Skinny Water Charters

Skinny Water Charters is based in Newport, Rhode Island

U.S. Coast Guard Captain- OUPV, First Aid & CPR trained

We are Catch & Release for all Striped Bass, 2019 is our 6th year

Federal & State Licensed/ Insured

Boats trailered to seasonally productive waters- Newport, Pt.Judith, Potter Pond, Ninigret Pond, Watch Hill Reefs, Fishers Island-NY, Westport- MA

Only guide service based in Newport & southern Rhode Island specializing in fly fishing reefs, bays, salt ponds, estuaries, salt rivers, rocky coast lines, sandbars, shallow water flats, for striped bass, bluefish, false albacore & green bonito

Top of the line Sage, Cheeky, and RIO Products rods, reels and fly lines

Fly patterns personally tied

High quality spinning equipment- Off Shore Angler rods, Shimano Saragosa & Quantum Cabo PTs & Smoke PTs reels

Vessels- *Mako 2201 Inshore Bay Boat w/ 150 hp Yamaha 4-Stroke engine/ remote-controlled bow mounted Minn Kota 101 lb. trolling motor/ remote-controlled Minn Kota Talon shallow water anchor system/ Garmin GPSMap 741sx down & sidescan chartplotter/ Bow leaning post

* Lund 16 SSV with 25 hp Yamaha 4-Stroke/ Minn Kota 55 lb trolling motor/ Garmin EchoMap53DV chartplotter

* Heritage Redfish sit-on-top kayaks

Boat & wade guiding services in cold & warm freshwater for trout, largemouth bass, pickerel & northern pike

Certified Fly Casting Instructor- Fly Fishers International

Professional fresh & saltwater fly tying instructor- group & private lessons

Founder Rhode Island School of Fly Fishing- www.RISchoolofFlyFishing.com

About this trip

Newport area (Sakonnet River, Newport, Narragansett Bay and west to Pt. Judith)

Half Day- 6 hrs- $ 550

Full Day- 8 hrs- $ 700

Worm Hatch- Ninigret Pond, Pt. Judith Pond, Potter Pond

$ 450 (3:30pm- 8:30pm)

Cancellation Policy

A 50% deposit of the applicable charter fee is required at time of booking via personal check, or PayPal. The Captain reserves the right to cancel any trip due to weather and mechanical issues at any time. If the Captain cancels the trip cash credit will be made to the client. Balances for all trips are payable by check, cash or Pay Pal the day of the charter.

If the client does not show for the trip, or for any reason cancels the trip within 14 days of the charter, the client will lose their deposit. If the client cancels the trip prior to 14 days before the charter, a credit in the amount of the deposit for a future trip will be provided. No cash refunds are provided for charters cancelled by the client.

Cancellations must be submitted by email in writing to:


Other Trips We Provide
100% paid in-person when the trip begins
Target species:
Bass (Striped)
Type of guiding available:
What's included?:
Fly Fishing Equipment
Rods, Reels & Tackle
Live Bait
Catch Cleaning & Filleting
Fishing License
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