Theories abound as to when the first of the early season stripers will arrive and how water temperature impacts their arrival. Here in Newport the betting man would say the first stripers will be caught at the east end of Second Beach; but what factors are...

Saltwater Edge Fly Box - Ray's Fly The Ray's Fly is a Rhody Classic. It is the perfect fly when smaller bait is present, when stripers are holding in current and when silversides are tight to the marsh grass in the spring. Swap the olive for...

Come on Down and Party Local!  There is no reason your other half should have all the fun at The Saltwater Edge. On Friday the 20th at the "Significant Others" Holiday Party you get your chance to catch up! From 5-8 pm we will have wine,...

November Surf Fishing Forecast by Dennis Zambrotta In the beginning of November game fish migration is still in full force but will begin to wane towards the middle of the month. Many surfcasters will then travel the Rhode Island’s South County shores to see more consistent action. Schools...

[caption id="attachment_2319" align="aligncenter" width="598"] Photo Courtesy of Captain Ryan Gluek[/caption] The incessant winds have been the biggest challenge these past couple weeks. While we have avoided major storms the wind seems to have been +15 most days. Those who get out find that school stripers and...

Hopefully How to Choose a Saltwater Fishing Line may have helped you, and in case you're now wondering "which fishing knots should I use?" this will hopefully be of help. If you ask any fisherman (or fisherwoman) what their favorite knots are, you'll hear many repeated...

The weather has stayed warm and the seasonal storms have been few; but nonetheless the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler and there's playoff baseball on tv. All of these factors add to the anticipation of surfcasting the Fall Run. In the shop...

Surf Fishing Forecast for October By October the game fish migration is in full force.  The local population of bass and blues that has summered in the Newport area has left and various schools of fish that summered to our north will now swim by our...

[caption id="attachment_2015" align="aligncenter" width="308"] Americas Cup in Newport[/caption] Here in Newport there is a lot of talk about the historic comeback of the Oracle Team USA in the Americas Cup this past week. In short, they were down as much as 8-1 and a blowout appeared...

Saltwater Edge September Surfcasting Forecast The first cool breezes of September generally signal the transition to better action for local surfcasters.   Resident striped bass and bluefish start to feed more actively on the abundant baitfish which can include silversides, bay anchovies, peanut bunker, mackerel,  snapper bluefish,...

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