Fishing

South River Fly Fishing Expo planned

March 23, 2017

The South River Fly Fishing Expo is April 22–23 at Constitution Park, on the South River in Waynesboro, Va. Admission is only $10 for adults and kids under 16 are free. Guest presenters for 2017 […]

Destinations

Smith Mountain Lake shoreline great for recreation

March 17, 2017

Smith Mountain Lake, located in the newly designated Virginia Mountains Region, is an amazing area with shoreline covering Bedford, Franklin, and Pittsylvania counties. What’s not to love about a clear glistening lake with 580 miles […]

Destinations

Chesapeake, Va., boasts 22 miles of fishing waters

March 17, 2017

With 22 miles of both fresh and salt waterways, including the Intracoastal Waterway, stocked lakes, and even opportunities for kayak fishing, the biggest problem for anglers in Chesapeake, Va., is deciding where to fish next. […]

Fall

Blue Ridge Mountains memorable fishing location

March 17, 2017

Long known for an abundance of scenic beauty and a variety of outdoor recreation, Southwest Virginia also offers a memorable angling experience for fishing enthusiasts of all ages. Showcasing 18 premier fishing locations in a […]

Fall

County of Bath, Virginia offers fishing opportunities

March 17, 2017

Nestled in Virginia’s Western Highlands, the County of Bath is home to outstanding recreation and fishing in the George Washington National Forest, Douthat State Park, Lake Moomaw, Dominion Back Creek, and the Cowpasture and Jackson […]

Fall

Fishing opportunities abound in West Virginia

March 17, 2017

Mid-Atlantic anglers find West Virginia to be the wilderness nearby. Called the “Mountain State,” West Virginia offers more than 20,000 miles of streams and more than 100 public fishing lakes. From family vacations to expeditions […]

Culture

Virginia’s Eastern Shore Artisan Trail offers variety

March 14, 2017

Seagulls, solitude, and sunlight on water all lend themselves to a place where artistic expression is alive and well. Virginia’s Eastern Shore Artisan Trail features 120 artists and businesses spread along the 70-mile coastal peninsula. […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Dingmans Falls, Pennsylvania

February 1, 2017

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Dingmans Falls in Pennsylvania. State: Pennsylvania Location: Dingmans Ferry, Delaware Township Height: 130 feet Dingmans Falls is the second highest waterfall in the […]

Biking

Waterfall Wednesday: Cucumber Falls, Ohiopyle, Pa.

January 11, 2017

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Cucumber Falls in Ohiopyle, Pa. State: Pennsylvania Location: Ohiopyle State Park Height: 30 Cucumber Falls is one of six […]