It comes as no surprise that there are tons of amazing options for great fishing across the state. Rhode Island is the Ocean State after all and even the northern part of the state is filled with great ponds and lakes. Here are 12 of the most amazing fishing spots in Rhode Island.
1. Watchaug Pond, Charlestown
Watchaug Pond is located along the edges of Burlingame State Park, one of Rhode Island's largest and most beautiful state parks. This pond features a boat ramp, and ample space for amazing fishing.
2. Olney Pond, Lincoln
Lincoln Woods State Park is filled with beautiful hiking trails, wonderful picnic spots, and much more! Olney Pond is a popular fishing destination found within the park and consists of 126 acres of space.
3. Wyoming Pond, Arcadia Management Area
This narrow pond is connected to Wood River and is found off of Skunk Hill Road in the village of Wyoming. Bass, pickerel, and panfish all reside in this stunning fishing destination found in Arcadia.
4. Mount Hope Fishing Access, Bristol
Found off Annawamscutt Drive in the stunning town of Bristol is Mount Hope Fishing Access. This salt water spot also offers beautiful bird watching, and lovely views of the Mount Hope Bay.
5. Ninigret Pond, Charlestown
Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge might be one of the most breathtaking places in the state. With its diverse upland and wetland habitat and wildlife and amazing nature trails, exploring this place is a wonderful way to spend a nice day. The pond, which is the largest coastal salt pond in state, offers some of the best fishing around!
6. Beavertail State Park, Jamestown
This magical state park in Jamestown offers some of the best salt water fishing. The rocky landscape is ideal for setting up a camp chair for the afternoon and fishing in the bay.
7. Brenton Point State Park, Newport
This state park in Newport is another great choice for surf casting on the bay.
8. Point Fishing Area, Tiverton
This fishing area offers a diversity of coastal life and makes for a beautiful place to enjoy fishing.
9. Goat Island Connector
The bridge linking Goat Island and Newport is a popular choice for fishing. Curbside parking makes this an easy place to set up shop and catch some salt water fish.
10. Echo Lake, Pascoag
The beautiful Pascoag Reservoir, also known as Echo Lake, is a superb fresh water fishing destination in the northern part of the state.
11. Carbuncle Pond, Coventry
This 48 acre pond in coventry boasts beautiful views and excellent freshwater fishing.
12. Wallum Lake, Burrillville
Wallum Lake sits on the border of Rhode Island and Massachusetts and offers some of the best bass fishing in New England.