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The Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), the nation’s landmark fisheries law, is now 40 years old. I attended a senate hearing last week in Washington, DC to review the MSA.   Members of the … more
Have you ever gone by that mysterious island north of the Newport-Pell Bridge, with strange buildings at the north end? On the chart is says Gould Island. What was it used for? It has quite a … more
“Wow! What’s that, Dad?” your son asks as you cruise down the bay. Heading up to the Port of Providence you see a huge tanker. Where is it coming from and what is it carrying? Oil tankers are … more
What a turn of events.  Last month we heard that Rhode Island recreational anglers over fished their target in 2015 and that there would be an overall 30% reduction in summer flounder quota … more
With all the great weather we have been having you may have taken your inflatable dinghy out for a few last runs on the bay, but, sadly, now you need to think about winterizing it and the outboard … more
Take some time to get familiar with the bay this winter and you will have stories to tell your friends and family as you take them boating next summer. Let’s look at some places you may cruise by … more
Dean Hoxsie has been hired as chief of law enforcement for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM). He currently serves as chief of the Narragansett Police Department. Chief … more
The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds and rivers across Rhode Island with some 1,400 brown and brook trout. Stocked waterways include: Meadowbrook Pond, Richmond; … more
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Management Board last week approved increases to the 2016 black sea bass commercial quota and … more
If you have a special someone on you holiday gift list that enjoys fishing, here are some gifts to consider. As a fisherman, I wouldn't mind receiving any of these items as a holiday gift. Chef's … more
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