Fishing For Other Species In Rhode Island
Guide to fishing for chain pickerel and northern pike in Rhode Island.
Larger lakes across the state, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations. Major lakes and ponds with pike include Beach Pond, Flat River Reservoir, Indian Lake, Pascoag Reservoir (Echo Lake), Stafford Pond, Watchaug Pond, Worden Pond and others. Ice fishing for pike can be exciting, especially when you try to land a monster through the hole in the ice.
Other Available Species
World record: 9 lbs 6 oz
State Record: 6 lbs 14 oz
World record: 55 lbs 1 oz
State Record: 35 lbs 0 oz
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Rhode Island Miscellaneous State Record Fish
The state record chain pickerel was taken out of Beach Pond.
The state record northern pike was taken out of Hundred Acre Pond.
Information on fishing for unique species, by state.
Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species
Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Rhode Island, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.