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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
1/3/2012Tommy LindsayWestern Branch Reservoir25 1/2
1/15/2012Daniel PembertonChickahominy River24 3/4
1/20/2012Donald MillsPrivate Pond4 lbs., 1 oz.
1/26/2012William PittmanNottoway River4 lbs., 9 oz.24 3/4
1/26/2012G. F. BraceLake Cohoon25 3/4
2/1/2012Wayne LewisPrivate Pond24 1/4
2/4/2012Marilou ManguilimotanPrivate Pond26 1/4
2/4/2012Martin FeagansBack Bay24
2/4/2012Wayne LewisPrivate Pond24
2/4/2012Tommy LindsayWestern Branch Reservoir27
2/5/2012Raymond CrismanSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/2
2/15/2012William DaughtryPrivate Pond4 lbs., 13 oz.25 1/4
2/18/2012Portor HollonPrivate Pond24
2/18/2012Vernon CrewsLake Conner26 1/2
2/18/2012Robert ReynoldsLake Cohoon24
2/22/2012Donald SmithGardys Mill Pond4 lbs., 8 oz.24 1/4
2/25/2012Sarah BodsfordSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/4
2/26/2012Lori Bowden All Other Waters25 1/2
3/8/2012Collin DealPrivate Pond4 lbs., 2 oz.26 1/2
3/9/2012Robert BlairPrivate Pond4 lbs., 1 oz.25
3/12/2012Wayne LewisPrivate Pond24
3/12/2012Wayne LewisPrivate Pond24 1/4
3/12/2012Jack EppsPrivate Pond24 1/2
3/12/2012Ashton TemmeNorthwest River4 lbs., 4 oz.26
3/13/2012Willard MogerPrivate Pond24
3/13/2012Willard MogerPrivate Pond24
3/13/2012Ethan HueyChickahominy River24 1/4
3/14/2012Timothy Foster, Jr.Swift Creek Reservoir24
3/16/2012David Shield, Sr.Private Pond24
3/20/2012Samuel WynnChickahominy Lake24 1/4
3/24/2012Douglas Smith, IINi Reservoir26 1/4
3/28/2012Grayson ShieldPrivate Pond4 lbs., 1 oz.24 1/2
3/30/2012David BrownLake Prince26 1/2
3/31/2012Stephen MiklandricBurnt Mills Lake24 1/4
3/31/2012Stephen TyndallSwift Creek Reservoir24
3/31/2012Wayne LewisHales Lake24 1/4
4/6/2012Roy Fridley, Sr.Private Pond24
4/7/2012Orion HoyPrivate Pond24 1/4
4/7/2012Robert TyerWestern Branch Reservoir24 1/2
4/14/2012Christopher KabanaHunting Run Reservoir25 1/4
4/16/2012James SheltonElkhorn Lake25
4/20/2012Alvin DavidsonSwift Creek Reservoir25
4/29/2012Danny BestLake Gaston24
4/30/2012Paul CheekPrivate Pond24
5/1/2012Adam ChavezSwift Creek Reservoir24
5/2/2012Alvin DavidsonSwift Creek Reservoir24
5/6/2012Brian GauldingSandy River Reservoir4 lbs.25
5/9/2012Christopher McDanielPrivate Pond25 1/2
5/12/2012Gregory HicksBeaver Dam Creek Reservoir4 lbs.24
5/19/2012Gary HarmonBurnt Mills Lake5 lbs.26
5/20/2012Stephen MiklandricBurnt Mills Lake5 lbs., 6 oz.27 1/4
5/20/2012Mark Frazier All Other Waters4 lbs., 4 oz.26
5/25/2012Stephen MiklandricLake Meade24
5/26/2012David VisockyWestern Branch Reservoir24 1/2
5/28/2012Matthew TateChickahominy River24 3/4
6/2/2012Kenneth SvobodaSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/2
6/3/2012Samuel MasonSwift Creek Reservoir24
6/3/2012Chad BishopBurnt Mills Lake4 lbs., 4 oz.
6/9/2012Alvin DavidsonSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/2
6/11/2012Jonathan BailessBurnt Mills Lake26 1/2
6/15/2012Jim HancockPandapas Pond4 lbs., 1 oz.
6/21/2012Dennis Porter All Other Waters4 lbs.25
6/23/2012Everett Eads Jr.Lake Chesdin4 lbs., 5 oz.
7/4/2012Charles Camp All Other Waters24 1/4
7/6/2012Robert WilliamsSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 3 oz.26 1/4
7/6/2012Smith DismukePrivate Pond4 lbs., 4 oz.24 1/2
7/7/2012Ethan OlingerDiascund Reservoir4 lbs., 2 oz.26
7/15/2012Stephen MiklandricBurnt Mills Lake4 lbs., 3 oz.25
7/17/2012Robert WilliamsSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 10 oz.28
7/21/2012Christopher Craft Jr.Private Pond4 lbs., 2 oz.24 1/2
7/29/2012Connor SchultzLake Moomaw4 lbs., 3 oz.24 1/2
8/1/2012Cole MurrayDouthat Lake4 lbs., 7 oz.
8/4/2012Eric SchultzDouthat Lake4 lbs., 1 oz.24 1/4
8/16/2012Kenneth McKinneyLittle Creek Reservoir24 1/2
8/17/2012Adam BaeumelLake Cohoon4 lbs.24
8/25/2012Daniel SalvittiBurnt Mills Lake24
9/13/2012Jonathan McLaughlinBack Bay24
9/15/2012Russell MuellerFawn Lake6 lbs., 7 oz.30 1/2
9/20/2012Daniel SalvittiBurnt Mills Lake27 1/4
9/29/2012Dennis PorterPrivate Pond4 lbs., 2 oz.24
9/29/2012Dennis PorterPrivate Pond5 lbs., 3 oz.26
10/13/2012James TrillBlackwater River26
10/17/2012Christopher DeanChickahominy River4 lbs.25
10/17/2012Kenneth SvobodaSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/4
10/21/2012Stephen MiklandricLake Cohoon24 1/2
11/22/2012Thomas Pearce Jr.Lake Gaston4 lbs., 1 oz.27

Years Available

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