Captain Rene Letourneau is the 2020 Orvis Saltwater Guide of the Year, finally

The Captain's story is long overdue for its subject but also for its timing. This Fish Wrap piece should have been posted a few weeks ago to celebrate this award from a local fishing guide but events of our crazy new world delayed our work. That said, cheers to Captain Rene Letourneau; you deserve this … Continue reading Captain Rene Letourneau is the 2020 Orvis Saltwater Guide of the Year, finally

Go get ’em Gabe, we’ve totally got your back

In fuzzy world of printed newspapers and this new interweb thing, frequently there's a delay between when words are bound and when they go digital. That said, the following may seem a bit dated in our instant everything world but Gabe Littlefield's story is important and if even just one more person donates to the … Continue reading Go get ’em Gabe, we’ve totally got your back

Fish Wrapped 2017, Part II. The smiles say it all.

“Whatever I catch, I’m going to say it was three times bigger,” said 13 year old Tim Roberts. So begins part two of our year in review, that much-anticipated, semi-obligatory writers holiday crutch, where we succumb to sweet Christmas cookies, Mimi’s salty, perfect antipasto and endless tall cans of Maine microbrew, which easily overtakes any … Continue reading Fish Wrapped 2017, Part II. The smiles say it all.

Ocean State Kayak Fishing is Catching On

  In 2015, a few kayak fishermen started a Facebook group to stay in contact, make plans to go fishing and encourage others to get on the water. Word spread, membership increased, anglers entered and won tournaments, the page became popular. Fast forward eighteen months and there are more than 500 members of Ocean State … Continue reading Ocean State Kayak Fishing is Catching On

Bonito? Bonita? Whichever, They’re Coming!

Deadly Dicks, deceivers, frustration, exuberance; these all share one thing in common: Atlantic bonito. Based on the fishing logs and water temperatures, these members of the mackerel family should be migrating here very soon so to be ready for the challenge, you’ll need the right rod, a few lures and if possible, a good friend with a … Continue reading Bonito? Bonita? Whichever, They’re Coming!