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Free Fishing Day
From: Letter to Rappahannock News, George Gardner 6/8/23
"Thanks to the help from many community supporters. Free Fishing returned to Rappahannock County Park on Saturday, June 3--a perfect weather day. The Rush River was stocked with 250 10-12 inch trout on Thursday evening. A steady stream of fisherpeople of all ages turned out throughout the day on Saturday in hopes of catching a few fish. Many were successful!
Special thank you to:
Keir Whitson, Rappahannock County Supervisor, who orchestrated the fish stocking along with his financial support and funds from the Rappahannock County Park Foundation, Shawn Michael Knick through his Rush River Fly company, Beck Burr, and George and Cecille Gardner
Roger and Janie Jenkins for all the free food and beverages they provided along with grilling services
Sean Michael Knick, who made connections with the local fishing community and offered fly-tying demonstrations
Roger Flinchum, who conducted fly-fishing casting coachjing throughout the day
Tim Bostic, Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) conservation officer
John Odenkirk, DWR biologist, who provided loaner rods/reels and tackle
Mountain State Trout which supplied the trout
Representatives from the Piedmont Environmental Council, Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection (Homegrown National Park),, Audubon Wilkdlife Sanctuary Program, and Old Rag Master Naturalists--who offered information in the Pavilion about habitats that support wildlife
Doug Elkins as RCRFA Board member fishing day program leader."
Watch for next year's event during the first weekend in June 2024!
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Dark Skies events
Open Observation Evening:
November 11, 5pm
Last DS night at the Park for 2024!
Check back on day of Dark Skies event for any weather-related updates.
NOTE: REVISED CALENDAR
(September date rescheduled)
Please note that registration is required for Open Observation Evenings. Click here for registration form.
Link to Dana Milbank DarkSkies article featuring Rappahannock County Park!
Fodderstack Race 2024
April 20, 2024.
Check back for registration information.