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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
3/8/2009Jerry LoganMotts Run Reservoir30
5/7/2009Guy WoodsPrivate Pond16 lbs., 05 oz.42
5/16/2009Thomas Estep All Other Waters33
5/26/2009Guy WoodsPrivate Pond31
6/12/2009Wesley BlankenshipHidden Valley Lake36
6/21/2009Dennis WicklineCraig Creek10 lbs., 04 oz.35
7/11/2009Grayson Perkins, Sr.Hidden Valley Lake8 lbs., 04 oz.32
8/25/2009Ewell Clifton All Other Waters9 lbs.32
9/7/2009Joey Fulcher, Jr.Beaverdam Swamp Reservoir30
10/5/2009Curt CorrellRural Retreat Lake10 lbs., 01 oz.35

Years Available

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