The Fish Wrap Writer, Rhode Island https://fishwrapwriter.com/ Rhode Island Fishing Reports with mostly true fishing stories. Wed, 07 Dec 2022 22:04:28 +0000 en hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 https://fishwrapwriter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/cropped-favicon-32x32.jpg The Fish Wrap Writer, Rhode Island https://fishwrapwriter.com/ 32 32 No Striper Quota Transfers https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/12/07/no-striper-quota-transfers/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/12/07/no-striper-quota-transfers/#respond Wed, 07 Dec 2022 22:04:28 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11840 Striped bass are under recreational and commercial pressure and subject to changing regulations. We here at Fish Wrap are saying no to transferring striper quotas as a way to circumvent conservation efforts. If one area did not catch their quota, that's great for the stripers. See you next year. Let 'em swim.

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Some Salt Pond Nights https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/12/01/some-nights-in-a-salt-pond/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/12/01/some-nights-in-a-salt-pond/#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2022 15:03:24 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11693 Some nights, fishing in a salt pond, I am amazed by the magic all around and occasionally catching some fish. Some Salt Pond Nights is all about being free, quiet, enlightened and fortunate in a busy world.

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Surfcasting Around the Block II https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/11/23/surfcasting-around-the-block-ii/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/11/23/surfcasting-around-the-block-ii/#comments Wed, 23 Nov 2022 14:00:33 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11450 Surfcasting Around the Block II gathers stories and counsel from many of these characters, combines them with his personal anecdotes then ferries readers to Aquidneck Island for similar beaches and potentials. This is a welcomed return to the island and to his friends who live and love to catch fish.

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2022 Gear & Gift Guide II https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/11/17/2022-gear-gift-guide-ii/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/11/17/2022-gear-gift-guide-ii/#respond Thu, 17 Nov 2022 14:00:59 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11667 Our 2022 Gear & Gift Guide II completes a year's worth of using, testing, reading, heating and testing again some amazing and well built products. We're happy to bring you the best and most useful for holiday shopping or a quick reason to buy something for yourself.

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2022 Gear and Gift Guide https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/11/10/2022-gear-gift-guide/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/11/10/2022-gear-gift-guide/#respond Thu, 10 Nov 2022 14:00:55 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11414 Our Fish Wrap 2022 Gear & Gift Guide is your best source for rugged, tested and loved outdoors products. We wore out boots, cooked pizza, read by the fire and protected firearms with the best products we could find for you and yours.

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Unscheduled Worden Pond Baptism https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/11/03/unscheduled-worden-pond-baptism/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/11/03/unscheduled-worden-pond-baptism/#comments Thu, 03 Nov 2022 22:20:21 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11399 On rare mornings, everything aligns and magic happens. Then you fall and hit your head. Such is life and an unscheduled Worden Pond baptism.

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Tom Adams Talks Hunting https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/10/29/tom-adams-talks-hunting/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/10/29/tom-adams-talks-hunting/#comments Sat, 29 Oct 2022 18:04:57 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11383 This week, we start a new mini-series called “What They Know.” Over the last many years, Fish Wrap has been blessed to meet and learn from some of the best people in outdoor sports. With Chris Wood, Mr. Bass, Don Barone, Bob Buscher, Greg Vespe, Mark Eustis, Dennis Zambrotta, Warren Winders, Tom Sadler, Lawrence Thompson, […]

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2022 RI Tog Classic https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/10/23/2022-ri-tog-classic/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/10/23/2022-ri-tog-classic/#respond Sun, 23 Oct 2022 19:15:05 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11336 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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6 Holdover Striper Tips https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/10/13/6-holdover-striper-tips/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/10/13/6-holdover-striper-tips/#comments Thu, 13 Oct 2022 23:26:00 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11334 This Fall is proving to be an absolutely epic season for migrating stripers and we are seeing fish from the Hurricane Barrier all the way to the Pt. Judith lighthouse. This week we offer you some great fishing tips and a few words to help you get through the next seasons. As always, thanks for reading Fish Wrap.

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Thank You Yvon Chouinard https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/10/08/thank-you-yvon-chouinard/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/10/08/thank-you-yvon-chouinard/#respond Sat, 08 Oct 2022 17:13:36 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11324 Patagonia, Daiwa and St. Croix have new gear for a newseason but it's Yvon Chouimnard's announcement that make the biggest news. He has decided to help, once again, save the earth we keep trashing by ensuring his company and legacy are protected as conservationist. Read more about his decision this week along with a release of new Daiwa largemouth bass jigs and new beautiful St. Croix rods. Thank you Yvon Chouinard.

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Narragansett Surfcasters Take Veterans Fishing https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/10/01/narragansett-surfcasters-take-veterans-fishing/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/10/01/narragansett-surfcasters-take-veterans-fishing/#comments Sat, 01 Oct 2022 13:57:20 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11282 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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Fish Wrap Fishing Friday https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/09/22/fish-wrap-fishing-friday/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/09/22/fish-wrap-fishing-friday/#respond Thu, 22 Sep 2022 21:42:16 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11264 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 https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/09/13/team-heavys-back-to-back-threshers/ https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/09/13/team-heavys-back-to-back-threshers/#comments Tue, 13 Sep 2022 22:53:40 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11214 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 https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/09/08/all-in-for-albies/ Thu, 08 Sep 2022 22:15:59 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11192 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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Jig Deep, Dig Deeper https://fishwrapwriter.com/2022/09/01/jig-deep-dig-deeper/ Thu, 01 Sep 2022 23:58:55 +0000 https://fishwrapwriter.com/?p=11177 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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