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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.

Striped Bass

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
1/2/2001William KempSmith Mountain Lake39
1/4/2001Dale WilsonSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 04 oz.
1/6/2001Scott SandersSmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
1/10/2001James Clark, Jr.Lake Anna23 lbs., 12 oz.37 1/2
1/27/2001Timothy JarrellLake Anna20 lbs., 04 oz.36
2/9/2001Bernard BurnetteSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.
2/15/2001James CassadaySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 03 oz.38 1/2
2/15/2001David DavisSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.37 1/2
2/27/2001Ralph Steele, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 05 oz.
3/2/2001John ThomasSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 08 oz.
3/3/2001Jeffrey WhittakerSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 15 oz.40
3/4/2001Philip PrimozicSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 06 oz.
3/10/2001Thomas Campbell Jr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 03 oz.37
3/10/2001Thomas Campbell Jr.Smith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 03 oz.37 3/4
3/10/2001Michael MerrimanSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.39 1/4
3/12/2001Rocky SimonettiSmith Mountain Lake37
3/12/2001Rocky SimonettiSmith Mountain Lake38
3/13/2001Michael KingClaytor Lake24 lbs., 08 oz.38
3/14/2001E. B. PadgettSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 08 oz.39
3/15/2001Rick EvansRoanoke River37 1/4
3/19/2001Gregory QuesinberryClaytor Lake22 lbs.36
3/21/2001Dickey GravesClaytor Lake30 lbs.38
3/23/2001Danny MartinSmith Mountain Lake38
3/26/2001Garry Kendrick, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/2
3/28/2001Kent TobinSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 07 oz.37
3/29/2001Jimmy BrownSmith Mountain Lake38 1/4
3/29/2001Jimmy BrownSmith Mountain Lake37
4/1/2001Clabron Roberts, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 04 oz.
4/2/2001Oscar KeenSmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
4/4/2001Rocky SimonettiSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 01 oz.40
4/4/2001Rocky SimonettiSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 05 oz.41
4/4/2001Randy HelmsClaytor Lake30 lbs.40
4/5/2001Brian FinlaySmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
4/6/2001Darrien SimpkinsSmith Mountain Lake37
4/7/2001David EstisJames River42
4/7/2001Ryan HurstClaytor Lake22 lbs., 04 oz.40
4/7/2001Charity LambertJames River40 lbs.47 1/2
4/8/2001Donald BashoreSmith Mountain Lake36 lbs., 09 oz.43
4/10/2001Samuel AlticeSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.38 1/2
4/10/2001Albert FurySmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 14 oz.42 1/2
4/10/2001James FurySmith Mountain Lake39 1/2
4/11/2001Mickey HurstClaytor Lake21 lbs., 08 oz.36
4/12/2001Larry BilelloSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
4/13/2001Monty Cruey, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 08 oz.
4/14/2001James DavisSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38
4/14/2001Matthew MichaelLake Anna20 lbs., 02 oz.
4/14/2001Ronald WeaverSmith Mountain Lake37
4/14/2001Sean GriffinSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.39
4/14/2001William HainesClaytor Lake20 lbs., 01 oz.39
4/15/2001Steven KramerSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 08 oz.39
4/16/2001Dale DuncanClaytor Lake29 lbs., 08 oz.39
4/16/2001Rachel HydeSmith Mountain Lake40 3/4
4/17/2001Derek HarrahSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 12 oz.38
4/19/2001Oscar KeenSmith Mountain Lake31 lbs., 04 oz.44 1/2
4/19/2001James GroganSmith Mountain Lake34 lbs.46
4/21/2001James WeaklandSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 04 oz.37 1/4
4/21/2001Brian MooreSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38 1/2
4/23/2001Garry Kendrick, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake38
4/23/2001James RichardsonClaytor Lake27 lbs., 04 oz.38
4/24/2001Connie BrownSmith Mountain Lake37
4/24/2001Greg VenningSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 03 oz.42
4/26/2001Jerry KeenSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
4/26/2001James RudisillSmith Mountain Lake40 lbs., 10 oz.45 3/4
5/1/2001Ron EgnorSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 12 oz.37
5/4/2001Mason SullivanRappahannock River21 lbs.39
5/5/2001Charlie HollawaySmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.35
5/5/2001Brian BakerSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs.40
5/7/2001Deal LipesSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38
5/7/2001Kenneth ParkerLake Gaston20 lbs., 05 oz.35 1/4
5/10/2001John Alabaster, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs.37
5/11/2001Brian BakerSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.37 1/2
5/11/2001Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake34 lbs., 14 oz.42 3/4
5/12/2001Alan HottingerSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.37
5/12/2001Homer Layne Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/2
5/12/2001Deborah HansfordSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
5/13/2001John FiggsSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs., 08 oz.44
5/14/2001Keith King, Jr.Lake Gaston22 lbs., 08 oz.
5/16/2001James RudisillSmith Mountain Lake39
5/17/2001Homer ReedSmith Mountain Lake31 lbs.45
5/18/2001Sybil WraySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 04 oz.38 1/2
5/18/2001Gene Arthur Jr.Smith Mountain Lake24 lbs.43
5/19/2001Jennifer RuckerSmith Mountain Lake37
5/19/2001Oscar KeenSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 04 oz.39 1/4
5/20/2001Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.38 3/4
5/20/2001John ThomasSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs., 08 oz.43 1/2
5/21/2001Joseph Church Jr.Lake Gaston20 lbs., 07 oz.
5/21/2001Richard FarlowSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38 1/2
5/21/2001James RudisillSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 04 oz.39
5/22/2001Marvin Woods, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
5/23/2001Joe PendletonSmith Mountain Lake38 1/4
5/23/2001Wyatt Hamlett Jr.Smith Mountain Lake40
5/26/2001Samuel AlticeSmith Mountain Lake37
5/27/2001Clabron Roberts, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs.35 1/4
5/27/2001Marvin Woods, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 09 oz.40 1/2
5/27/2001Adam NelsonSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 01 oz.38 1/2
5/28/2001Carol MaySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38 1/4
6/2/2001Ben DavisSmith Mountain Lake37
6/5/2001Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
6/6/2001William O'NealSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
6/7/2001Billy WallerSmith Mountain Lake37
6/8/2001Michael WadeJames River21 lbs., 03 oz.37 3/4
6/8/2001Allen PeckSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 14 oz.41 1/4
6/13/2001James RudisillSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 06 oz.42
6/13/2001Ted HedrickSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
6/15/2001John Joyce, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/2
6/16/2001Bobby Dale FowlerLittle Creek Reservoir37 3/4
6/17/2001Fredrick PayneSmith Mountain Lake38 1/4
6/18/2001Joe Shelton, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37
6/18/2001L. Gene PetittoSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 12 oz.
6/19/2001James RudisillSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 10 oz.40 1/2
6/19/2001James RudisillSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 02 oz.39
6/20/2001John Joyce, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37 3/4
6/22/2001Macky MaySmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
6/22/2001Justin SimmonsSmith Mountain Lake38
6/22/2001John JoyceSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 12 oz.41 1/2
6/23/2001Travis GrindstaffSmith Mountain Lake38
6/23/2001Herbert Pritchett Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
6/23/2001Lynda PadgettSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
6/24/2001Henry BergmanSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 10 oz.40
6/24/2001Henry BergmanSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 10 oz.40
6/24/2001Michael BergmanSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 02 oz.40
6/24/2001Wayne BeaversSmith Mountain Lake38 1/4
6/24/2001Kevin BrownSmith Mountain Lake38 1/4
6/26/2001James McLaughlinSmith Mountain Lake32 lbs.43
6/28/2001Julie DanielSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 10 oz.40
6/28/2001Patricia BurdetteSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs.41
6/30/2001George RollerSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 02 oz.
6/30/2001John Joyce, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/2
7/1/2001Gary BryantSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38
7/2/2001Charles Day IIISmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.37 1/2
7/2/2001Ray Pavey, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
7/2/2001Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 14 oz.38 1/4
7/3/2001Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/4
7/3/2001Thomas Crotts Jr.Smith Mountain Lake38
7/4/2001Robert WellsSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
7/4/2001David McCallisterSmith Mountain Lake39
7/4/2001John Joyce, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake38 3/4
7/5/2001James BakerClaytor Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/2
7/5/2001Kenneth Zigmond IISmith Mountain Lake31 lbs., 08 oz.42
7/6/2001Dwight Fast, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 02 oz.38
7/6/2001Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 09 oz.44
7/7/2001Dana YostClaytor Lake37
7/8/2001Steve FisherSmith Mountain Lake37
7/10/2001Samuel Branch Jr.Smith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 05 oz.56
7/11/2001Dean FergusonSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
7/12/2001Mickey PetittoSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.
7/14/2001John Joyce, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake39
7/17/2001Karen GrimmettSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 08 oz.39 3/4
7/20/2001John JoyceSmith Mountain Lake37
7/22/2001John SimonettiSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
7/22/2001Rocky SimonettiSmith Mountain Lake38
7/26/2001Brack Thomas Griffin Jr.Smith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 10 oz.41
7/28/2001Robert SowderSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 04 oz.43 1/2
8/2/2001Marvin ClarkSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
8/3/2001John JoyceSmith Mountain Lake39
8/8/2001Richard Flippen Jr.Smith Mountain Lake38 1/2
8/8/2001Richard Flippen Jr.Smith Mountain Lake38
8/8/2001John Joyce, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 11 oz.38 1/2
8/13/2001Bruce FugateClaytor Lake26 lbs., 14 oz.
8/18/2001Christopher TricePrivate Pond37 1/4
8/19/2001John ThomasSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 10 oz.44 1/4
8/21/2001Preston Dellinger, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake38 1/2
8/21/2001Jerry BissetteSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
8/22/2001Harvey Altice, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake38
8/28/2001C. David McBrideSmith Mountain Lake38
8/30/2001Shawn CopelandSmith Mountain Lake42
9/1/2001Gary JohnsonLeesville Lake25 lbs.37 3/4
9/2/2001Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 09 oz.41 1/4
9/13/2001John Horton, Sr.Leesville Lake25 lbs.40 3/4
9/13/2001John Horton, Sr.Leesville Lake37 1/4
9/22/2001Garry Kendrick, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37
9/23/2001Patrick O'TooleSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs.40
9/30/2001Mike FowlerSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 06 oz.40
9/30/2001Stephane McGahaginLake Chesdin20 lbs., 01 oz.35 1/2
10/3/2001James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
10/4/2001John Horton, Sr.Leesville Lake26 lbs., 05 oz.42 1/4
10/4/2001John Horton, Sr.Leesville Lake37
10/26/2001Derek SmithSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
11/6/2001Allen Woodie, IISmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
11/6/2001Dean LunsfordSmith Mountain Lake38
11/7/2001Garland SlaughterSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
11/8/2001David MorrisSmith Mountain Lake42
11/9/2001Jonathan BeaversSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
11/9/2001Jonathan BeaversSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs.40
11/11/2001John Atwell, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake38
11/13/2001Bobby Dale FowlerSmith Mountain Lake38
11/16/2001Danny RiddleSmith Mountain Lake40 lbs., 08 oz.46
11/21/2001Linda FitzgeraldSmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
11/22/2001James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake38
11/24/2001Charles Cook, Sr.Claytor Lake31 lbs.41
11/24/2001Joseph DuckettLeesville Lake36 lbs., 08 oz.44
11/28/2001James YanceyPotomac River33 lbs., 04 oz.42 1/2
11/28/2001John Rollins, Jr.Potomac River21 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
11/28/2001Richard Polly, Jr.Potomac River29 lbs., 08 oz.43
11/28/2001Billy OwensLeesville Lake23 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
11/28/2001John Rollins, Sr.Potomac River31 lbs., 11 oz.43
11/29/2001Rex MaxfieldClaytor Lake20 lbs., 04 oz.40 1/2
12/1/2001Timothy Cuffe, Jr.Rappahannock River34 lbs.44
12/2/2001Michael PileggiLeesville Lake24 lbs.39 3/4
12/2/2001Michael PileggiLeesville Lake29 lbs.42
12/4/2001Faron GardnerClaytor Lake23 lbs.38
12/6/2001Gene Arthur Jr.Smith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 12 oz.38
12/7/2001John Lukomski IIIJames River42
12/10/2001Owen BooneSmith Mountain Lake39 1/2
12/14/2001Paul Germain, IIISmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38 1/2
12/16/2001Robert Thomas, Jr.Potomac River20 lbs., 02 oz.37
12/16/2001Steve FetrowPotomac River20 lbs., 08 oz.39
12/18/2001Emanual May, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake38 1/2
12/22/2001Robert ScruggsSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 12 oz.42
12/26/2001Warren ChaceSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38 1/4
12/26/2001Clifford WorrellSmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
12/30/2001Ronald PhillipsWestern Branch Reservoir25 lbs.

Years Available

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