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
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
“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.
Bonito, bonita...click on the link below to learn all about them and the characters who know how to catch them. Thanks for listening!
This week we begin our Fish Wrap Podcast, a first-ever venture into the world of on-the-go outdoors media. We are very appreciative of all our readers and now, we hope to add many listeners as well. Thanks very much for reading, "liking" and now, listening to the best fish reports, interviews, stories, updates, occasional sarcastic … Continue reading FISH WRAP’s First Ever Podcast
August has never been so bright, never so bright as when two young and happy fishermen hauled in a really big fish and then, after a few days of rest and homemade lunches, went back and caught another one. Five year old Gabriel Simpson and his seven year old brother Michael are stars in the … Continue reading The Brightest Faces Catch the Biggest Fish
Fish swim. When you’re fishing the same reefs the day after bait tye-dyed your color machine and stripers were all but inviting themselves aboard and now you can’t find a single one, you start reaching for answers. Not excuses, explanations. One day does make a difference; everything we think we know about fish can be … Continue reading Capt. Rene Letourneau & Dave Henault: Two Classics Who Really Know Their Fish
We hear from local guides who know how to find and land those favored fish of Fall.
This week: how to avoid toxic shellfish, where to catch a striper and how to lose a fly rod and smile about it. Narragansett Bay has been closed for the first time due to a bloom of the toxic phytoplankton Pseudo-nitzschia. From the mouth of Narragansett Bay to Conimicut Point, including Greenwich Bay and all … Continue reading toxic algae closes shellfishing & an albie keeps a flyrod
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!