Fishing News


  • Menhaden Receive Groundbreaking Protection

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission voted unanimously on August 5 to improve management strategies for Atlantic menhaden, by req...

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  • RI Charter Boat Captain Charged with Fisheries Violations

    Last week, while on patrol in Westerly, a Rhode Island Environmental Police Officer from DEM’s Division of Law Enforcement approached a ch...

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  • Massive Lake Trout Shatters Maine Record

    A 39.2-pound lake trout caught on a Maine’s Richardson Lake in Oxford on July 2 has shattered the 62-year-old state record for the species...

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  • Rocky Point Fishing Pier Opens in RI

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Warwick Mayor Joseph J. Solomon recently celebrated the completion of a ne...

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  • Anglers Fined for Possessing Stripers in EEZ Off Block Island

    This week while patrolling federal waters off Block Island with officers from NOAA Office of Law Enforcement, Environmental Police Officers ...

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  • MA Offers Online Fishing Instruction Classes

    Join MassWildlife for a free online introductory fishing class. This beginner’s class will teach you all the basics including what gear ...

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