Saltwater Anglers Foundation http://ripr.org en Fishing Industry Leaders Meet in Warwick http://ripr.org/post/fishing-industry-leaders-meet-warwick <p></p><p>Leaders of the recreational fishing industry are holding a symposium Tuesday in Warwick. The industry wants to call attention to its economic importance to the state.</p><p></p><p>The recreational fishing industry in Rhode Island is much more than a kid with a pole in one hand, and Styrofoam cup full of night-crawlers in the other. Or so says the Vice President of the Saltwater Anglers Foundation, Rich Hittinger. He’s says the industry is a huge economic driver for the state, and one that’s often lost amid the struggles of its commercial fishing peers.</p><p></p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 12:13:17 +0000 Bradley Campbell 12919 at http://ripr.org