Category Archives: Current Fishing News, Topics & Reports

2017 Opening Day Fishing Season

Sharpen those hooks gents,  I don’t know about you but I am getting cabin fever all over again. 2016 was a great year, but I have a feeling that 2017 is going to be even better. Check out the resources below to hone your skills for this years season. Things Not To Do While Fishing […]

Jumbo Smallmouth Bass Landed From Wildcat Lake

Don Dziedzina of Illinois Outdoors Inc., has been involved in the outdoors industry for over 40 years. Don has written columns for numerous outdoor magazines and many local newspapers.  If you are interested in learning more about Don be sure to visit IllinoisOutdoors.com. Don was nice enough to share a recent fishing story with fishingforbeginners.net […]

2015 Fishing Season

It has been a long time since I last made a post on this old site, mostly because it was offline for over a year unfortunately.  Apparently I should have been more proactive about my domain renewals as there are individuals out there that were looking to purchase and old on to this popular domain. […]

Bluefish in Narragansett Bay in November?

This has been a particularly odd fishing year as the typical fish patterns have been all off the charts.  Recently large schools of bluefish were being caught in Narragansett bay in November.  This is highly unusual as usually the last  bluefish are caught the last weeks of September and sometimes early October.  To catch Bluefish in the bay in November is […]

Fishing for Your Health

Why do so many men and women of all ages feel the need to flock to the ponds, lakes and coastlines every summer to go fishing?  After all, many inexperienced fishermen go home empty handed.  It may seem like a huge waste of time, or is it.  Even though beginner fishermen may not catch fish their […]

Fishing Report January 2011

Well it is the first day of the 2011 fishing year.  Fishing is slow in Rhode Island,  very slow that is.  All of the ponds and lakes are not cold enough for ice fishing and the Bass and Pike are still in deep water, so this makes for a good weekend to kick your feet […]

The Fishing Link

What is the primal connection that men and woman seek while fishing? What is the allure of fishing that attracts so many anglers to the water?  Every year fisherman by the masses flock to the water on opening day trout season.  Why is this?  I have been pondering these questions my whole life.  I for one […]

Gulf Fisherman Concerns – How is the Oil Spill Going to Affect the Recreational Fisherman?

I have failed to read any articles posted recently about how the BP/Deepwater Horizon Oil spill will affect the 2011 recreational fishing season in the gulf coast.  My hope is that its impact will be minimal, but I fear that that is not the case.  Considering that it was calculated that 4.9 Million gallons of […]