Surf Fishing in Rhode Island
Posted September 27 2006 - 1:44 PM
I was thinking of taking a day trip to the Rhode Island coast for a day/night of fishing around newport. I was thinking around October 6th ish. Is there anything I should know about fishing there before I go. Any proven ways to fish in Rhode Island. Live bait, chunk or lures? Does anyone know any easy beaches to go to since my time will be limmited?
You guys have been great and I learned alot This is my first season for surf fishing and I know it will not be my last.
Posted September 27 2006 - 2:20 PM
So, the first rule is to read all the signs about parking etc.. and follow them while being respectful of the property rights of the homeowners.
Beyond that, drive around and look for rocks. There are lots of rocky places and they all have fish. When you find one that you can park near, get out and fish it. Better yet, find it during the day, and come back and fish it at night.
My preference is South County - which means everything outside of and to the west of Naragansett Bay. But maybe that's just because I know it better.
I could tell you more, but this is all you really need to know. Find rocks and a place to legally park and there will be fish. When you discover them as a result of your search, you will be happy. If you find rocks that are a mile or more from the nearest legal parking, there will be a lot fewer people and you will be happier.
I have read quite a few books and sought much advice on Rhode Island, but the above has led me to the most fish.
Best of luck!
Posted September 27 2006 - 2:26 PM
Bait does work though.
Posted September 27 2006 - 4:04 PM
Good Luck and enjoy RI
Posted September 27 2006 - 4:05 PM
Oh & mako, if you're anywhere near N. county & need some late grub when everything else i closed...(Cranston to be specific) NY System on reservoir ave next to Shell gas station. Damnit that sh** is so unhealthy, but THE BEST dogs in the area.
Posted September 28 2006 - 6:44 AM
Posted October 04 2006 - 3:30 PM
I have some needle fish and some bucktails, will that be good for fishing or should I pick up some other kinds of lures?
Thanks for the help.
Does anyone now a good but cheap hotel in or around Newport. I don't mind driving 20 min to fish so it does not haveto be on the water. If it has wireless internet I could give almost live reports!
Posted October 04 2006 - 4:36 PM
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Posted October 04 2006 - 9:19 PM
Last fool moon I had more boofish I knew what to do with. Good luck.
Posted October 05 2006 - 7:53 AM
Posted October 05 2006 - 1:13 PM
Clears...ahhhh get em all..they all work