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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
The 2016 season kicked off with a very strong spring striped bass migration. Many said the striped bass in northern waters were larger and more plentiful than they have been for a few years. Manny Macedo of Lucky Bait & Tackle, more
We've looked at some of the Coast Guard stations in and around Narragansett Bay, but when did the Coast Guard come into being? In 1790, it was the Revenue Cutter Service and actually was our country's only armed service on the sea, since the navy wasn't more
The Rhode Fly Rodders, the oldest saltwater fly fishing club in America, donated $500 to Reel Recovery at its December meeting. Reel Recovery is a national organization that sponsors fly fishing retreats for men living with cancer. more
Pt. Judith Coast Guard Station has watched over boaters for many decades. Just in the past couple of months you may have read about their rescue of people from a sinking yacht that had collided with a fishing boat, and their swimming rescue of a more
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), which manages many of the saltwater species we fish in Rhode Island that travel the east coast, held an Atlantic menhaden public hearing Monday at the URI Bay Campus. The more
We have to keep our spirits up until we can get out boating again. I found several nautical books that will keep the spray in our faces. Written last year is Dark Waters, a thriller by JB Turner. Nautical crime novels add a bit of mystery on the dark more
OK I admit it. I thought Italians had the corner on the tradition of seven fishes on Christmas Eve. Not necessarily so. Czechoslovakians, Polish and Portuguese people have all celebrated Christmas Eve with fish. Erin Brigham, 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
You've been able to keep your boat away from rocks, you've been warned about special regulations, and you've navigated safely around the bay, all because of the aids to navigation. Who takes care of these important landmarks? On Rhode Island's east more
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