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.

November – December 2022 Issue

Cover: Two braces of ducks (left to right, a female mallard, black duck, male gadwall, and female gadwall). Photo by Wade Troung

Why Wild Game?

A noted chef explains how his perspective on food shifted when he started hunting.

Winter Wolves: Virginia's Apex Predator Fish

These maddeningly elusive fish make for a memorable angling experience.

What a Hat Isn't Just a Hat

The Virginia Wildlife Grant Program seeks to help connect everyone with the outdoors.

Managing Hardwoods for Wildlife on WMAs

Timber harvesting on Wildlife Management Areas is an essential tool for wildlife habitat management for many reasons.

Robin Clark Will Leave a Legacy of Helping Others Overcome

The avid hunter and angler has worked for decades to make the outdoors accessible for all.

Neighbors Join Forces to Build a Quail-Friendly Wildlife Corridor

Patience, hard work, and the array of resources available to landowners in Virginia help to create a remarkable piece of habitat.