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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
2/1/2006Steven RichardsMiddle Fork Holston22 lbs., 05 oz.34 3/4
3/11/2006Richard NeiceNew River28 lbs.39 1/4
3/13/2006Jimmie EdwardsSouth Fork Holston River34
3/24/2006Gene MullinaxSouth Fork Shenandoah River24 lbs.37
4/6/2006Charles HarperNew River25 lbs., 08 oz.35 1/2
4/6/2006Basil Harper, Jr.New River25 lbs., 9 oz.35 3/4
4/7/2006Daryl Ambrose Sr.Wilkins Lake23 lbs., 10 oz.39 1/2
4/13/2006Joshua DeMauryNew River24 lbs., 03 oz.36
4/14/2006Zachary KuhnsPotomac River20 lbs., 11 oz.34 1/2
4/14/2006Jason BregeSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs.35
4/15/2006Jason BregeSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.34
4/19/2006Theodore KeslerMaury River34 1/4
4/26/2006James Kesler, Jr.Maury River34
4/28/2006Elise JonesMaury River34 1/2
5/6/2006William Whitlock, Jr.Lake Anna37 lbs.41
5/6/2006Ethan MorrisonLake Orange27 lbs.36
5/7/2006Ethan MorrisonLake Orange39
5/7/2006Ethan MorrisonLake Orange23 lbs., 12 oz.
5/12/2006Patrick LienhartLake Orange34 lbs.38
5/13/2006Ethan MorrisonLake Orange25 lbs.
5/13/2006Joseph MorrisonLake Orange25 lbs.
5/13/2006Joseph MorrisonLake Orange27 lbs.
5/13/2006Charles JonesJames River36
5/14/2006Ethan MorrisonLake Orange24 lbs., 08 oz.
5/21/2006Michael PerkinsSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 08 oz.36 3/4
5/22/2006Patrick LienhartLake Orange35 lbs., 04 oz.40
5/22/2006Luis TorresShenandoah River27 lbs., 01 oz.37 1/2
5/22/2006Randall AlfordClaytor Lake20 lbs.34
5/22/2006Randall AlfordClaytor Lake23 lbs.34
5/25/2006Bryan AretzPrivate Pond34 lbs., 01 oz.43
5/26/2006Randall AlfordClaytor Lake22 lbs., 08 oz.34
5/27/2006Randall AlfordNew River21 lbs., 08 oz.34
5/27/2006Ronnie McCormickNew River25 lbs., 06 oz.36
5/27/2006Timothy BlankenbakerShenandoah River22 lbs., 12 oz.
5/28/2006Steven HaneySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.35
5/31/2006Hunter ReedShenandoah River23 lbs., 08 oz.34
6/3/2006Brandon DardenPrivate Pond24 lbs.34 3/4
6/4/2006Rhonda McNultyPrivate Pond34 1/2
6/4/2006Michael DavisChandlers Mill Pond36 1/2
6/7/2006Lloyd IdenPrivate Pond22 lbs., 04 oz.36 1/2
6/10/2006Donnie DeanNew River34 1/2
6/12/2006Theodore KeslerJames River35
6/13/2006Jeffrey ShellLake Shenandoah23 lbs.34 1/4
6/17/2006Daniel McKenzieShenandoah River26 lbs.35
6/18/2006Paul WrayJames River25 lbs.38
6/20/2006James Kesler, Jr.Maury River25 lbs., 12 oz.36
6/23/2006Jeffery BeardBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 04 oz.37 1/2
6/23/2006Jeffery BeardBuggs Island Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.36 1/2
6/27/2006Michael PerduePrivate Pond43
7/2/2006Ethan MorrisonLake Orange24 lbs.
7/6/2006Cathaline KeslerMaury River29 lbs.40
7/7/2006Charles IrbyJames River23 lbs., 05 oz.35
7/8/2006Theodore KeslerJames River40 1/4
7/10/2006Daniel LeibfreidMaury River34 1/2
7/13/2006Daniel SmithLake Whitehurst34 1/2
7/24/2006Robert Reed Jr.Shenandoah River23 lbs., 12 oz.34 1/4
8/4/2006Brennan StatonMaury River20 lbs., 04 oz.34
8/6/2006Lee Luther Jr.James River20 lbs., 08 oz.34 1/4
8/11/2006Darrin StarkeyNorth Fork Holston River20 lbs.36
8/15/2006Chad ShipeNorth Fork Shenandoah River21 lbs.34 1/4
8/18/2006Ryan HolderLake Chesdin34
8/23/2006Michael LutkeJames River37
8/26/2006Brent DooleySmith Mountain Lake34
8/27/2006Bryan AretzShenandoah River35
8/28/2006Randell WalkerClaytor Lake36 lbs., 13 oz.41
8/29/2006Robert LeonardNew River35 1/2
8/29/2006Bryan AretzShenandoah River24 lbs., 08 oz.37
12/26/2006Brandon KleeJames River36 lbs.

Years Available

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