Summer is a gift to fishermen and this year is no exception. Certainly it’s been a solidly slower striper year but there’s lots of speculations for that situation. Bass are moving south with the tourists to Brenton Reef, Beavertail and all those lovely south facing beaches where they charge locals to park, which is awful … Continue reading Stripers and tourists are moving south as waters warm
There's plenty of bait fish around but choosing the right imitation will make all the difference. This week we show you which is which with a few lures to match.
Fishing Winter saltwater is much more enjoyable when it’s not frozen. Last week, on such a beautiful and warm Sunday, a friend packed up his kayak, Lew’s reels, tackle boxes, snacks, a few 16 ounce cans of emergency “liquids” and his trusty nine-weight, for a few hours on a salt pond. He needed to get … Continue reading Hard water, white sharks, scientists swinging wrenches. It’s winter, man.
The 35th Annual Snug Harbor Marina Shark Tournament was another success. 47 boats registered with 7 women and a record of 8 kids signed up in the 15 and under division. By Saturday night’s weigh in, the leaders in the thresher category were Bull Dog, with a 225 pounder and Hot Reels with a 343 … Continue reading Hot Reels wins it all, a fish bust & 5 million eggs. that’s a lot for one week
a solid #fishwrap year in review in words & pictures
Stripers big and small have been patrolling Narragansett Town Beach at night. Just about just after sunset, when the second shift of beach-goers file in, singles couples and families have been taking over the shoreline. It’s pretty cool to see Dad’s and Mom’s with beach chairs and PVC spikes hanging from their backs, moving kids … Continue reading mackerel, anchovies, largemouth and sharks. pretty much covers it…
Striped bass, fluke, tuna and shark fishing are all getting better, much better. Along South West Ledge and the island’s south side, the bite continues to improve with plenty of bait to be found. Sand eels have been seen along the Narragansett shoreline with lots of small blues in close chasing them towards the beach. … Continue reading dads, harpoons, sharks and the Mayor of Charlestown