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If a river otter is nearby, you can kiss the fish in your privately stocked pond goodbye. Read more

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Jack Cooksey travels to the New River Valley for some outdoor adventuring, but finds even more to enjoy in this ruggedly stunning part of the state. Read more

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Four centuries of ferry service in the Old Dominion. Read more

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Illustration by Neal Iwan

A look back at Morattico’s Edwin “Junior” Barrack and other salty dogs like him: doing the hard work on the water that brings crunchy soft shells to dining tables. Read more

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Bull sharks trade the seven seas for Ol’ Man River. Read more

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Clarke C. Jones travels to the picturesque Rose River and meets some long-time anglers who show him why fly fishing isn’t just about catching fish. Read more

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Courtesy of Friends of James River Park

Rediscover swimming holes and lazy days. Read more

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An offbeat way to experience the new river. Read more

For Luke Hopkins, neccessity is the mother of aquatic invention. Read more

Who Owns the Jackson River?

Beau Beasley

Private developers and the public both lay claim to a stretch of the Jackson River in Allegheny County, and fly fishers are caught in the middle. Read more

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Blissful Batteau

Mason Basten, courtesy of Scenic Virginia

Time to celebrate Virginia’s Scenic Rivers more than ever! Read more

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With a conceptual plan in place, The James River Heritage Trail moves one step closer to reality. Read more

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Tricia Pearsall

Tricia Pearsall and her dog go looking for the last gasp of summer on the James River, but find a winter warning instead. Read more

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Robb Scharetg

Transforming a muddy river back into a perfect stream can be done. Beau Beasley tells how a cow wallow became an Augusta County gem. Read more

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The Art of Zen

Tyler Darden

Mindful gardening yields a serene retreat in Hanover. Walk slowly, and contemplate. Read more

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Patricia Lyons

In its day, the Lynnhaven oyster was prized by celebrities and regular folks alike. Pollution nearly killed off the mollusk, but the seafood classic is making a comeback. Read more

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A River Repast

Patricia Lyons

A decade ago, on a whim, cousins Ryan and Travis Croxton decided to revive their family’s old oyster business. Read more

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A Magical Craft - Feature

Lee Baskerville and Tyler Darden

Why does one become a builder of boats? W. Matthew Shipman talks to Steve Zimmerman, of Zimmerman Marine in Mathews, about the challenges and joys of running a boatyard. Read more

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Up a Creek - Feature

Chris White

For the two sisters who run Payne's Crab House in Urbanna, the watermen's life is tough but good. As Beatrice Taylor says, "It's in our blood." Read more

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Great Falls Race Feature

Daniel Schreiber

The Annual Great Falls Whitewater Race is a Frothy, Turbulent Minute Read more

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