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You asked: When will Blackwater Park open?

Community members have been wondering when Franklin’s Blackwater Park will be open to the public, and City Manager ...

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Shad are plentiful

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent March the 5th through the 7th on the Nottoway below Courtland. The ...

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No fish for you

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent February the 14th through the 16th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The ...

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Cows in the Blackwater

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent February the 6th through the 8th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The ...

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Bon voyage, bowfin

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent January the 27th through the 29th on the Blackwater above Burdette. The ...

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Time to plant the personal nursery stock

By Stella Payne Virginia Master Naturalist Over the years I have accumulated a variety of native plants, in ...

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Stripers are stripping line

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent January the 18th through the 20th on the Nottoway below Round Gut. ...

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Closing and opening years on the rivers

Editor’s note: Following are two separate reports that RiverGuard Jeff Turner wrote based on patrols he made nearly ...

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No more Nanook

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent December the 16th through the 18th on the Blackwater above Burdette Bridge. ...

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Where’s the fish?

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent December the 10th through the 12th on the Blackwater above Joyner’s Bridge. ...

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