It may be hard for most bass anglers to believe, but every large lake has a few places that don’t get pounded into oblivion on Saturdays and Sundays. You may have to spend some time looking for them and you may have to put in a little extra effort, but the rewards can be great.
Marty Basch is using the 2,167-mile Appalachian Trail as a rough guideline as he bikes from Maine to Georgia. He is filing weekly reports on Thursday and this is his seventh update. Virginia is for lovers, they say. Basch says they forgot to finish the sentence. Virginia is for lovers of boiled dinners! In the folds of the Blue Ridge Mountains are acres of potato fields, rows of cabbage and enough walking future slabs of corned beef to satisfy any New Englander.
It is rare when the name given a scenic area can capture and convey its essence and natural beauty. Shenandoah National Park is just such an enchanted place. Sitting astride the lovely Blue Ridge Mountains of western Virginia, Shenandoah is a true collage of forest, flowers, rocks, waters and meadows.