Sports: Columns

May. 09, 2015 @ 07:14 PM

Terrific weekend fishing trip at Kerr Lake

Four generations of Bowen’s enjoyed a fishing trip to Kerr Lake last weekend.

May. 02, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Fishing in the Dominican Republic

I write this week’s column at around 38,000 feet in the air while returning from a business trip to the Dominican Republic, which is on the island of Hispaniola southeast of Cuba.

Apr. 25, 2015 @ 11:57 AM

Meaningful family gathering

While I didn't go fishing last weekend, we did have a lot of fun at home.

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 01:39 PM

Happy to be home

After spending a week fishing in California, it was great to be back home on Kerr Lake last weekend fishing in the FLW BFL tournament.

Apr. 12, 2015 @ 01:09 PM

Highlights from eight unforgettable days in Northern California

Last week I stated that I was typing my column on a phone while driving down a mountain road in Northern California.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 12:15 AM

Columnist on 'fishing trip of a lifetime'

I'm writing this on a telephone while driving down the western slope of the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. This has been the most amazing trip with Mel Toponce. I've had the best time catching giant fish all over Northern California.

Mar. 28, 2015 @ 01:59 PM

Fishing cranks up at Kerr Lake

Based on last weekend’s tournament results, fishing reports I’ve received, and my own experience, largemouth bass fishing on Kerr Lake is hot right now.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 03:48 PM

Moss wins youth state qualifier bass tournament

12-year-old fisherman Nathaniel Moss competed in the Virginia TBF Eastern District Youth State Qualifier bass tournament on Kerr Lake (formerly known as Buggs Island Lake) on March 15.

Mar. 14, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Understanding Daylight Saving Time

Every year the daylight saving time change manages to trip me up somehow.

Mar. 07, 2015 @ 02:08 PM

Returning to a happy place

We are finally getting a break in the weather, meaning I can get on the water and do some bass fishing.