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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
2/24/2019Hunter WottonJames River40
3/9/2019Darrion FluellingShenandoah River11 lbs., 12 oz.30
3/15/2019Jeffrey StephensShenandoah River31
4/11/2019Bradley LynchPrivate Pond32
4/13/2019Timothy LearyBurnt Mills Lake13 lbs.31
4/23/2019Henry Aguinaldo Jr.Lake Prince30 1/4
4/25/2019Shane Crawford, Jr.Potomac River31
4/25/2019Steve McCormickPrivate Pond30 1/2
5/7/2019Tony PhippsNew River13 lbs., 10 oz.30 1/2
5/8/2019Bobby EstepPrivate Pond32
5/10/2019Bradley BrownClaytor Lake30 1/2
5/21/2019Kevin AdcockPrivate Pond30 3/4
5/24/2019Dustin WhorleyDan River14 lbs., 2 oz.30 1/2
5/26/2019Stephen Miklandric All Other Waters12 lbs., 12 oz.31
5/26/2019Stephen Miklandric All Other Waters11 lbs., 2 oz.30
6/1/2019Kevin AdcockPrivate Pond32 1/2
6/12/2019Kevin AdcockPrivate Pond32
6/15/2019Adam FormellaWestern Branch Reservoir10 lbs., 13 oz.30
6/19/2019Lacy SeayPrivate Pond30 1/4
6/23/2019Robert WagnerWestern Branch Reservoir30
6/23/2019John RobbinsLittle Creek Reservoir28 lbs.39
6/26/2019David YoungNew River11 lbs., 2 oz.31
6/27/2019Kevin AdcockPrivate Pond31 1/2
6/29/2019Timothy LearyWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 7 oz.31
6/29/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 1 oz.31
6/29/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir11 lbs., 2 oz.30
6/29/2019Matthew HaneyNew River35 1/2
6/30/2019Lottie NelsonBuggs Island Lake14 lbs., 12 oz.34
7/6/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 10 oz.32
7/6/2019Timothy LearyLake Cohoon12 lbs., 2 oz.30 1/4
7/13/2019Bruce SarverNew River14 lbs., 10 oz.36
7/15/2019Gerard PetersonWestern Branch Reservoir31
7/15/2019Cheyenne PetersonWestern Branch Reservoir32
7/19/2019Stephen MiklandricLake Meade12 lbs., 6 oz.32
7/19/2019Stephen MiklandricLake Meade12 lbs., 2 oz.31
7/25/2019Gary HarmonClaytor Lake30
8/2/2019Mark NicholsLake Moomaw19 lbs., 9 oz.32
8/4/2019Timothy LearyWestern Branch Reservoir15 lbs., 2 oz.31 1/2
8/10/2019Matthew NormanLake Tecumseh2 lbs., 13 oz.24 1/2
8/10/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 7 oz.31
8/10/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir17 lbs., 10 oz.35
8/11/2019Robert NormanLake Tecumseh24
8/13/2019Edmund LeskoPrivate Pond30 1/2
8/17/2019Stephen MiklandricLake Meade14 lbs., 12 oz.33
8/17/2019Edmund LeskoPrivate Pond31
8/20/2019James DanielPrivate Pond12 lbs., 8 oz.31
8/24/2019Stephen MiklandricLake Meade18 lbs., 14 oz.35 1/2
8/24/2019Stephen MiklandricLake Meade12 lbs.30
8/25/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 4 oz.31 1/2
8/27/2019James DanielPrivate Pond11 lbs., 4 oz.30
8/29/2019David ReedClaytor Lake15 lbs., 3 oz.32 1/4
9/1/2019William CharlesChickahominy Lake27 lbs.39
9/1/2019Steven McMillanClaytor Lake30 3/4
9/1/2019David ReedClaytor Lake13 lbs., 3 oz.31 3/4
9/2/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 7 oz.31
9/2/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs.30
9/12/2019Ricky HundleyMartinsville Reservoir30 1/2
9/20/2019Maranda Sage HelveyClaytor Lake14 lbs., 6 oz.32 1/2
9/24/2019Kyle Joseph LittonWestern Branch Reservoir10 lbs., 2 oz.31 1/4
9/24/2019Brendyn AltmanWestern Branch Reservoir9 lbs., 1 oz.30
9/27/2019William ReedClaytor Lake13 lbs.30 1/4
9/29/2019Vernon AltmanWestern Branch Reservoir7 lbs., 14 oz.31 1/4
9/29/2019Vernon AltmanWestern Branch Reservoir9 lbs., 2 oz.32 1/2
10/1/2019Alan HarringtonSouth Holston Reservoir12 lbs., 1 oz.31
10/1/2019Alan HarringtonSouth Holston Reservoir13 lbs.32
10/6/2019Christopher WellsPotomac River17 lbs., 2 oz.34
10/7/2019Brendyn AltmanWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 6 oz.30
10/8/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 10 oz.31 1/2
10/8/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 14 oz.32
10/11/2019Ronnie BurroughsPrivate Pond14 lbs., 6 oz.30
10/26/2019Curtis PeeryClaytor Lake11 lbs., 03 oz.31 1/2
11/2/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir15 lbs., 2 oz.32
11/2/2019William CharlesChickahominy Lake18 lbs., 5 oz.33
11/4/2019William CharlesChickahominy Lake17 lbs., 7 oz.31
11/4/2019William CharlesChickahominy Lake20 lbs., 2 oz.35
11/5/2019William CharlesChickahominy Lake22 lbs., 2 oz.35
11/9/2019William CharlesChickahominy Lake21 lbs., 9 oz.34
11/9/2019William CharlesChickahominy Lake21 lbs., 9 oz.34
11/9/2019Deanna GrayChickahominy Lake25 lbs., 10 oz.35
11/10/2019Nathan Lee MannBuggs Island Lake31 1/2
11/10/2019Joey Anthony FabbriziBuggs Island Lake33
11/10/2019Wayne BradbyWestern Branch Reservoir30
11/20/2019John FallsSmith Mountain Lake30
11/22/2019Joseph Rudden, Jr.Aquia Creek14 lbs., 13 oz.31 1/2
12/7/2019Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 14 oz.32
12/14/2019Deanna GrayChickahominy Lake15 lbs., 2 oz.29
12/14/2019Deanna GrayChickahominy Lake15 lbs., 10 oz.27

Years Available

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