Rhode Island Coastal

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

Large flies with deep sinking lines around schools of menhaden can produce stripers and bluefish. Schools size stripers can be found along Rhode Island's Rocky shoreline. Look for schools of menhaden and work the edges with large flies.

Seven-day forecast 

Clear skies and light winds in forecast should produce some excellent fishing the next several days

Conditions 

September 8 - September 14, 2014.
Fishing the ocean state is very good right now. False albacore and bonito, are showing up all along the coast. From watch Hill to point Judith. . Fly fishing light tackle enthusiast having many opportunities to land these fast-moving fish. Newport's rocky shoreline is also loaded with fast moving Albies. The bait ranges in size. As you move along the coast but right now silversides any small bay anchovy in the 1 - 2 inch range. Narragansett Bay is starting to show signs of life again, with large bluefish feeding throughout the Bay. Schools small striped bass can be found feeding amongst the bluefish. September is a great time as the fall migration soon will begin. I 'll be out again soon look for my report. Until then tight lines

Must Have Flies 
Lefty's Deceiver tan over white 1/0,1,2 Buy from Orvis.com
Orvis Endorsed Guide Baitfish Fly Selection - 8 Flies chartruese, tan, 1/0,1,2 Buy from Orvis.com
Half And Half chartreuse over whit 1/0, 1,2 Buy from Orvis.com
Gurgler tan body, white tail 1,2 1/0 Buy from Orvis.com
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