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2022 RI Tog Classic

2022 RI Tog Classic

The 2022 RI Tog Classic was a success by the ever-grateful and not exaclty soft spoken Ralph Craft. A cast of hundreds from here to Florida came to fish for our bountiful tautog fishery, which we really need to protect and then, a young angler named Rosie stoll the show. The best wrap up is right here.

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

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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Boats Blocking Public Access

Boats Blocking Public Access

Boats blocking public access are just as egregious as wealthy weekenders guarding "their" piece of a beach. With this crush of tourism in many coastal communities, people's laziness or belief their seasonal residence affords them a pass to year round laws, can block others from accessing water. Please, take your boats home.

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Cod, fluke, Lawrence & Jerry Garcia
Cod, fluke, Lawrence & Jerry Garcia

Cod, fluke, Lawrence & Jerry Garcia

Cod, fluke, Lawrence Thompson & Jerry Garcia make for a big week of Fish Wrap. Cod fishing is on pause for good reason, fluke are sparse but charitable, if that makes any sense, Lawrence and his family are pure joy to write about and Jerry, well, there's always room for Mr. Garcia in Fish Wrap, especially as we begin the days between.

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Women Who Choose to Lead

Women Who Choose to Lead

Celebrating at URI's Mosby House, I learned the joy of being with women who choose to lead on the day our courts erased their right to choose. Some days it feels like our country is burning but some other days, we are blessed by the company of people who simply amaze us.

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