Author: Joe Shields

Joe Shields is the editor of The Virginia Sportsman. He is a writer and marketer based in Charlottesville, Virginia. His writing and photography have appeared in The Virginia Sportsman and other publications. Whether fly fishing or surfing, he loves the outdoors and celebrates the sporting life and culture in his narratives.

Editor’s Note

Exclude, Fall, Hunting

The pandemic may have changed our lives, but sometimes change is a good thing. Consider the outdoors, and the number of people who were...

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Spring Fishing Safari in Southwest Florida: Nine Species in Two Days

2022, Featured, Fly Fishing, Travel

APRIL 25 Over the years, I’ve witnessed Captain Jamie Goodwin toss a casting net. It may sound easy, but it’s not. Especially on a...

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Live Painting: The Art of John Bukaty


The Pioneering Live Performance Artist Finds His Flow State

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