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Top Providence Fishing Spots

  1. wreck-6282
    2/20/2020 2:26:12 PM -


  2. Hilton Head Reef Barge
    9/30/2018 12:20:02 AM -


  3. wreck-6278
    4/12/2019 11:47:29 AM -


  4. wreck-6357
    2/20/2020 2:26:13 PM -


  5. wreck-6322
    2/20/2020 2:26:13 PM -


  6. Boat Ramp
    5/3/2013 10:50:21 PM -


  7. Nebraska Shoal
    3/18/2019 5:06:44 PM -


  8. Cormorant Reef No 1
    9/30/2018 12:20:02 AM -


  9. wreck-3063
    2/20/2020 2:25:07 PM -


  10. Bluefish9
    4/1/2021 5:00:12 PM -



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Providence Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Providence, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Gray Snapper

  2. Gray Snapper

    There is a 31.18% catch rate for Gray Snapper, based on 164 Gray Snapper counted.

    Providence Gray Snapper Counts Chart
    Gray

    ENLARGE PROVIDENCE GRAY SNAPPER COUNTS CHART


  3. White Grunt

  4. White Grunt

    There is a 15.59% catch rate for White Grunt, based on 82 White Grunt counted.

    Providence White Grunt Counts Chart
    White

    ENLARGE PROVIDENCE WHITE GRUNT COUNTS CHART


  5. Spotted Seatrout

  6. Spotted Seatrout

    There is a 7.98% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 42 Spotted Seatrout counted.

    Providence Spotted Seatrout Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE PROVIDENCE SPOTTED SEATROUT COUNTS CHART


  7. Striped Bass

  8. Striped Bass

    There is a 7.03% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 37 Striped Bass counted.

    Providence Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

    ENLARGE PROVIDENCE STRIPED BASS COUNTS CHART


  9. Hogfish

  10. Hogfish

    There is a 3.99% catch rate for Hogfish, based on 21 Hogfish counted.

    Providence Hogfish Counts Chart
    Hogfish

    ENLARGE PROVIDENCE HOGFISH COUNTS CHART


  11. Crevalle Jack

  12. Crevalle Jack

    There is a 3.61% catch rate for Crevalle Jack, based on 19 Crevalle Jack counted.

    Providence Crevalle Jack Counts Chart
    Crevalle

    ENLARGE PROVIDENCE CREVALLE JACK COUNTS CHART


  13. Atlantic Croaker

  14. Atlantic Croaker

    There is a 3.42% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 18 Atlantic Croaker counted.

    Providence Atlantic Croaker Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE PROVIDENCE ATLANTIC CROAKER COUNTS CHART


  15. Hardhead Catfish

  16. Hardhead Catfish

    There is a 3.04% catch rate for Hardhead Catfish, based on 16 Hardhead Catfish counted.

    Providence Hardhead Catfish Counts Chart
    Hardhead

    ENLARGE PROVIDENCE HARDHEAD CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  17. Sheepshead

  18. Sheepshead

    There is a 3.04% catch rate for Sheepshead, based on 16 Sheepshead counted.

    Providence Sheepshead Counts Chart
    Sheepshead

    ENLARGE PROVIDENCE SHEEPSHEAD COUNTS CHART


  19. Yellowtail Snapper

  20. Yellowtail Snapper

    There is a 2.47% catch rate for Yellowtail Snapper, based on 13 Yellowtail Snapper counted.

    Providence Yellowtail Snapper Counts Chart
    Yellowtail

    ENLARGE PROVIDENCE YELLOWTAIL SNAPPER COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 39 species of fish and 526 fish counted for February around Providence.

To date, there are 138 species of fish and a total of 624445 fish counted for Providence and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/3/1700 (323 years).

Last Update: 2/1/2023 1:35:34 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

View full Providence Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest Providence Fishing Reports

  • First One for 2023!
    1/19/2023 8:25:00 PM - Today I landed my first striper for 2023.  It hit a Cocahoe on a jighead.  Don't get too excited.  Yes I did land my first striper of 2023. But it was a holdover.  The first


  • SHOWTIME!
    1/11/2023 6:06:00 PM -   In a couple of weeks I begin doing my winter seminars at many of the big outdoor shows in New England. My first show will be the New England Fishing and Outdoor Expo in Box


  • Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my Loyal Readers
    12/25/2022 1:03:00 PM -   A rainbow forms along RI Sound. For the most part we found a pot of gold at the end of  the rainbow that brought outstanding fishing in 2022.


  • Grading the 2022 Season
    12/22/2022 8:22:00 PM -   It was a phenomenal year for big  stripers from shore and kayak. Overall 2022 was one of the best saltwater fishing seasons ever here in RI.  Striper fishing overall was fa


  • All Done?
    12/1/2022 7:54:00 PM -  It's come to an end for me along the oceanfront.  I fished several times in the last week and found a fish here and there.  I also found good amounts of bait in places but n


  • Photo of the Day.....A Near Slot
    11/27/2022 7:58:00 PM -   I landed this near slot this evening just after dark. Fishing was slow for the most part today with only 2 stripers and a few hickory shad while doing a lot of looking and


  • Thankful
    11/24/2022 9:51:00 AM -   As I write this blog post my son Ben is down the oceanfront and into a big blitz of stripers on this Thanksgiving morning. Man this has been a great striper year in RI.   R


  • Good Times Keep Rolling
    11/23/2022 6:00:00 PM - My son Jon landed this near 40 inch striper from the kayak today. Good size fish are still in the mix.   My son Ben holds a hefty schoolie that he cought  recently at dark. I


  • As Wild as it Gets
    11/18/2022 8:11:00 PM - Gulls are hitting the water right in front of me. They were after large peanut bunker.  I walked out onto a deserted beach today.  Not a fisherman in sight and not a walker i


  • Divebombing Gannets Along the South Shore
    11/18/2022 7:53:00 PM -  


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Top Providence Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Beavertail Rod And Reel


  2. Acme Tackle Co Inc


  3. Lucky Bait and Tackle


  4. Oceanstate Tackle
    Ocean State Tackle RI's source for bait and tackle. Voted best Fishing Gear in RI by RI Monthly Magazine. RI's largest St Croix Rod and Okuma reel dealer. Late Night Bait and Tackle

  5. Gibbs Lures Inc


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Top Providence Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Captain Sheriff's Fishing Charters,LLC


  2. Cast a Fly Charters


  3. On The Rocks Charters
    Fly fishing and light tackle fishing, located in RI fish from Newport to Block Island.

  4. East Coast Charters (Sport Fishing)
    We specialize in light tackle fishing with artificals for huge fish as well as Extreme Japanese style Jig and Pop. We do not troll wire, its not our style. We will utilize natural baits, like live-lining baitfish in shallow water or rigging cutbaits

  5. Sea Hawk Charter Inc


  6. Patterson Guide Service


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