East Providence’s Barao appointed to Marine Fisheries Council

Travis E. Barao of East Providence has been appointed to the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council. He is one of three recreational representatives on the council and replaces Richard Hittinger, who reached his two-term limit. Three commercial fishing representatives and two scientists also serve on the council. The RIMFC makes… Continue reading

Now’s the time to try fluke fishing

Summer flounder (fluke) fishing has been pretty good this year. “Fluke fishing along the southern coastal shore has been outstanding so far this season,” said Mike Wade of Watch Hill Outfitters in Westerly. Capt. Rick Bellavance, president of the RI Party & Charter Boat Association said, “Fluke, black sea bass,… Continue reading