August 2014

Fishing Line: Not Your Grandpa’s Mono

August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

  This year I have spent quite a bit of time on the road while not working weekend shifts. In this time, I have had to develop ways of saving some extra money here and there, or at least getting the most out of my investments. Competing as a co-angler in this game of ounces, every fish is [...]

Use the Subtle Gifts of Nature to Achieve Tidal Water Success

August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Setting Sails for the James River tidal water. Here’s the scenario: You wake up on a Saturday morning to go fishing on a tidal fishery but realize in the chaos of getting ready you forgot to check the tide schedule. Frantically, you run to your computer to write down the schedule for the area you [...]

Fishing WIth the Men of CowanGates Law

August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

(L to R): D. Heath Gates Jr. ’05, E. Allen Luck ’12, F. Neil Cowan Jr. ’85, David H. Gates ’78 Everyone in the lodge has gone to bed and I stand mesmerized at the collections of old regulation agency documents, fishing and hunting mounts, and artwork that surround the cabin [...]

Help Others and Help Yourself

August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

This past weekend I was reminded of the simple joy of doing work, not for any monetary benefit to myself but to help out friends. For all things in life, it is important that we give back what we have received. Many say that the American people have been handed too much and as a result have [...]