Smoke from the fires in Western NC made its way to Falls Lake and, combined with the mist on the water, made for a foggy paddle.
A very patient heron stands motionless just waiting for the perfect time to strike. On the Neuse River near Raleigh.
We don’t often post pictures of boats that don’t require paddling, but the bright sunrise and smoke on the water combined to make this one I couldn’t resist. Near Barton’s Creek boat ramp on Falls Lake in Raleigh.
Here’s a blast of color on black Friday. Falls Lake was aglow this last week.
I’ve never seen anything made to look as effortless as this bald eagle catching a fish in Falls Lake. It did one big slow circle, dropped down and silently plucked this enormous bass from the lake while barely even disturbing the surface of the water.
The morning dew froze into interesting patterns on the deck of my kayak during a recent, very cold, early morning paddle on Falls Lake.
I surprised these 3 deer on a misty morning along the Neuse River in Raleigh.
Can you see it?
This hawk was all fluffed up to keep warm on a chilly Raleigh morning along the Neuse River.
Here’s a look straight down the Neuse River on a sunny, but cold, morning in Raleigh.