Providence Fishing



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


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


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


  10. North Reef No lBl
    9/30/2018 12:20:02 AM -



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Providence Fishing Prediction

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. Flounder

  2. Flounder

    There is a 22.38% catch rate for Flounder, based on 8119 Flounder counted.


  3. Scup

  4. Scup

    There is a 17.51% catch rate for Scup, based on 6352 Scup counted.


  5. Striped Bass

  6. Striped Bass

    There is a 15.16% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 5499 Striped Bass counted.


  7. Cod

  8. Cod

    There is a 10.34% catch rate for Cod, based on 3752 Cod counted.


  9. Tautog

  10. Tautog

    There is a 8.71% catch rate for Tautog, based on 3159 Tautog counted.


  11. Black Sea Bass

  12. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 5.69% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 2064 Black Sea Bass counted.


  13. Cunner

  14. Cunner

    There is a 3.48% catch rate for Cunner, based on 1262 Cunner counted.


  15. Spiny Dogfish

  16. Spiny Dogfish

    There is a 3.41% catch rate for Spiny Dogfish, based on 1239 Spiny Dogfish counted.


  17. Atlantic Mackerel

  18. Atlantic Mackerel

    There is a 2.4% catch rate for Atlantic Mackerel, based on 870 Atlantic Mackerel counted.


  19. Pollock

  20. Pollock

    There is a 2.35% catch rate for Pollock, based on 852 Pollock counted.


Recommedations above based on 58 species of fish and 36284 fish counted for May around Providence.

To date, there are 122 species of fish and a total of 539825 fish counted for Providence and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius.

*** 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 1939..

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Latest Providence Fishing Reports

  • Blue Dogs Running
    5/20/2022 9:33:00 PM - The blue dogs were on the rampage this evening.  Big numbers are  cruising around if you can find  them. Tonight I left the kayak in the garage and pulled the waders out and


  • Photo of the Day.....Back in the Yak Again Tonight!
    5/19/2022 9:01:00 PM -   It was another solid evening of fishing from the kayak tonight.  The yak has put me into some decent fishing in the last couple of days!


  • Big Night from the Yaks
    5/18/2022 9:25:00 PM -   We had decent action from the kayak this evening. Jon got all his fish on a Rebel Jumpin' Minnow. All spring it has been a case of finding the fish as they seem to really b


  • Topwater Really Producing; Bay is the Place
    5/14/2022 9:19:00 PM - This hefty schoolie landed this evening has a Rebel Jumpin' Minnow (bone color) stuck in its jaw.  The Jumpin' Minnow has been a hot plug.  I've been out just about every eve


  • Banner Night on the Slug
    5/11/2022 9:31:00 PM -  I hit a banner evening of fishing tonight in the Bay.  I've thrown in the towel on the oceanfront fishing and have been fishing the Bay for the past week.  While I was getti


  • Photo of the Day....Striper at Sunset
    5/9/2022 8:53:00 PM -   The last rays of today's setting sun reflect off the sides of this striper. It was landed in the Bay along with a few others this evening.  Right now the Bay is the best be


  • What's REALLY Going On?
    5/7/2022 9:15:00 PM -  Striper fishing here in RI is poor no other way to say it.  We are off to one of the worst starts in decades. There just have not been a lot of migrating fish around this sp


  • Action Shifting to the Bay
    5/3/2022 8:36:00 PM -  I got out today in my Old Town Sportsman 10-6 PDL kayak.  The action has been marginal at best along the oceanfront this week with a lot of weed and unfavorable winds. So I


  • WEED: A Real Big Problem
    4/30/2022 8:08:00 PM -  Parts of the south shore beachfront have been inundated with red weed this spring. There is the most weed I have ever seen in my 65 years of fishing this area.  I was out ye


  • Photo of the Day....First 30+ Inch Striper
    4/29/2022 9:28:00 PM -   I landed my first 30+ inch striper this evening. It was a migrating fish that was landed along the RI oceanfront.  The fish took a bucktail jig. Slots are becoming more ple


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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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