Editor's Picks

Bluegrass State of Mind

Editor's Picks, Music

After Battling COVID-19, Sturgill Simpson Embraces Kentucky Roots and Reboots Back Catalog with Acoustic Strings on “Cuttin’ Grass”

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Snake-Aversion Training: Keeping Dogs Safe in the Field

2020, Editor's Picks, Featured

Venomous Snake Aversion Training...

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2020 Sportsman Gear Picks

2020, Editor's Picks

Our editors field-tested some unique gear that’s ideally suited for Virginia Sportsman readers....

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Jason Isbell Gets Personal on New Album, “Reunions”

2020, Editor's Picks, Music

Jason Isbell has set a high bar when it comes to Southern storytelling through song. The ...

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South River Preserve’s River Restoration

2020, Editor's Picks

Hilliard Estate & Land Management Helps Landowners Restore a Stretch of the South River In ...

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The Magazine

For 17 years, The Virginia Sportsman has been the region’s premiere sporting-life publication, covering active pursuits, culture, and lifestyle for a loyal readership that is not limited to Virginia. Our unique heritage is enjoyed by loyal readers across the country and in different parts of the world.

 

In each issue, we cover a broad range of sporting interests—from fly fishing, hunting, and shooting sports, to land preservation and recreational land management. Also frequently covered are equestrian activities, historic homes and gardens, and destination travel. We also feature food, wine and spirits, sailing, gear and the arts. Stories include sporting life and culture from all parts of the globe—fly fishing in Alaska, Patagonia, and Iceland, horseback-riding in Transylvania, hunting in Africa, and sailing from the United States to Bermuda.

 

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The Road to Red Lion

2021

“The road is always better than its inn.” Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra I didn’t initially...

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5 Great Kentucky Bourbons to Drink This Summer

2021, Featured, Food and Drink

Our Favorite Options from the South’s Whiskey Wonderland...

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Starting Over: Chris Stapleton’s Latest Album Offers a Fresh Take on the Familiar

2021, Music

Country-rock star Chris Stapleton is ready to hit the road supporting his latest album....

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Places to Go

Travel

The Highest Railway on Earth

2020, Culture, Travel

A look back on a life-changing journey to Peru in words and photos. ...

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Barbecue, Beer, and Bourbon in Bristol, VA/TN

Food and Drink, Lifestyle, Music, Travel

The tastes of Virginia and Tennessee collide in Bristol, inviting visitors to dive into the deep...

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Staff's Picks

Can You Catch Tarpon in Virginia?

2020, Fly Fishing, Staff's Picks

We departed Virginia Beach at 5:45 a.m. and headed for the Eastern Shore. The sun rose from the sea...

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Bonefish and Tarpon Trust’s Tag Tarpon

2019, Fly Fishing, Staff's Picks

Multi-Year Study Aims to Better Understand Tarpon Movement and Habitat Use ...

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Working Man’s Country—Tyler Childers Stays True to His Roots

2019, Music, Staff's Picks

At last year’s Americana Music Awards in Nashville, Tyler Childers made it clear what type of...

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The Thrill of the Flush

2019, Sporting, Staff's Picks

Afternoon Wingshooting in Central Virginia...

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Craft Beers to Drink This Season

2019, Food and Drink, Staff's Picks

From an easy-drinking IPA to a rich bourbon-barrel stout, we’ve got you covered with a range of...

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