Category: RISAA

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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Help RISAA honor Steve at Black Point

Steve Medeiros was certainly one of a kind. He had an unmatched vision for how recreational saltwater anglers could band together and make a positive change. Much more than having…
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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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RISAA and why fish clubs still matter

In today’s day and age of ever-competing time challenges and the dominance of social media, why do fishing clubs and RISAA still matter? Originally, fishing clubs were ever-present in coastal…
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Fishing regulations for 2020

The Saltwater Fishing Regulations for 2022 in RI will soon be finalized. RIDEM held their public hearing on the recreational regulations on February 7 and the final decision will be…
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A look back, a look ahead

The New Year has arrived, and that brings with it time for us to reflect on the season that was and the season to come. Hopefully, each of us had…
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Minutes – November 28, 2021

Board of Directors minutes for the November 28th meeting.