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South County fishing takes you to beautiful beaches, streams, and ponds

Quonochontaug Breachway

Location: West Beach Road, off of Route 1. A popular fishing spot for striped bass, winter flounder, snapper, and Bluefish. Parking is available at the end of West Beach Road for cars and boat trailers. Toilets on-site.

Wyoming Pond (Wood River)

Bridge Street and Nooseneack Hill road Richmond, RI Phone:

26 acres. Location: Route 95 to Route 138W, site just past intersection of Routes 3 and 138 and Bridge Street, on the right. Gravel ramp. Parking: Yes

Middle Bridge Road Narragansett, RI Phone:

The causeway and bridge crosed over the Narrow River. At the southwest end of the bridge there is a path to the Narrow River identified by a historic marker. There is restricted parking along Middlebridge Road. Trash receptacles are on-site.

Route 1A just off Route 1 Charlestown, RI Phone: 401-364-1222

Pond swimming, fishing; playground, fields, nature center, Frisbee golf

Fishing is done in a small pond in the park. Picnicking, a pavilion, and bathrooms are nearby. See full description of Ninigret Park

West end of Charlestown Beach Road Charlestown, RI Phone:

The breachway has some of the best salt water fishing in South County and a panoramic view of Block Island Sound. there is a boat ramp of linked concrete slabs, a rock jetty, a wide sandy beach on the ocean, and an RV campground. There is parking and an entrance fee during season. No handicap access.

Sanctuary Road (Route 1) Charlestown, RI, 02813 Phone: 401-364-8910

Large forested park with freshwater pond; lots of camping in woods; water sports; boat ramp

Fishing is done on Watchaug Pond at this popular state park. There is a boat ramp. See full description of Burlingame State Park .

Off Plainfield Pike (Route 14) Coventry, RI Phone:

Carbuncle Pond is a pretty 39-acre pond in the Nicholas Farm Management Area. Two gravel parking lots lead to a handicapped-accessible fishing pier and to a concrete plank boat ramp. There are good places at both lots for launching hand-carried boats. Only electric trolling motors are allowed on the pond. The pond is stocked with trout several times a year.

Black Point

Off Ocean Avenue Narragansett, RI Phone:

Off Ocean Road, just north of Scarborough State Beach. A dirt path extends toward Narragansetts Bay from a parking lot just north of the old stone carriage house. On-site parking is available.

Barber Pond

Barber's Pond Road, off Route 2 South Kingstown, RI Phone:

28 acres. Location: Route 102 to Route 2 South, about 7 miles on right. Parking: Yes.

Old Sprague Bridge Overlook

Location: East of Scenic Route 1A. The bridge abutments provide a view of the Pettaquamscutt Refuge and the Narrow River. There is parking available for cars on both sides of the river. Handicap access.