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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.


Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
3/15/2016Dale MuellerNorthwest River16 lbs.43
3/16/2016Sean MurphyPrivate Pond20 lbs.49
3/27/2016Joshua AndrewsNorthwest River17 lbs., 8 oz.49 3/4
4/10/2016Steven BeagleLake Prince42 1/4
4/10/2016Hunter BeagleLake Prince47
4/18/2016Bryan MilesNorthwest River15 lbs.
4/19/2016Don PhotakosDiascund Reservoir10 lbs., 2 oz.42
4/20/2016Richard InsleyDiascund Reservoir44
4/22/2016Billy ClevingerBuggs Island Lake10 lbs., 6 oz.42
4/24/2016Richard InsleyDiascund Reservoir40
4/27/2016John SmithLake Tecumseh40 1/2
4/30/2016Howard Blackwell, Jr.Western Branch Reservoir13 lbs.48
4/30/2016Gregory McDormanJackson River9 lbs., 12 oz.48 1/2
5/3/2016Dexter WilliamsChickahominy River43
5/10/2016Sean WilmsWest Neck Creek46
5/10/2016Sean WilmsWest Neck Creek40
5/14/2016John HufferDan River42 3/4
5/14/2016John HufferDan River42 1/2
5/14/2016John HufferDan River48
5/14/2016John HufferDan River44 1/2
5/14/2016Jurel Manseau Jr.Back Bay44
5/24/2016Lawrence HansfordChickahominy Lake18 lbs.48 3/4
5/28/2016Edward Knight IIICat Point Creek17 lbs., 8 oz.43
6/2/2016Travis BakerBuggs Island Lake14 lbs.19
6/2/2016Gregory CopenhaverAquia Creek41
6/2/2016Gregory CopenhaverAquia Creek41 3/4
6/2/2016Gregory CopenhaverAquia Creek40 1/2
6/4/2016Karri IngramChickahominy River40 1/4
6/7/2016Donald BayfordPiankatank River45
6/9/2016Christina BridewellPiankatank River43
6/12/2016Holly CarwileStaunton River44
6/15/2016Grayson SainatoLake Gaston44 1/2
6/25/2016Travis BakerBuggs Island Lake15 lbs., 4 oz.50 3/4
6/26/2016Melanie BayfordPiankatank River45
6/29/2016Ronald AmeikaNorth Landing River13 lbs., 11 oz.44
6/30/2016Johnnie Knott IIRoanoke River13 lbs., 7 oz.49 1/4
7/7/2016Christopher ShifflettJames River11 lbs., 14 oz.44 1/2
7/14/2016Thomas NorbutPamunkey River47
7/17/2016Ronald HaynesPamunkey River12 lbs.46 1/4
7/18/2016Craig AudetBuggs Island Lake7 lbs., 11 oz.40
7/20/2016Cole AndersBuggs Island Lake15 lbs., 4 oz.41 1/2
7/23/2016Travis BakerBuggs Island Lake14 lbs., 4 oz.48
7/28/2016Kindred MagetteNottoway River11 lbs., 2 oz.44 1/4
7/28/2016Kindred MagetteNottoway River9 lbs., 13 oz.42 1/4
7/29/2016Eric FletcherJames River15 lbs.
7/30/2016Kindred MagetteNottoway River10 lbs., 12 oz.42 3/4
7/30/2016Gregory McDormanJames River40 1/4
8/7/2016Luc BoodCat Point Creek18 1/4
8/13/2016Gregory HicksLake Prince44
8/13/2016Branden HudgensWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs.48
8/19/2016Timothy WaltsJames River44
8/25/2016David VisockyLake Prince49 1/4
9/2/2016Jesse WoonJames River42
9/4/2016William Thorpe, IIIJames River20 lbs.44 1/2
9/11/2016Christopher Taylor IINottoway River41 1/4
10/1/2016Andrew HeadChickahominy River45
10/12/2016Omer WaliJames River22 lbs.43 1/2
10/14/2016Billy ClevingerBuggs Island Lake14 lbs., 1 oz.46 1/2
10/23/2016Matthew DownsNorthwest River13 lbs., 8 oz.47
10/25/2016Eddy JohnstonJames River16 lbs., 3 oz.47

Years Available

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