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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
4/21/2019Max Darnall All Other Waters9 lbs., 7 oz.34
5/1/2019Charles EllisPrivate Pond30
5/28/2019Jacob HarrellRural Retreat Lake6 lbs., 5 oz.30 1/2
6/22/2019Arthur BurkerLake Arrowhead11 lbs.37
8/23/2019Alan HarringtonHidden Valley Lake6 lbs.30

Years Available

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