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Block Island Fishworks

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40 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-5392
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Perfect Day of Fishing

I went fishing with Captain Chris during the 4th of July week, and it was one of the best days... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
GloryJim
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Los Angeles, California
Capt. Chris is a true professional

This was our second year fishing with Captain Chris Willi, each trip exceeded our expectations. I... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2015
Todd C
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Kennebunk, Maine
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Block Island's premiere fishing service and fishing tackle outfitter located on Ocean Avenue in New Harbor. Offering a full service bait and tackle shop with friendly, knowledgeable fishing addicts to help you with your visit. Also offering guided fishing trips for stripers, blues, albies, seabass, shark and tuna. Fly fishing and light tackle trips from 4-8 hrs offered. All abilities welcome and all gear is provided. Accommodating up to 4 people per trip ages 5 and up.
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40 Ocean Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

I went fishing with Captain Chris during the 4th of July week, and it was one of the best days fishing I have ever experienced. The fishing consisted of casting with light tackle spin gear at breaking striped bass. We landed over 10 stripers for...More

Thank GloryJim
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This was our second year fishing with Captain Chris Willi, each trip exceeded our expectations. I would recommend this charter for all levels of fisherman, Chris is especially great with novice and beginners and can easily accommodate expert anglers.

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Chris is a consummate pro. He knows the area inside and out. Boat and gear in top condition. He is a relaxed and patient guide. Felt he was as excited about the fishing as we were! Would definitely do it again.

Thank John H
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

As a year round resident but new to the sport I knew from word of mouth the staff here would take care of me. I can honestly say I left there store satisfied, impressed, and well equipped. The island "fish guru" Hank very enthusiastically and...More

Thank WaterMoth
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Awesome store with a lot of local intel. Was on BI for the week and killing the Albies but needed to have my reel re-spooled ASAP. No problem. The owner is a great guy who knows his stuff. They have a great supply of gear...More

Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 15 September 2014

You can't ask for a better captain than Chris. With a plethora of fishing-guide options to pick from on the island, it's hard to know where to look. You don't need to look any further if you've stumbled across Block Island Fishworks. When booking a...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Chris did a great job not only encouraging us but also advising us on fishing in general. Great learning experience and fun fishing battles. Would do again!

1  Thank GABRIEL C
Reviewed 28 July 2014

The fishing trip with Captain Chris exceeded our expectations! Two people in our group were experienced and two of us had never fished before. Captain Chris was able to accommodate everyone and everyone had fun and caught fish. Look no further for an outstanding Block...More

Thank ColoradoGrizfan
Reviewed 7 February 2014

A well stocked shop with knowledgeable staff. Even if you don't fish, stop in for one of their iconic t-shirts. If you do fish, you will find out what the fish are biting, and if you want to CATCH fish, hire Capt Willi for a...More

Thank petec1661
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Block Island. Just the sound of it creates an instant image of our successful family summer vacations coupled with fishing memories so powerful that many have written books about this glorious island 13 miles from the mainland and it's sport fishing opportunities. In 1998 the...More

1  Thank g8waybill
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