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MONTI: Block Island Inshore Fishing Tournament a great success | local sports

The Block Island Inshore Fishing Tournament ended Sunday with a winning striped bass measuring 51 inches caught by the “Frayed Knot” team led by Captain Richard Lipsitz of North Kingstown.

More than 90 anglers participated in the two-day event. “We doubled the number of anglers we had last year, and with a matching grant for Capt. Nick’s Rock & Roll Bar, we were able to contribute $4,350 to the Block Island Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department. “said Capt. Chris Willy. of Block Island Fishworks, the host of the tournament.

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Dave Monti holds a captain’s license and a charter fishing licence. He sits on various boards and commissions and has an advisory practice focused on clean oceans, habitat preservation, conservation, renewable energy, and fisheries issues and clients. Send fishing news and photos to [email protected] or visit