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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
3/16/2001Raymond Secrist Sr.Smith Mountain Lake32 lbs., 09 oz.43 1/2
3/24/2001Roy Morgan, Jr.Buggs Island Lake30 lbs.
3/31/2001Eddie PowellBuggs Island Lake34 lbs.40 3/4
4/8/2001Victor Hudson Jr.Dan River27 lbs., 08 oz.42 1/4
4/14/2001James LynchSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 09 oz.
4/28/2001Carl WestonBuggs Island Lake31 lbs.40
4/29/2001Thomas Francis Jr.Dan River25 lbs.40 1/4
5/1/2001Mark DunawayDan River27 lbs., 02 oz.41
5/1/2001Derek MayhewDan River26 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
5/2/2001Carolyn PierceDan River40 lbs.40 1/4
5/4/2001Ronald StackhouseBuggs Island Lake26 lbs.
5/5/2001William PulliamDan River33 lbs., 08 oz.
5/6/2001Michael Oley Jr.James River25 lbs.
5/6/2001Mark DavisDan River26 lbs.
5/6/2001Ralph WalkerBuggs Island Lake41 lbs., 12 oz.47 1/2
5/7/2001Norman KelleyJames River25 lbs.42
5/8/2001William PuccioBuggs Island Lake34 lbs., 08 oz.41
5/8/2001Michael WadeAppomattox River40
5/12/2001Mark DavisDan River38 lbs.
5/12/2001Mark DavisDan River43 lbs.
5/12/2001Benjamin Major, Sr.Dan River41 lbs.43
5/12/2001Michael O'DellJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/2
5/13/2001Jason McKinneyBuggs Island Lake31 lbs.40
5/13/2001Mark DavisDan River33 lbs., 05 oz.
5/19/2001Jeffrey SmithDan River25 lbs.
5/20/2001Thomas CrewsBuggs Island Lake34 lbs., 06 oz.41
5/20/2001Ralph WalkerDan River25 lbs., 04 oz.38 1/4
5/20/2001Ralph WalkerDan River34 lbs., 04 oz.44
5/20/2001Ralph WalkerDan River36 lbs., 02 oz.45 1/4
5/21/2001Larry TuckBuggs Island Lake35 lbs.42
5/26/2001Ernest Martin, IIIDan River38 lbs.40
5/26/2001Brian SmithStaunton River25 lbs.37
5/26/2001Rick TerryStaunton River25 lbs., 09 oz.
5/27/2001Kevin OwenDan River35 lbs.42
5/29/2001Curtis HallDan River54 lbs.51 1/4
5/30/2001Derek MayhewDan River32 lbs.42
5/30/2001Dennis MannStaunton River31 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
5/31/2001Brian CrawfordDan River31 lbs.41
6/1/2001Brian CrawfordDan River27 lbs.
6/1/2001Brian CrawfordDan River27 lbs., 06 oz.
6/1/2001Derek MayhewDan River26 lbs.40 1/4
6/2/2001Cathy BaileyDan River36 lbs.
6/2/2001Derek MayhewDan River33 lbs., 08 oz.43
6/2/2001Brian CrawfordDan River30 lbs.
6/2/2001Brian CrawfordDan River25 lbs.
6/2/2001Brian CrawfordDan River27 lbs.
6/2/2001Brian CrawfordDan River32 lbs., 08 oz.42
6/2/2001Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River32 lbs.41
6/2/2001David BuffingtonDan River40 1/2
6/2/2001Kevin MatthewsDan River26 lbs., 08 oz.37 1/2
6/3/2001Ricky JamersonDan River27 lbs.
6/3/2001Ricky JamersonDan River26 lbs.
6/3/2001Norman HylerDan River31 lbs.
6/3/2001Phillip Roark, Sr.Dan River28 lbs.41
6/4/2001James Goodman Jr.Dan River25 lbs.
6/6/2001Ronnie EastwoodDan River28 lbs.38
6/6/2001Brian CrawfordDan River25 lbs., 06 oz.
6/7/2001Brian CrawfordDan River32 lbs., 08 oz.40
6/8/2001Derek MayhewDan River25 lbs., 1 oz.40
6/8/2001Wesley WhitlowDan River31 lbs.39
6/9/2001Ricky JamersonDan River30 lbs.
6/9/2001Ricky JamersonDan River25 lbs.
6/9/2001Ricky JamersonDan River25 lbs.
6/9/2001Ricky JamersonDan River25 lbs.
6/9/2001Jerry ThorntonDan River36 lbs., 02 oz.42
6/9/2001Brian CrawfordDan River30 lbs.
6/9/2001Brian CrawfordDan River35 lbs., 08 oz.43
6/10/2001James Goodman Jr.Dan River30 lbs.
6/10/2001James Goodman Jr.Dan River25 lbs.
6/10/2001Ricky HundleyDan River27 lbs., 05 oz.
6/10/2001Julian HamletStaunton River33 lbs.41
6/10/2001Gregory Tuck All Other Waters28 lbs., 10 oz.40
6/10/2001Jimmy HundleyDan River32 lbs., 03 oz.41
6/10/2001Scott DunayeLake Brittle32 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
6/11/2001James MayhewDan River29 lbs., 06 oz.
6/11/2001James MayhewDan River36 lbs.41 1/2
6/11/2001Brittany AchinJames River29 lbs.41
6/11/2001Ronnie EastwoodDan River25 lbs.
6/11/2001Ronnie EastwoodDan River28 lbs.38
6/12/2001Donald ChappellDan River25 lbs., 07 oz.38 3/4
6/12/2001William Hughes, IIIStaunton River36 lbs.42
6/14/2001Wesley RowlandBuggs Island Lake46 lbs.
6/15/2001Jessica ShorterStaunton River42
6/15/2001Brian CrawfordDan River31 lbs., 04 oz.40
6/15/2001Brian CrawfordDan River44 lbs., 06 oz.44
6/15/2001Donald ChappellDan River41 lbs., 08 oz.48
6/16/2001Theresa HallDan River28 lbs.
6/16/2001Theresa HallDan River25 lbs.
6/16/2001Chris ParkerPrivate Pond25 lbs., 02 oz.
6/16/2001Chris ParkerDan River26 lbs., 06 oz.
6/16/2001Ralph WalkerDan River25 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
6/16/2001Levi JordanDan River36 lbs., 02 oz.41
6/18/2001Tony AngelStaunton River32 lbs.41 1/2
6/20/2001Derek MayhewDan River27 lbs.40 1/2
6/20/2001Derek MayhewDan River29 lbs., 08 oz.42
6/20/2001Daniel MayhewDan River34 lbs.42
6/24/2001Levi JordanDan River44 lbs.40
6/25/2001Douglas EdwardsDan River27 lbs., 06 oz.
6/25/2001Charles MaySmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 11 oz.39
6/28/2001Phillip StoutDan River37 lbs., 02 oz.46 1/2
6/28/2001Michele EdwardsDan River26 lbs.
6/29/2001Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River26 lbs., 03 oz.35 1/2
6/30/2001Bobby CrouseSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs.40
6/30/2001Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River25 lbs.
7/1/2001Felix Jefferson, Jr.Staunton River25 lbs.40
7/4/2001Garrett BlakleyLake Smith31 lbs.41
7/6/2001William GauldinDan River32 lbs.41
7/6/2001William GauldinDan River28 lbs.40
7/7/2001Ricky WileyStaunton River50
7/8/2001George Mende Jr.James River24 lbs.40 1/4
7/13/2001Andrew Pool, Sr.Staunton River29 lbs.42 1/2
7/13/2001Landon WilliamsStaunton River29 lbs.41 1/2
7/14/2001William Brown, Sr.Dan River29 lbs.41 1/2
7/14/2001Jeffrey MosierDan River26 lbs.40
7/14/2001Jerry ThorntonDan River30 lbs.40 1/2
7/14/2001Jerry ThorntonDan River46 lbs.44
7/14/2001Alvin BanksJames River27 lbs.38
7/14/2001Rob Jones, Jr.Dan River29 lbs.
7/18/2001Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River44 lbs.43
7/20/2001Ronnie EastwoodDan River30 lbs.36
7/20/2001Jeffrey SmithDan River42 lbs.
7/20/2001Stephen HoganDan River25 lbs., 08 oz.37
7/21/2001Brian CrawfordDan River50 lbs.44
7/21/2001Ronnie EastwoodDan River28 lbs.37
7/22/2001Joel HudsonJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/4
7/22/2001Bobby Davis, Sr.Staunton River25 lbs., 14 oz.43
7/22/2001Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River29 lbs.41
7/25/2001David RowlandStaunton River35 lbs., 03 oz.45
7/27/2001Christopher WyattStaunton River42
7/27/2001Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River26 lbs.35 1/2
7/28/2001James Hatcher Jr.Buggs Island Lake31 lbs.42
7/28/2001Eddie CrumptonDan River28 lbs., 08 oz.
7/30/2001Warren ColeDan River30 lbs., 08 oz.
7/30/2001Lynn BowesDan River32 lbs.
8/3/2001Sherman MooreSmith Mountain Lake32 lbs., 10 oz.46
8/3/2001Paul RigneyDan River26 lbs.40 1/2
8/4/2001Frank JonesJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.
8/4/2001William StanleyJames River26 lbs., 11 oz.39 3/4
8/4/2001David GibsonStaunton River25 lbs., 14 oz.39
8/4/2001Brian SmithJames River26 lbs.
8/4/2001Aaron CrouchStaunton River30 lbs.41 1/2
8/5/2001Crystal PoeJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.44
8/6/2001Tina HuffmanJames River31 lbs.41
8/7/2001Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River28 lbs.
8/8/2001Aaron CrouchStaunton River40 1/2
8/8/2001Aaron CrouchStaunton River41
8/9/2001Ronnie EastwoodDan River28 lbs., 13 oz.37
8/9/2001Stevie MarshStaunton River30 lbs.42
8/9/2001Pamela WarfNew River28 lbs.38 1/2
8/10/2001Harry RixeyJames River28 lbs.42
8/13/2001Paul RigneyDan River27 lbs.40 1/2
8/13/2001David GibsonStaunton River31 lbs., 08 oz.43
8/13/2001Randy FrancisStaunton River29 lbs., 13 oz.45
8/15/2001Derek MayhewDan River30 lbs.42
8/17/2001John TrullBuggs Island Lake32 lbs., 04 oz.
8/19/2001Gerald Holland IISmith Mountain Lake26 lbs.42
8/19/2001Terry GuthrieBuggs Island Lake32 lbs., 08 oz.40
8/20/2001Brandon EmersonStaunton River31 lbs.40
8/22/2001Tony AngelDan River32 lbs., 03 oz.40 1/2
8/22/2001Brandon HankinsPrivate Pond30 lbs., 04 oz.40 1/4
8/23/2001Kenneth DaltonJames River26 lbs.40
8/23/2001Kenneth DaltonJames River27 lbs.40
8/24/2001Derek MayhewDan River27 lbs.41 1/2
8/24/2001Christopher WilkinsBuggs Island Lake27 lbs.43 1/4
8/25/2001Ryan ClarkBuggs Island Lake27 lbs.42
8/25/2001John CamdenJames River32 lbs.41
8/25/2001Chris ColemanBuggs Island Lake36 lbs., 05 oz.43 1/2
8/25/2001Richard CleggBuggs Island Lake42 lbs., 09 oz.47
8/25/2001Timothy FranciscoBuggs Island Lake35 lbs.
8/25/2001Zachary SchendelPrivate Pond41 1/4
8/25/2001James MayhewDan River30 lbs.38 1/2
8/26/2001Michael JonesBuggs Island Lake26 lbs., 04 oz.
8/26/2001James HagerPrivate Pond41 lbs.45
8/28/2001Shannon NewcombBuggs Island Lake25 lbs.
8/28/2001Ryan NewcombBuggs Island Lake34 lbs., 04 oz.40
8/28/2001Tyler JonesBuggs Island Lake35 lbs.42
8/28/2001Michael JonesBuggs Island Lake25 lbs.38 1/2
8/29/2001Stewart ShotwellJames River40 1/4
8/29/2001R. D. ChenaultJames River26 lbs.40
8/31/2001David Waller Jr.Staunton River26 lbs.
8/31/2001Michael BibeeStaunton River29 lbs., 12 oz.40
9/3/2001Johnny WitcherPrivate Pond35 lbs.41
9/3/2001Christine KissOccoquan Creek35 lbs.44 1/4
9/3/2001Henry NelsonJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.
9/5/2001L. Phillip WalkerBuggs Island Lake27 lbs., 05 oz.
9/8/2001Robert SetliffBuggs Island Lake26 lbs.40
9/8/2001Bobby Davis, Sr.Staunton River27 lbs., 15 oz.45 1/2
9/11/2001William HuntStaunton River28 lbs., 03 oz.41
9/15/2001Richard RhodesJames River27 lbs.
9/15/2001Richard RhodesJames River28 lbs.
9/19/2001Calvin MooreJames River33 lbs.44 1/2
9/21/2001Charles HallJames River34 lbs.43
9/22/2001Kevin DavisStaunton River25 lbs.34 1/4
9/23/2001George Mende IIIJames River25 lbs.41 1/4
9/28/2001Michial NealJames River27 lbs., 08 oz.44 1/2
10/1/2001Melissa JohnsonJames River41
10/3/2001Carlton AyersJames River41
10/3/2001William Kirkland, Sr.James River27 lbs.42
10/6/2001David BuffingtonDan River35 lbs.42 1/2
10/13/2001David BuffingtonDan River25 lbs., 01 oz.40
10/18/2001Sherman McKennaJames River40 1/4
10/20/2001Timothy BurgessStaunton River25 lbs.42
10/20/2001Bobby PriceClaytor Lake29 lbs.40 1/2
10/24/2001Bray Diggs, IIIJames River26 lbs., 06 oz.40
10/26/2001Steve Price, Jr.James River25 lbs.41
10/28/2001William Kirkland, Sr.James River26 lbs.40
11/3/2001Charles Bennett, Sr.James River28 lbs.
11/8/2001Robert WoodSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
11/14/2001Melvin Stevens, IIBuggs Island Lake33 lbs.
11/16/2001Robert PearceBuggs Island Lake26 lbs., 05 oz.
11/21/2001Sherman McKennaJames River26 lbs., 01 oz.
11/21/2001Steve Price, Jr.James River26 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
11/26/2001Earl ReynoldsSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 13 oz.39 1/2
12/8/2001Steve Price, Jr.James River26 lbs., 02 oz.41
12/8/2001Milton BowlingJames River25 lbs., 04 oz.
12/14/2001William Kirkland, Sr.James River25 lbs.
12/19/2001Danny Ray WalkerJames River31 lbs.40 1/4

Years Available

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