Tons of small bait has attracted good numbers of small bluefish to the south shore oceanfront. This one hit the Kastmaster XL.

Summer Fishing 101: To Find the Fish, Find the Bait

7/30/2015 - It's late July, but we are suddenly in an early September pattern of fishing. There are big schools of bait, various kinds, moving along the oceanfront. It is attracting schools of stripers, blues, black sea bass, and fluke. The problem is that the bait is not always around. In the… SEE MORE
When the spring striper season begins, having a well-stocked surf bag is key to success.

Key Tackle for Your Spring Striper Season Surf Bag

4/14/2015 - You know we are getting close to the start of a new striper season when I start packing my surf bag. Sometime within the next two weeks you will hear about migrating stripers being caught along the south shore or even in Narragansett Bay. While everything is late this year… SEE MORE
Stripers and albies were feasting on one inch bay anchovies. The fish are super fussy when that happens.

For Stripers and Albies, Go Small to Go Big

10/2/2014 - This week I saw the most fish I have seen on any outing this year from shore. I hit a spot along the oceanfront on Monday where stripers and blues had a massive school of bay anchovies pinned up against a rocky shoreline. At times hundreds of stripers could be… SEE MORE
Some of the best albie fishing ever has hit the RI oceanfront. Here's one I landed last weekend.

The Best Tackle for Albie Action on the RI Oceanfront

9/17/2014 - They are here — big time. False albacore, known as albies, have hit the RI oceanfront in masses in the past week. They are in a wide stretch of the oceanfront from Narragansett all the way to the far south shore beaches. For all I know they could even be… SEE MORE
This bluefish hit a flathead jig fished along the bottom.

Tips for Jig-Fishing the Bottom During High Summer

7/23/2014 - I went out last week on a scouting mission along the Rhode Island oceanfront. My plan was to fish the bottom with jigs for fluke and scup in the daylight and then fish into the night for stripers. I worked one of the jetties with a bucktail jig along the… SEE MORE