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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
4/9/2006Eric FosterSouth Fork Shenandoah River10 lbs., 05 oz.32
4/16/2006Michael HiseHearthstone Lake10 lbs., 03 oz.34
5/2/2006Michael DavisMotts Run Reservoir31 1/2
5/7/2006Grover SwartzHarwood Mill Reservoir36
5/13/2006Donald HarrisRural Retreat Lake34
6/10/2006Daniel LeibfreidHearthstone Lake31
6/11/2006Michael CallahanHarwood Mill Reservoir6 lbs., 08 oz.24 1/2
7/16/2006Frank NevillHarwood Mill Reservoir6 lbs., 04 oz.34
8/20/2006Michael Heflin Sr.Douthat Lake31 1/4
9/24/2006Conrad MartinHearthstone Lake9 lbs., 11 oz.33 1/2
9/27/2006Jeffrey ShellHearthstone Lake9 lbs., 11 oz.33
9/28/2006Jeffrey ShellHearthstone Lake13 lbs.35
9/29/2006Jerry StanleyElkhorn Lake7 lbs., 10 oz.33
10/4/2006Daniel LeibfreidHearthstone Lake36
11/2/2006Susan EllisonRural Retreat Lake34 1/4
12/7/2006Susan EllisonRural Retreat Lake33

Years Available

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