Aidan Kelley catches ‘em up as fishing just gets better

Over the last few years, it seems like the better saltwater fishing has edged its way into July when historically we might have switched to some largemouth chasing or just caught up on some sleep after a busy salty Spring. This week, striped bass are feeding hard along the south coast and points east and … Continue reading Aidan Kelley catches ‘em up as fishing just gets better

Al’s Goldfish, Coming Back To a Tackle Box Near You, Thanks To Mainer Mike Lee

  Last year, I had the pleasure to meet Mike Lee, a small business owner from Maine who was promoting his fishing products at an outdoor writers meeting. He’s an engaging guy and we had much in common.  A few days ago, we talked for a very long time about his company, family, lures, ambitions … Continue reading Al’s Goldfish, Coming Back To a Tackle Box Near You, Thanks To Mainer Mike Lee

Brother Geoff Comes Out Shooting, A Shooting Range In Progress & Cooper’s Hawks Shooting Down Pheasant Seasons

  Winter’s arrival has not slowed Sven and the crew at the Peace Dale Shooting Preserve in South Kingstown. The foundation for a 16 lane indoor shooting range has been poured and is curing. This important step means construction of the facility will follow and South County will have a premier, safe place to sight-in … Continue reading Brother Geoff Comes Out Shooting, A Shooting Range In Progress & Cooper’s Hawks Shooting Down Pheasant Seasons

These 6 Fantastic Kids Really Know How To Fish

If you want to know what’s happening in the fishing world, you have to ask the right people. At Snug Harbor Marina, we brought together 6 young fishermen and fisherwomen to talk fish, tips, secret spots, favorite gear, stories and stretched stories. A few were right there with the goods, a few were hesitant, one … Continue reading These 6 Fantastic Kids Really Know How To Fish

and i missed it all…

A lot can happen in one week. photo courtesy of bill mckusker. thanks bill. Fluke ‘til Ya Puke was a success on a perfect late Spring day, the Ocean State Kayak Fishing team swept the kayak division and a Block Islander landed another giant largemouth. And I missed it all. The 11th Annual fluke fishing … Continue reading and i missed it all…

You Can Own a House On the Beach but You Can’t Own the Beach

The last few weeks of May are absolutely packed with anticipation. Route 1 carries a steady load of trucks trailers and boats, sticky windows in Green Hill and Matunuck start to open in cottages suffocating in the shadows of castles, small boats run the tides in salt ponds and channels, retired uncles get back to … Continue reading You Can Own a House On the Beach but You Can’t Own the Beach

important chit-chat from bill beaudry, you must be this tall and cocky pheasants.

Funny how some fishermen will strike up a conversation when you walk up to a dock or boat ramp while others will look away. Just two minutes of chat, kicking small stones and staring out at rippled waters from a sandy shoreline can prepare you for your next few hours or give you the heads … Continue reading important chit-chat from bill beaudry, you must be this tall and cocky pheasants.

ladies and gentlemen, mr. bass…

“He can fish from sun up to sun down”, Paul Lavoie said of son, Andrew. He started fishing competitively at four. He’s the Rhode Island Bass Nation Angler of the Year, for the third year in a row. He finished fifth in the country at Tennessee’s Bassmaster Nationals against teams from 25 states and Canada. … Continue reading ladies and gentlemen, mr. bass…