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.

Virginia Roots Run Deep at Tom Beckbe

2023, Summer, Uncategorized

Winchester Native Makes His Mark in the Sporting-Apparel Industry The Tombigbee River is a tributary of the Mobile River that flows nearly...

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Afield with Richmond Restaurateur and Shagbark Chef Walter Bundy

2023, Featured, Summer

Sportsman and Culinary Artist Showcases Virginia with Local Farm-to-Table Approach Photos by Eric Kallen In 2016, Walter Bundy was three or...

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The Pandemic and its Impact on Outdoor Recreation 

2022, Fall, Featured, Hunting, Wildlife

New Outdoor Participants Give Industry the Opportunity to Grow and Diversify When the pandemic and its viral insult first disrupted our...

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