Two days after a sewage leak closed two parks and the city dock, Stafford County officials deemed the waters of the Rappahannock River safe.
Volunteers with the Friends of the Rappahannock and the Falmouth Flats Fly Fishers—say that three times fast—showed others the basics of fly tying, making knots and casting during an introductory session Saturday at old Cossey Pond in Fredericksburg.
Written by: Chloe Sikora FOR Intern and Student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Seven volunteers huddled underneath a tarp shielding them from pouring rain. Without complaint, they picked up their shovels and finished digging the last three steps to complete the first sustainable public access canoe launch on the Rappahannock River, near its confluence with the Rapidan River.