Sports: Columns

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.


May. 03, 2014 @ 11:12 PM

Ask a Ranger: Students compete in 25th Ecology Meet

Each year, state and Virginia middle and high schools near Kerr Lake are invited to participate in an Ecology Meet, an eight-station competition that tests youths’ minds on various aspects of the environment.


Apr. 26, 2014 @ 06:33 PM

On the Water: Fishing heating up on Kerr Lake

In last week’s column, I reported that one more keeper fish would have put me in the money in a tournament on Kerr Lake the prior weekend — and that I ended up with four fish to miss the money by ounces.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

On the Water: Keeper away from prize money

Well I did it again last weekend.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 09:20 PM

On the Water: Tradition, technology converge in coyote hunt

What should you do when you see a pile of coyote poop in the middle of a logging path in the Great Dismal Swamp?


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 05:31 PM

On the Water: Blustery Martinsville race best viewed from couch

Last weekend was yard work and NASCAR race weekend.


Apr. 05, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

Ask a Ranger: Spring has sprung at Kerr Lake parks

That’s right! Kerr Lake State Recreation Area has opened all of its parks and we are full steam ahead from projects to wildlife showing up its finest.


Mar. 29, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

On the Water: Searching for success on Falls Lake

After two slow days of fishing on Falls Lake, I was expecting to do well there last Sunday.


Mar. 22, 2014 @ 08:23 PM

On the Water: Big bite at Mayo Lake

I was finally able to get a couple of days on the water last weekend with the decent weather we had, especially last Saturday.