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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
4/7/2019Stephen MiklandricDan River6 lbs., 2 oz.24 1/4
4/13/2019Stephen MiklandricDan River5 lbs., 12 oz.24
4/17/2019Joseph ReamsBuggs Island Lake6 lbs.
4/17/2019Zoe ReamsBuggs Island Lake20 lbs., 8 oz.
5/18/2019Isabella VernonBuggs Island Lake7 lbs., 10 oz.
7/20/2019Charles Breedlove IIIBuggs Island Lake11 lbs., 1 oz.
7/27/2019Lathan EdwardsBuggs Island Lake13 lbs., 7 oz.
8/23/2019Michael AllgoodBuggs Island Lake8 lbs., 6 oz.26 1/2
9/8/2019Michael AllgoodBuggs Island Lake16 lbs.32

Years Available

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