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Best Places To Fish in Rhode Island

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There are many great places to fish in The Ocean State. Fishing enthusiasts are happy to know that this small state offers a long list fishing locations and opportunities. Larger lakes, ponds, rivers and coastal waters all draw angler attention. This website covers fishing at major, fresh-water lakes in the state. The lists below represent the best places to fish among the lakes we cover.

Rhode Island's Top-Five, Amazing Fishing Spots

Local anglers typically agree that across the board, these are the best lakes in the state. Note that other lakes may be considered one year over the other, but these are a great place to start. Learn more...


Most Popular Fish Species In Rhode Island

A mixed bag of fish species make this an interesting state in which to go fishing. Fishing enthusiasts have the opportunity to fish for two species of bass, channel catfish, black crappie, three species of trout, striped bass, landlocked salmon, bluegill, two species of perch, sunfish and others in Rhode Island waters. Learn more...


Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Rhode Island

Virtually any fishing lake in the state offers either largemouth or smallmouth bass, some offer both. The state record smallmouth is over 5 pounds and the state record largemouth tops 11 pounds. Learn more...


Top Places To Fish For Trout In Rhode Island

Rainbow, brook and brown trout are stocked in numerous fisheries across the state. These three destinations have proven, over time, to be among the best lakes to fish for trout in the state. Learn more...


Best Perch Fishing Lakes In Rhode Island

Yellow perch (the most popular) and white perch are long-standing favorites among ice fishing enthusiasts, as well as in other months. Learn more...


Top Places To Fish For Crappie In Rhode Island

Black crappie are pursued by many ice fishing folks each winter, as well as caught in spring through summer time. Learn more...


Best Sunfish Fishing Lakes In Rhode Island

Sunfish are a both a major link in the food chain, as well as fun to catch and eat. The primary sunfish in the state is bluegill. Learn more...


Enjoy these top spots to go fishing in Rhode Island

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