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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
1/5/2006Richard AbrahamianLake Whitehurst33 lbs., 12 oz.42
1/10/2006Joey HicksBuggs Island Lake30 lbs., 08 oz.
1/28/2006Austin HarlessNew River28 lbs.
2/17/2006Joey HicksBuggs Island Lake28 lbs.
3/5/2006Ronnie McCormickNew River28 lbs., 04 oz.44
3/11/2006Bernard Joyce, Jr.Buggs Island Lake36 lbs., 08 oz.
3/12/2006Joey HicksBuggs Island Lake27 lbs., 08 oz.
3/17/2006Edward SanfordJames River27 lbs., 08 oz.
4/1/2006Katie LipscombBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 07 oz.
4/1/2006James BootheStaunton River31 lbs., 04 oz.41
4/3/2006William Hughes, IIIBuggs Island Lake27 lbs., 05 oz.40
4/5/2006William Hughes, IIIBuggs Island Lake48 lbs., 05 oz.46 1/2
4/5/2006William Hughes, IIIBuggs Island Lake28 lbs., 05 oz.40
4/6/2006Scott CannonJames River44 lbs.
4/8/2006Scott CannonJames River26 lbs.
4/11/2006Ellis ArthurBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.
4/12/2006Claude Pryor, IIIBuggs Island Lake36 lbs., 05 oz.
4/14/2006Robert Ross, Sr.Buggs Island Lake27 lbs., 06 oz.39 1/2
4/15/2006Richard BurkeDan River41 1/4
4/15/2006Davy TilleyBuggs Island Lake42 lbs.44 1/4
4/16/2006Danny CrewsBuggs Island Lake26 lbs., 05 oz.
4/17/2006George ReevesSmith Mountain Lake41 1/2
4/19/2006Jessica CrewsBuggs Island Lake29 lbs.
4/19/2006Jimmy HunzikerSmith Mountain Lake31 lbs.41
4/19/2006Jason WallerBuggs Island Lake25 lbs.
4/19/2006Jason WallerBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.
4/19/2006Linda CrewsBuggs Island Lake34 lbs.
4/23/2006Thomas Judd FlemingJames River41 1/2
4/25/2006William Hughes, IIIBuggs Island Lake33 lbs., 04 oz.43
4/25/2006William Hughes, IIIBuggs Island Lake38 lbs., 01 oz.44
4/26/2006Franklin AdamsBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.
4/29/2006Samuel StevensonDan River41 lbs.43
4/29/2006James BootheBuggs Island Lake32 lbs.41
4/29/2006Clarence StevensonDan River26 lbs.41
4/30/2006Joseph Sheaffer Jr.Occoquan Reservoir49 lbs.49 1/2
5/2/2006Bobby TerryDan River35 lbs., 07 oz.41 1/4
5/4/2006William NicarJames River25 lbs., 09 oz.
5/6/2006Gary Miller Jr.Smith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 12 oz.
5/6/2006Billy Bean, Sr.Dan River37 lbs., 06 oz.
5/8/2006Booker BaldwinClaytor Lake27 lbs., 12 oz.
5/10/2006Anthony Johnson, Sr.James River40 lbs., 03 oz.43
5/16/2006Leroy JohnsonDan River38 lbs.41
5/17/2006Leroy JohnsonDan River32 lbs.42 1/2
5/19/2006Dustin RogersDan River32 lbs., 06 oz.43 1/2
5/20/2006William Hartman, Jr.Roanoke River25 lbs., 04 oz.38
5/20/2006Julius Reese, IIIBuggs Island Lake29 lbs., 03 oz.43 1/4
5/21/2006James SheltonBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.40
5/21/2006Richard G. V. SmithJames River26 lbs., 08 oz.
5/21/2006Erik SpringerDan River45 lbs., 06 oz.50 1/2
5/24/2006Eddie CrumptonDan River44 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/2
5/26/2006Kayla ReddenSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs.41
5/26/2006Derek MayhewDan River35 lbs.44
5/26/2006Derek MayhewDan River29 lbs.42
5/27/2006Steve ShortStaunton River28 lbs., 05 oz.
5/28/2006Jeffrey DuncanSmith Mountain Lake31 lbs., 05 oz.41
5/29/2006Derek MayhewDan River32 lbs.42 1/2
5/30/2006Stephen Carter, Jr.Dan River28 lbs., 01 oz.40
6/2/2006Derek MayhewDan River38 lbs., 08 oz.45
6/2/2006Stanley MayBuggs Island Lake33 lbs.42
6/2/2006Joseph DukeDan River30 lbs., 03 oz.41 1/4
6/3/2006Ronald Marrin, Jr.James River40
6/3/2006Zac StocksJames River27 lbs.43
6/3/2006Catherine ShannonBuggs Island Lake26 lbs.40
6/3/2006Timothy AllenBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.
6/3/2006Brittany WrightPrivate Pond32 lbs.41
6/3/2006Dustin DavisStaunton River35 lbs., 01 oz.43 1/4
6/3/2006Derek MayhewDan River39 lbs., 08 oz.45
6/3/2006Richard IngeJames River27 lbs., 08 oz.39
6/4/2006Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.
6/4/2006Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.40 3/4
6/4/2006Tina ThompsonBuggs Island Lake30 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
6/9/2006Gavin OwenBuggs Island Lake43
6/9/2006Patrick SobeyJames River41
6/9/2006Benjamin LooneyPrivate Pond28 lbs., 02 oz.42
6/15/2006Robert EdwardsJames River41 1/4
6/16/2006Roger BurnettDan River36 lbs., 06 oz.
6/17/2006William HainesNew River25 lbs., 06 oz.40 3/4
6/17/2006Dean ConnerStaunton River25 lbs.
6/17/2006Robert EadesStaunton River30 lbs., 04 oz.40 3/4
6/18/2006Ray KefferNew River30 lbs.41
6/23/2006Timothy BarksdaleStaunton River30 lbs., 06 oz.
6/23/2006Joseph MitchellBuggs Island Lake37 lbs., 02 oz.42 1/2
6/23/2006Joseph MitchellBuggs Island Lake25 lbs.37
6/24/2006Larry Scarborough Jr.James River41 1/4
6/27/2006Timothy BarksdaleStaunton River39 lbs., 04 oz.
6/30/2006Robert SnyderDan River38 lbs.42
7/3/2006James Atkins, IIIJames River32 lbs., 11 oz.
7/8/2006Bernard Epperly, Jr.Private Pond46 lbs., 04 oz.44
7/11/2006Shannon GreenDan River32 lbs.41
7/13/2006Douglas SilbyStaunton River27 lbs.43
7/15/2006William Vernon, IVDan River34 lbs.
7/16/2006Windell DoylePrivate Pond25 lbs., 01 oz.41 1/2
7/18/2006Shannon GreenDan River34 lbs.43
7/18/2006Kenneth PierceStaunton River34 lbs.37
7/22/2006Jonathan LewisDan River35 lbs.43
7/22/2006Robert McCartyJames River40
7/22/2006Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake28 lbs., 08 oz.41 3/4
7/23/2006Derek MayhewDan River35 lbs.43 1/2
7/23/2006Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake38 lbs., 08 oz.44
7/23/2006Ronnie Dalton, Jr.James River28 lbs.
7/24/2006William PhelpsJames River33 lbs.41
7/24/2006Jerry GrubbsJames River40 lbs.43 1/2
7/24/2006Jerry GrubbsJames River25 lbs.40 1/4
7/26/2006Lodias SmithJames River28 lbs., 08 oz.42 1/2
7/29/2006John MacLeod Sr.Staunton River32 lbs., 08 oz.
7/30/2006George Mahaley, Jr.Dan River25 lbs., 03 oz.40 1/4
8/3/2006William Lovell, Sr.Claytor Lake42 lbs., 12 oz.43 3/4
8/5/2006Dwayne BarleyStaunton River33 lbs., 14 oz.42 1/4
8/11/2006Carolyn FieldsJames River36 lbs., 08 oz.44 1/2
8/11/2006Raymond Haley All Other Waters27 lbs., 09 oz.40
8/13/2006Allen UmbergerClaytor Lake26 lbs., 08 oz.37 1/2
8/13/2006David JohnsonClaytor Lake25 lbs.39
8/14/2006Dwayne BarleyStaunton River28 lbs., 13 oz.40
8/14/2006David PannellStaunton River27 lbs., 10 oz.40
8/21/2006James Beck, IIJames River40
8/21/2006Robert HubbardStaunton River25 lbs., 06 oz.40
8/22/2006Eddie BootheBuggs Island Lake34 lbs.42
8/22/2006Taylor AlmondJames River30 lbs., 05 oz.42
8/23/2006Michael OutlandJames River33 lbs., 08 oz.42
8/24/2006Tony GibsonJames River26 lbs.41
8/24/2006Tony GibsonJames River25 lbs.40 1/2
8/24/2006Cindy GibsonJames River25 lbs.40
8/26/2006Archie ThorntonClaytor Lake28 lbs., 02 oz.40 1/2
8/26/2006Dustin FoxBuggs Island Lake33 lbs.
9/2/2006Dale Lowe, Jr.Buggs Island Lake31 lbs.42
9/3/2006Kim OwenBuggs Island Lake27 lbs.
9/3/2006Rickey StoneClaytor Lake26 lbs., 06 oz.41 1/4
9/3/2006Andrew BowerJames River27 lbs.
9/4/2006Matt ClineStaunton River25 lbs.40
9/5/2006John CrenshawBuggs Island Lake27 lbs., 07 oz.
9/9/2006Luis Catalan, Sr.James River36 lbs., 07 oz.44
9/9/2006Roger BurnettStaunton River32 lbs., 02 oz.
9/9/2006William Hughes, IIIBuggs Island Lake40 lbs.44
9/9/2006Franklin AdamsBuggs Island Lake32 lbs.
9/9/2006Franklin AdamsBuggs Island Lake35 lbs.
9/11/2006Michael HolcombBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.
9/16/2006Cody WrightJames River31 lbs., 05 oz.44 3/4
9/16/2006Shannon ChristianJames River26 lbs., 09 oz.40 3/4
9/17/2006Tina ThompsonBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.
9/17/2006Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake37 lbs.41 1/2
9/17/2006Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake32 lbs., 06 oz.40 1/2
9/18/2006Andrew LankfordBuggs Island Lake32 lbs.44 1/2
9/20/2006John CrenshawBuggs Island Lake44 lbs.42
9/20/2006Chris HaasJames River32 lbs., 08 oz.41
9/22/2006Charles SummersSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs.43
9/29/2006Richard Anderson, Sr.Buggs Island Lake44 lbs., 08 oz.44
9/29/2006Christopher AshburnJames River40
10/3/2006James JohnsonClaytor Lake26 lbs.
10/18/2006Travis PatsellSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs.40
10/28/2006Jacob Lehman IIIJames River30 lbs., 03 oz.
11/3/2006Joey HicksBuggs Island Lake35 lbs.42
11/6/2006Joey HicksBuggs Island Lake42 lbs., 08 oz.44
11/10/2006Newell HamptonJames River28 lbs.41
11/18/2006Larry WellsLake Whitehurst28 lbs., 07 oz.
11/24/2006Dewey HicksBuggs Island Lake36 lbs.42
11/24/2006Dewey HicksBuggs Island Lake41 lbs.44
12/10/2006Joey HicksBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.41
12/15/2006Bill KingClaytor Lake25 lbs.37
12/21/2006Homer ReedPhilpott Lake26 lbs.

Years Available

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