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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.

Fish Citations

To view citations by species and body of water from 2020 to present day. Visit the Go Outdoors Virginia: Angler Recognition Program website. In the bottom left corner under “Trophy Catch Submissions” you can click to “view all” awarded citations.


Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
2/23/2005Dennis BainesDiascund Reservoir10 lbs., 01 oz.
3/12/2005Mark SimpsonJames River30 3/4
3/14/2005Ronald PowellNottoway River30 1/4
4/13/2005Allen KirbyChickahominy Lake30
5/8/2005Raymond MisseriMattaponi River10 lbs.32
5/10/2005Tyler HallChickahominy Lake30
5/11/2005John HumphreysChickahominy Lake31 1/4
5/30/2005Noah StricklerDiascund Reservoir31 1/2
6/8/2005Billy Crutchfield Jr.Private Pond37 3/4
6/24/2005R. Kevin BainNottoway River10 lbs., 03 oz.
6/28/2005Joshua MeadeMattaponi River12 lbs., 05 oz.33 1/4
7/3/2005Stephen BatchelderLake Cohoon30
7/17/2005Phillip Atkinson Jr.Private Pond30
7/30/2005Jonathan WickhamChickahominy Lake11 lbs.30
7/31/2005Leslie OsbornLake Gaston10 lbs.30
9/22/2005Anna VillanuevaMattaponi River31
10/1/2005Tyler HutchersonWest Neck Creek10 lbs., 04 oz.
10/14/2005Charles ByrumWestern Branch Reservoir10 lbs.
10/14/2005Samuel Gates, IIINorthwest River30 1/2
12/27/2005James Carmean, IIINottoway River31

Years Available

Note: posting of data for the current year is delayed by 3 months.