The March Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is Live

first_imgDepartments QUICK HITS100-Mile Challenge • New A.T. Record • Professor vs. bear huntersFLASHPOINTIs fire better than logging for restoring the Chattooga River’s health?THE GOODSExpert-selected items that every angler needs.TRAIL MIXLong Journey Home: Lucinda Williams revisits her Southern roots.FeaturesFLY WAYSavvy anglers have long used the Blue Ridge Parkway to reach their favorite mountain streams. Next time you head to the mountains with a 5 weight in tow, use this guide to best fly fishing along the two-lane scenic byway.BEHIND THE LENSSeven top regional photographers offer their field-tested insights and their favorite places to shoot.WHY WE GOWhat inspires thru-hikers to tackle the A.T.? For Chris Gallaway, the answer is simple: love.BATTLEFIELDA white runner at Atlanta’s Kennesaw Mountain is an unexpected minority.WATER WARRIORSAfter visiting Africa to witness firsthand the life-saving impacts of clean water, Jess Daddio returns home to examine water quality in her Blue Ridge backyard.last_img read more

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