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By CAPT. DAVE MONTI Hats off to the he Biden-Harris Administration for developing such a comprehensive plan, the America the Beautiful initiative, to conserve and restore land and waters across the … more
About a month ago anglers expressed concern for the status of three spices (black sea bass, summer flounder and tautog) managed by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and/or the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. 2022 fishing regulation more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI In Rhode Island and waters south of Cape Cod, cod is king in January. The cod bite off Rhode Island has been good this season with fish at Cox Ledge and even closer in the East Fishing Grounds three miles east of Block Island and at more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI If you want to provide input on recreational fishing regulations in state waters you won’t want to miss upcoming meetings. Two workshops, a hearing and the Rhode Island … more
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will start stocking local waters on December 17 with rainbow trout and Sebago Atlantic salmon. Ponds being stocked include Barber Pond, South Kingstown; Silver Spring Lake, North Kingstown; more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI I am a fisherman that believes offshore wind energy and fishing can coexist and flourish together. We badly need offshore wind, and other renewable energy sources, to help stem the tide on climate change and its negative impacts on more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI Last week NOAA announced proposed 2022 and 2023 bluefish specifications for the commercial and recreational fisheries and asked for public comment on them.  Proposed … more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI NOAA Fisheries will implement Amendment 7 to the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery Management Plan (FMP), as adopted by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (FMP). The Council … more
By CAPT. DAVE MONTI Fishing gear is expensive and through COVID there was a shortage so taking care of your gear is more important than ever before. And, if you are going to invest in new gear what should you look for? Learn how to maintain your rods and more
Paul Newman of New Milford, New Jersey took the Rhode Island State Record for tautog last week with a 33-inch, 21.57-pound tautog caught when fishing on a charter with Capt. Connor MacLeod of … more
Cod fish are bottom fish that are basically lazy. They are not aggressively hunting, they pretty much stay on the bottom, often near structure (underwater wrecks, rock piles, holes, humps and … more
Greg Vespe of Tiverton, Rhode Island has been appointed executive director of the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) by the board of directors. He replaces Steve Medeiros who passed away suddenly on Sept. 12, 2021. RISAA represents over more
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