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brian@pattersonguideservice.com   401-293-0223
Patterson Guide Service’s goal is to provide you with a Rhode Island or Cape Cod fly fishing or light tackle trip you will never forget!  I will take the necessary steps to ensure that every trip you take with me is enjoyable, educational and of course, full of action.  When you fish with me, you can count on my patient, friendly instruction, enthusiasm and guidance to make every minute count.” - Capt. Brian Patterson
Enjoy a Fully Customizable Experience:
Light Tackle Spinning Gear • Saltwater Fly Fishing Gear
Newport, RI • Bristol, RI • Cape Cod, MA
Striped Bass & Bluefish • False Albacore & Bonito • Bluefin Tuna
Shore Trips • 23’ Northcoast Center Console
Call 401-293-0223 for more information


Memorable week in the Upper Bay

It has been a solid week of fishing! Bass have been feeding on the massive schools of bait that have infiltrated the upper bay. Timing is everything as we have strategically had to start and stop trips based upon the feeding habits of the magnificent striper. They have been finicky at times, requiring methods that… Read More »

2018 is Off and Running!

Well, despite the weather, the stripers have made their way to the upper bay! While the larger bass have decided to hang south for a bit longer (can’t say I blame them), there has been a tremendous topwater and fly bite going on right now! The bunker have been thin so the bass are feeding… Read More »

Patterson Guide Service featured on On The Water TV!

Happy 2018 to all my fishing friends out there! May this year bring you tight lines and many fishing memories. To start the year off right, PGS will be featured on this weeks episode of On the Water Television, Rhode Island Cox channel 55 NBC Boston (or 1055 in HD) or go to OnTheWater.com and… Read More »

New Trip Options for 2017!

Happy Fishing Season Everyone! I am so excited that 2017 is underway and seeing stripers being caught and released during their migration is truly a sight for sore eyes! As PGS enters it’s 9th year in RI (18 years overall), we see a need for a new type of trip option – The Executive Charter.… Read More »

2016 is booked but don’t let that stop you!

With all potential dates blocked out (I do have to work you know!), I am currently not able to accept new charters for the remainder of 2016. Please feel free to email me and if I get a cancellation for a Saturday or Sunday, I will let you know! In the meantime, I do work… Read More »