Captain Steve Arnold

Steve Arnold is the captain of the F/V (fishing vessel) Elizabeth Helen, based out of Point Judith, Rhode Island. Most of Steves fishing takes place in Rhode Island Sound and Block Island Sound.

Fishing runs in the family for Steve Arnold. His grandfather and several cousins have owned or worked on fishing vessels in Rhode Island. Steve began working as a commercial fishermen over 28 years ago. He started his fishing career while attending college. Working on weekends to help pay his tuition, he discovered he enjoyed fishing so much that this part-time job ending up becoming his full-time career.

Participation in various research opportunities has contributed to Steves understanding of the ocean and the seafood he catches. Steves fishing practices, and his involvement with Wild Rhody, reflect his commitment to providing fresh, high quality seafood to local restaurants and markets in New England and beyond.