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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
4/10/2011Matilda PickettBuggs Island Lake17 lbs., 8 oz.
4/11/2011Bernard HarveyBuggs Island Lake31
4/21/2011Kyle PattersonBuggs Island Lake6 lbs.24
11/25/2011Paul Denison, IIIBuggs Island Lake24 lbs., 4 oz.37 1/4
12/2/2011Joseph HyltonBuggs Island Lake14 lbs., 2 oz.

Years Available

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