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The New England Saltwater Fishing Show was a big success this weekend. Steve Medeiros, president of the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (www.risaa.org), said, We had a line of 600 people waiting to get in Friday that" more
Middle school sports in Warwick are only a month old and they're already receiving rave reviews. The Winman and Warwick Vets fall teams have been in action for a few weeks now, and things are being learned as the new process progresses, but the feedback more
Boaters tend to have a camaraderie and watch out for each other, but your responsibility as a boater goes beyond your immediate anchorage. The Coast Guard watches out for everyone's safety, but they can't be everywhere. You are part of Homeland Security, more
An unexpected problem can occur anytime and you need to be prepared. How do you tell people you need help? On State or Federally controlled waters, unless you have a canoe, kayak, etc., you are required to carry three night visual distress signals (VDS). more
Fluke regulations floundering. Summer flounder (fluke) regulations are still up in the air as a declining spawning stock biomass and a challenge to the Magnuson's Stevens Act and NOAA's authority to manage them is underway. If you more
This past week or so we've groaned over the weather reports, shoveled, scraped windshields and stocked up on bread and milk. I'm told, in Rhode Island, the third emergency necessity is potato chips. How many days until spring? Too many. This is the time more
On your travels around the bay it is likely you have passed the familiar orange-striped Coast Guard boats. Hopefully you haven't needed their services. They smile and wave, but who are they? Castle Hill Coast Guard Station is ready to serve and protect more
We all hope we never need a rescue, but if we are in trouble we hope help will arrive right away. The new Rescue 21 is helping achieve a faster response. Starting in the 70's, we relied on the National Distress and Response System (NDRS) and, in spite of more
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across Rhode Island with 6,000 trout in advance of Columbus Day weekend. Because of the extreme drought conditions present in many of the state's fresh waters, the number of more
Two meetings last week gave fishermen an idea of what some of the saltwater fishing regulations may be for 2017. First, a Department of Environmental Management (DEM) public workshop was held last Tuesday night at the Coastal more
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