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Due to exceptionally dry conditions, the Department of Wildlife Resources has implemented a complete ban on any open burning (e.g., campfires, grills) on all DWR properties west of Interstate 95, effective immediately and lasting until further notice.

Fishing for Giant New River Strain Walleye

In this report, we’re on the hunt for a unique genetic strain of walleye found no where else in the world but the New River system. Alex McCrickard, Aquatic Education Coordinator, teams up with DWR walleye guru, Sgt. Wes Billings, to learn the “ins and outs” of how to target this strain of walleye in late Summer on Virginia’s Claytor Lake.

  • August 24, 2022