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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.

March – April 2024 Issue

Cover: A spring gobbler struts his stuff. ©Mike Roberts

The Rapidan Runs Through It

The public land offerings in the Rapidan River area are rich with history and opportunities for fans of wild places.

Spring Turkeys Take Time

Decades of experience and wisdom play a role in a remarkable day of spring turkey season success.

Spying on the Neighbors

A breeding pair of red-shouldered hawks provided this photographer with an intimate look into their life cycle.

Clean Water Has Shaped Jeff Kelble’s Life

The angler and conservationist has taken a stand for the river that’s been central to his life.

Be Aware of Alpha-gal Syndrome

Before you head outdoors this spring and summer, learn more about this unusual tick-borne syndrome.

How Did Indigenous Peoples Catch Fish?

Virginia’s plentiful freshwater fish populations have fed residents for thousands of years, with ingenious methods being used to capture them.