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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.

Hybrid Striper

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
4/25/2009Andrew SpencleyLittle River24
5/1/2009Robert RakesClaytor Lake13 lbs.
5/11/2009Gary HarmonClaytor Lake26
5/15/2009Richard BurtonNew River10 lbs., 04 oz.28 1/4
5/18/2009Gary HarmonClaytor Lake25 1/4
5/19/2009Richard BurtonNew River24 1/4
5/19/2009Gary HarmonClaytor Lake26
8/8/2009Ernest Downey, Jr.Claytor Lake25 1/4
8/16/2009Twyla StallardFlannagan Reservoir9 lbs., 07 oz.29
8/16/2009Lowell StallardFlannagan Reservoir8 lbs., 10 oz.26 1/2
10/5/2009Stanley JohnsonClaytor Lake26
11/21/2009Larry JanneySmith Mountain Lake28
11/22/2009Sean DistlerClaytor Lake8 lbs., 12 oz.25
11/29/2009Casey JonesClaytor Lake8 lbs., 01 oz.25

Years Available

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