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2008-09-25 09:00:30

By LEE THERE LIKELY IS NO other fish for which secrets are more guarded than the speckled trout. Known in southerly coastal waters a spotted sea trout, the speck is one of the most cherished species in Virginia and North Carolina. It could be the fish's beautiful markings and orange-fanged mouth.

2008-07-28 03:00:38

By Lee Tolliver, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 28--Gone are the unsightly scabs. Left behind are small pink circles, bright and obvious against tanned skin -- signs of a new beginning.

2008-07-28 03:00:38

By Lee Tolliver, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 28--Trick Standing is rummaging through the drawers on his Rudee Inlet charter boat, looking for pliers. He eventually finds a pair, but not before sifting through countless bottles, jars and tubes of sunscreen sprays and lotions.

2008-07-13 09:00:19

By LEE TOLLIVER By Lee Tolliver The Virginian-Pilot Bryan Whitehorne's first offshore fishing adventure provided a lot of experiences. Whitehorne, 18, of Virginia Beach , caught his first billfish on a recent trip out of Oregon Inlet.

2008-07-13 03:00:15

By Lee Tolliver, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 13--While many Mid-Atlantic residents are thankful Hurricane Bertha veered away from the U.S. coast, surfers are doubly so. Surfers have been swarming the Outer Banks, hoping to ride the hurricane season's first big swells.


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orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.