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Virginia Wildlife Magazine

Virginia Wildlife is your ticket to learning more about Virginia’s spectacular wildlife, fisheries, and breathtaking habitats. Whether you hunt, fish, boat, camp, or take in the wildlife from your easy chair, Virginia Wildlife offers you stories and insight on the natural world, supplied by the state’s leading wildlife and outdoor experts.

September – October 2021 Issue

Cover: A Rapidan River brook trout captured in mid-fight. Photo by Kyle LaFerriere

Give Tenkara a Try

This ancient technique of fly fishing is simple, elegant, and effective.

Your Trout Stocking Questions Answered

Anglers have questions, and the DWR fisheries staff has answers.

The Life Cycle of an Eastern Brook

See how this colorful and unique species reproduces.

David Turner Brings the Wild to Life in Bronze

This sculptor combines his artistic talent and passion for wildlife conservation to create remarkable pieces.

The Sensory Explorers' Trail Allows Everyone to Enjoy the Outdoors

Innovative details engage all the senses on this unique trail at Sky Meadows State Park.

From Delicacy to Decline: A Tale of the Diamond-backed Terrapin

The Northern diamond-backed terrapin has played an interesting role in the culture and history of Virginia's shore over the centuries.


Working for Wildlife, Explore Enjoy WMA profile, and the columns A Walk in the Woods, Off the Leash, Photo Tips, Fare Game, and Good Reads.