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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.

Channel Catfish

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
1/29/2002Charles BlumBeaverdam Swamp Reservoir16 lbs., 08 oz.32 3/4
2/6/2002Kevin SheppersonJames River14 lbs., 09 oz.
2/9/2002Frank Beavers Jr.Rappahannock River15 lbs., 02 oz.32
2/16/2002Maurice BrouilletteBack Bay17 lbs., 08 oz.32
3/8/2002Charles BlumBeaverdam Swamp Reservoir15 lbs., 04 oz.30 1/4
3/9/2002Gordon CannonHells Point Creek14 lbs.
3/13/2002Theodore KeslerJames River12 lbs., 04 oz.30 1/2
3/16/2002Donald PilgrimJames River12 lbs., 12 oz.
3/18/2002Richard LavenderHells Point Creek12 lbs., 12 oz.30
3/18/2002Richard LavenderHells Point Creek13 lbs., 12 oz.31 1/4
3/18/2002Richard LavenderBack Bay13 lbs.30
3/18/2002Richard LavenderBack Bay14 lbs.
3/18/2002Richard LavenderBack Bay13 lbs., 04 oz.
3/23/2002John JensenRappahannock River30 1/2
3/24/2002Michael ShifflettSouth Fork Shenandoah River12 lbs., 09 oz.30
3/27/2002Shane EavesBack Bay15 lbs., 14 oz.34 1/4
3/30/2002William Gordon Jr.Burke Lake15 lbs., 02 oz.30
4/1/2002Kenneth RobinsonPrivate Pond12 lbs.30
4/2/2002Ronald Haney Sr.Chickahominy Lake14 lbs.30
4/2/2002David HousdenShenandoah River30
4/2/2002David HousdenShenandoah River13 lbs., 11 oz.30
4/3/2002Clyde NicholsonSouth Fork Shenandoah River14 lbs., 05 oz.30
4/6/2002Clabron Roberts, Jr.James River15 lbs.32 1/2
4/9/2002Albert BrowneChickahominy River15 lbs., 08 oz.
4/11/2002John JensenPotomac River30 1/4
4/13/2002Steven PhillipsJames River15 lbs.33
4/13/2002Charles Haupt Jr.James River13 lbs., 05 oz.31
4/15/2002Ronnie Davis Jr.Chickahominy Lake14 lbs.30
4/15/2002Bobby RosenbaumClaytor Lake12 lbs.
4/15/2002Timothy HammockBuggs Island Lake15 lbs., 08 oz.34
4/18/2002William BrandonChickahominy River13 lbs., 08 oz.31
4/19/2002Barry HunterLittle River30 1/4
4/20/2002Chapman BillingsClaytor Lake18 lbs.33 1/4
4/20/2002Jason DeLongPrivate Pond35
4/23/2002Louise DeanNew River13 lbs., 08 oz.32
4/26/2002Tim SpolarichClaytor Lake12 lbs.
4/26/2002Tim SpolarichClaytor Lake12 lbs.30
4/26/2002James Funkhouser Jr.South Fork Shenandoah River17 lbs., 04 oz.33
4/26/2002Kenneth DaltonMill Creek14 lbs., 08 oz.
4/27/2002Brian BrantPrivate Pond31 1/4
4/27/2002Larry TaylorPamunkey River17 lbs., 05 oz.
4/27/2002Geoffrey FilerLittle Creek Reservoir15 lbs., 08 oz.32
4/27/2002Wendi OdumClaytor Lake13 lbs.31 1/2
4/27/2002George Thomas, Jr.Potomac River12 lbs., 04 oz.
4/29/2002Kenneth SandersClaytor Lake14 lbs., 12 oz.31
5/3/2002David Arbaugh All Other Waters12 lbs., 04 oz.30 1/2
5/6/2002Susan FrancisBannister River12 lbs., 12 oz.30
5/6/2002Rassie Wright Sr.Claytor Lake30 1/2
5/7/2002Jason FordSouth Fork Shenandoah River14 lbs., 06 oz.
5/7/2002Louise DeanNew River30
5/7/2002Joshua WidmerSouth Fork Holston River30 1/2
5/9/2002Michael BreedenPotomac River12 lbs., 04 oz.32
5/11/2002James FrancisBannister River14 lbs., 07 oz.31 3/4
5/11/2002Timothy Conley, Jr.Shenandoah River30
5/17/2002Gary Moon, Jr.Private Pond14 lbs., 07 oz.
5/18/2002Kevin Bullock, Jr.Private Pond13 lbs.31
5/20/2002Clabron Roberts, Jr.James River14 lbs.30 1/2
5/20/2002Clabron Roberts, Jr.James River16 lbs., 04 oz.32 1/2
5/25/2002Bobby RosenbaumClaytor Lake12 lbs., 06 oz.
5/25/2002Aubrey Scruggs Jr.Staunton River14 lbs., 08 oz.
5/26/2002Roger BurnettDan River16 lbs., 04 oz.32
5/31/2002Lynwood SpencerPrivate Pond12 lbs.31
6/1/2002Randy Horst, Sr.Shenandoah River16 lbs.35 3/4
6/1/2002Clyde Eppard, Jr. All Other Waters31 1/4
6/2/2002Karen RogersClaytor Lake32
6/4/2002Clabron Roberts, Jr.Potomac River17 lbs., 04 oz.36
6/4/2002Clabron Roberts, Jr.Potomac River16 lbs., 12 oz.36
6/4/2002Clabron Roberts, Jr.Potomac River16 lbs., 04 oz.34
6/4/2002David WardPrivate Pond12 lbs., 08 oz.
6/12/2002Michael WadeAppomattox River15 lbs., 08 oz.33 1/2
6/13/2002Cody WallaceClaytor Lake30 1/2
6/17/2002Malcolm AyersClaytor Lake13 lbs.
6/17/2002James PhelpsBuggs Island Lake12 lbs., 12 oz.32
6/21/2002Michael WadeAppomattox River14 lbs., 03 oz.32
6/21/2002Larry JordanClinch River30 1/4
6/22/2002David Johnson All Other Waters12 lbs., 09 oz.
6/23/2002Patrick BarryLake Smith15 lbs., 03 oz.31
6/24/2002William BrandonJames River14 lbs.32
6/26/2002Michael WadeAppomattox River13 lbs., 07 oz.31 1/4
6/26/2002Bernard LewisLake Frederick32 1/2
6/28/2002Michael WadeAppomattox River13 lbs.31
6/28/2002Harold BrownShenandoah River23 lbs., 12 oz.35
6/30/2002James ErvinPrivate Pond12 lbs.
6/30/2002Wayne TweedyBuggs Island Lake17 lbs., 01 oz.35
6/30/2002Timothy GordeMattaponi River32
7/1/2002Mark MaddoxSmith Mountain Lake34
7/5/2002Jeffrey BoyerNorth Fork Shenandoah River31 1/2
7/5/2002John CarnealPamunkey River14 lbs., 12 oz.30 1/2
7/5/2002Randall MuirClaytor Lake13 lbs.30
7/5/2002Wesley CarnealPamunkey River16 lbs.31
7/5/2002Wesley CarnealPamunkey River13 lbs., 12 oz.32 1/2
7/5/2002Wesley CarnealPamunkey River17 lbs.32
7/7/2002Roger MoschlerJames River16 lbs., 04 oz.38 1/2
7/7/2002Eugene Keene, Sr.New River13 lbs., 02 oz.31 1/2
7/7/2002Joseph WeitzMattaponi River34
7/12/2002Steven SullivanPrivate Pond30 1/4
7/12/2002Erik HeasterChickahominy River16 lbs., 07 oz.37 1/4
7/13/2002Wanda HudsonBuggs Island Lake15 lbs.33
7/14/2002David HansenLake Smith18 lbs., 10 oz.36
7/14/2002David HansenLake Smith15 lbs., 06 oz.34
7/14/2002William Bain, IIPrivate Pond18 lbs., 04 oz.30 1/2
7/15/2002David HansenLake Smith25 lbs., 02 oz.40
7/18/2002Michael BurnsPrivate Pond14 lbs.32 3/4
7/20/2002David JohnsonClaytor Lake13 lbs., 12 oz.31
7/20/2002David JohnsonClaytor Lake14 lbs., 04 oz.31
7/20/2002Gary FirebaughPrivate Pond18 lbs., 08 oz.31
7/20/2002Lynwood SpencerPrivate Pond12 lbs., 04 oz.30
7/21/2002Tim SpolarichClaytor Lake30
7/22/2002Rigoberto RuizClaytor Lake14 lbs., 03 oz.30
7/23/2002Kenneth DaltonMill Creek15 lbs., 02 oz.32
7/23/2002Dallas JewellClaytor Lake12 lbs., 08 oz.30 1/2
7/25/2002William BrandonJames River18 lbs.34
7/27/2002Mark WoodwardBuggs Island Lake31
7/27/2002Ronald Marrin, Jr.James River16 lbs., 02 oz.32 1/4
7/27/2002Michael WhiteClaytor Lake12 lbs., 12 oz.30
7/28/2002David HansenLake Smith12 lbs., 06 oz.31
7/28/2002Michael JohnsonWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs., 08 oz.33 1/2
7/28/2002Rassie Wright Sr.Claytor Lake12 lbs., 14 oz.32
7/31/2002Ralph BallardBuggs Island Lake15 lbs.31
8/1/2002Russell BennettJames River15 lbs.32
8/2/2002James Funkhouser Jr.South Fork Shenandoah River30
8/4/2002Scott SpencerPrivate Pond17 lbs., 08 oz.30 1/2
8/4/2002Rassie Wright Sr.Claytor Lake30
8/5/2002Dallas JewellClaytor Lake12 lbs., 02 oz.30 1/2
8/5/2002Darrell CoxSandy River Reservoir12 lbs., 09 oz.30 1/2
8/5/2002Bo HarrisPrivate Pond13 lbs., 08 oz.32
8/9/2002Charles ClearChickahominy Lake12 lbs., 12 oz.
8/9/2002Christopher Timberlake, Sr.James River35 lbs.35
8/9/2002Mark Dalton, Sr.Mill Creek12 lbs., 03 oz.30 1/2
8/10/2002Michael JohnsonWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs.32
8/10/2002Clinton Harrell Jr.Claytor Lake30
8/10/2002Michial NealPrivate Pond30 1/4
8/13/2002Dallas JewellClaytor Lake12 lbs., 08 oz.30
8/14/2002Tim SpolarichClaytor Lake12 lbs.30
8/16/2002Marke IrbyPrivate Pond13 lbs., 08 oz.
8/17/2002Mark GravesPotomac River12 lbs., 06 oz.
8/19/2002James HuckstepPrivate Pond20 lbs., 08 oz.32
8/22/2002Rassie Wright Sr.Claytor Lake30 1/2
8/22/2002Gary CopeClaytor Lake12 lbs., 04 oz.
8/22/2002Thomas MooreDiascund Reservoir17 lbs., 12 oz.32
8/23/2002Robert Jimerson Jr.James River15 lbs.34
8/24/2002Casey GriggsPrivate Pond30
8/26/2002Ricky Poston, Sr.Amelia Lake14 lbs., 04 oz.30
8/27/2002Dwayne DovelShenandoah River14 lbs., 08 oz.35
8/29/2002Matthew AlfordLake Gaston26 lbs.35
8/29/2002Rassie Wright Sr.Claytor Lake31 1/2
8/31/2002Rassie Wright Sr.Claytor Lake30 1/2
8/31/2002David JohnsonClaytor Lake12 lbs., 15 oz.
9/1/2002John PayneLake Smith12 lbs., 08 oz.33
9/1/2002Joshua HopkinsClaytor Lake30 1/4
9/1/2002Paul YontsPrivate Pond12 lbs., 08 oz.
9/2/2002Seth DaltonClaytor Lake12 lbs., 03 oz.30 1/2
9/4/2002John AndresLake Curtis14 lbs., 04 oz.30
9/7/2002Gregory GreenDouthat Lake15 lbs., 03 oz.33
9/8/2002Michael Hanky, Sr.James River36 lbs.46
9/9/2002Stephen Cromer, Sr.Claytor Lake13 lbs., 11 oz.31
9/10/2002Lewis Hardbower, IIIPotomac River20 lbs., 08 oz.34 1/2
9/10/2002Rassie Wright Sr.Claytor Lake30 1/2
9/12/2002Gene AmstutzPrivate Pond30 1/4
9/12/2002Estle HawkinsClaytor Lake14 lbs., 04 oz.32
9/13/2002Dallas JewellClaytor Lake12 lbs., 10 oz.31
9/16/2002Dallas JewellClaytor Lake12 lbs., 14 oz.31 1/4
9/17/2002Lewis Hardbower, IIIPotomac River17 lbs., 09 oz.34
9/17/2002Matt MathesPotomac River24 lbs.34
9/18/2002Shannon JenkinsSouth Fork Shenandoah River12 lbs., 08 oz.31
9/21/2002David JohnsonClaytor Lake14 lbs., 04 oz.
9/21/2002Matthew GrayJames River31
9/21/2002Justin WittenClaytor Lake30
9/23/2002Otis TolerMotts Run Reservoir31
9/23/2002Thomas Lawrence, Sr.Claytor Lake13 lbs., 14 oz.31
9/28/2002Mark LeathersWaller Mill Reservoir13 lbs., 02 oz.31
9/29/2002Thomas Dennis, Sr.New River12 lbs.31
9/29/2002Lanny Sparks, Sr.Claytor Lake14 lbs., 12 oz.33 1/2
10/4/2002Jeffrey MillsShenandoah River30 3/4
10/5/2002James FieldsClaytor Lake30 3/4
10/6/2002John FoxPrivate Pond13 lbs., 08 oz.
10/6/2002Charles ThomasPrivate Pond14 lbs., 13 oz.31 1/2
10/6/2002Gary HarmonClaytor Lake30 1/4
10/6/2002Frances VermilyeaPrivate Pond12 lbs., 03 oz.30 1/2
10/8/2002Gary HarmonClaytor Lake32 1/4
10/12/2002James SarverClaytor Lake16 lbs., 12 oz.33 3/4
10/12/2002Dallas JewellClaytor Lake30
10/17/2002Toby HinesPrivate Pond30 1/2
10/19/2002John TinglerPrivate Pond32 1/2
10/20/2002Benjamin DavisPamunkey River12 lbs., 03 oz.30
10/20/2002Faron GardnerClaytor Lake30
10/22/2002William HillBuggs Island Lake15 lbs.32
10/22/2002Joey LilesPrivate Pond13 lbs., 08 oz.33
10/26/2002Willie MarbraLake Whitehurst12 lbs., 08 oz.32
10/30/2002Stephen JohnsonShenandoah River31 1/4
11/3/2002Roy Cook, Jr.Chickahominy Lake12 lbs.32
11/7/2002Thomas OrcuttJames River18 lbs.
11/8/2002Corey SmithPrivate Pond30 1/2
11/9/2002Billy AustinLake Gaston12 lbs., 09 oz.31 1/2
11/11/2002Ronald BeaberPrivate Pond12 lbs., 08 oz.32 1/2
11/15/2002Lanny Sparks, Sr.Claytor Lake12 lbs., 01 oz.31 3/4
11/17/2002Jarrett LaffertyPrivate Pond15 lbs., 05 oz.32 1/2
12/12/2002Brian CrawfordDan River30
12/14/2002Travis OsborneShenandoah River30 1/4
12/18/2002Brian CrawfordDan River30
12/20/2002John Lukomski IIIJames River31 1/4
12/21/2002Don EhlersSouth Fork Shenandoah River32
12/23/2002Stephen JohnsonShenandoah River30 1/4

Years Available

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