Tiverton Handline Fishermen
Tiverton, RI 02878United States
A group of commercial fishermen in Tiverton, Rhode Island, handline fish from small skiffs on a daily basis. Fishermen, like Captain Richard Waltz and Captain Pat King, catch the fish with lures or baited hooks together with a weight or fishing float. It is one of the oldest forms of fishing. This group of vessels is docked in Tiverton on the eastern shore of Narragansett Bay.