Rhode Island – The Fisherman

Rhode Island Fishing

In this week’s report we have chopper blues in the Canal, big tog in Buzzards Bay and the East Bay, stripers in the Rhode Island surf, big triggerfish in Long Island Sound and much more; check it out!


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Rhode Island Fishing Reports

Watch Hill

Report by Fish On! Charters

September 21, 2020 - 13:20:07

Capt. Tom Logan of Fish On Charters had to cancel an offshore trip due to the forecast this weekend but did manage to get out locally for a quick limit of tautog. Tautog fishing seems to be off to a g... More


Report by Watch Hill Outfitters

September 21, 2020 - 13:20:07

Mike Wade at Watch Hill Outfitters reported that tautog fishing is off to a great start in local waters with lots of customers reporting easy limits of fish to around 6 pounds. No really big tautog re... More

Report by Weekapaug Bait and Tackle

September 21, 2020 - 13:20:07

Mike at Weekapaug Bait and Tackle said that bass fishing picked up this past week with some larger fish moving into the surf zone. In addition to bass, anglers are reporting catching some good-sized b... More


Report by Quonnie Bait and Tackle

September 21, 2020 - 13:20:07

Abbie at Quonnie Bait and Tackle reported that surf fishing has been very good with schools of striped bass, bluefish and false albacore chasing bait in tight to the beaches. Boat fishermen are doing ... More

Snug Harbor

Report by Snug Harbor Marina

September 21, 2020 - 13:20:07

Matt at Snug Harbor Marina reported that the northerly winds and cool temperatures this past week kicked the surf fishing into high gear with full-on blitz fishing taking place along South County beac... More

Report by Booked Off Charters

September 21, 2020 - 13:20:07

Capt. Tony Guarino of Booked Off Charters said that they fished on Tuesday for cod and sea bass and struggled to find the cod with only six keepers for the trip. Fortunately they had a boat limit of n... More


Report by Persuader II

September 21, 2020 - 13:20:07

Capt. Denny Dillon of the Persuader II was happy to report that they were still fishing even with the strong north winds. Instead of venturing out towards Block Island they were anchoring up locally f... More

Point Judith

Report by Seven B's

September 21, 2020 - 13:20:07

Capt. Russ Benn of the Seven B’s said that fishing was holding up well even with the wind canceling a couple of trips this past week. They were able to get back out on Sunday and found good numbers o... More

Report by Frances Fleet

September 14, 2020 - 09:47:33

Captain Frank Blount, owner of the Frances Fleet, passed along the following report: “We have switched our focus to scup and sea bass instead of the fluke fishing. It seems someone flipped a light sw... More


Report by Crafty One Custom Rods

September 21, 2020 - 13:21:15

Ralph Craft at Crafty One Customs reported that tautog fishing has been very good up in the bay and around the islands. Boats have been getting out and doing well with lots of limit catches reported e... More