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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC), which manages many of the saltwater species we fish in Rhode Island that travel the east coast, held an Atlantic menhaden public hearing Monday at the URI Bay Campus. The more
Last month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) laid out a plan for modernizing efforts to sustainably manage ocean fisheries. A portion of the plan titled NOAA Fisheries Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management" more
The 2016 season kicked off with a very strong spring striped bass migration. Many said the striped bass in northern waters were larger and more plentiful than they have been for a few years. Manny Macedo of Lucky Bait & Tackle, more
We've looked at some of the Coast Guard stations in and around Narragansett Bay, but when did the Coast Guard come into being? In 1790, it was the Revenue Cutter Service and actually was our country's only armed service on the sea, since the navy wasn't more
It seems we were just launching our boats and packing picnics, and now we are counting shopping days until Christmas. Gifts for boating friends and family are the most fun to get. What's good out there? Water toys are always fun. At last year's boating 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
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
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
During the holiday season, I often reflect and write about why fishing brings me joy. I am very blessed and fortunate. I am able to share the joy of fishing with others by taking them fishing on my boat or by advocating and writing about the fish and more
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