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As fishermen, we need to advocate and stand up for the fish. Because if we do not, no one else will and there will be no fish in the sea to catch for commercial or recreational fishers. Last week, the Recreational Fishing Alliance more
Cold nights remind us that fall is here even though many days are still sunny and warm. With the change of season, there are additional safe boating precautions, especially for small boats. With the spectacular foliage, fall is a beautiful time for more
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) 75th Annual Meeting wrapped up last week and meeting summaries are available on their website at www.asmfc.org. The ASMFC regulates migratory species on the east coast, many more
I first met Dr. Jon Hare four years ago when his wife booked a fishing charter for him and his son John on my boat. We went summer flounder (fluke) fishing. At the time, I was one of eight captains participating in the Rhode Island Fish for the Future more
Cold nights remind us that fall is here even though many days are still sunny and warm. With the change of season, there are additional safe boating precautions, especially for small boats. With the spectacular foliage, fall is a beautiful time for more
Last week the Center for Coastal Conservation, along with its 10 recreational fishing and boating industry partners, released A Vision for Marine Fisheries Management in the 21st Century: Priorities for a New Administration. The Vision highlights top more
Personal Watercraft (PWC) have been around since the late 1960's. They used to be a novelty but now more and more people have discovered the fun and versatility of these zippy crafts. Even teenagers who may be bored to go on an afternoon cruise and more
It's fall and the tautog fishing is strong. Mike Wade of Watch Hill Outfitters, Westerly, said, Tautog fishing in southern shore near Westerly has been outstanding with most anglers catching keepers. Green crabs are the bait of choice as Asian crabs are" more
Have you ever gone fishing or for a sightseeing tour on a charter boat or maybe for a half-day lighthouse cruise? Before paying the captain and loading your kids aboard, consider how you know it is safe. The captain is smiling and helping you aboard, but more
An unexpected problem can occur anytime and you need to be prepared. How do you tell people you need help? On State or Federally controlled waters, unless you have a canoe, kayak, etc., you are required to carry three night visual distress signals (VDS). more
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