The Fish Wrap Writer

Todd Corayer offers fishing, hunting, and outdoor reports for Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Printed weekly in Southern Rhode Island Newspapers and posted online here at The Fish Wrap Writer website.

Video Tips & Tricks

Watch one of Todd’s many fishing tips or product review videos he makes in conjunction with The Sporting Shoppe at the Preserve.

Accurate Fishing Reports • Truthful-ish Fish Stories • The Occasional Lie

Recent Articles

A weekly fishing article is published in the Southern Rhode Island Newspapers (8 total) and other regional publications. Click to read or search the articles.


Fishing Tip Videos

In conjunction with The Sporting Shoppe at the Preserve,  Todd offers a variety of fishing tips and tricks to help you land more fish!


See what bait shops and organizations the Fish Wrap Writer supports here in New England, and what gear he’s never on the water without. Some items may surprise you.

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Other Recent Articles

Renew Outdoors Licenses
Renew Outdoor Licenses

Renew Outdoor Licenses

Now is the time to renew your outdoor hunting and fishing licenses. Saltwater fishing licenses expired in December, freshwater licenses and stamps will expire soon. In this article I explain all the details and what you need to do to be ready to fish or hunt the 2021 season.

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Aaron Flynn striper and largemouth bass fisherman
Turn A Page, Purge Some Gear

Turn A Page, Purge Some Gear

Boats of all sizes are wrapped in slinky white blankets while Monahan’s Pier rests without echoes of Narragansett Surfcasters’ salty tall tales. Seasoned anglers know all that means it’s time: we must respect our proximity to Spring with inevitable tasks of reorganizing and worse, to purge gear. Fishing, hiking, hunting; it matters not.

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Meet Todd Corayer

Celebrating life on the water, pen in hand

Todd Corayer has lived in Rhode Island most of his life and has spent much of that time working, fishing, exploring and writing about the 400-mile coastline. Todd takes just as much pride in protecting the waterways through conservation and advocacy groups, as he does writing about and highlighting many of the great fishermen of Rhode Island. When he’s not fishing or writing about fishing, he’s hanging at home with the family (and mentally plotting the next fishing adventure.) Click to learn more about Todd’s writing history, where you can find his articles and the name of his favorite being,outside of his wife and son.

The Fish Wrap Writer, Todd Corayer

The Fish Wrap Writer Top Picks

Curious where the Fish Wrap Writer shops for tackle? What gear he never leaves home without? Volunteers his time?  Or stays informed on what’s happening with public access and environmental advocacy? Check out the recommendations page for all of his top picks.

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