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Fishing Regulations Rhode Island Freshwater Fishing

RI Sportfishing Records 2017 – Freshwater

Species

Weight

Length

Date

Location

Angler

Smallmouth Bass 5 lbs. 15 oz. 22.5″ 9/77 Wash Pond B. Ferris – Wakefield, RI
Largemouth Bass 11 lbs. 3.2 oz. 25″ 4/16 Johnson’s Pond B. Migliore – Sterling, CT
Bluegill 2 lbs. 1 oz. 12″ 8/87 C. Rizzo – Pascoag, RI
Pumpkinseed 12.5 oz. 10″ 5/01 Indian Lake J. Hall – Wakefield, RI
Black Crappie 3 lbs. 15″ 7/76 Watchaug Pond R. Sevegny – Pawtucket, RI
Yellow Perch 2 lbs. 4 oz. 13.5″ 2/87 Pascoag Reservoir D. LaRochelle – Glendale, RI
White Perch 2 lbs. 0.25 oz. 15.5″ 12/09 Narrow River P. Warner – Narragansett, RI
Carp 32 lbs. 8 oz. 37″ 6/01 Tiogue Lake S. Wasilewski – Hope Valley, RI
Brown Bullhead 9.44 lbs. 18.5″ 8/98 H. Laramee – Cumberland, RI
White Catfish 16 lbs. 12 oz. 33″ 8/94 Tiogue Lake L. Angell – Coventry, RI
Chain Pickerel 6 lbs. 14 oz. 27.75″ 8/05 Beach Pond T. Egan – Hope Valley, RI
Northern Pike 35 lbs. 47.5″ 10/87 Hundred Acre Pond D. LaRose – Coventry, RI
Brook Trout 3 lbs. 12 oz. 21″ 10/84 Wyoming Pond R. Boucher, Jr. – Warwick, RI
Brown Trout 7 lbs. 9 oz. 26″ 4/00 Wallum Lake R. Groleau – Blackstone, MA
Rainbow Trout 11 lbs. 4/91 Pawcatuck River M. Wencek – Wakefield, RI
Atlantic Salmon

Domestic, stocked (landlocked)

21 lbs. 9 oz. 41″ 1/04 Barber Pond R. Maldonis – Arlington, MA

RI Sportfishing Records 2017 – Saltwater

Species

Weight

Length

Date

Location

Angler

Sea Bass 8 lbs. 7.25 oz. 26″ 10/81 Block Island K. McDuffie – Pascoag, RI
Striped Bass 77 lbs. 6.4 oz 52″ 6/11 Block Island P. Vican – E. Greenwich, RI
Bluefish 26 lbs. 39″ 8/81 D. Deziel – Woonsocket, RI
Bonito 13 lbs. 10/95 Westerly R. Gliottone – Exeter, RI
Cod 71 lbs. 6/65 M. Deciantis – Warwick, RI
Summer Flounder 17 lbs. 8 oz. 1962 Narrow River G. Farmer – Warwick, RI
Winter Flounder 6 lbs. 7 oz. 23″ 8/90 Galilee A. Pearson – Cranston, RI
King Mackerel 12 lbs. 3 oz. 40″ 8/00 Point Judith A. Camilleri – Chester, CT
Atlantic Mackerel OPEN
Pollack 28 lbs. 8 oz. 5/95 A. Jacobs – Lincoln, RI
Scup 5 lbs. 20.25″ 10/90 J. Yurwitz – Block Island, RI
American Shad (Closed) 6 lbs. 8 oz. 25″ 4/85 Runnins River W. Socha – Warren, RI
Hickory Shad 2 lbs. 11 oz. 20” 11/89 Narrow River M. Pickering – Lincoln, RI
Blue Shark 431 lbs. 2 oz. 12’6″ 11/06 Cox Ledge G. Gross – Fairfield, NJ
Mako Shark 718 lbs. 10’6″ 6/93 S. Block Island W. Alessi – Boston, MA
Swordfish 434 lbs. 13’6″ 8/11 Hydro. Canyon L. DeFusco – W. Warwick, RI
Squeteague 16 lbs. 8.72 oz. 36″ 5/07 Greenwich Bay R. Moeller – N. Kingstown, RI
Tautog 21 lbs. 4 oz. 11/54 Jamestown C.W. Sunquist
Bluefin Tuna 1142 lbs. 9/71 Block Island J. Dempsey
Yellowfin Tuna 265 lbs. 6′ 10/97 The Dip R. Hughes – Arlington, MA
White Marlin 125 lbs. 8′ 0.5″ 8/87 S. Block Island J. Luty, Sr. – Preston, CT