Fishing and outdoors
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The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Miami, Florida has been tagging fish for years with the help of fishermen and scientists throughout the world. A 9-pound bluefin tuna caught, tagged more
I attended a celebration in Washington, D.C. last week on the 40th anniversary of the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), the fishing law of this nation. The celebration was organized by six conservation … more
The Newport International Boat Show, held this weekend, was a great success. I attended Sunday under threatening skies and the in-the-water show docks were crowded with attendees. More than 600 exhibitors were at the show with an assortment of boats and more
The Department of Environmental Management’s (DEM) is ready for Opening Day this Saturday, April 9. DEM has stocked over a hundred local ponds, lakes and waterways with 80,000 trout. Bait and … 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
Whether you feed the ducks or hunt them, waterfowl are an integral part of Narragansett Bay. A recent survey showed many thousands of ducks, swans, geese and other waterfowl on our waters, and many more Canada geese on land. Years back the geese more
The Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) is holding a pilot fishing camp at Rocky Point Park, Warwick, Tuesday, June 28 to Thursday, June 30 for children 7 to 14 years old. Steve Medeiros, RISAA president said, We are very excited about" more
You've been waxing, painting, polishing, cleaning and getting ready for those idyllic days of summer. With every brush stroke you hear a can open and the burgers sizzle on the grill. The boat is really looking great, but what about the most important more
How about a destination not too far, with calm seas, lovely scenery and a little history? Why not try the Kickemuit River? This is one of four rivers that flow into Mount Hope Bay. First, head into the East Passage. Go up around the north end of Prudence more
Now there is another way to swim the Bay in this 40th anniversary year of the Save The Bay Swim. The iconic open-water swim from Newport to Jamestown will take place on Saturday, August 13, giving more than 500 swimmers and kayakers a chance to draw more
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