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Be alert to dangers of autumn

By Kristi Hendricks Home gardeners need beware the dangers of autumn! Despite the gorgeous fall foliage of certain plants, keep your distance or be armed ... Read more | Add your comment

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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Torpedo the bass

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 4th through the 6th on the Blackwater above Joyner’s Bridge. The water was clear REALLY low and 59-degrees. ... Read more | Add your comment

6 days ago by Jeff Turner.

Catfish are jumpin’

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 28th through the 30th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The water was super-clear, normal level, leafy and 63 ... Read more | Add your comment

2 weeks ago by Jeff Turner.

Tree bark is as revealing as the leaves, fruit

By Kristi Hendricks Trees with interesting bark unveil their most engaging feature as autumn arrives. Those with handsome trunk attire have the natural ability to ... Read more | Add your comment

2 weeks ago by Contributor.

Fly like an eagle

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 23rd through the 25th on the Nottoway below the Bronco Club. The water was 62 degrees, dingy, a ... Read more | Add your comment

2 weeks ago by Jeff Turner.

RiverGuard back ‘in gear’

By Jeff Turner Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 17th through the 19th on Blackwater below Franklin. The water was clear, pretty and 66 ... Read more | Add your comment

3 weeks ago by Jeff Turner.

Wildflower of the Month: Pollinators like Obedient Plant

By Helen Hamilton Obedient Plant Physostegia virginiana Obedient Plant produces spikes of rose-pink flowers that are striking against yellow goldenrods and the white asters of ... Read more | Add your comment

3 weeks ago by Contributor.

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Gray’s Creek worth exploring for an autumn adventure

By Kristi Hendricks A superb way to experience Southside native coastal plants is seated comfortably in a kayak paddling one of Virginia’s scenic waterways. So ... Read more | Add your comment

2 months ago by Contributor.

Have you ever seen the rain?

By Jeff Turner Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 24th through the 26th on the Nottoway below Delaware. The water was green, stagnant, 76 ... Read more | Add your comment

2 months ago by Contributor.

Big Blues Bash on the Nottoway

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent the 16th through the 18th on the Nottoway below Delaware. The water was green, stagnant 82 degrees and the ... Read more | Add your comment

2 months ago by Jeff Turner.

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