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By CAPT. DAVE MONTI “That’s a good fish!” “I got a black sea bass… I am so proud of myself.” “Fish on!” Those are some of the comments I … more
Climate change impacts on East Coast fisheries are hard to figure. What will happen as temperatures rise, with ocean acidification, sea level rise, habitat degradation and the other climate factors … more
New research finds climate change is having an impact on how large whale species, including the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, use habitats in the warming Gulf of Maine, showing … more
Climate impacts on fishing are a challenge. Habitat is degrading as sea levels rise and warm water species are moving up the coast. Anglers have adapted their fishing to what is in the water to … more
We have an influx of Atlantic menhaden (pogies) in Narragansett and Mt. Hope Bays this week. With all this bait and the perfect water temperature (just over 60 degrees), now is the time to try to … more
Striped bass are in big trouble. They are overfished, means that the number of spawning stripers in the population are below established goals. And, overfishing is occurring, which means that anglers … more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI Ever wonder how many striped bass you caught last June, or when the summer flounder (fluke) bite kicked in for you the past few years. Or better still, what the weather, … more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI Recreational measures for cod and haddock will remain unchanged for the start of the 2022 fishing year. The New England Fishery Management Council has recommended changes to … more
As the ocean warms, some fish species adapt by moving into cooler and deeper water so they remain in their preferred water temperatures. Those marine species that cannot move either adapt or … more
“The bait profiles we are seeing around Block Island are different, they are perhaps being impacted by warming water.  For example we have an abundance of mackerel in and around the harbor … more
The Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold their annual youth fishing camp June 28-30, 2022. Funding for the … more
Opening Day of the freshwater fishing season in Rhode Island was Saturday, April 9. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) stocked 100 waterways many with brook, brown, tiger … more
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