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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
2/4/2016Bobby Baldwin, Sr.Buggs Island Lake10 lbs., 4 oz.26 1/4
3/26/2016Randy FosterBuggs Island Lake8 lbs., 5 oz.24 1/2
3/26/2016Randy FosterBuggs Island Lake6 lbs., 6 oz.24
4/28/2016Thomas GeeBuggs Island Lake8 lbs., 1 oz.24 1/4
4/29/2016Bryce AnthonyBuggs Island Lake18 lbs.
5/26/2016Dale ConnerBuggs Island Lake8 lbs., 12 oz.27
5/28/2016Addison BassBuggs Island Lake6 lbs.23 1/2
6/6/2016Buck HayesBuggs Island Lake7 lbs.25
6/11/2016Frank BuccialiaLake Gaston14 lbs., 5 oz.29
6/14/2016Scott HillClinch River15 lbs., 8 oz.30 3/4
8/1/2016Samuel ByrdBuggs Island Lake8 lbs., 3 oz.
9/16/2016Al BerkleyBuggs Island Lake28
9/17/2016Denise JacksonBuggs Island Lake25
11/2/2016William BrandonBuggs Island Lake24
12/26/2016Abbie McDorrisBuggs Island Lake13 lbs.

Years Available

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