Events



American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society JOINT ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Reno, Nevada––Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2019
Don Orth, one of our lead authors, will be accepting the Award for Excellence in Public Outreach.
Johns Hopkins University Press––Supporting Sponsor––will have Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of Virginia available for sale, and Don will be available to sign and personalize copies.
CLICK HERE for more information.


The Albemarle Angler will be hosting a book signing on Saturday, November 2, at 12pm! Val, Don, and Paul will be there to sign and personalize books. 
Giclee prints of Val's original illustrations from her books will also be available.
Please contact the shop to pre-order your copy of the book, or order your own and bring it with you.
CLICK HERE to visit the Albemarle Angler. Or call: 434-977-6882.

Please join Paul Bugas, Don Orth, Corbin Hilling, Val Kells, and other Virginia Naturalists at Massanetta Springs for the annual Statewide Conference and Volunteer Training, Sept. 20-22, 2019
Paul, Corbin, and Val will be presenting the book on Saturday afternoon. Time: 1:30-4:30 pm.
CLICK HERE to sign up.

Paul will present the book at the Staunton-Augusta Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America, on September 24 membership meeting, 6:30 pm, IWLA Camp, in Churchwville, VA.
CLICK HERE for more information.


Join Paul Bugas for a book presentation at the Organization of Fish and Wildlife Managers meeting at the National Conservation Training Center in Sheperdstown,WV, on Monday, October 7.
CLICK HERE to register!


Join Don and the crew on October 19 at the Virginia Tech Homecoming! There will be a Tailgate and Book Signing event on the lawn of the Holtzman Alumni Center, 901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA.  Festivities will take place between 11:30am and 2:30pm. Registration is Free!
CLICK HERE to register.

Join Don and Derek for a Book Signing  event at the Southeastern Fishes Council Annual Meeting on November 14, Thursday evening, in Knoxville, TN.
CLICK HERE to register!

Join Paul and Val for an open house and book signing at Mossy Creek Fly Fishing shop in Harrisonburg, VA, on Saturday, December 7, at 10:30am!

BOOKS and BREWS! Sponsored by WMRA and WEMC... 
Paul and Corbin will be at Pale Fire Brewing in Harrisonburg on Tuesday, January 14, for the first of two "Books and Brews" events. 
 Val and Paul will be at Pro Re Nata Farm Brewery, 6135 Rockfish Gap Tpk, Crozet VA, for a "Books and Brews" event on Wednesday, January 15. 
Both events start at 7pm and are FREE! 
Click here for more information.


Calling all Virginia and Virginia Tech AFS members! Join the authors at the 2020 annual meeting in Lexington at the Hampton Inn on February 5th between 9am and 3pm. 
We will be signing copies of the book! CLICK HERE for more.



On February 6th, Paul will present, sell, and sign books at the meeting of the Northern Virginia Chapter of Trout Unlimited in Vienna, Virginia.


On February 13th at 12:30pm, Val and Paul will present the book, then sell, and personalize copies at the meeting of the Albemarle Rotary Club at the Boar's Head Inn in Charlottesville, VA.

On February 15th, Val and Paul will be selling and personalizing books at the 2020 Trout Unlimited Rapidan Chapter Annual Fishing Show!
"The Biggest Little Fishing Show" will be held at Highland School 
579 Broadview Avenue, Warrenton, VA, between 9am and 4pm.
CLICK HERE for more.

Don, Paul, and Corbin will be at the Science Museum of Western Virginia for a book signing event
on March 15th between 1–4 pm. This is a great museum, with many interesting exhibits to explore!
Please join us! CLICK HERE for more.

Val and Paul will be presenting in a moderated discussion with the audience at The Lodge at Old Trail in Crozet, VA, on Thursday, March 19, at 5:30pm. They will also  be presenting at the Stanardsville Library on Saturday, March 21, at noon. These events are FREE and very popular!  
CLICK HERE and HERE for more details.



Paul will present the book at the annual meeting of the Friends of the North Fork Shenandoah River, Woodstock Presbyterian Church, 142 E. Court Street, Woodstock, VA, on March 28
between 10am and noon. CLICK HERE for more!