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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
1/2/2009Donald SmithChandlers Mill Pond24 1/4
1/3/2009G. F. BraceLake Cohoon4 lbs., 15 oz.27
1/5/2009Justin PalenskiPrivate Pond24
1/10/2009Joshua ElliottStaunton River25 3/4
1/10/2009Joseph Garabedian, Sr.Private Pond4 lbs., 06 oz.25
1/11/2009James Holmes, JrPrivate Pond24 1/4
1/22/2009Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 03 oz.24
2/1/2009Kenneth DonivanNorthwest River4 lbs., 06 oz.
2/3/2009David ReedChickahominy Lake4 lbs.24
2/8/2009Scott SheppardLee Hall Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.24 1/4
2/9/2009Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 02 oz.24
2/14/2009Bobby JonesSwift Creek Reservoir24
2/15/2009James BeardPrivate Pond24 1/2
2/20/2009Joshua DavisSwift Creek Reservoir24
2/21/2009Mark FimianLee Hall Reservoir4 lbs., 06 oz.24 1/2
2/22/2009Sarah DiazPrivate Pond25 3/4
2/25/2009Larry IngallsPrivate Pond25
2/25/2009Larry IngallsPrivate Pond24 1/2
2/25/2009Larry IngallsPrivate Pond24 1/4
2/26/2009Mitch LancasterBrunswick Lake5 lbs., 09 oz.25 1/4
2/27/2009William MillsPrivate Pond24 1/4
2/27/2009William MillsPrivate Pond25 3/4
2/27/2009John GuthriePrivate Pond4 lbs., 04 oz.25
2/27/2009James BeardPrivate Pond24 1/2
2/28/2009Russ Weeks, Jr.Staunton River6 lbs., 03 oz.25 1/2
3/7/2009Charles Corbitt, Jr.Tormentor Lake4 lbs., 11 oz.25
3/7/2009Gary DickersonSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 06 oz.26 1/4
3/7/2009Richard MurphyLake Chesdin4 lbs., 07 oz.24
3/8/2009Robert WagnerLake Prince24
3/8/2009Jacob HorneSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.27
3/8/2009Jacob HorneSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.27
3/8/2009Mark AldridgePrivate Pond4 lbs., 04 oz.27 1/4
3/9/2009Ronnie PhillipsBeaverdam Swamp Reservoir25
3/9/2009Larry IngallsPrivate Pond26
3/11/2009Ryan SummerfordBurnt Mills Lake4 lbs., 13 oz.25 1/2
3/18/2009Larry IngallsPrivate Pond24
3/20/2009Marc SniderPrivate Pond24
3/21/2009Gregory WrightNi Reservoir4 lbs., 03 oz.24 1/2
3/22/2009Stephen TyndallSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/4
3/29/2009Chuck CollierBeaverdam Swamp Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/2
4/3/2009Robert Shiro, Jr.Private Pond25 1/2
4/4/2009Gregory HicksLake Prince24
4/4/2009John LangeNorthwest River26
4/4/2009David ForbesLake Cohoon24
4/5/2009Eric LaginessPrivate Pond25 1/2
4/7/2009Michael Mihalcoe Jr.Private Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.24 3/4
4/9/2009Edward Brooks Jr.Private Pond5 lbs.27
4/9/2009Steve Perger Jr.Little Creek Reservoir24 1/4
4/10/2009Marcus MitchellLake Prince24
4/10/2009Stephen TyndallSwift Creek Reservoir25
4/10/2009Edward Brooks Jr.Private Pond4 lbs., 05 oz.26
4/11/2009Brian EpperleyBuggs Island Lake25
4/12/2009Christopher SeayPrivate Pond24
4/12/2009Robert BoydLake Cohoon4 lbs.24
4/13/2009Toby Puckett, Jr.Private Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.
4/13/2009Ronnie WilliamsRappahannock River4 lbs., 01 oz.25 1/2
4/14/2009Heath HarrisonPrivate Pond25
4/15/2009Jasper Strickler Sr.Chickahominy Lake24 1/4
4/17/2009Robert HaynesDragon Run25
4/17/2009Jeffery LovingPandapas Pond24 1/2
4/17/2009Eugene Ricks, Jr.Private Pond24 1/4
4/18/2009Ryan MoorePrivate Pond25
4/18/2009Barry DavisNorthwest River24 3/4
4/18/2009Robert HenicheckChickahominy Lake25 1/2
4/18/2009David ForbesWestern Branch Reservoir24 3/4
4/18/2009Richard CarneyWestern Branch Reservoir24 1/2
4/19/2009Alex WhitePrivate Pond25
4/19/2009Nowell JinnettePrivate Pond25
4/19/2009James Salmon, IIILake Meade24 1/4
4/24/2009Ronald Hanger, Jr.Lake Moomaw25 3/4
4/24/2009William JacksonPrivate Pond5 lbs.30
4/25/2009Anthony CashPrivate Pond4 lbs., 05 oz.24
4/28/2009Gregory HicksLake Prince24 1/2
4/28/2009Earl BraswellWestern Branch Reservoir25
4/28/2009Kenneth Ames, Sr.Private Pond28
5/6/2009Robert Tench, IIIChickahominy River24 1/4
5/7/2009Steven BoothLake Cohoon25 1/2
5/16/2009Michael SchoolsPrivate Pond25 1/2
5/16/2009Laura BlountPrivate Pond25
5/23/2009Timothy MansfieldWestern Branch Reservoir24 1/2
5/23/2009Gregory RamseyLake Gaston5 lbs., 03 oz.26
5/23/2009Gregory HicksBeaverdam Swamp Reservoir26
5/23/2009Vernon Stone Jr.Little Creek Reservoir4 lbs.24
5/25/2009Renee' AnthonyPrivate Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/2
5/26/2009Kenneth StoneSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 14 oz.
5/29/2009Julian HarrellRappahannock River24 1/2
5/30/2009Willard Ashburn, IIIPrivate Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.27 1/4
5/30/2009Robert Scott, Jr.Ni Reservoir4 lbs., 07 oz.25
6/1/2009Corey GibbonsPrivate Pond25 1/4
6/2/2009James Brown Sr.Lake Cohoon25
6/2/2009James Brown Sr.Lake Cohoon4 lbs., 02 oz.26
6/5/2009Scott Richardson, Jr.Speights Run24
6/5/2009Michael JonesWestern Branch Reservoir24 1/2
6/6/2009Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 14 oz.25
6/9/2009Donnie PerryPrivate Pond24
6/10/2009David VisockyLake Prince27 1/2
6/13/2009Wade RiddleLake Cohoon24
6/14/2009Robert WagnerLake Prince24 1/4
6/24/2009Phillip ScottNorthwest River25 3/4
6/26/2009Christopher DeanePrivate Pond25
6/27/2009Jackie JonesSwift Creek Reservoir28
6/30/2009Justin JohnsonPrivate Pond26
7/3/2009Thomas Francis Jr.Private Pond24 1/2
7/9/2009Jerry Swearengin, Sr.Chickahominy River24 1/2
7/10/2009Jamerson GallihughLake Anna6 lbs., 05 oz.31
7/11/2009Eric BennettChickahominy Lake28
7/19/2009James WoodPrivate Pond4 lbs.24 1/2
7/20/2009Dwayne DavisPrivate Pond24
7/20/2009Kenneth McKinneyLittle Creek Reservoir24 1/4
7/22/2009James CampbellPrivate Pond4 lbs., 08 oz.26 1/4
7/22/2009Wanda CampbellPrivate Pond25 1/2
7/23/2009Marc WiltsPrivate Pond4 lbs.28
7/25/2009Marcia MoyeSwift Creek Reservoir25 3/4
8/1/2009Dylan TaylorChickahominy River24 3/4
8/1/2009Alvin DavidsonSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/4
8/15/2009Barry BarbourPrivate Pond25
8/27/2009John Hundley, Sr.Beaverdam Swamp Reservoir25 1/2
8/28/2009Jarrett CosnerPrivate Pond24
8/30/2009Andrew BagwellLake Gaston24
8/31/2009Michael McCormickSandy River Reservoir24 1/4
9/5/2009Joe Burwell, Sr.Briery Creek Lake4 lbs.26
9/7/2009Douglas DeanPrivate Pond24
9/10/2009Donnie PerryPrivate Pond25 1/4
9/12/2009Wayne GoussePrivate Pond24 1/4
9/17/2009Billy BradsLake Moomaw26
9/26/2009Charles Hinkle, Jr.Private Pond24 1/4
9/28/2009David ReedChickahominy Lake24 3/4
9/29/2009Dilman AndrickPrivate Pond24
9/30/2009Elizabeth TuckerSandy River Reservoir24 1/4
10/2/2009Jacob LuskBlackwater River5 lbs., 08 oz.28 1/2
10/3/2009Angie RobertsPrivate Pond4 lbs., 15 oz.25
10/17/2009Floyd Boothe, Jr.Chickahominy Lake24
10/22/2009Michael ReishWestern Branch Reservoir24
11/7/2009Sean CoastPrivate Pond4 lbs., 04 oz.24 1/4
11/7/2009Sean CoastPrivate Pond4 lbs.
11/14/2009James WachsmuthPrivate Pond4 lbs.24 1/4
11/18/2009James York, Jr.Chickahominy River24
11/25/2009Roy TaylorSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 11 oz.25
11/28/2009Barbara SmithChandlers Mill Pond24 1/4
12/1/2009Donnie O'LearyPrivate Pond26 1/4
12/8/2009Roy TaylorSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.24
12/27/2009G. F. BraceLake Cohoon4 lbs., 02 oz.25

Years Available

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