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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
3/4/2012Christopher HarrellChickahominy River30 1/2
3/28/2012Andrew VerderameNorthwest River10 lbs.28 1/2
4/1/2012Branden HudgensBurnt Mills Lake30
4/10/2012Keith KeeterBlackwater River10 lbs., 2 oz.30
4/15/2012Dylan GrayWestern Branch Reservoir31 3/4
4/18/2012Michael WhittakerNorthwest River10 lbs., 6 oz.34
5/6/2012Michael JonesWestern Branch Reservoir10 lbs., 9 oz.30 1/2
5/18/2012Dante HendersonBlackwater River30
5/26/2012Robert AdkinsBlackwater River10 lbs.31
5/27/2012John Elswick, Sr.Diascund Reservoir30
5/28/2012Joseph DematteoBlackwater River30
6/16/2012Roxanna WoodLake Cohoon10 lbs., 4 oz.30
6/18/2012Albert Rawles, Jr.Lake Prince10 lbs.32
8/7/2012John Claud, IIINottoway River30
8/11/2012Morris Worrell, IVNorthwest River30 1/4
8/18/2012Rhett OwensNottoway River31
8/18/2012Adrian KotschevarPrivate Pond12 lbs., 14 oz.33
9/8/2012Stephen MiklandricLake Meade30
9/8/2012Raymond Kirchmier, II.Private Pond10 lbs., 11 oz.28
9/15/2012Stephen MiklandricLake Cohoon11 lbs., 5 oz.32
9/16/2012Wesley GriggsDiascund Reservoir13 lbs., 11 oz.
9/22/2012Michael MyersHyco River10 lbs., 4 oz.32 1/2
11/10/2012James TrillBlackwater River32 1/2
11/10/2012Gary HarmonWestern Branch Reservoir10 lbs., 1 oz.30
11/25/2012Robert D'AngiolilloLake Cohoon30 3/4
12/8/2012Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir10 lbs., 1 oz.30 1/4

Years Available

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