Randy Degrace lead the Ocean State Kayak Fishing group through thick fog to find stripers and new friends for their 2nd Anuual tournament. By the afternoon, it was a bluebird day with fish caught and released then generous prizes and raffles. OSKF made this a perfect day on The Bay and Jose Agustin Vinas-Vasquez’s first day in a kayak was the star of the show.
Captain Jack Sprengel of East Coast Charters is finding and catching giant striped bass with the new Shimano Coltsniper Splash Walk top water lure. From the deck of his Everglades 325, he will put you on fish in Narragansett Bay or take you offshore for a dream tip. Fish Wrap has the whole story this week.
Stripers Forever has worked for years to protect the striped bass fishery and the species itself. Given revelations of population decline and overfishing, coupled with regulators reacting at a snails pace to real time observations, the conservation groups wants action now. Read more in-depth coverage in this week’s Fish Wrap.
Rhode Island has lots to offer to outdoorsmen and women so on the heels of summer, it’s time to cast and blast. Stripers, bluefish and fluke are on the beaches while shooting sporting clays is always in season.
John Lake is more than happy to share numbers from last 2020’s Saltwater Recreational Fishing License Program, in fact, he’s really happy to do it. After John, we’ll meet some Trout Unlimited volunteers who are, once again, cleaning up other people’s trash.
While some wait for stripers to show in Rhode Island, the Rhody Fly Rodders and RISAA are cleaning rivers and beaches. And we get to see the brand new Shimano Colt Sniper lure that will definitely catch stripers.
Each spring, river herring migrate to rivers and ponds of their birth and for hundreds of years, they have been pushed back by dams and ancient impoundments. Volunteers move them around some but nature’s clock is ticking. Offshore, wind farm turbines are being constructed quickly so we show you a virtual tour of navigating through one hundred proposed turbines east of Block Island.
Trout Unlimited and Friends of the Saugatucket need volunteers to clean up roadways and shorelines and to help boost awareness of our lovely waters which bind us together as a people sharing resources. Earth Day is the right time to help and learn more about each group.