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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.

FreshWater Drum

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
3/19/2010William LunsfordBuggs Island Lake10 lbs., 08 oz.
4/8/2010Donald EstesLake Gaston14 lbs., 02 oz.27 1/2
7/7/2010Terry Ferguson, Sr.Buggs Island Lake6 lbs., 04 oz.24 1/2
9/26/2010Blair DukeBuggs Island Lake6 lbs., 8 oz.
11/15/2010Kevin StewartBuggs Island Lake24

Years Available

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