pound striper on Saturday while fishing with his dad, Adam. The two were off Point Judith in Rhode Island when the catch was made and it was the biggest of the season, according the ship’s captain. Actually, the Wards will likely ...
  • Bristol Press
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  • 6/19/2017 2:25:00 AM
  • It’s all in the family at John’s Fish Market
  • If you like to stick to New England favorites, there are two items you must order: the fish wrap stuffed with cabbage and a tangy housemade sauce ($8.50), and the linguica clam cakes, a Rhode Island classic ($1.50 each). A half-pound of the fresh tuna ($9
  • Martha's Vineyard Times
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  • 6/14/2017 2:09:00 PM
  • Fishing and Boating in Rhode Island
  • You can head to a freshwater RI fishing spot like Olney Pond at Lincoln Woods State Park or take the family on a boat ride to do some saltwater fishing. Whichever type of freshwater or saltwater adventure you choose, use these RI boating resources and ...
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Photos: Discovering the Bonefish Flats of Belize
  • I’ve spent hours stalking spooky trout on the Battenkill, and have chased blitzing bluefish off Rhode Island, but I knew this was going to be another ballgame altogether. As we flew on the single engine plane from Belize City to the Ambergris Caye the ...
  • orvis.com
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  • 6/9/2017 3:29:00 PM
  • Improved water quality means more shellfishing
  • PROVIDENCE—Narragansett Bay is getting healthier, the proof of which is no better shown than the recent announcement from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) that select waters are being opened to shellfishing after long ...
  • ricentral.com
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  • 6/2/2017 4:41:00 PM
  • 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 ..
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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
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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
  • 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 www.dem.ri.gov. 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.
  • azula.com
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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 ...
  • hackaday.com
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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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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
  • Fish ladder work eases trip for herring
  • The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Fish & Wildlife, which operates the Potter Hill fish ladder, contributed new timber baffles that will slow the water velocity in the fishway and allow fish to pass through it more easily
  • Westerly Sun
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  • 10/31/2016 6:14:12 AM
  • Kansas voters to decide hunting, fishing rights amendment
  • Vermont’s language dates to 1777; the guarantees in the other 18 states have passed since 1996. California and Rhode Island have language in their constitutions guaranteeing the right to fish, but not to hunt. Indiana voters also will decide Nov. 8 ...
  • Washington Times
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  • 10/15/2016 4:27:19 PM
  • Kansas voters to decide hunting, fishing rights amendment
  • Vermont's language dates to 1777; the guarantees in the other 18 states have passed since 1996. California and Rhode Island have language in their constitutions guaranteeing the right to fish, but not to hunt. Indiana voters also will decide Nov. 8 whether
  • Hastings Tribune
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  • 10/15/2016 11:12:21 AM
  • Camp Cronin Fishing Area vehicle access suspended
  • NARRAGANSETT - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently announced that vehicle access to the popular Camp Cronin Fishing Area will be restricted starting yesterday through March. The restriction comes as construction work ...
  • ricentral.com
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  • 10/14/2016 1:00:55 PM
  • Fishing Report: Pt. Judith's Brown honored at White House
  • And he finds time to lead and mentor the fishing community in Rhode Island and the nation on sustainable fishing. He serves as president of the Rhode Island Commercial Fishermen's Association which is comprised of 14 fishing industry associations.
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 10/13/2016 12:33:28 PM
  • Dick Alley’s fishing column
  • Saltwater fishing regulations made easy! Smart phones have GPS capabilities, allowing you (anglers) to know when they are in NY versus Connecticut or Rhode Island State Fishing Waters. Free download. REMINDER TO ANGLERS: TAUTOG (BLACKFISH) SEASON OPENED ..
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  • 10/11/2016 10:44:18 PM
  • Fishing Report: No drastic changes at fisheries meeting
  • The Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council met Monday at the URI Graduate School of Oceanography (Bay Campus) to review stock status on a number of species and make recommendations on commercial fishing regulations. Most of the items on the agenda had been
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 10/6/2016 2:33:19 AM
  • Chefs make oily fish approachable with toast and crackers
  • "Bluefish dip is a New England staple. Connie and Ted’s is a Rhode Island-style clam shack with West Coast flavor, therefore bluefish and/or mackerel dip is perfectly appropriate for our menu.”
  • Nation's Restaurant News
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  • 10/5/2016 7:16:40 PM
  • No distress call made from sinking fishing boat
  • The mother and son had left for their fishing trip from Point Judith, Rhode Island. "We are Nathan Carman's attorneys and we are trying to reach him and we plan on having someone in Boston when the boat docks", Carman's lawyer's statement reads.
  • The Connection
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  • 10/5/2016 2:13:02 AM
  • Rhode Island Kayak Fishing Report
  • PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across Rhode Island with some 6,000 trout in advance of Columbus Day weekend – a popular time for recreational fishing. Because of the extreme drought ...
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  • 9/30/2016 11:54:36 PM
  • COASTAL OUTDOORS: All types of fish, big and small, being caught on coast
  • There also was a report of hefty striper and black sea bass action off the Rhode Island coast. We start first with the New England striper action. Myles Swanson, who occasionally gives us a report of fishing the Tybee Island area waters or fishing under ..
  • SavannahNow
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  • 9/28/2016 5:48:55 AM
  • Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife Outdoor Education
  • The Division of Fish & Wildlife is planning a major renovation to the Great Swamp Shooting Range. This project is scheduled to begin sometime after October 1, 2016 and will include the addition of a 100 yard range, relocation of the 50 yard range ...
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  • 9/27/2016 11:58:10 PM
  • The Latest: No distress call made from sinking fishing boat
  • The mother and son disappeared Sept. 18 after leaving a Rhode Island marina to go on a fishing trip. 12:15 p.m. U.S. Coast Guard officials say they have no plans to reopen the search for a Connecticut boater who's been missing for more than a week.
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 9/26/2016 2:26:41 PM
  • The Latest: No Distress Call Made From Sinking Fishing Boat
  • The mother and son disappeared Sept. 18 after leaving a Rhode Island marina to go on a fishing trip. 12:15 p.m. U.S. Coast Guard officials say they have no plans to reopen the search for a Connecticut boater who's been missing for more than a week.
  • New York Times
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  • 9/26/2016 1:15:06 PM
  • The Latest: No distress call made from sinking fishing boat
  • The mother and son disappeared Sept. 18 after leaving a Rhode Island marina to go on a fishing trip. 12:15 p.m. U.S. Coast Guard officials say they have no plans to reopen the search for a Connecticut boater who's been missing for more than a week.
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer
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  • 9/26/2016 11:49:12 AM
  • Black Sea Bass Study for Southern New England
  • Really could begin to fill some of this economic void caused by the downturns in things like ground fish and southern New England lobsters. " The project will enlist Rhode Island fishermen to collect data on black sea bass.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/26/2016 5:29:49 AM
  • Warmer waters might prevent baby lobsters from surviving
  • “There has been a near total collapse in Rhode Island, the southern end of the fishery, and we know our waters are getting warmer,” Waller said. “We are hoping this research can be a jumping off point for more research into how lobsters might do over ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 9/25/2016 5:48:18 PM
  • New England Black Sea Bass Study
  • The project will enlist Rhode Island fishermen to collect data on black sea bass. "So we'll have eight fishing vessels of a variety of gear types to collect biological data from their catch, as well as bycatch, of black sea bass so that we can begin to ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/23/2016 5:33:22 AM
  • Are killer robots the only solution to the lion fish plague?
  • Since arriving in US waters in the 1980s, these fearsome creatures have left a trail of destruction along the Atlantic Coast, from Rhode Island to Venezuela. Lionfish can reduce a flourishing coral reef to barren wasteland in a matter of weeks. Native fish
  • WWSB MySuncoast
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  • 9/22/2016 11:25:19 AM
  • Obama to gobble up 5000 Square miles of ocean, bans commercial fishing
  • The White House said the designation will lead to a ban on commercial fishing — an industry that made New England famous… The latest will claim land from Utah the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined. Over Two million acres. August 22 ...
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  • 9/16/2016 5:55:59 AM
  • Fishing Report: New policies set for public input on fisheries
  • The Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council, which makes commercial and recreational fishing regulation recommendations, met Tuesday night to review and approve a new policy and procedures document for the Council. It formalized new Department of ...
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 9/15/2016 4:05:38 PM
  • Fishing Report: New policies set of public input on fisheries
  • The Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council, which makes commercial and recreational fishing regulation recommendations, met Tuesday night to review and approve a new policy and procedures document for the Council. It formalized new Department of ...
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 9/15/2016 4:05:38 PM
  • Trap Fishing: No Bait, Little Bycatch and No Environmental Damage
  • But the fishing method also is really uncommon. As far as the fishermen in Little Compton know, trap fishing is unique to the Rhode Island coastline. The Maria Mendosa tows four aluminum work boats. When they arrive, the boats surround the trap ...
  • Cape and Islands NPR
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  • 9/8/2016 7:52:51 AM
  • Rhode Island School of Fly Fishing
  • A brief but very well written article on fishing the northeast "worm hatch" in the 2016 spring edition of Angler's Journal, written by Capt. John Jinishian. Thanks for the mention John. There’s nothing quite like fishing for striped bass as they dine on ..
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  • 9/7/2016 11:53:15 PM
  • We’re Still Figuring out How This Fish Even Took the Bait
  • Reddit user Hellion102792 was fishing the John L. Curran Upper Reservoir in Cranston, Rhode Island when he hooked into something unusual. Using a slow retrieve on a baby torpedo, he had a small bass hit his lure with some intensity. It wasn’t until he ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 9/1/2016 9:58:40 PM
  • Jack Crevalle Found off Rhode Island
  • When a tropical fish called a crevalle jack turned up this summer in the Narragansett Bay trawl survey, which the University of Rhode Island conducts weekly, it was the first time the species was detected in the more than 50 years that the survey has taken
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/25/2016 6:36:24 AM
  • Rhode Island Coastal, Rhode Island Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
  • Fishing conditions: Fishing report 2016 August 22,2016 . Fishing along Rhode Island coastline has improved this week. Reports of Atlantic Bonito. Good reports from Point Judith and Newport of Bonito chasing small bait.. Fly fisherman and light tackle ...
  • orvis.com
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  • 8/21/2016 11:59:06 PM
  • New discovery about sensory system of deep-sea fish
  • Yet a University of Rhode Island graduate student working with Professor Jacqueline Webb has made great strides in learning about the sensory system of a prominent order of deep-sea fishes called dragonfishes, a wide-ranging group of fishes with needle ...
  • Science Daily
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  • 8/20/2016 2:46:06 AM
  • Reader Report – Early August Fishing Inshore and Off
  • QUICKLY, GET THE GAFF!” And we gaffed “Flukezilla.” It was easily the biggest fluke either of us had ever seen in 15 years of fishing Rhode Island waters. We took some pictures and will forever cherish the memories of these father and son trips ...
  • onthewater.com
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  • 8/18/2016 9:32:20 PM
  • More Tropical Fish Arriving in Narragansett Bay Earlier
  • When a tropical fish called a crevalle jack turned up this summer in the Narragansett Bay trawl survey, which the University of Rhode Island conducts weekly, it was the first time the species was detected in the more than 50 years that the survey has taken
  • ECO RI
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  • 8/18/2016 10:55:14 AM
  • Fishing Report: Tournament ending soon
  • Visit www.pbrfishing.com for details. Free fly-tying workshops The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is hosting a series of free fly-tying workshops for novice and experienced fly-tiers this month. Instruction on both freshwater and ...
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 8/11/2016 5:30:05 PM
  • Journeys with Jim: Fishing trip produced plenty of catches
  • My good friend Dave Boudreau and I made our annual fishing journey to Rhode Island a few weeks ago. We spent three full days on the water, fishing for “fluke” and sea bass. The fishing was probably the best that we’ve seen in the last couple of years ...
  • centralctcommunications.com
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  • 8/10/2016 7:37:08 AM
  • Block Island Rhode Island US GPS Fishing Spots (3800+)
  • Download over 3800 fishing spots in Block Island, Rhode Island, US. Tired of fishing the same spots? We have the best fishing spots for Block Island. Our files contain artificial and natural reefs, buoys, ledges, rocks, shipwrecks, and many other types of
  • fishingstatus.com
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  • 8/10/2016 4:31:01 AM
  • Fishing Report: Bluefin tuna running hard
  • The big prize that most seek is the tuna. Last week bluefin tuna fishing exploded off Rhode Island shores. The bluefin were not 100 miles out at the canyons, nor were they off Cape Cod but about 50 to 60 miles offshore at a place called the Dump.
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 8/4/2016 5:52:42 PM
  • Charter Fishing Association says “Thanks for serving”
  • Last Tuesday, 12 charter fishing vessels from the Rhode Island Party & Charter Boat Association took veterans fishing aboard their vessels out of the Port of Galilee. It was the third year in a row that veterans, many of them with disabilities, family ...
  • Cranston Online
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  • 8/4/2016 5:31:14 PM
  • Input needed: interpretive signage project for fishing port of Galilee
  • Seeking public input! The fishing community of the port of Galilee has recently obtained funding through the Rhode Island Foundation's Centennial Community Grants to create a series of seven interpretive signs around the port. The purpose of these signs is
  • Patch
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  • 7/30/2016 2:20:54 AM
  • Video: Bermuda Fish Chowder On Rhode Show
  • The island’s distinctive Bermuda Fish Chowder was recently featured on cooking programme ‘Rhode Show Kitchen,’ with Chef Michael “Sully” Sullivan of Gulf Stream Bar and Grille in Rhode Island preparing the dish. Calling the chowder “the ...
  • Bernews
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  • 7/25/2016 10:26:26 AM
  • URI shark researcher concerned with spike in mako fishing
  • KINGSTON – As previously reported in these pages, shark fishing tournaments throughout Rhode Island and all of New England are in their peak season right now – and that has Bradley Wetherbee, a URI shark researcher, concerned. Wetherbee is involved ...
  • ricentral.com
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  • 7/22/2016 9:07:05 PM
  • Stoughton Street special: Hair braids, with a side of fish?
  • Officials said a routine state health inspection in a Rhode Island market turned up a few food labels identifying 144B Stoughton St. as the point of origin for pieces of smoked fish. Inspectors contacted the FDA, which contacted Massachusetts, which looped
  • Dorchester Reporter
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  • 7/21/2016 11:06:58 AM
  • Free parking, fishing at state beaches Sunday
  • As part of her executive order, there will be free parking July 24 at Rhode Island’s seven beaches, and fishermen will be able to trawl for stripers and scup without a license. Also, state buses will waive the round-trip to South County beaches on Route 66
  • The Jamestown Press
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  • 7/21/2016 4:18:57 AM
  • Fishing Report: 343-pound thresher shark places 1st
  • Proceeds from the tournament go the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association and the Recreational Fishing Alliance. Boat Show announces partners Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show set for Sept.
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 7/14/2016 1:02:39 PM
  • MA Fishermen Arrested for Illegal Striped Bass Fishing in RI Waters
  • He will be arraigned on July 22 in Sixth Division District Court. "The striped bass fishery is an important one in Rhode Island. And preserving it and all our marine resources are responsibilities we take very seriously," said DEM Director Janet Coit.
  • Patch
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  • 7/9/2016 3:14:26 AM
  • Fishing For A Cause Tournament nets $200,000 for The Schwartz Center
  • Pilot fishing camp a success The pilot youth fishing camp, sponsored by the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA), ended on a high note last week as children received certificates of completion for the three-day fishing camp held at Rocky ...
  • Cranston Online
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  • 7/7/2016 9:10:33 PM
  • Fishing Report: Now's the time to try fluke fishing
  • Pilot fishing camp a success The pilot youth fishing camp, sponsored by the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association, ended on a high note last week as children received certificates of completion for the three-day fishing camp held at Rocky Point Park.
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 7/7/2016 1:10:57 PM
  • Fishing Report: Anglers raise $200K for Meeting Street's Dartmouth campus
  • Black sea bass season open This year, the minimum size for black sea bass in Rhode Island is 15 inches, last year it was 14. The first sub period stared June 24 and runs to Aug. 31 with a three fish/person/day limit. The second sub-period runs from Sept.
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 6/30/2016 10:34:37 AM
  • Summer camp at Rocky Point Park hooks kids on fishing
  • About 50 children ages 7 to 14 had gathered under a white tent for a fishing camp organized by the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association. The three-day camp, a partnership among the city, the Department of Environmental Management and the association
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 6/28/2016 6:22:16 PM
  • Fishing boat, yacht collide off Rhode Island
  • NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 100-foot fishing excursion boat and a 70-foot yacht collided on Block Island Sound off Rhode Island. A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman tells The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/28ZCRH0 ) that ...
  • madison-press.com
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  • 6/28/2016 10:58:27 AM
  • Fishing boat, yacht collide off Rhode Island
  • NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 100-foot fishing excursion boat and a 70-foot yacht collided on Block Island Sound off Rhode Island. A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman tells The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/28ZCRH0 ...
  • Arizona Daily Sun
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  • 6/28/2016 10:44:08 AM
  • Fishing boat, yacht collide off Rhode Island
  • NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 100-foot fishing excursion boat and a 70-foot yacht collided on Block Island Sound off Rhode Island. A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman tells The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/28ZCRH0 ...
  • Columbus Telegram
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  • 6/28/2016 10:44:08 AM
  • Fishing boat, yacht collide off Rhode Island
  • NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 100-foot fishing excursion boat and a 70-foot yacht collided on Block Island Sound off Rhode Island. A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman tells The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/28ZCRH0 ...
  • Decatur Daily
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  • 6/28/2016 10:29:49 AM
  • Fishing boat, yacht collide off Rhode Island
  • NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — Authorities are investigating after a 100-foot fishing excursion boat and a 70-foot yacht collided on Block Island Sound off Rhode Island. A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman tells The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/28ZCRH0 ) that both ...
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • 6/28/2016 10:22:40 AM
  • Fishing boat, yacht collide off Rhode Island
  • NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 100-foot fishing excursion boat and a 70-foot yacht collided on Block Island Sound off Rhode Island. A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman tells The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/28ZCRH0 ) that ...
  • Yahoo News
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  • 6/28/2016 10:08:21 AM
  • Fishing Boat, Yacht Collide Off Rhode Island
  • NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — Authorities are investigating after a 100-foot fishing excursion boat and a 70-foot yacht collided on Block Island Sound off Rhode Island. A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman tells The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/28ZCRH0) that both ...
  • New York Times
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  • 6/28/2016 6:04:58 AM
  • Fishing Boat, Yacht Collide off Rhode Island
  • Authorities are investigating after a 100-foot fishing excursion boat and a 70-foot yacht collided on Block Island Sound off Rhode Island. A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman tells The Providence Journal ( http://bit.ly/28ZCRH0) that both boats were damaged above
  • ABC News
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  • 6/28/2016 6:04:58 AM

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