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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


It’s Albie Season!

Bass, Blues, Bonito and now Albies! I would say that the fall run has officially begun! This past weekend we were blessed with the last of the funny fish after what has been an awesome Bonito season. The albies made there way to Newport and are pushing bait agains Rhode Island’s shoreline. Don’t let the… Read More »

Newport and Beyond!

The past few weeks have produced some larger bass in the mid 30 pound range with the occasional 40+ mixed in. School stripers have started their blitzing mid day and well into the late afternoon. Blues have also found their summer home! Black Sea bass have been huge this year and make great action, even… Read More »

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 »