The Upper Neuse River is home to quite a few big herons. they are pretty skittish and even if you are sneaking up in a kayak or canoe, it is hard to get the jump on one of these.
In the right light, certain colors are highlighted. In the Neuse River, Raleigh
After lots of tries, this gull finally nabbed a fish at the Falls Dam. The river release brings the bait to the surface of the Neuse River.
This a close-up look at a big sycamore tree that hangs out over the Neuse River. If you kayak, canoe or paddleboard from the Falls Dam to Capital Blvd (our Quick Trip) you’ll have to pass under it.
After the Falls Dam releases water the gulls gather to pick off baitfish that get washed out into the Neuse River.
After our last cold spell I found the Neuse River pouring through this gap in tree roots.
This is a less effective place for your bobber. Hanging over the Neuse River in Raleigh.
Feeding gulls on the Neuse River at the Falls Dam.
On the Neuse River Greenway after our last snow.
This gull was feeding on the Neuse River after a release of the Falls Dam brought baitfish out into the spillway.