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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
2/26/2011Kenneth HalseyHales Lake11 lbs., 7 oz.35
4/10/2011Guy WoodsLake Laura32
4/21/2011John WoodsLake Laura6 lbs., 05 oz.32
4/22/2011Guy WoodsLake Laura31
5/14/2011William HeikenMotts Run Reservoir15 lbs.40
5/15/2011Guy WoodsLake Laura6 lbs., 10 oz.32
6/9/2011Carl McClanahanSouth Holston Reservoir30 1/2
9/10/2011Daniel PittingtonSouth River7 lbs., 7 oz.34
9/30/2011William BrandonHearthstone Lake6 lbs.30 1/2
10/10/2011Robert YoungRural Retreat Lake30

Years Available

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