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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
3/18/2012Rita JacksonBuggs Island Lake9 lbs.
3/23/2012Darrell BuchananBuggs Island Lake7 lbs.24
5/5/2012Donald Newhart Sr.Buggs Island Lake8 lbs., 2 oz.25 1/2
5/19/2012David HowellBuggs Island Lake6 lbs., 13 oz.24 1/2
5/23/2012Anne WilliamsBuggs Island Lake8 lbs., 13 oz.
6/12/2012Thomas EubankBuggs Island Lake25
7/7/2012Frank HobgoodBuggs Island Lake9 lbs.
7/10/2012Nancy CannoyBuggs Island Lake26 lbs., 8 oz.38 1/2

Years Available

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