Author: Greg Vespe

Chase Marina RFI Response

The Chase Marina facility is located in what is commonly referred to as the Tiverton Basin close to the northern end of the Sakonnet River. The lower shores of the…
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Speed Restrictions

I write this on behalf of the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA). We represent over 7500 recreational anglers, many of whom fish the state and federal waters of the…
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Mayflower Wind

The Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) represents over 7500 saltwater anglers in southern New England. Many of our members fish in the Sakonnet River and its approaches. We write…
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Two Wins for RISAA

Boy have we had a good month!  First, against all odds, our tautog proposal was passed/recommended by the RI Marine Fisheries Council by a  4 – 2  vote and has…
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Saltwater Fishing Show big success

The excitement started to build at around 11 a.m. Friday. The line to get into the New England Saltwater Fishing Show stretched the length of the Rhode Island Convention Center…
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Tautog Update

RI becomes First State along the North East and Mid Atlantic Seaboard to recognize and take steps to protect Trophy Tautog First the good news and it absolutely is good.   Starting…
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