Sports: Columns

Jul. 05, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

On the Water: Holiday means family, fishing on Kerr Lake

As we celebrate the birth of our country this weekend, I want to say how fortunate and blessed I am for the days spent on the water with my beautiful child bride, Susan, just like we’ve done many times for almost 40 years.


Jun. 28, 2014 @ 08:24 PM

Save a dam: learn to tie knot

On the way home from a tourney last week on the Potomac River, I received a panicked call from my wife, Susan, that our boat dock had disappeared from the shore at our Kerr Lake house.


Jun. 28, 2014 @ 03:46 AM

On the Water: Scouting, feasting on Potomac

Fishing was good last weekend on the Potomac River, but the food was even better.


Jun. 07, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

On the Water: Upon review, should have gone with gut

Last Saturday, things started out looking good in the Bass Fishing League tournament I competed in on Kerr Lake. Then, it ended up being just another decent tournament finish with no money in my pocket.


May. 31, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Cleaning up for holiday cookout

With my boat in the shop having a new engine installed, Susan and I spent the long weekend catching up on house and yard work at our small place on Kerr Lake.


May. 31, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

Ask a Ranger: Getting set for summer of fun

Memorial Day weekend is a time for reflection and remembrance of those military women and men who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy every day.


May. 24, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

On the Water: Up the creek with a blown engine

First of all, let me get this over with: I only weighed one small fish in last weekend’s Bass Fishing League tournament on Kerr Lake.


May. 17, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Fun day of fishing on Kerr Lake

Susan and I had a decent finish in the Pamunkey Bass Anglers Club tournament on Kerr Lake last Saturday.


May. 10, 2014 @ 11:30 PM

Fishing for a good cause on Kerr Lake

The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central N.C. held its annual bass fishing tournament on Kerr Lake, welcoming 56 participants to the event that launched from the Nutbush facility last Sunday morning around 6:30 a.m.


May. 03, 2014 @ 11:13 PM

On the Water: Flooding, train crash wipe out tourney

Fishing was great this week on James River while I was practicing for the FLW Rayovac (formerly the Everstart, but change of batteries this year) bass tournament scheduled for May 1-3.