Weekly Fishing Report, Turkey

17,000 Catfish were stocked in Conn. Great on the Grill !For last week of 06-11-14 Spring Trout stocking in Conn. is now complete. Striper Bass are moving up the coast and up to fifty pounds.Best bet with all the bait here is a Red or Black" Tube and Worm", slow troll or drift with a sock if windy. Blue Crabbing is now On ! Put some seaweed in the bucket to stop them from killing each other.
Candlewood Lakes, Conn. is in top 50 in the Country. 50/50 chance of a 5lb Smallie or Largemouth ! Take a Kid Fishing !
Tautog season is open in the Mass. Tautog is closed in R.I.Conn Tautog July 1st, Scup opened May 1st till Dec.31st, 2014 all tri-state region. Black Sea Bass is now open in all three states,13 inch,R.I and Conn.and 14 inch in Mass. and Fluke starts now too in the Tri-States. Check you're abstracts .
Still a lot of nice Squid around Goat Island Newport at night. Pink and white squid jigs will fill a 5 gallon bucket. I harvested a nice bucket of Mussels last week for a change from Steamers.
Striper fishing around Block Island is really heating up. Largemouth Bass are now Post-Spawn. Try a lipless crankbait now in a crawdad color !Adjust you're presentation accordingly. Wayne

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Rhode Island Dem Announces FREE Salt Water Fishing and Parking at State Beaches July 27, 2014

The Department of Environmental Management announces that in conjunction with Bay Day, all Rhode Islanders and visitors can fish in Rhode Island salt waters without a saltwater fishing license on Sunday, July 27, 2014.However, free parking will not be available this Sunday at Fort Adams State Park in Newport as the park will be hosting the Newport Folk Festival.
  Last year in 2013, 41,325 licenses were issued, resulting in $181,512 being deposited into the restricted-receipt account. Funds from the license account supported the recently completely reconstruction of the Galilee Boat Ramp in Narragansett, one of the most popular boat ramps in Rhode Island.
  Rhode Island DEM will also host
 the 3rd annual event of the 2014 Rhode Island Great Outddors Pursuit from 11am to 3 pm in conjunction with Bay Day at Scarborough State Beach, Roger Wheeler State Beach and Misquamicut State Beach. The Pursuit event is open to the public and will feature a host of FREE activities at these three state beach locations.
  Music Games, Naturalist Program, Arts and Crafts, Healthy local Recipes and Food samples and more.
two per day 28 inch limit

N.H. Special Unit M Antlerless Deer Permits Selling Fast : The Outdoor Wire

N.H. Special Unit M Antlerless Deer Permits Selling Fast : The Outdoor Wire