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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
1/7/2000Douglas GrandleSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 4 oz.43
1/8/2000Allen HeathJames River48
1/12/2000Rodney Trail, Sr.James River15 lbs., 01 oz.40 3/4
1/12/2000Tonya KornhiserJames River42
1/13/2000Tony QuesenberryNew River22 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/2
1/21/2000Jeffery HaynesWestern Branch Reservoir16 lbs., 06 oz.40 1/4
1/24/2000Jeffery HaynesWestern Branch Reservoir19 lbs., 06 oz.41 3/4
1/24/2000Jeffery HaynesWestern Branch Reservoir17 lbs., 02 oz.41
2/7/2000Billy CrossClinch River40
2/9/2000Aaron ShepherdNew River41 1/2
2/19/2000Brian RegerNew River16 lbs.41
2/19/2000Steven CashJames River40 3/4
2/26/2000Gary TyreeJames River43 1/2
3/4/2000Steve GreerClinch River30 lbs., 08 oz.46
3/15/2000Ronnie Abshire, Sr.Flannagan Reservoir24 lbs., 13 oz.49
3/26/2000Jennings HackneySmith Mountain Lake36 lbs., 10 oz.51
4/12/2000Gary Sisson, Sr.New River19 lbs., 06 oz.41 1/4
4/15/2000Charles SimmonsCowpasture River19 lbs., 02 oz.42
4/23/2000Walter Lee, Jr.James River42
4/27/2000Perry Brown Jr.Smith Mountain Lake15 lbs., 10 oz.40
4/27/2000Perry Brown Jr.Smith Mountain Lake41 lbs., 06 oz.54
4/29/2000Ricky LaBrieSmith Mountain Lake40
5/6/2000Brian EpperleyNew River40 1/2
5/13/2000Teddy BlevinsNew River35 lbs.53 1/4
5/15/2000Sam RorrerNew River47
5/20/2000Edward LawtonNew River16 lbs., 05 oz.40
5/21/2000Robert BenyoBurke Lake42 1/2
5/21/2000Edward LawtonNew River22 lbs., 10 oz.45
5/21/2000Danny HughesJames River16 lbs.
5/23/2000Kenneth DaltonJames River20 lbs., 04 oz.41
5/28/2000Patrick LunatoJames River42 1/2
5/30/2000Timothy ClemonsNew River22 lbs., 04 oz.44
6/1/2000Charles JonesBurke Lake15 lbs., 03 oz.
6/4/2000Edward LawtonNew River25 lbs.43 1/2
6/16/2000Alan RosenbaumNew River35 lbs., 02 oz.51 3/4
6/23/2000Kristi ArbogastBurke Lake19 lbs., 08 oz.
6/23/2000Kara ArbogastBurke Lake21 lbs., 08 oz.44
7/5/2000Glenn GardnerNew River47
7/6/2000Jeffrey FreemanNew River43
7/6/2000Jeffrey FreemanNew River47 1/2
7/6/2000Edward LawtonNew River21 lbs.40 1/2
7/9/2000Denny DuncanNew River15 lbs., 04 oz.
7/9/2000Richie PalmerShenandoah River41 3/4
7/16/2000Cliff SongerNew River40 1/2
7/17/2000James Jachimski, Sr.New River40
7/23/2000Glenn GardnerNew River41 1/2
8/3/2000Joseph LackeyJames River22 lbs., 02 oz.42
8/6/2000Peter MensingerBurke Lake16 lbs.
8/6/2000Lewis Hardbower, IIIBurke Lake18 lbs., 03 oz.44
8/7/2000David ShawJames River41
8/11/2000William WeakleyJames River17 lbs., 04 oz.41 1/2
8/16/2000David ShawJames River49 1/2
9/1/2000Alfred BryantJames River19 lbs., 08 oz.41
9/20/2000Billy CrossClinch River40 1/4
10/1/2000John Andreasik, Jr.Burke Lake18 lbs.41
10/18/2000Herbert BarkerNew River16 lbs., 02 oz.
10/27/2000Darrell MabeNew River18 lbs., 04 oz.
10/28/2000Benny BallNew River18 lbs.40
10/30/2000Joseph FowlerRural Retreat Lake40 1/4
11/1/2000Joseph FowlerRural Retreat Lake41
11/3/2000Herbert BarkerNew River17 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
11/4/2000Joseph FowlerRural Retreat Lake22 lbs., 04 oz.46
11/6/2000Joseph FowlerRural Retreat Lake21 lbs., 12 oz.42 1/2
11/7/2000Joseph FowlerRural Retreat Lake19 lbs., 12 oz.44
11/12/2000Michael DolphRural Retreat Lake28 lbs., 08 oz.48
11/16/2000Cliff SongerNew River41 1/2

Years Available

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