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GREEN BONITO

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
While there haven’t been many reports of green bonito being caught yet, they are starting to pop up in the reports and the timing is just about right for them to show up in numbers. With all of the bait just off of the beaches this year it could be ...

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SNAPPERS

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
With reports of snapper blues increasing in both size and numbers this is a great time to get out and target these fun and tasty little blues. Pretty much any freshwater rod and a selection of small tins is about all you will need to catch these fish, and when ...

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SUMMER PATTERNS

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
With a cooler-than -normal spring the fishing has been a bit tough to predict this year, but as we turn the calendar to August the fish should be settled into fairly predictable patterns for the next few weeks. This should be a welcome change to fishermen as the good bites ...

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JULY’S NEW MOON

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
The tides around the upcoming new moon on July 12 could provide striper fishermen with the opportunity to hook into some really nice fish. For boaters the reports from around Block Island are really heating up with many 40- and 50-pound fish being caught, and for kayak and surf fishermen ...

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UNDERAPPRECIATED SCUP

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
Schools of large scup have been moving inshore and taken up residence on all of, or at least most of your favorite reefs or stretches of rocky shoreline. These sometimes underappreciate fish are hard-fighting on appropriately-sized tackle and make excellent table fare. They are also usually very easy to catch ...

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BASS ON THE REEFS

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
Some larger striped bass have started to move into the Watch Hill Reef complex and along the south side of Fishers Island. A number of fish in the 30- to 40-pound-class and even a 54-pounder were reported from that area this past week. The bigger fish are primarily being caught ...

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BLACK SEA BASS OPENER

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
On Sunday the 24th, black sea bass fishing will open for recreational anglers with a 3 fish per person limit and a 15-inch size limit. There have been numerous reports of nice black sea bass being caught and released while fluking over the past couple of week so the fishing ...

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BASS IN THE BAY

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
 With bunker up in Narragansett Bay, the best bassing in local waters is being found north of the Jamestown Bridge. Anglers have been doing well both with live baits as well by switching over to large topwaters spooks around the schools of bait. Trolling live bunker can be very effective ...

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FINALLY FLUKING

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
While striped bass have been dominating the reports of late (and in reality they still are doing so), fluking finally came into its own this past week with good catches made along the South County beaches. Surprisingly, too, the inshore waters have been better than those out around Block which ...

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SQUID HIT RHODY

Posted By John Hanecak
Location: Rhode Island
The fishing reports have squid starting to move into Rhode Island waters this past week which means good things for anglers. Whether you’re a fan of catching, and eating, the squid themselves or prefer to target any of the multitude of species that rely heavily on squid as a primary ...

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