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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
1/14/2001Johnny BuggNew River19 lbs., 04 oz.41
2/8/2001Bobby ElliottNew River22 lbs., 02 oz.45 1/4
2/11/2001Michael JohnstonNew River18 lbs., 01 oz.40
2/20/2001Tony QuesenberryNew River25 lbs., 06 oz.44
2/25/2001Joseph Skillman, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake22 lbs.42
2/27/2001William RutherfordNew River15 lbs., 10 oz.40
3/2/2001Gregory WaltersHungry Mother Lake16 lbs.
3/13/2001Billy CrossClinch River42
3/16/2001Logan TateNew River17 lbs., 08 oz.
4/11/2001Robert RankinClaytor Lake20 lbs.
4/23/2001Michael ColemanNew River42 1/4
4/29/2001Carlin Thomas, Sr.Shenandoah River17 lbs., 04 oz.
4/29/2001Jody CussinsFlannagan Reservoir42
5/12/2001Lee JohnsonNew River16 lbs.
5/15/2001Edward LawtonNew River18 lbs.42
5/20/2001Marty HurdClinch River16 lbs.
5/24/2001Earlie WorrellJames River42
5/28/2001Edward LawtonNew River19 lbs., 08 oz.42 1/2
5/30/2001Edward LawtonNew River18 lbs., 04 oz.41
6/1/2001Bryan StrainShenandoah River17 lbs., 01 oz.39 1/2
6/3/2001Michael Dean, Sr.New River15 lbs., 09 oz.
6/10/2001John Andreasik, Jr.Burke Lake48
6/18/2001Tommy DooleyJames River40 1/2
6/21/2001Johnny AndersonJames River28 lbs., 02 oz.48 1/2
6/21/2001Johnny AndersonJames River28 lbs., 02 oz.48 1/2
6/22/2001Edward LawtonNew River28 lbs., 13 oz.47
6/23/2001Bruce VargoBurke Lake24 lbs.46
7/2/2001Danny HughesJames River16 lbs.38
7/3/2001Kenneth DaltonJames River18 lbs.
7/3/2001Terry OverstreetJames River25 lbs., 10 oz.47 3/4
7/4/2001Lynwood Allen Sr.New River15 lbs., 02 oz.40 1/4
7/8/2001Martin HanburyNew River16 lbs., 01 oz.42
7/14/2001Gilbert ByersJames River30 lbs.42 1/2
7/19/2001Kenneth DaltonJames River17 lbs.
7/20/2001Stacy GillispieNew River22 lbs.40 1/4
7/23/2001Glenn GardnerNew River42
7/23/2001Terry MartinJames River42 3/4
7/27/2001Paul SmithRural Retreat Lake20 lbs., 13 oz.44
8/12/2001Jeffrey LeonardHungry Mother Lake23 lbs., 01 oz.45
9/10/2001Robert ElmoreJames River49
9/11/2001Darrell MabeNew River17 lbs., 08 oz.39
9/15/2001Gregory WaltersNew River17 lbs.
9/18/2001Jeffrey ConleyNew River41
9/25/2001Cliff SongerNew River41 1/4
9/27/2001Glenn GardnerNew River24 lbs., 02 oz.43 1/2
9/30/2001Robert Hoyt, Sr.Claytor Lake15 lbs., 10 oz.38 1/2
10/20/2001Anthony GiachetteShenandoah River16 lbs.42
10/20/2001Billy ShraderNew River21 lbs.40
10/24/2001Darrell MabeNew River15 lbs.38 1/2
10/24/2001Duane RichardsJames River42
11/6/2001Joseph FowlerRural Retreat Lake40
11/12/2001Jeffrey GentryCowpasture River15 lbs., 09 oz.
11/14/2001Joseph FowlerRural Retreat Lake43
11/16/2001Charles CampbellNew River15 lbs., 09 oz.
11/16/2001Jeffrey GentryCowpasture River17 lbs., 04 oz.40
11/18/2001Michael McGeeNew River27 lbs., 08 oz.42
11/27/2001Joseph FowlerRural Retreat Lake40 1/4
11/27/2001Gary HancockNew River42 1/4
12/6/2001Jeffrey ConleyNew River20 lbs., 08 oz.43 1/4
12/16/2001Alexander BurkeBurke Lake40
12/22/2001Parker MabeNew River25 lbs., 08 oz.

Years Available

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