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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.

Northern Pike

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
4/10/2002Robert SticklesPrivate Pond9 lbs.
5/8/2002Jeremiah JohnsonHidden Valley Lake31
5/10/2002Keith ThomasJames River13 lbs.35 1/2
5/15/2002Anthony PadgettLake Moomaw6 lbs., 04 oz.
5/24/2002Bert Lowe, Jr.Hidden Valley Lake30
5/28/2002Donald JenkinsPrivate Pond6 lbs., 08 oz.30 1/2
6/22/2002Timothy McClung All Other Waters8 lbs., 13 oz.33 3/4
10/14/2002Joseph FowlerRural Retreat Lake30 1/2
10/17/2002Richard Taylor Jr.Lake Moomaw7 lbs., 12 oz.36

Years Available

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