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Sunday marked the official end of the fall sports season in Rhode Island. It was an unusual season, without question the strangest I have ever been a part of. Of course, I am referring to the pandemic. Between masks becoming an essential piece of more
Orsted, owner of the Block Island Wind Farm and five other wind farms off the east coast, held its first free Fishinar Series on ground fishing for summer flounder, cod, tautog and black sea bass in the near offshore. Ninety-one anglers participated in more
The high school cross country state championships were held last week at Ponaganset, and sure enough, it came down to Bishop Hendricken and La Salle with the Rams claiming their second consecutive state championship. It was pretty much a given that it more
If you ever wanted to learn how to fish one of the greatest striped bass fisheries in the nation, the Cape Cod Canal, now is your chance. East End Eddie Doherty is a Cape Cod Canal fishing expert. He also happens to be an excellent fishing author, fish more
Tautog are slow growers, they can live 35-40 years. Dr. David Taylor, professor of marine biology at Roger Williams University, said, "e;A 19-inch tautog may very well be 9-10 years old. Also, for any fish population, there's a benefit to releasing big more
Starting on Monday of this week, fans were allowed back in attendance to most Rhode Island Interscholastic League events. Two weeks back, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced a two-week ban of spectators while the local COVID-19 numbers continue to rise, more
For a week in which most contests were postponed, last week was quite eventful. Let's start with Gov. Gina Raimondo's announcement regarding local sports. Last week, she made a statement saying that many of the cases in the state's recent surge in more
Orsted, owner of the Block Island Wind Farm and five other wind farms off the east coast, is sponsoring a free Fishinar Series. The aim of the Orsted Fishinar Series is to encourage angler input into offshore wind farm plans while relating strategies and more
Last week Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse introduced Senate Bill S. 4804, the Rhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act. The bill would amend the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA), the fishing law of this nation, to add Rhode Island to the list of seven more
By ALEX SPONSELLER As the Smithfield cross country team is moving past its recent COVID-19 outbreak, a new batch of soccer teams will be forced to miss action. Sources confirmed to the Beacon on Wednesday afternoon that the Bishop Hendricken, Pilgrim and more
In my opinion, the most important thing to consider during roster building is depth. Of course, talent, character, reliability, health, all of that matters and plays a role in a team's success. But in terms of strictly roster construction at all levels more
Ever wonder what to do when you witness an environmental crime. Yes, I say crime because a crime against the fish or environment is no joke. Our natural resources belong to all the people of the United States of America, so a crime against fish or the more
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