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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
3/13/2015Jeffery LovingClaytor Lake13 lbs.30
3/17/2015Melanie BayfordPiankatank River31
4/16/2015Kevin DealPrivate Pond16 lbs., 8 oz.
4/22/2015Michael CarbaughClaytor Lake13 lbs., 8 oz.32
4/26/2015Parker SmithBurke Lake34
4/26/2015Ted StevensHells Point Creek12 lbs., 1 oz.29
4/26/2015Donald Schwab Jr.Lake Cohoon14 lbs., 12 oz.31 1/2
4/28/2015Christopher LanderBack Bay14 lbs., 8 oz.31
5/2/2015Ted StevensHells Point Creek12 lbs., 15 oz.28
5/3/2015Hunter BeagleWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs., 6 oz.30 1/2
5/3/2015Samuel DormanWestern Branch Reservoir14 lbs., 9 oz.32
5/4/2015Michael JonesWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs., 8 oz.31 1/2
5/4/2015Richard Franklin, Jr.Lake Moomaw30
5/6/2015Christopher WellsWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
5/6/2015Christopher WellsWestern Branch Reservoir14 lbs., 8 oz.32 1/2
5/6/2015Christopher WellsWestern Branch Reservoir31
5/7/2015Christopher WellsWestern Branch Reservoir31
5/8/2015Christopher WellsWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
5/8/2015Christopher WellsWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/2
5/9/2015Christopher WellsWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
5/9/2015Christopher WellsWestern Branch Reservoir30
5/9/2015Christopher WellsWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs., 13 oz.31 1/4
5/16/2015Steven BeltonIntercoastal Waterway14 lbs., 4 oz.
5/16/2015Elizabeth BoyettePrivate Pond12 lbs., 2 oz.28
5/17/2015Sean ChildersJames River30
5/20/2015William DaughtryWestern Branch Reservoir18 lbs., 7 oz.32 1/4
5/21/2015Gary HarmonNew River30
5/31/2015James JohnsonClaytor Lake16 lbs., 4 oz.31 1/2
6/6/2015Andrew DovePrivate Pond15 lbs.33 1/2
6/12/2015Michael ShislerSmith Mountain Lake14 lbs.31
6/13/2015Kevin AmbroseWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 2 oz.30
6/13/2015Kevin AmbroseWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs., 12 oz.32
6/14/2015Kevin AmbroseWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 1 oz.20 1/2
6/14/2015Chelsey McLaughlinWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs., 4 oz.30
6/17/2015Michael BootheDouthat Lake13 lbs., 5 oz.33
6/19/2015Christopher McFaddenRappahannock River26 lbs., 11 oz.35
6/26/2015Michael Shenk, Sr. All Other Waters11 lbs., 14 oz.30 3/4
6/26/2015Alexander Ameika All Other Waters30 1/2
6/27/2015John WoodsPrivate Pond20 lbs., 6 oz.36
6/27/2015Aaron SchroederPrivate Pond12 lbs.34
7/4/2015Bryan EppardPrivate Pond13 lbs., 11 oz.30 1/4
7/6/2015Michael CarbaughClaytor Lake14 lbs., 5 oz.34
7/8/2015Michael CarbaughClaytor Lake13 lbs., 14 oz.33 1/4
7/9/2015William HarcumJames River34
7/10/2015David ParlierClaytor Lake12 lbs., 14 oz.35
7/10/2015David ParlierClaytor Lake13 lbs., 4 oz.34
7/12/2015Caleb HilliardPrivate Pond13 lbs., 6 oz.42 1/4
7/16/2015Christopher Abdill, Jr.Buggs Island Lake23 lbs., 9 oz.39
7/21/2015Dwayne DovelShenandoah River17 lbs., 10 oz.
7/25/2015Mark Kevin HudzikPrivate Pond30
7/26/2015Michael CarbaughClaytor Lake13 lbs., 7 oz.32 1/2
7/27/2015Dwayne DovelShenandoah River19 lbs., 2 oz.
8/2/2015Josh DolinWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs., 14 oz.31
8/6/2015John MillerClaytor Lake10 lbs., 8 oz.32
8/8/2015Jameson WilliamsClaytor Lake13 lbs., 7 oz.31 1/2
8/18/2015David Stevens, Jr.Lake Arrowhead33 1/2
8/19/2015Amy SemonesClaytor Lake15 lbs., 14 oz.34
8/20/2015David Stevens, Jr.Lake Arrowhead38
8/27/2015Allen Lee CoalsonClaytor Lake12 lbs.30 3/4
8/27/2015Allen Lee CoalsonClaytor Lake13 lbs., 2 oz.30 1/2
8/28/2015Cody LinkousClaytor Lake12 lbs., 1 oz.30 1/4
9/4/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
9/4/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir31 1/2
9/6/2015Robert RoweSmith Mountain Lake15 lbs., 4 oz.32
9/7/2015Philip CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River30
9/7/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir34 1/2
9/7/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir30 3/4
9/7/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir32
9/12/2015Grant AlvisWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
9/13/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
9/13/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir32
9/19/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/2
9/20/2015James JohnsonClaytor Lake20 lbs., 2 oz.32
9/30/2015Shawn SmithClaytor Lake31 1/2
10/9/2015Patrick JacksonSouth Fork Shenandoah River30 1/2
10/21/2015Michael MumfordNottoway River35 lbs., 4 oz.43
10/24/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir31 1/2
10/24/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir32
11/11/2015Charles CampWestern Branch Reservoir33
11/26/2015Wayne BradbyWestern Branch Reservoir30
11/28/2015Jennifer TaylorBuggs Island Lake20 lbs., 1 oz.36
11/28/2015Michael PoskeyPiankatank River42
12/5/2015Jennifer TaylorBuggs Island Lake14 lbs., 2 oz.32

Years Available

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