Capt. Jim Barr
Newport, RI
  • Skinny Water Charters is based in Newport, Rhode Island 
  • Full time guide service fishing fresh & salt waters
  • U.S. Coast Guard Captain- OUPV, First Aid & CPR trained
  • 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 Cheeky, Sage, Redington, White River & Orvis fly rods & reels & RIO Products fly lines, leaders & tippet material 
  • 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

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I specialize in fly and light tackle angling in the shallowest of Ocean, Bay and Estuary waters- More than any other charter service in Rhode Island
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