The Fish Wrap Writer

For twenty years, Todd Corayer has been wrapping words around fish and fishers. He  offers fishing, hunting, and outdoor reports, legislative updates and interviews with amazing and passionate outdoorsmen and women from all over the United States. Do you know someone who loves the outdoors? We would love to meet them and share their story.

Narragansett Surfcasters Take Veterans Fishing

The Rhode Island Surfcasters once again share their time and talents, working with the Providence Vets Center, to take some heros fishing. Illuminated by an easy sunset and magic hour lighting, Surfcasters volunteers guided, offered and stood behind a group of vets who deserve our appreciation.

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Narragansett Surfcasters Take Veterans Fishing

The Rhode Island Surfcasters once again share their time and talents, working with the Providence Vets Center, to take some heros fishing. Illuminated by an easy sunset and magic hour lighting, Surfcasters volunteers guided, offered and stood behind a group of vets who deserve our appreciation.

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Narragansett Surfcasters Take Veterans Fishing

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Fish Wrap Fishing Friday

Fish Wrap Fishing Friday

Yes indeed, we are declaring Friday, October 14, 2022 as Fish Wrap Fishing Friday. It's time to lace up, wader up, get up and get outside before the winds of change have us shoveling and hiding. Let's fish, shoot and watch a film on a fine Fall Friday. It's all here, in Fish Wrap this week.

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Team Heavy’s Back To Back Threshers

Team Heavy’s Back To Back Threshers

Team Heavy's back to back threshers was an unreal adventure in a small boat twenty miles from shore. Greg has a keen eye for the best bottom, the right gear and most importantly, the right people to have on the boat. Read all about a giant thresher this week and then see how, with a little help from my mother in law, some are was added to the wall.

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All In for Albies

All In for Albies

There are few more exciting and frustrating late summer and early fall adventure than fishing for false albacore. Anglers wait all year, some plan vacations around their return, which can never be assured or guaranteed. They need clear water, calm seas and acres of bait; you need patience and to be all in for albies.

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When Ralph Craft throws a party, everyone has fun and some charity wins big. The 2022 RI Tog Classic is on and you need to be there because the Three Angels Fund needs you to jig deep and dig deeper. Read all the details here then head over to www.ritogclassic.com and sign up. Ralph does a lot for a lot of people without fanfare so sign up, jig deep and dig deeper.

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Freeing RI's Flat River
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Freeing RI’s Flat River

Deep in the brush, enveloped in protective poison ivy, slowing water, amassing mud, encouraging alders to set roots in a stream, a tired wall has prohibited trout passage for nearly one hundred years. Then, Trout Unlimited, RIDEM and Protect RI Brook Trout grabbed loppers and sledgehammers and tore that wall down. The improvement was immediate and frankly, really wonderful.

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Fishing in Maine-ly Rains

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When fishing Maine, you just get to it, get over bad weather and get to fishing in Maine-ly rains, clouds, wind, gusts, downpours, thunder...No such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing, right? LIVE TARGET, Al's Goldfish, Z-Man and North Land Tackle found big bass in pretty lousy weather, lousy if you're not a fisherman or woman, that is.

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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 its 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 so many great outdoorsmen and women. When he’s not fishing or writing about fishing, he’s hanging at home with the family while  plotting his next fishing adventure in Maine. 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.

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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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