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You've been making fried chicken and potato salad for boat picnics all summer. It's definitely time to take a break from cooking, packing up and washing dishes. Visit some restaurants you can reach from your boating tie up. The Art Festival crowds are more
This season some recreational anglers felt summer flounder (fluke) fishing was good, others felt it was way off. The truth is that the summer flounder spawning stock biomass (SSB) is down and has been down for six years. The Atlantic States Marine more
Now is the time to bottom fish in the mid or lower Narragansett Bay area or along the coastal shore. The water is too warm in upper Narragansett Bay. Most of bait and fish have moved or come into the mid and lower bay. Areas around Aquidneck Island, the more
No one expects a fire on board, but you and your family should be prepared so you could minimize the problem and keep safe. First of all, what causes boat fires? Cooking is one hot spot. Lighting up the grill in the cockpit can cause a flare up. Most more
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a series of free fly-tying workshops for novice and experienced fly-tiers this month. Instruction on both fresh and saltwater fly tying will be included, and all equipment and more
Rainy day? Put your down time to good use. First of all, how well do you all know Narragansett Bay? It’s fun to try to draw it from memory - Prudence, Patience, Newport, Goddard Park, Greenwich … more
Last Tuesday, 12 charter fishing vessels from the Rhode Island Party & Charter Boat Association took veterans fishing aboard their vessels out of the Port of Galilee. It was the third year in a row … more
What appears to be a lost domesticated bird has been spotted hanging around the Greenwich Bay Marina near Chelo's on the Waterfront. The fowl approaches visitors without fear, and local boaters have … more
Boating is ever increasing in popularity in our beautiful bay, with over 12 million people visiting each year, but this causes more and more close encounters. How do we keep these from becoming collisions? What are the rules that keep us safe in these more
As you start to catch larger fish, the issue of how to land them successfully becomes more important. So here are some tips on how to land fish if you gaff, net or swing them into the boat. Gaffing large fish (you aim to keep) I spoke with Capt. Rick more
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