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. 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. Scup

  2. Scup

    There is a 61.45% catch rate for Scup, based on 95089 Scup counted.

  3. Black Sea Bass

  4. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 13.44% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 20792 Black Sea Bass counted.

  5. Bluefish

  6. Bluefish

    There is a 5.06% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 7835 Bluefish counted.

  7. Pollock

  8. Pollock

    There is a 4.93% catch rate for Pollock, based on 7624 Pollock counted.

  9. Striped Bass

  10. Striped Bass

    There is a 2.85% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 4415 Striped Bass counted.

  11. Tautog

  12. Tautog

    There is a 2.42% catch rate for Tautog, based on 3744 Tautog counted.

  13. Flounder

  14. Flounder

    There is a 1.5% catch rate for Flounder, based on 2324 Flounder counted.

  15. Cunner

  16. Cunner

    There is a 1.13% catch rate for Cunner, based on 1744 Cunner counted.

  17. Atlantic Menhaden

  18. Atlantic Menhaden

    There is a 0.84% catch rate for Atlantic Menhaden, based on 1305 Atlantic Menhaden counted.

  19. Cod

  20. Cod

    There is a 0.81% catch rate for Cod, based on 1260 Cod counted.

Recommedations above based on 87 species of fish and 154750 fish counted for September around Providence.

To date, there are 135 species of fish and a total of 541699 fish counted for Providence and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 9/26/1862 (160 years).

Last Update: 9/21/2022 2:30:50 PM

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.

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Latest Providence Fishing Reports

  • Float 'n' Fly Does it on Fussy Stripers and Albies
    9/15/2022 8:20:00 PM - The float and fly also fooled this albie today.   The float and fly landed good numbers of stripers today up to 30 inches. Just one look at the water today and I knew it woul

  • Finally!
    9/13/2022 8:51:00 PM -   My first albie of the year is in the books.  They have been around in good numbers if you can find them. I landed my first albie of the year today from RI waters.  I know t

  • Big Push of Albies Hits the Oceanfront
    9/9/2022 8:41:00 PM -  They are in! Like a light switch turning on they suddenly appeared this week and in big numbers in places. Albies are tough fish to catch for the most part and when you can

  • Labor Day Weekend Outlook
    9/2/2022 6:02:00 PM -  Looking good really good.  Things are hopping along the oceanfront whether you fish from shore or a boat.  We have loads and loads of stripers around with especially good nu

  • Albie Confusion
    8/31/2022 1:26:00 PM - This is a bonito. This is an albie or false  albacore.  First off I don't know of any albies caught from shore or boat here in RI so far.  Last year they appeared around this

  • Wooden Egg Float- Versatile and Super Effective
    8/29/2022 4:52:00 PM - I landed this slot fish yesterday on  a float and fly.  This has been a banner August of striper fishing here in RI.  From the beginning of the month to the end I have been i

  • August Mayhem!
    8/21/2022 8:04:00 PM -  

  • August Nights
    8/19/2022 2:37:00 PM -   We have been catching good numbers of slot fish  after dark along with big numbers of hefty schoolies. This one was caught on a live eel from shore. My son Jon and I have b

  • Sometimes They Just Won't Hit
    8/5/2022 4:06:00 PM -   Here's a big school of stripers feeding on the surface on tiny bait. They would not hit a thing yesterday. I was out yesterday looking for those peanut bunker and stripers

  • Peanut Bunker Fuels Wild Blitzes
    8/4/2022 11:28:00 AM -  I saw my first schools of peanut bunker yesterday along the oceanfront and I also saw some wild blitzes of stripers.  At one point the bass had the bunker pinned right up ag

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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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