Rhode Island Fishing Reports

Freshwater & saltwater fishing reports. Want to know whats biting, what they are biting on and where they are biting? Check out the latest reports from other anglers, businesses and agencies from around Rhode Island.


  • Recent Rhode Island Fishing Reports

    • Northeast Ice Reports Week 3-2018/19 *PLEASE BE SURE TO READ OUR DISLAIMER BELOW THE REPORTS TABLE. **NOTE** Reports of trouble getting bait have been seen across much of the Northeast. Please call your bait shops in advance before making a specific trip. Until we see more safe ice and an increase of each state’s ice

    • Northeast Ice Reports Week 2-2018/19 *PLEASE BE SURE TO READ OUR DISLAIMER BELOW THE REPORTS TABLE. **NOTE** Reports of trouble getting bait have been seen across much of the Northeast. Please call your bait shops in advance before making a specific trip. Until we see more safe ice and an increase of each state’s ice

    • 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. Ice reports have been suspended

    • 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 commercial and recreational fishing regulation

    • 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, scup and striped bass fishing

    • This year, the minimum size for black sea bass in Rhode Island is 15 inches, last year it was 14. The first sub-period started June 24 and runs to Aug. 31 with a three fish/person/day limit. The second sub-period runs from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 with a seven fish/person/day limit. Anglers have been catching


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