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48 Hours in Buchanan, VIRGINIA

Article written for Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine 8/2017 Buchanan is situated halfway between Lexington and Roanoke, Virginia. This small town sits at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just 4 miles from the Blue Ridge…


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5 Fishing Mistakes To Avoid

Fishing is a sport often learned by trial and error. Growing up there weren’t any classes or sporting activities offered at school to help us become better anglers, although it would’ve been cool. It could…


Mountain Waters

There is much to be said for Virginia’s waters. We are blessed to live in a state which takes great pride in our natural resources. Virginia goes to great lengths to preserve and enhance its…


South Fork of the Holston River

Every year I load up my camper and dog and head off to a week of fly fishing by myself. This past year I spent that week camping at Hungry Mother State park just outside…


Outdoor Enthusiast Playground

Deep in the heart of Virginia’s Botetourt County is a secluded outdoor enthusiast playground called Arcadia. To most it’s just an exit off Interstate 81 with a gas station and little motel up on the…