October Albies Can Be Fussy It is written all over their long faces. "What do I have to do to catch one of these damn albies?" It seems this October stretch has been particularly harsh. Especially in contrast to the fall of 2017 which was the...

Mullet - The Mystery Baitfish of Fall by Dave Anderson I remember the first time I ever saw mullet. It was late-September, and I was walking down Second Beach in Newport looking for these mystery baitfish that everyone was talking about. I spent a large part...

  Saltwater Edge Tackle and Tactics: Atlantic Bonito [caption id="attachment_3629" align="aligncenter" width="300"] A Pair of Atlantic Bonito Courtesy of Double Haul Anglers[/caption] Atlantic Bonito are typically the first of the "ocean speedsters" to arrive in the waters of Southern New England. Usually, somewhere around the Newport Folk Festival, the...

Celebrate World Fishing Day at Saltwater Edge Saturday, June 23rd  Celebrate World Fishing Day by and attend one of the free 101 Saltwater Fishing Clinics offered by the Saltwater Edge.  World Fishing Day is a live 24-hour global broadcast. In a never-before-attempted global live fishing marathon, we’ll visit...

Saltwater Edge Surf Night - 4.5.18 Join us for Surf Night our annual gathering to share our love of surfcasting and the excitement of the season ahead. Saltwater Edge will provide appetizers, something from the grill and a cooler full of ice.   At 7 pm we are excited...

The common "party starters" for hardtail season is the small young of the year baits like bay anchovies, peanut bunker, and butterfish. [caption id="attachment_2056" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Typical Bay Anchovy - Newport RI[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4611" align="aligncenter" width="300"] It could be worse! Photo Credit Joey Manansala[/caption] This collection of micro baits can be...

“It’s always exciting when the tax man comes.” said no one ever; but if you enjoy fly fishing for striped bass April 15th is the common return date for striped bass to Rhode Island waters. This marks the opportunity for anglers in the region to...

Bass Class with DJ Muller The Saltwater Edge is happy to welcome DJ Muller on Sunday, March 26th to present "Bass Class 2017" As a greenhorn or aspiring surfcaster, you won't want to miss this information infusion! This comprehensive class is targeted towards all surfcasters, which want to...

How to Fish a Red Gill Teaser by Dennis Zambrotta  If you could purchase a lure that was almost guaranteed to catch a striped bass when sand eels are the prevalent baitfish - would you?  There has been a lure around for some 40 years that...

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