Blue Ridge Mountains

Trout Streams of Virginia: An Angler's Guide to the Blue Ridge Watershed

By Harry Slone

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"This new, completely revised edition of Harry Slone's much praised guide to Virginia's beloved Blue Ridge watershed offers fly-anglers all they need to know. Melding good storytelling, solid science, and a seasoned angler's eye for fish and insect behavior, Slone not only guides you to some of the finest fishing spots in the region, but also helps deepen your appreciation and enjoyment when you get there."
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The Shenandoah and Rappahannock Rivers Guide

By Bruce Ingram

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"This book reveals the best angling spots, every rapid and access point, and where the best wildlife and scenery are found. Every chapter begins with an historical anecdote chronicling the fascinating past of the Shenandoah and Rappahannock. Heroes of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars come alive in the tangible setting of these rivers."

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A Fly Fisherman's Blue Ridge

By Christopher Camuto

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Eleven essays tell of one man's love for pursuing wild trout all year long while surrounded by the unique folklore, geology, and colonial history of the Blue Ridge.

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When the Whipporwill Calls

By Candice Ransom

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A Blue Ridge Mountain family is displaced to the flatlands by the creation of the Shenandoah National Park.

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Grandpa's Mountain

By Carolyn Reeder

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During the Depression, eleven-year-old Carrie makes her annual summer visit to her relatives in the Blue Ridge Mountains and watches her determined grandfather fight against the government's attempt to take his farm land for a new national park.

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Step into the Past with Patricia Beatty

Patricia Beatty made history fascinating with her tales of young men and women caught up in America's beginnings. She was a good researcher who felt out the roots of her stories, adding details to let the reader experience what life was like long ago. She researched in libraries but also drew on her own knowledge when creating her books.