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Rhode Island Salmon Fishing

All about fishing for Atlantic salmon in RI.

Salmon fishing in Rhode Island

Barber Pond, Shetucket and Naugatuck Rivers, and Beach Pond are the primary inland salmon waters in Rhode Island. The Rhode Island state record atlantic salmon was caught from Barber Pond.

Fishing for salmon in Rhode Island

Atlantic Salmon

Atlantic salmon

World record: 79 lbs 2 oz

RI State Record: 21 lbs 9 oz

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about Atlantic salmon.

The preferred method for catching salmon is fly fishing. Depending on the activity level, salmon may be caught on wet or dry flies. For more details check here for articles about fly fishing.

Salmon Organizations

Atlantic Salmon Federation

Atlantic Salmon Trust

Atlantic Salmon Museum

Pacific Salmon Commission

Pacific Salmon Foundation

Rhode Island Salmon Fishing

Atlantic salmon
Atlantic salmon.

The preferred method for catching salmon is fly fishing. Depending on activity level, salmon may be caught on wet or dry flies, as well as a variety of other lures and baits.

Salmon fishing waters and information, by state.

 

Learn the life cycle of salmon

The more you know about the life cycle and seasonal migration of salmon, the more likely you are to be looking in the right area next time you visit Rhode Island salmon fishing waters. Visit the salmon fishing page for more information about the life cycle of the different species of salmon.

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Best salmon fishing waters in Rhode Island!