Sports: Columns

Aug. 02, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

On the Water: Hitting the limit on Lake Champlain

Susan and I had a great time on our recent fishing vacation to Lake Champlain, and I hope I didn’t leave the impression in last week’s column that we didn’t.

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Ask a Ranger: Fun, fireworks at Kerr Lake event

The biggest event that occurs at Kerr Lake State Recreation Area is the fireworks display.

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

On the Water: Post-Arthur fishing proves plentiful

While I regret that Hurricane Arthur impacted property and caused some vacations to be shortened at the beach last week, I do appreciate what it did for bass fishing on Kerr Lake last Thursday afternoon.

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.