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New England Video Fishing Forecast May 25, 2023

Weakfish catches are on the rise in Rhode Island, and especially, central and western Connecticut. A bumper crop of tiderunners has graced us with its presence again this year! The Cape Cod Canal had a banner week with numbers of 30-plus pound stripers caught and released over the weekend. Large striped bass are being caught all over our coverage area, if you’re a striper fisherman, we’re in the midst of some of the best fishing of the entire season, don’t miss out!


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Rhode Island Fishing Reports

Watch Hill Fishing Reports

Report by Fish On! Charters

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

I talked to Capt. Tom Logan of Fish On Charters on Saturday, and he was planning on doing a little prospecting on Sunday to see how the fishing was shaping up on the local reefs and off the breaches. ... More

Westerly Fishing Reports

Report by Watch Hill Outfitters

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

Mike Wade at Watch Hill Outfitters reported that fishing for striped bass has been very good with fish being caught out on the reefs, from the beaches and back in the salt ponds and breachways. There... More

Report by Weekapaug Bait and Tackle

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

Pete at Weekapaug Bait and Tackle has been hearing reports of monster blues being caught off the breachways and area beaches. There have also been quite a few striped bass around with reports of fish... More

Charlestown Fishing Reports

Report by Breachway Bait and Tackle

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

Declan at Breachway Bait and Tackle started seeing some bigger bass out front this past week with some aggressive surface feeding going on at times. There has also been good action for bass back in t... More

Report by Quonnie Bait and Tackle

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

Abbie at Quonnie Bait and Tackle reported that big gator blues are still around along with a good number of striped bass in the 30- to 40-inch range. Customers have been doing well fishing by boat an... More

Snug Harbor Fishing Reports

Report by Booked Off Charters

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

Capt. Tony Guarino of Booked Off Charters said that he took the boat for a ride on Saturday prospecting for fluke and found six recreational sized keepers and a few shorts. Not quite what he was hopi... More

Report by Snug Harbor Marina

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

Matt at Snug Harbor Marina said that fluke fishing is starting to pick up along the beaches with reports of more keepers and shorts caught last week. South of Block Island has also been fishing prett... More

Narragansett Fishing Reports

Report by Persuarder II

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

Capt. Denny Dillon of the Persuader II said that they fished out around the island on Saturday and did pretty well catching several slot sized striped bass and one good sized bluefish. They also had ... More

Point Judith Fishing Reports

Report by Frances Fleet

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

Recent reports from the Frances Fleet show mixed results on the squid trips with some anglers figuring out the bite and going home with a bucket full and others struggling to put together enough for d... More

Report by Seven B's

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

Capt. Russ Benn of the Seven B’s said that everything went well with the Coast Guard inspection last week and they were back in and fishing for the holiday weekend. Squid trips have been seeing good... More

Portsmouth Fishing Reports

Report by Crafty One Custom Rods

May 30, 2023 - 10:49:05

Ralph Craft at Crafty One Customs reported that fishing for striped bass was still very good inside of the bay with fish ranging in size from schoolies up into the 40-plus pound range. Along with the... More