Fishing and outdoors
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You’ve had a boat for a few years now, had a safe boating course, taken trips over to Potters Cove and Newport, but now you are ready for adventure. Block Island beckons you. About a 10-mile … more
You know the old saying – “What does a smart boater make for dinner? Reservations.”  Cruising on the bay is great, and for many the perfect ending to a wonderful day is pulling up to a dock … more
The Newport International Boat Show announced an expanded education series hosting on-water courses, seminars and demonstrations giving show attendees plenty of programs to participate in and … more
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
We’ve all heard of the Exxon Valdez oil spill that spoiled a pristine bay in Alaska, but oil can cause local problems in Narragansett Bay as well, and it doesn’t have to be from a tanker like the … more
This week, I was reminded of the outstanding Atlantic menhaden management program we have in Narragansett Bay. Monday night, George Purmont, a spotter pilot commissioned by the Marine Fisheries … more
If you are on your way to Block Island or heading Mystic way, after a long cruise down the bay, you might want to stop off in Point Judith for the night. Coming south from Narragansett Bay, stay … more
Striped bass are here in our bays, coves and along the coastal shore. There are great reports of large keeper fish being caught. On Sunday, May 29, the commercial striped bass season opened, so catching those prized larger fish has become more more
You drop anchor in Potter Cove in Prudence Island, swim, have a nice supper and then turn in early. You and your family have plans to meet friends ashore for a Sunday BBQ the next day. No problem. … more
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