Fishing the Fifty

My Quest to Fish All 50 States

Scenic Virginia and Various Fish

Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park

A black bear sighting in the park

Fall on the Cowpasture River



The two members of my family who are happiest when I don't do catch-and-release

OK, so it's not a citation, but it is a beautiful brook trout (the Virginia state fish) in its spawning colors

December sunset in the Blue Ridge

While not quite a citation, this 22-inch brown trout caught with Eric Gibson ( put up an awesome fight on a fly rod and is what makes Mossy Creek famous.

A beautiful 34-inch, 16-pound striper from Smith Mountain Lake, caught with Kenny Short (