A night fishing permit is required for access to Sachuest Point NWR for surf fishing after sunset. You may obtain a night fishing permit by visiting the Sachuest Point NWR Visitor Center during normal business hours (10 AM - 4 PM daily). The cost of the annual night fishing permit is $20.00, or a nightly permit can be obtained for $5.00. Payment is by cash and/or check only at this time.
To obtain a night fishing permit by mail, download and complete the permit application and mail it with payment to: Rhode Island NWR Complex, Attn: Fishing Permit, 50 Bend Road, Charlestown, RI 02813.
For questions about obtaining a night fishing permit, please call 401-619-2680.
The Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge photography blind is available for public use, but is accessible by reservation only. Those who wish to reserve a time slot for use of the photography blind should call the number listed above or visit the Sachuest Point NWR Visitor Center to make a reservation.