2014-2015 VOWA Excellence-in-Craft
Many of the Article/Feature titles are links to the writers winning work, more links will be added. Enjoy!
1st Place: “The Atlantic Coast Pipe Line as Parasitic Worm” by Chris Bolgiano
2nd Place: “Citizen voices protected the George Washington National Forest” by Chris Bolgiano
3rd Place: “If you break it, you pay for it” by Marlene Condon.
Marlene’s fine column also won the Fly Fishers of Virginia “Best Conservation Entry” Special Award.
2nd Place: “Winnie and Me” by Ed Felker
1st Place: “Dispatches from the Potomac” Ed Felker
2nd Place: “Getting more on the ground” Bobby Whitescarver
3rd Place: “Adventures Afield” Matt Reilly
Outstanding Feature Story
1st Place: “Medicine for the Soul” by Ed Felker
2nd Place “Back to Basics” by Tom Sadler
3rd Place: “Best of Both Worlds Kayak Fishing” by Ed Felker
1st Place: “VNPS Bulletin February 2014,” Nancy Sorrells
2nd Place: “VNPS Bulletin Winter 2014,” Nancy Sorrells
3rd Place: “The Singing Reel October 2014,” Robert Thomas
Robert Thomas and his expertly done newsletter was also awarded the Mossy Creek FlyFishing “Best Flyfishing” Entry. This award was presented to him by Tom Sadler on behalf of supporting members Brain & Colby Trow of Mossy Creek Flyfishing.
“Tails of Moonpie and the Riverkeeper”
by Jeff Turner
Jeff Turner’s charming and superbly written “Tails of Moonpie” is also the winner of the Madison County “Virginia” Award, a Special Award given for the best “Virginia ” entry.