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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
3/2/2008Ronald JeffordsNorthwest River31
3/2/2008Melanie BayfordNorthwest River30
3/14/2008Ronnie Gathercole Jr.Private Pond11 lbs.30
3/23/2008Dennis LivingstonChickahominy River30
3/28/2008James BootheBuggs Island Lake34
4/1/2008Keith KeeterBlackwater River10 lbs., 04 oz.30 3/4
4/6/2008Melissa AurilloNorthwest River30
4/15/2008Bryan KeaneJames River33
4/18/2008Rodney WhitbyMeherrin River12 lbs.32
4/26/2008Stephen MiklandricLake Meade30
4/26/2008Shannon MiklandricLake Meade30
4/26/2008Ted Herndon, Jr.Chickahominy Lake30 1/2
5/5/2008Tiffany DodsonPrivate Pond30 1/2
5/17/2008Matthew BraggPrivate Pond30 1/2
6/6/2008Christian Auth, Jr.Private Pond31
6/17/2008Anton PricePrivate Pond31 1/4
7/5/2008Christopher BabbLake Cohoon12 lbs., 11 oz.32
7/6/2008Chase McKinneyChickahominy River33
7/12/2008Brian ByrneNorthwest River10 lbs., 08 oz.31
8/2/2008David WaltonChickahominy River32 1/4
9/7/2008Michael UpdikeChickahominy Lake35
9/12/2008Carlton Updike Jr.Chickahominy River34
9/16/2008Gregory HicksLake Prince10 lbs.30
10/12/2008Scott PattersonNorthwest River30
12/28/2008Jeffery Steadman, Jr.North Anna River31 1/2

Years Available

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