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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
1/13/2007David DudleyJames River29 lbs.39
1/15/2007Thomas Hammock, Jr.Staunton River38 lbs.
1/15/2007Andrew SmithNew River27 lbs., 08 oz.42 1/4
3/3/2007Joey HicksBuggs Island Lake33 lbs., 08 oz.42
3/4/2007Danny HughesJames River25 lbs., 04 oz.40
3/4/2007Danny HughesJames River26 lbs., 08 oz.42
3/10/2007James WilliamsSmith Mountain Lake44 lbs.42
3/15/2007Burl NidifferSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 08 oz.
3/23/2007Kathy WrightJames River36 lbs.43 1/2
3/24/2007Michael ConleySmith Mountain Lake42 3/4
3/30/2007Henry HughesBuggs Island Lake40 lbs.44
3/31/2007Nathan HarrisonSmith Mountain Lake41 lbs.42
4/3/2007Joseph RatcliffClaytor Lake25 lbs., 06 oz.
4/3/2007William Haislip, Sr.James River25 lbs., 02 oz.40 1/2
4/5/2007Gary HodgesBuggs Island Lake32 lbs., 15 oz.43
4/10/2007Kenneth TravisBuggs Island Lake29 lbs.
4/13/2007Frank Nelson IIISmith Mountain Lake42
4/14/2007Joel HadleyBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 15 oz.
4/14/2007James SheltonBuggs Island Lake40 lbs.42 1/4
4/15/2007Joseph Mehalick, Sr.Buggs Island Lake42 lbs., 12 oz.
4/20/2007Frank Williams, IVSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs.42
4/21/2007Daniel PattersonBuggs Island Lake34 lbs., 2 oz.40 1/2
4/22/2007Tyler JordanJames River40 lbs.44
4/24/2007Michele MatekaBuggs Island Lake42
4/27/2007William Taylor, IVDan River34 lbs.40 1/4
4/28/2007James SheltonStaunton River35 lbs., 06 oz.42
5/1/2007Leroy JohnsonBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.
5/3/2007William NicarJames River40 1/2
5/5/2007Timothy MartinStaunton River36 lbs., 02 oz.44
5/12/2007Henry HughesBuggs Island Lake38 lbs., 08 oz.44
5/12/2007Joshua FarleyBuggs Island Lake25 lbs.40 1/2
5/12/2007Larry Whitmire, IISmith Mountain Lake30 lbs.40
5/17/2007James Coleman, Jr.Staunton River42 lbs.40
5/18/2007Thomas ClendeninSouth Holston Reservoir40 lbs.42
5/26/2007Brian ParkerDan River30 lbs.42
5/27/2007Dennis AustinStaunton River32 lbs., 01 oz.40
5/27/2007James BootheStaunton River43 lbs., 14 oz.45
5/28/2007Garry RorerStaunton River30 lbs.40
5/28/2007Kevin RorerStaunton River28 lbs., 04 oz.39
6/1/2007Bill PrivettBeaver Dam Creek Reservoir31 lbs., 06 oz.43
6/2/2007Stephen MiklandricJames River29 lbs., 11 oz.40
6/2/2007Michael MorganStaunton River43 lbs.47 1/4
6/8/2007George Mahaley, Jr.Dan River38 lbs., 10 oz.40 1/2
6/12/2007Jonathan HagaDan River27 lbs., 04 oz.42 1/2
6/13/2007Tracy BoydJames River28 lbs., 04 oz.39
6/21/2007Derek MayhewDan River38 lbs.45
6/21/2007Zac StocksJames River26 lbs.41
6/26/2007Derek MayhewDan River33 lbs.43
6/28/2007Ward AlmondJames River29 lbs.41
7/3/2007Douglas SilbyStaunton River28 lbs.40 1/2
7/4/2007Neil SullivanJames River29 lbs.41
7/8/2007William Kost, Jr.Staunton River32 lbs., 02 oz.44 1/4
7/14/2007Kevin RorerStaunton River26 lbs., 08 oz.
7/14/2007Leroy JohnsonDan River32 lbs.41
7/14/2007Corey HensonMill Creek31 lbs., 12 oz.40
7/20/2007Donald Dunford Sr.Dan River29 lbs., 15 oz.41 3/4
7/27/2007Kenneth ColesJames River28 lbs.42
7/28/2007Michael PerkinsSmith Mountain Lake39 lbs., 13 oz.51 1/4
8/1/2007John FoxJames River27 lbs.42
8/1/2007John FoxJames River27 lbs., 08 oz.42
8/1/2007James DaltonPrivate Pond34 lbs.
8/3/2007Brian OwensSouth Holston Reservoir26 lbs., 08 oz.43
8/5/2007Ward AlmondJames River40
8/6/2007I. Richard GreentreeJames River28 lbs.
8/6/2007Zachary GreentreeJames River26 lbs.
8/7/2007Charles Parker IIIJames River27 lbs.
8/8/2007Dario Decicco, Jr.James River25 lbs., 12 oz.
8/11/2007Phillip AngelottiJames River40
8/14/2007Wayne TroyJames River35 3/4
8/17/2007Eric BondurantJames River27 lbs., 07 oz.40
8/18/2007Jerry GrubbsJames River40
8/18/2007Chris DovelJames River31 lbs.
8/18/2007Kenneth Grubbs, Sr.James River41 3/4
8/21/2007Colin AlexanderJames River29 lbs., 08 oz.42
8/23/2007Travis PatsellSmith Mountain Lake34 lbs.43
8/25/2007Harry Hendricks, Jr.James River32 lbs.42 1/2
8/29/2007Christopher ColeBuggs Island Lake42 lbs.48
8/30/2007R. D. ChenaultJames River41 1/4
9/1/2007Michael BowersBuggs Island Lake29 lbs.
9/1/2007Macky MaySmith Mountain Lake40
9/5/2007Stewart ShotwellJames River41 1/4
9/5/2007Paul SmithJames River26 lbs.39
9/5/2007Paul SmithJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.39
9/6/2007James TaylorJames River27 lbs.
9/6/2007James TaylorJames River27 lbs., 05 oz.
9/6/2007James TaylorJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.
9/7/2007Ryan StewartJames River35 lbs.42
9/8/2007Duane DabneyJames River30 lbs., 05 oz.42 3/4
9/8/2007James CravelloJames River38 lbs.47
9/9/2007Richard G. V. SmithJames River27 lbs.42
9/10/2007R. D. ChenaultJames River40 lbs.41
9/11/2007William BrandonJames River26 lbs.39
9/15/2007Christopher MaySmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 08 oz.42 1/2
9/15/2007David GibsonStaunton River31 lbs., 14 oz.42 1/4
9/21/2007James Madures, Jr.James River28 lbs.44
9/22/2007Dallas CampbellClaytor Lake51 lbs.46 1/2
9/25/2007Kamin HorsleyJames River26 lbs., 08 oz.41
9/28/2007Jerry HiseJames River30 lbs., 03 oz.41 1/2
9/29/2007Terry WinfreeSmith Mountain Lake38 lbs., 03 oz.42
10/6/2007William RansomeSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 10 oz.39
10/6/2007Bryan McKennaJames River36 lbs.43
10/9/2007Bill BrownJames River40
10/17/2007Brian HodgesBuggs Island Lake27 lbs., 01 oz.41 1/2
10/18/2007Robert StottlemyerJames River28 lbs., 08 oz.43
10/27/2007Sharon GilmoreClaytor Lake31 lbs., 12 oz.41
10/27/2007Mark SoltysiakBuggs Island Lake44
11/1/2007Michael Oley Jr.James River25 lbs., 08 oz.
11/25/2007Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst32 lbs., 10 oz.41 1/2
11/30/2007Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst30 lbs.
12/13/2007Augustus Collier, Jr.James River34 lbs.44
12/26/2007Ben WilliamsPhilpott Lake26 lbs., 08 oz.
12/31/2007Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst28 lbs., 12 oz.40

Years Available

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