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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
1/6/2011John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River30 1/4
2/24/2011Robert Jimerson Jr.James River21 lbs.
2/26/2011James WrightJames River44 1/2
3/2/2011Stephen TuckerJames River14 lbs., 8 oz.33
3/7/2011Keith KeeterBlackwater River13 lbs., 12 oz.32 1/4
3/9/2011Keith KeeterBlackwater River12 lbs., 4 oz.30 3/4
3/12/2011Keith KeeterBlackwater River15 lbs., 3 oz.33
3/23/2011Keith KeeterBlackwater River14 lbs., 9 oz.32 1/4
3/30/2011Christopher WhiteJames River20 lbs., 8 oz.35 1/4
4/1/2011Bradley GrayNottoway River21 lbs., 9 oz.36
4/4/2011Keith KeeterBlackwater River21 lbs., 10 oz.34 1/2
4/5/2011Keith KeeterBlackwater River12 lbs., 6 oz.30 1/2
4/7/2011David HammJames River30 1/2
4/9/2011Kindal EdwardsClaytor Lake30 1/2
4/10/2011Joshua LamSouth Fork Shenandoah River13 lbs., 08 oz.32
4/10/2011Matthew SimsPrivate Pond30 1/2
4/10/2011Kindal EdwardsClaytor Lake32 1/4
4/13/2011Keith KeeterBlackwater River16 lbs., 06 oz.32 1/4
4/14/2011Keith KeeterBlackwater River16 lbs., 09 oz.32 3/4
4/16/2011Wesley BlankenshipRural Retreat Lake30
4/23/2011Kindal EdwardsClaytor Lake33
4/23/2011Kindal EdwardsClaytor Lake30 1/4
4/23/2011Justin LorgePrivate Pond25 lbs.30
4/24/2011Deacon BeamerClaytor Lake14 lbs., 8 oz.31 1/2
4/24/2011Kindal EdwardsClaytor Lake35
4/29/2011Ronald WilsonSmith Mountain Lake12 lbs.30
4/30/2011Kindal Edwards All Other Waters31 1/4
5/1/2011Kindal EdwardsClaytor Lake33 1/2
5/3/2011Jordan RobisonPrivate Pond15 lbs., 1 oz.31
5/5/2011Stephanie MorrisPrivate Pond17 lbs., 5 oz.32
5/6/2011John WoodsPrivate Pond31
5/14/2011John CubbageSouth Fork Holston River30 1/2
5/14/2011Kyle CoxWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/2
5/14/2011Kyle CoxWestern Branch Reservoir31
5/14/2011Brette CoxWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/2
5/21/2011John WoodsPrivate Pond32
5/21/2011John WoodsPrivate Pond32
5/21/2011John WoodsPrivate Pond31 1/2
5/21/2011John WoodsPrivate Pond31
5/21/2011John WoodsPrivate Pond34
5/29/2011Brian McKinnellPrivate Pond20 lbs., 8 oz.32 1/2
5/29/2011Ethan DeisherPrivate Pond19 lbs., 8 oz.32
6/4/2011Theadore PapalexisJames River33
6/5/2011Otis Rose, IVHyco River17 lbs., 10 oz.
6/5/2011Guy Woods All Other Waters32
6/5/2011Guy Woods All Other Waters30
6/5/2011Guy Woods All Other Waters31
6/5/2011Guy Woods All Other Waters30
6/5/2011John WoodsPrivate Pond33
6/8/2011Douglas WeberSwift Creek Reservoir14 lbs., 11 oz.32 1/4
6/8/2011William Kodrich, Jr.Lake Moomaw30 1/4
6/10/2011Corey SmithClaytor Lake16 lbs., 06 oz.30 3/4
6/12/2011William FurrowPrivate Pond30 1/4
6/13/2011Jimmie EdwardsHungry Mother Lake30
6/18/2011Steven MitchellLake Gaston30 1/4
6/19/2011Donna WellsWestern Branch Reservoir30
6/24/2011Justin NelsonSandy River Reservoir13 lbs., 8 oz.31
6/26/2011Edward Rothgeb, IIJames River32
6/30/2011Dorothy BrandonJames River15 lbs.32
7/2/2011Guy DavisHunting Run Reservoir12 lbs., 4 oz.30 3/4
7/2/2011Steven MitchellLake Gaston30
7/3/2011Hershel DotsonSouth Fork Holston River32
7/9/2011Timothy WaltsLake Orange31 1/2
7/9/2011Kindal EdwardsClaytor Lake33 1/2
7/9/2011Kindal EdwardsClaytor Lake32
7/10/2011Ben BarnesJames River35
7/13/2011Adrian Pariseault, Sr.Shenandoah River17 lbs.32
7/14/2011Gregory ShiversLake Meade13 lbs.30
7/14/2011Devin SmithJames River31 1/2
7/15/2011Paul Day, Sr.Potomac River13 lbs.
7/15/2011Jason BallPrivate Pond30 1/4
7/16/2011Kyle CoxWestern Branch Reservoir31
7/16/2011Jeremy EdwardsJames River12 lbs., 14 oz.34 1/4
7/19/2011Shaun EdwardsWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs.30
7/19/2011Shaun EdwardsWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs.30
7/20/2011Curtis WestonPrivate Pond13 lbs., 2 oz.33
7/22/2011Timothy WaltsLake Orange30
7/23/2011Clancey DeelPrivate Pond16 lbs., 9 oz.30 1/2
7/24/2011Jackson Reinhart, Sr.James River30
7/26/2011Ben BarnesJames River34
7/28/2011Thomas Brandt, Jr.Buggs Island Lake30 1/4
7/31/2011Yann Le GoffPotomac River13 lbs., 5 oz.30 1/2
8/6/2011Ramon Deisher, Sr.Private Pond13 lbs., 6 oz.
8/11/2011Ben BarnesJames River35
8/13/2011Christopher HensleyPrivate Pond32
8/13/2011Aaron HensleyPrivate Pond30 1/4
8/17/2011West DonleyPotomac River30 1/2
8/18/2011David TurnerNorthwest River31 1/4
8/19/2011Timothy WaltsLake Orange32
8/20/2011Timothy WaltsLake Orange30 1/2
8/20/2011Aaron HensleyPrivate Pond30
8/20/2011Brendyn AltmanWestern Branch Reservoir31 1/2
8/21/2011Christopher HuffmanJames River15 lbs., 08 oz.33 3/4
8/21/2011Christopher HuffmanJames River20 lbs., 15 oz.34 1/2
8/23/2011Jack Rakes Jr.Rappahannock River18 lbs.32
8/25/2011Kyle CoxWestern Branch Reservoir32
8/28/2011Bruce BowmanLake Gaston19 lbs., 08 oz.36 1/2
9/3/2011Dwaine CraunShenandoah River30 1/4
9/4/2011Timothy MansfieldWestern Branch Reservoir31
9/5/2011Darian BrownJames River7 lbs.30
9/10/2011Nicholas LiOccoquan Reservoir13 lbs.
9/13/2011Jason Parsons All Other Waters14 lbs., 11 oz.32
9/18/2011Frank HendricksPrivate Pond15 lbs.33
9/19/2011John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River30 1/4
9/22/2011Jason Parsons All Other Waters31
9/24/2011Austin ChappellWestern Branch Reservoir15 lbs., 1 oz.31 1/4
9/26/2011John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River30
9/30/2011Michael JonesWestern Branch Reservoir14 lbs., 8 oz.31
10/2/2011Mark CranfordPrivate Pond13 lbs.31
10/2/2011Kyle CoxWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
10/2/2011Robert StewartJames River13 lbs., 9 oz.
10/3/2011Mark EaversPrivate Pond13 lbs., 6 oz.
10/4/2011Keith KeeterBlackwater River13 lbs., 4 oz.31
10/8/2011Gilbert HaydenJames River31 1/4
10/14/2011Shaun FlemingPrivate Pond30 1/4
10/17/2011Jim HancockClaytor Lake30 1/2
10/21/2011Heidi PeelenWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
10/22/2011Charles McDanielPrivate Pond33
10/22/2011George Dutile, IV All Other Waters31
10/26/2011Shaun FlemingPrivate Pond34 1/2
10/30/2011Jonathan WoodsPrivate Pond18 lbs., 4 oz.31
11/3/2011Robert Jimerson Jr.James River25 lbs., 8 oz.
11/3/2011Robert Jimerson Jr.James River15 lbs.
11/3/2011Robert Jimerson Jr.James River12 lbs., 8 oz.
11/3/2011Robert Jimerson Jr.James River12 lbs., 4 oz.
11/5/2011Zeke McDermottPrivate Pond32
11/12/2011Shaun FlemingPrivate Pond33 1/2
11/15/2011Robert BreedenPotomac River30
11/25/2011Shaun FlemingPrivate Pond34 1/4

Years Available

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