Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge is renowned for its fishing opportunities – among avid saltwater fly fishers and families enjoying an afternoon together alike.
The refuge allows saltwater fishing in accordance with Rhode Island state regulations and subject to the following conditions: 1) Anglers may saltwater-fish in the Sakonnet River and Sachuest Bay from the refuge shoreline; 2) Anglers may saltwater-fish at Sachuest Beach from September 16 to March 31; 3) Anglers may night-fish after legal sunset with a refuge permit.
Night fishing permits are available at https://rhodeislandpermits.recaccess.com. Typical fish caught from the refuge shoreline are striped bass, bluefish, tautog and scup.
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