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It's time for the recreational fishing community to speak up and be counted in the planning of offshore wind farms. Throughout February public hearings on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on the more
The final agenda and meeting materials for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) 2021 Winter Meeting Webinar (Feb. 1-4, 2021) are now available at http://www.asmfc.org/home/2021-winter-meeting-webinar; click on the relevant more
The weather has been pretty good for fishing this week. AJ Coots of Red Top Sporting Goods, Buzzards Bay said, "e;Saltwater fishing has slowed down quite a bit. Some anglers are targeting maceral and hold over school striped bass (on the Cape Cod Canal) more
Hats off to United States Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee, and Ed Case (D-Honolulu), subcommittee member. Last week the Congressmen introduced a discussion draft of a bill to reauthorizes more
A recent survey showed that 53 percent of anglers exaggerate the size of their catch when they are telling friends and family. The survey of 500 anglers was done by the Tackle Village, an advice and product review website. The survey found that almost 30 more
There is still time to register for the free Orsted Fishinar Series on pelagic fish being held Wednesday, December 9, 7 p.m. via Zoom. Learn to target tuna, mahi, sharks and other pelagic fish in the near offshore with Capt. John McMurray, One More Cast more
Orsted, owner of the Block Island Wind Farm and five other wind farms off the east coast, held its first free Fishinar Series on ground fishing for summer flounder, cod, tautog and black sea bass in the near offshore. Ninety-one anglers participated in more
Tautog are slow growers, they can live 35-40 years. Dr. David Taylor, professor of marine biology at Roger Williams University, said, "e;A 19-inch tautog may very well be 9-10 years old. Also, for any fish population, there's a benefit to releasing big more
Orsted, owner of the Block Island Wind Farm and five other wind farms off the east coast, is sponsoring a free Fishinar Series. The aim of the Orsted Fishinar Series is to encourage angler input into offshore wind farm plans while relating strategies and more
Last week Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse introduced Senate Bill S. 4804, the Rhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act. The bill would amend the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), the fishing law of this nation, to add Rhode Island to the list of seven more
I fished briefly at the Block Island Wind Farm Friday as a recreational angler. And the good news is that it is still yielding fish into the fall season. We fished there with a video crew that interviewed me for a special report they are doing on more
Tautog (or black fish) fishing has been great. Anglers in Narragansett and Mt. Hope Bays are hooking up, the bite along the southern coastal shore has been good and those fishing off Newport are finding tautog along with some large sea bass in the low more
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