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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
1/3/2008Jackie JonesSwift Creek Reservoir24
1/4/2008Jackie JonesSwift Creek Reservoir26 1/2
1/7/2008Mark HresanPrivate Pond5 lbs., 04 oz.26 1/2
1/7/2008Barbara TalarovichLake Gordon5 lbs., 04 oz.24 1/4
1/7/2008Lester BruggemannWest Neck Creek4 lbs., 02 oz.
1/7/2008G. F. BraceLake Cohoon4 lbs.24 1/4
1/8/2008G. F. BraceLake Cohoon5 lbs., 05 oz.26 1/2
1/9/2008David Council, IIIBlackwater River4 lbs., 11 oz.26 1/2
1/10/2008Jackie JonesSwift Creek Reservoir26
1/12/2008Winston OliverSwift Creek4 lbs., 12 oz.23 1/2
1/13/2008Willie Lynch, Sr.Swift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.24
1/18/2008Cletaus ListonLee Hall Reservoir24 3/4
1/23/2008Cletaus ListonLee Hall Reservoir25 1/2
1/27/2008Robert Smith, Jr.Lake Cohoon25
1/27/2008Calvin Carter Sr.Rappahannock River4 lbs.24
2/3/2008Harry Holmes, Jr.Private Pond24
2/5/2008Donald KaretkaLee Hall Reservoir24 1/4
2/12/2008William Haislip, Sr. All Other Waters25 1/2
2/13/2008Kenneth HippsHarwood Mill Reservoir24
2/15/2008Richard Woody, IIPrivate Pond25 1/2
2/16/2008Roy TaylorSwift Creek Reservoir24
2/16/2008Mark FimianLee Hall Reservoir5 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/2
2/16/2008Glenn JonesBuggs Island Lake4 lbs., 04 oz.
2/16/2008Arthur ConwayChickahominy Lake24
2/17/2008Kevin PoseySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 02 oz.25
2/18/2008Brett HaislipTotier Creek Reservoir24 1/4
2/23/2008John Wilson, IIIPrivate Pond24 1/2
2/23/2008William DeanSandy River Reservoir4 lbs.25 1/2
2/24/2008Kim BiggsLake Gaston24
2/24/2008Collin HoyLake Cohoon25
2/25/2008Roy TaylorSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/2
2/25/2008Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 05 oz.24
2/28/2008Jeff IveyLake Chesdin24 1/2
2/29/2008Darren BrownPrivate Pond24
3/2/2008Sarah PearmanPandapas Pond6 lbs., 13 oz.26 1/2
3/3/2008Robert Gillispie Jr.Buggs Island Lake24 1/4
3/4/2008Otis Ricks, Jr.Private Pond24 1/2
3/6/2008Dennis BuissetBuggs Island Lake4 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/2
3/8/2008Wade BrooksPrivate Pond24
3/8/2008Jason OstranderPrivate Pond25
3/8/2008Robert WoodsLake Gaston27
3/11/2008Steve Perger Jr.Little Creek Reservoir24
3/14/2008John Lukomski IIIPrivate Pond32 1/2
3/14/2008John Lukomski IIIPrivate Pond31
3/14/2008Johnny ClarkPrivate Pond4 lbs., 2 oz.24 1/2
3/15/2008Jason OstranderPrivate Pond27 1/2
3/16/2008John Lukomski IIIPrivate Pond30 1/2
3/16/2008Venoy ToddPrivate Pond4 lbs., 04 oz.25
3/18/2008Richard HillLake Anna25
3/22/2008Hayden DouglasPrivate Pond24 1/4
3/26/2008Terry Smith All Other Waters5 lbs., 03 oz.26
3/27/2008Terry Smith All Other Waters4 lbs., 02 oz.24
3/27/2008David StacyLittle Creek Reservoir26
3/27/2008Steven WalshPrivate Pond4 lbs.26 1/4
3/28/2008Brandon BlankenshipPrivate Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.25 1/4
3/29/2008Frank BarnesPrivate Pond5 lbs.27
4/2/2008Tommy HayesPrivate Pond25 1/2
4/4/2008Bill SchiemanWestern Branch Reservoir4 lbs., 03 oz.26
4/5/2008Angie RobertsPrivate Pond4 lbs., 9 oz.26
4/6/2008Ricky SearsPrivate Pond25
4/8/2008James Shook, Sr.Private Pond24 3/4
4/9/2008Ross SmithPrivate Pond25 1/4
4/11/2008Stephen BrownLittle Creek Reservoir24
4/11/2008Dennis SclaterLake Meade4 lbs.25 1/2
4/12/2008James WoodPrivate Pond24
4/12/2008John Hundley, Sr.Beaverdam Swamp Reservoir24 1/2
4/12/2008Elijah SoczkaWestern Branch Reservoir5 lbs.24 1/4
4/12/2008Nathan HarrisLake Meade24
4/19/2008Blake HalePrivate Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.22 1/4
4/19/2008Teddy BlevinsPrivate Pond24 3/4
4/20/2008Jason HollandLake Gaston26 1/4
4/22/2008Gregory HicksLake Prince24 1/2
4/23/2008Robert Highlander Jr.Private Pond24
4/24/2008Philip Morgan Jr.Lake Moomaw5 lbs., 15 oz.26 1/2
4/24/2008Ronald DeFreitasLunga Reservoir4 lbs.25 1/4
4/25/2008Eric EnyPrivate Pond24
4/26/2008Robert ManningLake Prince24
4/27/2008Stephen BatchelderWestern Branch Reservoir24 1/4
4/27/2008Stephen BatchelderWestern Branch Reservoir25
4/27/2008David CongerLake Gaston4 lbs., 12 oz.27 1/4
5/2/2008Philip Morgan Jr.Lake Moomaw6 lbs., 02 oz.27
5/4/2008Hung NguyenPrivate Pond25
5/8/2008Cletaus ListonLee Hall Reservoir25 1/2
5/10/2008Philip Morgan Jr.Lake Moomaw5 lbs., 06 oz.25 1/2
5/10/2008Brandon MartinCraig Creek27
5/13/2008Alvin DavidsonSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/2
5/14/2008Jeffery DowneyLake Moomaw4 lbs., 06 oz.25
5/19/2008Darian BrownPrivate Pond24
5/21/2008Joseph Morgan, Jr.Swift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.27
5/22/2008Mark AldridgePrivate Pond24 3/4
5/23/2008James Gray Jr.Craig Creek24 1/2
5/23/2008Steven RobertsAppomattox River25
5/24/2008Timothy MansfieldWestern Branch Reservoir25
5/24/2008Michael LyonsChickahominy Lake25 1/2
5/24/2008Donnie PerryPrivate Pond24 1/2
5/25/2008Matt DavisBack Bay26
5/26/2008Zachary CrabtreePrivate Pond25
5/30/2008Anthony Merendino, Jr.Beaverdam Swamp Reservoir4 lbs., 04 oz.25
5/30/2008William GibbsNottoway County Lake4 lbs., 04 oz.26
6/2/2008Joseph Morgan, Sr.Chesterfield Reservoir25
6/2/2008James Brown Sr.Lake Cohoon4 lbs., 03 oz.26
6/3/2008Michael HoldaHarwood Mill Reservoir25 1/2
6/8/2008Daniel WhetzelLake Gaston25
6/14/2008Wayne CarterPrivate Pond25 1/4
6/22/2008Noah GrowSwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs.25
6/29/2008Brandon SheppardSpeights Run25 1/4
7/5/2008Robert WagnerLake Prince24 3/4
7/6/2008David DeckSwift Creek Reservoir25
7/6/2008Tammy DaSilvaNi Reservoir4 lbs.24 1/2
7/6/2008Scott ThompsonNi Reservoir4 lbs., 03 oz.25
7/7/2008Hugh KeithPrivate Pond26
7/9/2008Scott ThompsonNi Reservoir4 lbs., 03 oz.24 1/2
7/13/2008Artie AhlstedLake Cohoon25
7/26/2008Chelsea GodboltLake Gaston24 1/2
7/29/2008Edward Powell, Jr.Private Pond24 1/4
8/5/2008Rebecca SmithPrivate Pond4 lbs., 07 oz.24
8/9/2008Stephen MiklandricLake Meade24
8/19/2008David Ganoe, Sr.Ni Reservoir4 lbs.26 3/4
9/6/2008Robert ClarkSandy River Reservoir26
9/13/2008Brandon HaynesLake Gaston26 1/4
9/15/2008Joe Niamtu, IIIPrivate Pond26
9/27/2008Stephen MiklandricLake Meade24
9/27/2008Gilbert BartleSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/4
10/11/2008Stephen MiklandricLake Cohoon25 1/4
10/14/2008Kevin CritzerPrivate Pond4 lbs.
10/17/2008Ronald BoweryDiascund Reservoir4 lbs.24 1/2
10/18/2008James Butler, IILake Cohoon24 1/4
10/18/2008Stephen MiklandricLake Cohoon24
10/20/2008Shen-Fen LeeSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.26 1/4
10/20/2008Kelsy PadgettLake Moomaw4 lbs., 04 oz.
10/21/2008Barbara WellsWestern Branch Reservoir24
10/21/2008Roger ArmentroutNorthwest River24
10/24/2008Stephen MiklandricLake Cohoon24 1/4
10/24/2008Stephen MiklandricLake Cohoon25
10/25/2008Jason ForbesLake Cohoon24 1/2
10/26/2008Stephen MiklandricLake Cohoon26
11/1/2008James Holmes, JrChickahominy River24 1/4
11/7/2008Elsie MillsPrivate Pond24
11/7/2008Raymond Kirchmier, II.Private Pond4 lbs., 07 oz.25 1/2
11/10/2008Larry WellsWestern Branch Reservoir24
11/16/2008Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir24
11/16/2008Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir24
11/26/2008Stephen GermainPrivate Pond24
11/28/2008Scott WatermanNorthwest River24
11/28/2008Robert EvelandLittle Creek Reservoir4 lbs.24 1/4
11/28/2008Jessica HammeSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 01 oz.24 1/4
11/29/2008Michael StewartLake Gaston4 lbs.24
11/29/2008Michael SchneiderLake Smith5 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/2
12/2/2008Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 14 oz.25
12/10/2008Clyde HarrisonBrunswick Lake5 lbs., 06 oz.24
12/19/2008Scott HewettPrivate Pond4 lbs., 04 oz.29 1/4
12/27/2008Randy WalkerPrivate Pond24
12/28/2008Tommy HayesPrivate Pond24
12/29/2008Ronald ParsonsCraig Creek24 1/2
12/29/2008James Holmes, JrPrivate Pond24

Years Available

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