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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
1/3/2009Earl BargerSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs.42
1/5/2009Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst37 lbs., 14 oz.41 1/2
1/23/2009William BrandonJames River28 lbs.40
2/7/2009Lawrence Ison Jr.Lake Whitehurst46 lbs., 12 oz.48
2/7/2009Weston WomackBuggs Island Lake35 lbs.
2/16/2009Moses MickensBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.
3/18/2009Shirley LankfordJames River25 lbs.
3/19/2009Joshua PowellBuggs Island Lake41 lbs.
3/29/2009Frank FarmerBuggs Island Lake25 lbs.
3/31/2009George HudsonDan River40 lbs.52
4/2/2009Robert Holmes Sr.James River40 1/2
4/12/2009Brian WilliamsJames River27 lbs., 02 oz.40
4/12/2009Frank FarmerBuggs Island Lake29 lbs.40 1/4
4/23/2009Eddie BootheBuggs Island Lake36 lbs., 13 oz.42
4/24/2009William HainesNew River25 lbs., 10 oz.40 1/2
4/27/2009Ray GanoeBuggs Island Lake31 lbs.
5/1/2009Steve Hoskins, Sr.Staunton River35 lbs., 07 oz.
5/1/2009Ronald WilsonSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs., 06 oz.39
5/1/2009Sherman MooreSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs.39 1/2
5/1/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River36 lbs.
5/1/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River30 lbs.
5/1/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River25 lbs.
5/2/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River29 lbs.
5/2/2009Derek MayhewDan River32 lbs., 08 oz.43
5/4/2009K. W. FlowersJames River40 1/2
5/13/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River33 lbs.
5/14/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River26 lbs.
5/14/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River30 lbs.
5/15/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River25 lbs.
5/17/2009Reid MurrayJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.
5/18/2009Randy HigginsJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.
5/21/2009Paul WrayStaunton River27 lbs.41
5/22/2009Garland Ferguson, Jr.Dan River40 lbs., 02 oz.42 1/4
5/22/2009Derek MayhewDan River27 lbs.40 1/4
5/23/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River31 lbs.
5/25/2009Harold VaughanBuggs Island Lake40 1/4
5/26/2009David DufferStaunton River30 lbs., 08 oz.41
5/26/2009Derek MayhewDan River31 lbs.42
5/26/2009Derek MayhewDan River37 lbs.43 1/2
5/26/2009Derek MayhewDan River30 lbs.41
5/26/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River26 lbs., 08 oz.
5/26/2009Robert Jimerson Jr.James River25 lbs.
5/30/2009Kenneth ColesJames River27 lbs., 15 oz.40
6/1/2009Franklin DaltonStaunton River37 lbs., 04 oz.40 1/4
6/5/2009Frank LeighCarvins Cove Lake31 lbs.42
6/5/2009Derek MayhewDan River40 lbs.47
6/5/2009Derek MayhewDan River26 lbs.41
6/6/2009Derek MayhewDan River41 lbs.45
6/6/2009David JenkinsSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs.41
6/13/2009Warren KestersonJames River32 lbs., 12 oz.41
6/15/2009Logan SmithClaytor Lake25 lbs., 02 oz.40 1/2
6/16/2009Jonathan WrightBannister River40 lbs.43
6/20/2009William PuccioDan River25 lbs.40
6/20/2009Jaime Rodriguez, Jr.Staunton River26 lbs.
6/22/2009Derek MayhewDan River28 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/2
6/25/2009Robert StottlemyerJames River28 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
6/28/2009Christian WillhesSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs.41
7/2/2009Derek MayhewDan River25 lbs., 08 oz.40
7/4/2009Brian MorganJames River41
7/4/2009Charles PartinJames River25 lbs., 03 oz.40
7/4/2009Charles Jones, Jr.Dan River40 lbs.43
7/5/2009Lucas DeJarnetteStaunton River34 lbs., 08 oz.44
7/11/2009Andrew HarmonPotomac River41
7/12/2009Ricky StocksJames River27 lbs.
7/12/2009James OttJames River26 lbs., 13 oz.44 1/2
7/18/2009Carl CourterJames River27 lbs.41
7/22/2009Montgomery Byers All Other Waters26 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
7/24/2009Landon WilliamsStaunton River46 lbs.46
7/25/2009Tyler OttJames River28 lbs., 14 oz.42 1/4
7/25/2009Julian WallerDan River29 lbs., 09 oz.42 1/2
7/26/2009William HurleyDan River25 lbs.40
7/27/2009James DaltonPrivate Pond34 lbs., 10 oz.42
7/28/2009John HarrisonOccoquan Creek39 lbs., 12 oz.45
7/29/2009Robert MartinMartinsville Reservoir28 lbs., 01 oz.41
7/30/2009Derek MayhewDan River25 lbs., 08 oz.40
8/1/2009Bryan McKennaJames River25 lbs.40
8/1/2009Bryan McKennaJames River28 lbs.40
8/1/2009Christian SherryJames River36 lbs.46
8/5/2009Trena ShraderJames River28 lbs., 05 oz.41 1/2
8/6/2009Paul WrayStaunton River35 lbs.43
8/6/2009Axel BoyOccoquan Creek30 lbs., 06 oz.41
8/7/2009Kevin RorerDan River34 lbs., 11 oz.42 1/4
8/8/2009Tiffani StevensBuggs Island Lake44 lbs., 04 oz.46
8/12/2009Stephen NaglakRoanoke River31 lbs., 07 oz.41
8/13/2009Eddie BootheBuggs Island Lake27 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/4
8/14/2009Robert StottlemyerJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
8/14/2009Robert StottlemyerJames River30 lbs., 08 oz.41 3/4
8/16/2009Brock SamfordJames River30 lbs.42
8/18/2009Karen ByrdJames River32 lbs.42
8/18/2009Karen ByrdJames River41
8/22/2009Bryan McKennaJames River30 lbs.41
8/22/2009Michael Plumb Sr.Smith Mountain Lake27 lbs.40
8/22/2009Christy MattoxPrivate Pond27 lbs., 08 oz.41 3/4
8/25/2009Ronald WilsonJames River25 lbs., 04 oz.40
8/25/2009David Byers All Other Waters30 lbs.40 1/2
8/25/2009Frank PayneJames River29 lbs.41
8/27/2009James Beck, IIJames River40 1/2
8/28/2009Robert StottlemyerJames River27 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/4
8/29/2009Randy MarkeyJames River25 lbs.40
8/31/2009Kyle LewterJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.39
8/31/2009Hayden HogstonJames River35 lbs.44
8/31/2009Hayden HogstonJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.39
9/7/2009David ElvingtonBuggs Island Lake40 lbs.40 3/4
9/9/2009Samuel HamlettJames River40
9/12/2009Renee MillerJames River26 lbs., 09 oz.40 1/2
9/12/2009Logan LloydJames River41 1/2
9/12/2009Kevin JohnsonStaunton River26 lbs.41
9/15/2009Dwight Setliff Sr.Staunton River29 lbs., 02 oz.42
9/18/2009Robert FlemingJames River38 lbs., 08 oz.43
9/20/2009David ElvingtonBuggs Island Lake49 lbs.49 1/4
9/25/2009Derek MayhewDan River25 lbs., 08 oz.41
9/25/2009Derek MayhewDan River26 lbs.41
9/25/2009Derek MayhewDan River38 lbs.46
9/26/2009James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake28 lbs.40 1/2
10/5/2009Mckenzie AndrewsStaunton River35 lbs.45
10/5/2009Wade RinacaJames River28 lbs.40 1/2
10/8/2009Lewis MounceBuggs Island Lake48 lbs.
10/17/2009Jackie Christian, Sr.Buggs Island Lake42 lbs., 06 oz.48 3/4
10/17/2009Trip ChristianBuggs Island Lake33 lbs., 08 oz.40 3/4
10/21/2009Michael WhittleseyJames River25 lbs.
10/21/2009Shannon JordanDan River28 lbs., 02 oz.42 1/4
10/22/2009Bobby JordanBuggs Island Lake28 lbs.41 1/2
10/28/2009Abram Charlton, Jr.James River26 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
10/30/2009Travis BakerBuggs Island Lake36 lbs.44
10/31/2009Otis Rose, IVBuggs Island Lake36 lbs.44
11/8/2009Kent BennettJames River42
11/14/2009Cecil Welcher, Sr.James River27 lbs., 03 oz.40 3/4
11/18/2009Arther Eggleston, Jr.James River40
11/19/2009Bill SchiemanJames River29 lbs.40
11/30/2009Robert Jimerson IIIJames River29 lbs.
11/30/2009Robert Jimerson IIIJames River27 lbs.
12/8/2009Homer ReedSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 08 oz.38 3/4

Years Available

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