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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
3/28/2012Christopher ThomasSouth Holston Reservoir30 1/2
3/29/2012John WoodsPrivate Pond9 lbs., 10 oz.36
3/30/2012Jessie BennettHidden Valley Lake9 lbs.35
3/30/2012Guy WoodsPrivate Pond34
3/31/2012Michael HiseHearthstone Lake8 lbs., 4 oz.32
4/17/2012Luther Morris, Jr.Lake Frederick6 lbs., 15 oz.33
4/27/2012Craig Smallwood, Sr.Lake Frederick9 lbs., 10 oz.35 1/2
5/4/2012Dennis JutzeLake Frederick9 lbs., 5 oz.36
10/13/2012Stanford ConnerRural Retreat Lake31

Years Available

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