Fly-tying Weekend Series Presented by Legends BNB Lodge

Legends BNB Lodge presents its first winter fly tying weekend series. All weekends include tying class (full day Saturday), Friday and Saturday night lodging, continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday and a family style dinner Saturday evening. Each instructor will highlight their go to flies taught in a step-by- step approach… Continue reading

Fishing Northeast’s 2019 Ice Gala Tournament

OK, here is the final update. As of 2pm I did not hear back from the town of Morris. I needed their approval to officially move the location to the Morris Beach, per CT DEEP. CT DEEP was fine with the move as long as Morris okayed it. So as… Continue reading

Latest Ice Conditions From The Fishing Northeast Region

Fishing Northeast strives to bring you the most up to date ice reports from New York, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. This report takes about two days to compile across a number of outlets and we try to bring them to you every week or two…. Continue reading

Researchers report seeing more sharks on the East Coast

Researchers report seeing more sharks on the East Coast BOSTON — It’s shark season on the East Coast. Shark sightings have prompted authorities to temporarily close popular beaches in New England, New York and elsewhere this month. And 13 people have been bitten by sharks in Florida this year. Earlier… Continue reading

Charlotte the shark running ‘the gauntlet’ off R.I. coast

Charlotte the shark running ‘the gauntlet’ off R.I. coast URI researchers who tagged the mako shark last year off the coast of Maryland are fearful that she’ll fall prey to fishing boats en route to Canadian waters. SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Swimming off the coast of Rhode Island this summer,… Continue reading

New program tackles local fishing litter

New program tackles local fishing litter NORTH SMITHFIELD – Fish responsibly. It’s a simple request from Bonnie Combs, marketing director for the Blackstone Heritage Corridor, who’s on a mission to stop fishing litter by providing people with easy access to recycling containers. From Providence up through Worcester, Mass., Combs is… Continue reading

Maine Fishermen Busted for Illegal Scallops

Maine Fishermen Busted for Illegal Scallops Maine captain offloading catch in Gloucester accused of hiding $6,000 of scallops in hold A Maine captain faces prosecution after an inspector, who was checking the boat as scallops were offloaded Thursday in Gloucester, reported finding additional shellfish, worth more than $6,000, hidden in the vessel’s… Continue reading

NOAA closing area southeast of Cape Cod to scallop fishing

NOAA closing area southeast of Cape Cod to scallop fishing NANTUCKET, Massachusetts (AP) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is closing one of the key fishing areas off of New England where fishermen seek scallops. The administration is closing the Nantucket Lightship North Scallop Access Area to scallop vessels… Continue reading