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As you start to catch larger fish, the issue of how to land them successfully becomes more important. So here are some tips on how to land fish if you gaff, net or swing them into the boat. Gaffing large fish (you aim to keep) I spoke with Capt. Rick more
Boating is ever increasing in popularity in our beautiful bay, with over 12 million people visiting each year, but this causes more and more close encounters. How do we keep these from becoming collisions? What are the rules that keep us safe in these more
If you are interested in fly fishing and want to learn how to tie your own flys or improve you skills in this area, The United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island may be the club for you. Meetings are more … more
When we think of boating safety we think of wearing a life preserver, knowing the aids to navigation, and keeping a lookout, but your family could also be at risk from the food you have aboard. I looked at some ratings for coolers. Consumer Reports gave more
Great boat, plenty of good food for lunch, family aboard. You’re underway for a distant anchorage when there is a strange noise. The captain goes on the bow to investigate and a wave causes the … more
Summer flounder (fluke) fishing has been pretty good this year. Mike Wade of Watch Hill Outfitters, Westerly said, “Fluke fishing along the southern coastal shore has been outstanding so far this … more
The 6th annual Fishing For A Cause Tournament, fundraiser and dinner raised $200,000 to benefit children and families of The Schwartz Center. The annual event featured more than 100 anglers and over … more
Time and tide wait for no man. True, but what does tide have to do with boating in Narragansett Bay? It certainly affects your height above the bottom. There are areas you can safely pass over at … more
Hopefully you’ll never need this information, but how foolish not to be prepared. Your quick action can keep an incident from turning into a crisis. The sun is hot and you have been fishing for … more
This year, the minimum size for black sea bass in Rhode Island is 15 inches, last year it was 14 inches. The first sub period started Friday, June 24, and runs to August 31 with a three … more
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