General Assembly Toughens Penalties for Striped Bass Poaching

Violators will face much higher fines, prison sentences of up to 90 days and forfeiture of boats and fishing equipment.

Posted on July 23, 2011 by Middletown Patch

Poachers beware: Rhode Island has new, stiffer penalties for those who catch more than the legal limit on striped bass, or try to bag those that are too small.

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