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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.

Chain Pickerel

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
1/1/2005Daniel BoothSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 10 oz.
1/1/2005William Johnson, IIIChickahominy Lake24 3/4
1/2/2005Ronald Wooldridge Jr.Lake Cohoon4 lbs., 05 oz.27
1/2/2005Daniel BoothSwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs., 02 oz.25 1/2
1/2/2005Daniel BoothSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/4
1/2/2005Brian CurtisChandlers Mill Pond24
1/3/2005Michael Belcher Sr.Lake Chesdin4 lbs., 01 oz.24
1/8/2005Daniel BoothSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 04 oz.24 1/4
1/9/2005Raymond CrismanSwift Creek Reservoir3 lbs., 12 oz.24 1/2
1/9/2005Mark DunningtonPrivate Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.25 1/2
1/9/2005Tommy ThomasChickahominy Lake5 lbs.25 1/4
1/10/2005Ernest Lee, Jr.Swift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 01 oz.
1/11/2005Gregory HeathHoliday Lake4 lbs., 12 oz.24
1/11/2005Christopher EllingtonSwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs., 04 oz.26 3/4
1/12/2005David DeckSwift Creek Reservoir25
1/12/2005David DeckSwift Creek Reservoir24
1/12/2005William BrandonLake Cohoon4 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/2
1/13/2005Timothy AsmusLee Hall Reservoir26 1/4
1/13/2005Robert Kump, SrPrivate Pond4 lbs.24
1/13/2005Shawn BittingerLake Moomaw24
1/15/2005Jimmy EppleyDan River6 lbs., 05 oz.27 1/4
1/15/2005Ronald JonesChickahominy Lake25
1/16/2005Christopher EllingtonDiascund Reservoir5 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/2
2/6/2005Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs., 07 oz.26 1/2
2/7/2005John Huckstep IVPrivate Pond4 lbs., 04 oz.
2/11/2005Raymond PacePrivate Pond4 lbs., 14 oz.25
2/11/2005Wayne DillonPrivate Pond5 lbs., 06 oz.25
2/12/2005Brian TussoSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 12 oz.27 1/2
2/12/2005Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir25
2/13/2005Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/4
2/13/2005Mark FimianLee Hall Reservoir4 lbs., 11 oz.24 1/4
2/13/2005Raymond CrismanSwift Creek Reservoir3 lbs., 13 oz.24
2/13/2005John NorthSwift Creek Reservoir24
2/15/2005Nathan NorvillePrivate Pond24 1/2
2/15/2005Harold WermuthPrivate Pond24 1/4
2/16/2005Robert HurtChickahominy Lake25
2/19/2005Mark FimianLake Cohoon4 lbs., 05 oz.24 1/4
2/19/2005Kellam BrooksPrivate Pond24 1/4
2/19/2005Bruce DeHartSwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs., 04 oz.
2/19/2005Mike WesthovenPrivate Pond24 1/4
2/20/2005Raymond CrismanSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 07 oz.25 1/4
2/21/2005Richard HenryLake Moomaw4 lbs., 13 oz.25 1/2
2/21/2005Stephen FriedmanLake Smith4 lbs.24 1/2
2/22/2005Glenn WilliamsLake Moomaw5 lbs., 14 oz.27 1/2
2/23/2005Gregory HeathHoliday Lake5 lbs., 08 oz.26
2/23/2005Mark Vick, Jr.Nottoway River24 1/2
2/24/2005Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir25 1/4
2/26/2005Bruce DeHartSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.25
2/26/2005David ForbesLake Cohoon24
2/26/2005John NorthSwift Creek Reservoir24
2/26/2005Amos HorstLake Moomaw24
2/27/2005Roderick SmithPrivate Pond24
2/27/2005Mark FimianLee Hall Reservoir4 lbs., 14 oz.24 3/4
3/5/2005Mark FimianLee Hall Reservoir5 lbs., 02 oz.25 1/4
3/6/2005Martin LeonardLake Smith4 lbs., 10 oz.24
3/6/2005Buddy WorkmanLake Chesdin4 lbs., 03 oz.
3/6/2005Scottie SaulsPrivate Pond4 lbs.28
3/6/2005Kellam BrooksPrivate Pond4 lbs., 04 oz.
3/7/2005Herbert Aldrich, Jr.Lake Chesdin25
3/7/2005Herbert Aldrich, Jr.Lake Chesdin4 lbs., 10 oz.25
3/7/2005Thomas Toffey, Sr.Private Pond25 1/4
3/7/2005David Graham, Sr.Private Pond24 1/2
3/7/2005Donald MartinChesterfield Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.26
3/9/2005Gary HarmonChickahominy Lake24
3/10/2005Michael Bradshaw, Jr.Lake Cohoon4 lbs., 08 oz.27 1/2
3/10/2005William HallSwift Creek Reservoir26 1/2
3/11/2005Bubba HillPrivate Pond4 lbs., 11 oz.28 3/4
3/12/2005David SinnottDiascund Reservoir4 lbs., 04 oz.24 1/4
3/12/2005Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/4
3/12/2005Eddie HoffmanLake Moomaw24 1/4
3/18/2005Thomas ByrdLake Chesdin5 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/2
3/19/2005William GaySwift Creek Reservoir24 1/2
3/19/2005Anthony FeltsSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/4
3/19/2005Thomas Byrum, Jr.Lake Meade24
3/20/2005John Horsley, Sr.Swift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 06 oz.25 1/2
3/20/2005Pat KendrickBuggs Island Lake4 lbs., 11 oz.27 1/4
3/20/2005Alvin BarrPrivate Pond4 lbs., 08 oz.27
3/21/2005Michael SchlaBachLake Moomaw24
3/25/2005Thomas Byrum, Jr.Lake Meade4 lbs.25 1/2
3/25/2005Anthony KlonisBuggs Island Lake4 lbs., 04 oz.
3/26/2005Robert KellerChesterfield Reservoir4 lbs., 04 oz.24 1/4
3/26/2005Charles ByrumWestern Branch Reservoir25
3/27/2005Herbert Aldrich, Jr.Lake Chesdin24
3/28/2005Walter TuckerPrivate Pond24 1/4
3/30/2005Angie RobertsPrivate Pond5 lbs., 09 oz.
3/30/2005Perry BendelewskiBuggs Island Lake4 lbs., 06 oz.26 1/4
3/31/2005Kara VenableHarwood Mill Reservoir25
4/1/2005Robert KellerSwift Creek Reservoir24
4/1/2005Perry VeaseyLittle Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 06 oz.
4/1/2005David Roberson, Jr.Chickahominy Lake25
4/1/2005Troy DunnStaunton River24
4/2/2005William StantonSwift Creek Reservoir25 1/2
4/2/2005Kellam BrooksPrivate Pond24 1/2
4/2/2005James SpeckChesterfield Reservoir4 lbs.
4/3/2005Douglas GentryPrivate Pond26
4/4/2005Kelles HallSlate River24
4/5/2005Robert KellerSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.25
4/5/2005Robert WilliamsPrivate Pond4 lbs., 06 oz.26
4/6/2005Artie AhlstedLake Cohoon4 lbs., 06 oz.26
4/6/2005Adam ClousePrivate Pond5 lbs., 08 oz.26
4/6/2005David DeckSwift Creek Reservoir26 3/4
4/7/2005Paul DiMeglioPrivate Pond4 lbs., 01 oz.25 1/2
4/11/2005W. H. Davis, Jr.Lake Cohoon25
4/12/2005Joshua PackerSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 05 oz.
4/14/2005Richard Woody, IIPrivate Pond24 1/4
4/15/2005David BraceyLake Moomaw24
4/16/2005Mark Vick, Jr.Nottoway River24 1/2
4/17/2005Mark FimianPrivate Pond25 1/4
4/17/2005Michael WhetstoneChickahominy Lake24 1/2
4/18/2005Meredith LynnChickahominy Lake25
4/19/2005Donald WhitehurstBurnt Mills Lake24
4/19/2005Perry MilesPrivate Pond24 1/4
4/20/2005Aaron HillPrivate Pond24 1/2
4/22/2005Allen KirbyChickahominy Lake24
4/27/2005Mark HresanPrivate Pond4 lbs., 09 oz.26 1/4
4/29/2005James MyersChickahominy River4 lbs., 08 oz.
4/30/2005Wade BrooksPrivate Pond25
5/5/2005Joshua Roop All Other Waters5 lbs., 01 oz.
5/7/2005Marvin TuckerLake Moomaw24
5/7/2005Allen KirbyChickahominy Lake24
5/7/2005Allen KirbyChickahominy Lake24
5/10/2005Richard SinsabaughSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/2
5/10/2005Danny BestPrivate Pond24
5/10/2005Robert KellerSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 04 oz.24
5/11/2005Robert Davis, IIIPrivate Pond24 3/4
5/12/2005James MyersChickahominy River4 lbs., 12 oz.
5/13/2005Gilbert BartleBriery Creek Lake24 3/4
5/14/2005June ButlerLake Chesdin24 1/2
5/16/2005Jerry JohnsonNottoway River4 lbs., 07 oz.26
5/16/2005Chip JonesPrivate Pond4 lbs., 12 oz.26 3/4
5/17/2005Joseph StraubPrivate Pond27 3/4
5/18/2005Robert KellerSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.24 3/4
5/19/2005Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 09 oz.25
5/20/2005Scott WileySwift Creek Reservoir25 1/2
5/21/2005Charles BeasleyPrivate Pond24 1/4
5/21/2005Preston GoodrichPrivate Pond4 lbs., 12 oz.26 1/4
5/22/2005Brian DyeLittle Creek Reservoir24
5/22/2005Brian AtkinsPrivate Pond24 1/2
5/22/2005Brian AtkinsPrivate Pond25
5/23/2005John Huckstep IVPrivate Pond4 lbs., 03 oz.
5/25/2005Jason CarpenterBuggs Island Lake24
5/28/2005Kurt BurgeBuggs Island Lake25
5/28/2005Daniel GrattanChickahominy Lake4 lbs., 02 oz.24 3/4
5/28/2005Matthew LeDoyen, Jr.Private Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.
5/28/2005James ArmentroutJackson River24
5/29/2005Louis AntonSwift Creek Reservoir26 1/2
5/29/2005Patrick MuczyaskiNi Reservoir25 3/4
5/29/2005Timothy HarveyWestern Branch Reservoir26
5/30/2005Michael HirschfeldPrivate Pond4 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/4
5/30/2005Thomas Byrum, Jr.Western Branch Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/2
5/31/2005Brian ScarboroughPrivate Pond24 1/2
6/2/2005Bruce WileySwift Creek Reservoir24
6/4/2005Shawn HowardNi Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.24 3/4
6/4/2005Matthew MorrisLittle Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 02 oz.25
6/4/2005Mark MaddoxCraig Creek25 3/4
6/4/2005William GoldsmithNi Reservoir26
6/5/2005Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir6 lbs., 02 oz.27
6/5/2005Thomas Pitts Jr.Private Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.24
6/6/2005Brad CarrawayWestern Branch Reservoir4 lbs., 02 oz.
6/9/2005Phillip White, IILake Moomaw24
6/11/2005Michael BainesPrivate Pond4 lbs., 04 oz.27
6/13/2005Hylton YoungDiascund Reservoir24
6/15/2005Jeffrey CarneyPrivate Pond24
6/15/2005Kevin MitchellSwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs.27 1/2
6/17/2005Linwood Humphries, IIISwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 12 oz.26 1/2
6/18/2005Rodney HelmsSwift Creek Reservoir26 1/2
6/18/2005William AldhizerSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 04 oz.28
6/18/2005Richard CurtisChandlers Mill Pond24
6/18/2005Neal BengtsonPrivate Pond4 lbs.25 3/4
6/19/2005Richard WhelessLee Hall Reservoir24
6/19/2005Rebecca WhelessLee Hall Reservoir25
6/19/2005Mitch GarringerLake Smith28
6/20/2005Paul DiMeglioNi Reservoir4 lbs., 04 oz.
6/20/2005Paul DiMeglioNi Reservoir4 lbs., 06 oz.
6/20/2005Paul DiMeglioNi Reservoir4 lbs., 10 oz.
6/22/2005Rebecca WhelessLee Hall Reservoir24
6/25/2005Noah StricklerSwift Creek Reservoir25 1/4
6/26/2005Mark FrazierPrivate Pond4 lbs., 08 oz.25 3/4
6/26/2005Neil KennedyLake Moomaw4 lbs., 15 oz.24 1/2
7/2/2005Donald WhitehurstWestern Branch Reservoir24
7/2/2005Steve KellyPrivate Pond4 lbs.26
7/9/2005Jonathan Owens, Jr.Private Pond24 1/2
7/9/2005Hallie DinkelLake Moomaw25
7/10/2005James BetheaWestern Branch Reservoir25
7/12/2005Kenneth DaltonPrivate Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.
7/19/2005Cameron TubbsNi Reservoir24
7/23/2005Michael VickChickahominy River24 3/4
7/29/2005Neal BengtsonPrivate Pond4 lbs.25
7/29/2005Richard WolfeMattaponi River4 lbs., 08 oz.24 3/4
8/1/2005Timothy FarrellSpeights Run24 1/2
8/3/2005Daniel NeffNi Reservoir25 3/4
8/13/2005David KnicelyChickahominy Lake24 1/4
8/17/2005Larry LesterLake Chesdin24 1/2
8/23/2005Scott HillNi Reservoir26
8/23/2005Oscar LasernaNi Reservoir4 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/2
8/27/2005Benjamin DavisPrivate Pond24 1/2
9/3/2005Terry GuslerLake Moomaw24 1/2
9/4/2005Donald PospahalaPrivate Pond25
9/5/2005Benjamin MorelandSwift Creek Reservoir26
9/8/2005William Hall IIIChickahominy River24 1/4
9/18/2005Jamar Joyce, Jr.Ni Reservoir24
9/19/2005Austin RushPrivate Pond24 1/4
9/22/2005William ReichardLake Moomaw4 lbs., 12 oz.26 1/2
9/24/2005Donnie BrittLake Prince26 3/4
9/25/2005Stephen BatchelderWestern Branch Reservoir24
9/25/2005Charles Anderson, Jr.Private Pond5 lbs.28
9/25/2005Adam JoergerPrivate Pond4 lbs.26
10/8/2005Colten WilliamsLake Moomaw5 lbs., 05 oz.24
10/10/2005Jack CattBurnt Mills Lake25
10/16/2005Kim BiggsLake Gaston24 3/4
10/16/2005Jody SouthPrivate Pond28 1/2
10/27/2005Robert WagnerLake Prince4 lbs., 02 oz.26
10/30/2005Stephen BatchelderWestern Branch Reservoir24 3/4
10/30/2005Stephen BatchelderWestern Branch Reservoir24
11/12/2005Thomas HardenLunga Reservoir25 3/4
11/12/2005Walter HackworthSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.26
11/12/2005Robert WagnerPrivate Pond24 1/2
11/15/2005Robert BoothSwift Creek Reservoir26
11/15/2005Robert KellerSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.24 3/4
11/20/2005Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 02 oz.25
11/30/2005Daniel BoothSwift Creek Reservoir24
12/3/2005Thomas HardenLunga Reservoir25
12/4/2005Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir24 3/4
12/4/2005Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir25 1/4
12/16/2005Douglas McIlavySandy River Reservoir4 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/2
12/24/2005William KellyPrivate Pond26
12/26/2005Richard CoxPrivate Pond24
12/31/2005Jason ForbesLake Cohoon24 1/4

Years Available

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