Fly-fishing on Smith Lake in Alabama.

Cold water, hot fishing

Year-round rainbow trout fishing below Smith Lake is reeling in anglers. Finding a spot to reel in rainbow trout year-round in Alabama can be a challenge, but one location in north Alabama provides the fish with an adequate habitat for...

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The Fastest Man on Two Sails

At the age of 86, Trussville sailor Harry Reich wants to go faster on Logan Martin, and faster for a cure for Leukemia. It’s easy to imagine why Harry Reich spends every weekend he possibly can sailing on Logan Martin...

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Eagles soaring

For the Reeds, long time bird-watchers who live in Tallassee, the encounter was a sure sign of the resurgence of the bald eagle in Alabama. The resurgence is evident on Alabama Power lakes, where they’ve become easier to spot in recent years.

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Reaching the pinnacle

Leah Rawls Atkins, one of 20th-century Alabama’s most prominent historians, reached the pinnacle of her career six decades ago this year.

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