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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.

Flathead Catfish

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
1/2/2000Aubrey HowertonBuggs Island Lake27 lbs.38
1/4/2000Kenneth DaltonJames River26 lbs., 08 oz.
1/8/2000David ThompsonJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.40
1/8/2000Kenneth DanielBuggs Island Lake32 lbs.40
2/8/2000Warren ColeBuggs Island Lake28 lbs.
2/11/2000Kenneth DanielBuggs Island Lake28 lbs.40 1/2
2/13/2000Kenneth DanielBuggs Island Lake34 lbs.42 3/4
2/26/2000Elbert Dennis Jr.James River40
3/3/2000William GeeSmith Mountain Lake29 lbs., 15 oz.
3/19/2000Warren ColeBuggs Island Lake35 lbs.42
3/25/2000Christopher HillOccoquan Creek42 lbs.46 3/4
4/3/2000Eugene Reaves Jr.Dan River25 lbs., 04 oz.
4/8/2000Richard SteckerJames River27 lbs.
4/11/2000Kevin MatthewsDan River34 lbs.38
4/15/2000Charles Wolcott, Jr.Buggs Island Lake31 lbs., 12 oz.40
4/21/2000Edward RiffleOccoquan Creek42 lbs., 04 oz.46
5/3/2000James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake26 lbs.
5/5/2000Robert ColeDan River31 lbs.
5/6/2000James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 03 oz.
5/7/2000Robert JonesDan River34 lbs.43
5/13/2000Jerry ThorntonDan River41 lbs., 04 oz.43
5/13/2000Jerry Green All Other Waters25 lbs., 08 oz.
5/14/2000Warren ColeDan River35 lbs.43
5/14/2000Warren ColeDan River27 lbs.
5/15/2000Linda PuryearBuggs Island Lake35 lbs.42
5/19/2000Warren ColeBuggs Island Lake31 lbs., 08 oz.
5/19/2000John Loyd, Sr.James River25 lbs., 08 oz.41 3/4
5/25/2000Jerry PulliamDan River30 lbs.
5/26/2000William Brown, Sr.Staunton River25 lbs.
5/27/2000Warren Thompson, Jr.Occoquan Reservoir48 lbs.45 1/4
5/27/2000Jerry ThorntonDan River34 lbs.42
6/1/2000Derek MayhewDan River33 lbs.42
6/2/2000Kevin JohnsonDan River42
6/2/2000Dan Watson, Sr.Dan River31 lbs., 12 oz.42
6/2/2000Jerry ThorntonDan River40 lbs.42 1/2
6/2/2000Bobby Bates, Sr.Dan River31 lbs., 10 oz.42 1/2
6/2/2000Bobby Bates, Sr.Dan River26 lbs., 02 oz.43 1/4
6/2/2000Bobby Bates, Sr.Dan River28 lbs., 12 oz.41 1/2
6/2/2000Julian HamletStaunton River25 lbs.36 1/4
6/3/2000Thomas Patterson, Jr.Dan River28 lbs.
6/3/2000Derek MayhewDan River40 1/4
6/3/2000Walter MoseleyStaunton River29 lbs., 12 oz.40
6/4/2000Michael MillsStaunton River27 lbs., 08 oz.
6/4/2000Michael MillsStaunton River34 lbs., 08 oz.41
6/4/2000Warren ColeDan River25 lbs., 08 oz.
6/4/2000Gary SmithDan River33 lbs., 08 oz.
6/4/2000Jerry ThorntonDan River25 lbs., 06 oz.34 1/2
6/4/2000Bobby Bates, Sr.Dan River44 lbs., 02 oz.47 1/2
6/5/2000Paul RigneyDan River40 1/2
6/5/2000Derek MayhewDan River40 1/2
6/5/2000Phillip Roark, Sr.Dan River40 1/2
6/8/2000Robert BarnesJames River25 lbs.40
6/8/2000Thomas Patterson, Jr.Dan River25 lbs., 08 oz.
6/9/2000James MooreBlackwater River29 lbs.40 1/4
6/10/2000Jerry ThorntonDan River25 lbs.35 1/2
6/10/2000George Talbott, Jr.Staunton River26 lbs., 01 oz.38
6/11/2000Steven DunnStaunton River34 lbs., 06 oz.41
6/11/2000Derek MayhewDan River28 lbs.40 1/4
6/11/2000Derek MayhewDan River40 1/2
6/14/2000Bradley WestonBuggs Island Lake40 lbs., 08 oz.
6/14/2000Christopher GauldinDan River28 lbs.38 1/2
6/14/2000Christopher GauldinDan River34 lbs.39 1/2
6/16/2000Jerry ThorntonDan River26 lbs.36
6/16/2000Jerry ThorntonDan River36 lbs.41
6/17/2000Barney Young, Jr.Dan River36 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
6/17/2000Gary SmithDan River26 lbs.
6/20/2000Christopher GauldinDan River37 lbs.41
6/22/2000Ronnie EastwoodDan River25 lbs.
6/22/2000Derek MayhewDan River40 3/4
6/22/2000Derek MayhewDan River41 1/2
6/23/2000Robert BentleyStaunton River25 lbs.
6/24/2000Gary SmithDan River25 lbs.
6/24/2000Jeffrey SmithDan River30 lbs.40 3/4
6/24/2000Kevin HammockDan River37 lbs., 12 oz.43
6/25/2000Barney Young, Jr.Dan River26 lbs.38
6/25/2000Thomas Mattox Jr.Claytor Lake29 lbs., 08 oz.
6/26/2000Christopher GauldinDan River30 lbs.38
6/27/2000Robert CampbellJames River26 lbs., 08 oz.
6/27/2000Brian YoderStaunton River25 lbs.
6/28/2000Michael WheelerDan River25 lbs.
6/28/2000George Dalton, Jr.Staunton River27 lbs., 09 oz.
6/29/2000Barney Young, Jr.Dan River29 lbs.
6/29/2000Christopher GauldinDan River36 lbs.44
6/29/2000Christopher GauldinDan River30 lbs.36
6/29/2000Christopher GauldinDan River28 lbs.38
6/29/2000Christopher GauldinDan River30 lbs.38
6/29/2000Lawrence Gilbert Jr.Dan River30 lbs.38
6/29/2000Larry ChattinDan River26 lbs.
7/2/2000Michael JamersonDan River30 lbs.40 1/2
7/2/2000Shannon ByersJames River50 lbs., 01 oz.43
7/3/2000Kevin HammockStaunton River31 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/2
7/3/2000Aaron DriskillJames River30 lbs.
7/3/2000Warren ColeDan River27 lbs.
7/4/2000Jerry ThorntonDan River27 lbs., 06 oz.39
7/7/2000Jerry ThorntonDan River28 lbs., 08 oz.38
7/8/2000Gary SmithDan River42 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/4
7/12/2000James Goodman Jr.Dan River26 lbs.
7/13/2000Barry StoutDan River25 lbs., 03 oz.37 1/4
7/13/2000Jerry GrubbsJames River27 lbs., 03 oz.39
7/14/2000Gary SmithDan River30 lbs.
7/14/2000Gary SmithDan River29 lbs.38
7/14/2000Jeffrey SmithDan River28 lbs., 08 oz.
7/14/2000Jeffrey SmithDan River29 lbs., 08 oz.
7/14/2000Steven MooreJames River27 lbs.
7/14/2000Bruce Weaver, Sr.James River25 lbs., 12 oz.
7/15/2000Sherman Calloway Jr. All Other Waters31 lbs., 04 oz.42
7/15/2000Thorton Campbell Jr.James River33 lbs., 08 oz.
7/16/2000Gary SmithDan River34 lbs.38
7/17/2000James Goodman Jr.Dan River28 lbs.
7/18/2000Phillip Roark, Sr.Dan River40
7/20/2000Robert HaleyDan River27 lbs., 02 oz.40 1/4
7/20/2000Robert HaleyDan River35 lbs., 06 oz.41 1/2
7/21/2000Jeffrey SmithDan River30 lbs., 08 oz.
7/21/2000Phillip Roark, Sr.Dan River25 lbs.40
7/22/2000Joseph FowlerClaytor Lake26 lbs., 04 oz.40
7/22/2000Paul RigneyDan River40 1/2
7/22/2000Paul RigneyDan River41 1/4
7/22/2000Derek MayhewDan River26 lbs.40 1/4
7/22/2000Derick KempNew River43 1/4
7/22/2000Russell ParkerDan River28 lbs.39
7/23/2000Eugene Reaves Jr.Dan River34 lbs.
7/23/2000Eugene Reaves Jr.Dan River38 lbs.
7/23/2000Carrie BrowningJames River25 lbs.38
7/23/2000James Goodman Jr.Dan River35 lbs.41 1/2
7/24/2000Eugene Reaves Jr.Dan River31 lbs.
7/26/2000Phillip Roark, Sr.Dan River29 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/2
7/27/2000Jessica ShorterStaunton River28 lbs.40
7/28/2000James BootheSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 04 oz.36 1/2
8/5/2000James StoverSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 03 oz.
8/5/2000Jared StricklerJames River27 lbs., 04 oz.39 1/2
8/6/2000Draper Mitchell Jr.James River35 lbs., 02 oz.36 1/2
8/6/2000Draper Mitchell Jr.James River38 lbs., 04 oz.32 3/4
8/8/2000Phillip Roark, Sr.Dan River43
8/8/2000Nicholas CossittJames River29 lbs., 05 oz.41
8/12/2000Jerome AdlerJames River25 lbs.38 1/2
8/13/2000Bobby Woolwine, Sr.Flannagan Reservoir25 lbs., 03 oz.40
8/17/2000Ryan PeckJames River25 lbs., 10 oz.
8/19/2000Barry WilliamsStaunton River28 lbs., 13 oz.42
8/20/2000Robert EadesStaunton River25 lbs., 05 oz.38 3/4
8/22/2000Gary DickersonDan River40 lbs.44
8/22/2000Kenneth CoffeyMill Creek30 lbs., 08 oz.
8/22/2000James HaleSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 13 oz.41
8/25/2000Derek MayhewDan River28 lbs.40 3/4
8/26/2000Hugh WilliamsStaunton River38 lbs.42
8/28/2000James StoverSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 15 oz.40
8/30/2000Keith DiggsSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 01 oz.41
8/31/2000Teresa RobersonSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 02 oz.
9/2/2000Clarence Logan, Jr.Briery Creek Lake26 lbs., 06 oz.
9/7/2000Preston GarrettJames River29 lbs.
9/18/2000Rassie Wright Sr.Claytor Lake29 lbs.42
9/22/2000Kenneth OakesBuggs Island Lake29 lbs.
9/24/2000Harold HillClaytor Lake43 lbs., 11 oz.44 1/2
9/26/2000Lonnie SpradlinSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs.40
9/28/2000Raymond Crowder, Jr.James River44
10/7/2000James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake30 lbs., 08 oz.42
10/11/2000James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake40
10/15/2000James RandolphJames River25 lbs.
10/16/2000Wallace SolomonBuggs Island Lake41 lbs.41
10/21/2000Bruce BarbourJames River26 lbs.40
10/22/2000West DonleyOccoquan Reservoir32 lbs.43
11/18/2000Walter Martin All Other Waters37 lbs.
11/19/2000Thomas RaineyLake Chesdin30 lbs., 08 oz.40
11/29/2000Donald MountcastleSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 06 oz.41 1/2
12/2/2000Sherman McKennaJames River28 lbs.42
12/3/2000Joshua MaysJames River27 lbs., 08 oz.
12/3/2000Sherman McKennaJames River25 lbs.39
12/3/2000Sherman McKennaJames River28 lbs.40
12/4/2000Jimmy HendricksJames River27 lbs.39 1/2
12/6/2000Sherman McKennaJames River40 1/4
12/6/2000Nathan HargisJames River30 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
12/6/2000Nathan HargisJames River25 lbs.38 1/2
12/7/2000Shannon MiddletonJames River40
12/8/2000Shannon MiddletonJames River30 lbs.43 3/4
12/8/2000Nathan HargisJames River25 lbs., 12 oz.39
12/9/2000Anthony Martin Jr.James River28 lbs.40
12/9/2000Sherman McKennaJames River29 lbs.42
12/12/2000Mark Dalton, Sr.James River25 lbs., 03 oz.39 1/4
12/14/2000Roy BurksJames River26 lbs.39 1/2
12/16/2000Kevin PattersonSmith Mountain Lake31 lbs., 08 oz.43
12/18/2000Nathan HargisJames River25 lbs., 04 oz.39 1/2
12/21/2000Nathan HargisJames River29 lbs., 08 oz.42
12/29/2000Mark Dalton, Sr.James River26 lbs., 04 oz.40 1/4

Years Available

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