The James River

The James River (340 Mile long River) The Jackson and Cowpasture Rivers converge in northern Botetourt County to form Virginia’s greatest river, the James River. These headwaters–called the Upper James–provide some of the finest canoeing…



10 Worm Fishing Secrets You May Not Know

It’s easy to become enamored with the latest tackle trends but one thing is certain—you should never overlook the effectiveness of bass fishing with plastic worms. It may not be as sexy as heaving an…


The Long Way Back

By: Jackson Buchman Have you ever been lost in the woods? Sometimes it can take a while before you know you’re really lost. Then panic sets in when you can’t find the way out on…


Apple Orchard Falls

This is a backdoor hike for me and I have been on this trail many time. This hike has a lot of variety and progresses in difficulty the further you get. There are actually two…