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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
1/1/2006Steve OpillaSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
1/4/2006Ronald WoodClaytor Lake22 lbs., 05 oz.37
1/4/2006Earl LoweClaytor Lake21 lbs., 05 oz.
1/7/2006Dewayne LambSmith Mountain Lake38 1/4
1/20/2006Danny HolderClaytor Lake21 lbs., 06 oz.
1/20/2006Danny HolderClaytor Lake37
1/30/2006Daniel Gillispie All Other Waters39 lbs.46 1/4
3/5/2006Jeffrey WinallJames River28 lbs.40
3/13/2006Rodney Trail, Sr.Carvins Cove Lake38 1/4
3/13/2006Daniel SnyderLake Anna21 lbs., 08 oz.
3/16/2006Douglas BrownJames River41 lbs.45
3/17/2006Chris WilliamsPamunkey River25 lbs.39
3/17/2006Chris WilliamsPamunkey River29 lbs.42
3/17/2006Kerry ChandlerClaytor Lake30 lbs.39 1/2
3/18/2006Dennis CollinsClaytor Lake20 lbs., 09 oz.37
3/19/2006Billy RatcliffClaytor Lake23 lbs., 09 oz.37
3/23/2006George ClarkLake Gaston20 lbs., 08 oz.35 1/4
3/23/2006Ronnie LindseyClaytor Lake20 lbs., 02 oz.35
3/25/2006Virgil Dalton, Jr.Claytor Lake25 lbs., 10 oz.37 1/2
3/27/2006Rodger Ashley, SrJames River33 lbs.
3/27/2006Robert Fox Jr.James River35 lbs.
3/28/2006Joseph MitchellJames River30 lbs., 08 oz.40
3/28/2006Joseph MitchellJames River40 lbs., 12 oz.44
3/31/2006James Judy, IIIBuggs Island Lake21 lbs., 08 oz.
4/1/2006Chris WilliamsPamunkey River35 lbs., 05 oz.45 1/4
4/1/2006Chris WilliamsPamunkey River28 lbs.42
4/2/2006Steven NelsonLake Anna21 lbs., 08 oz.
4/2/2006Chris WilliamsPamunkey River20 lbs., 08 oz.37 1/2
4/4/2006James WisemanJames River26 lbs.39
4/5/2006Timothy BlankenshipNew River20 lbs., 02 oz.37 1/2
4/6/2006Chip BattenJames River32 lbs.38
4/7/2006Gary Dunn, Jr.Lake Anna20 lbs., 04 oz.38
4/11/2006James Wright, M.D.James River21 lbs.36
4/11/2006Steve HardingJames River33 lbs.40
4/13/2006Knox ColemanLake Chesdin22 lbs., 02 oz.
4/13/2006William ByrdBlackwater River37 1/4
4/15/2006Jeffery DukeSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 05 oz.
4/15/2006Jason CrispRappahannock River37 3/4
4/15/2006Jason CrispRappahannock River39
4/17/2006Brooks NoblePotomac River39
4/17/2006Brooks NoblePotomac River37
4/17/2006Kenneth ParkerLake Gaston20 lbs., 07 oz.37
4/19/2006Michael BendzusSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.37 1/2
4/21/2006Fonda Seward, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/2
4/22/2006Frederick Price Jr.Smith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 11 oz.41 1/2
4/28/2006Michael BendzusSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 14 oz.37
4/29/2006Robert ArmstrongSmith Mountain Lake38 lbs., 07 oz.42 1/2
4/30/2006Henry Ruffin, IIILake Anna21 lbs., 06 oz.37
4/30/2006Garvin Barnes, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.
5/4/2006George ClarkLake Gaston29 lbs.38
5/5/2006George ClarkLake Gaston22 lbs., 02 oz.
5/6/2006Brandon GraySmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 10 oz.38 1/2
5/6/2006Robert BignallCarvins Cove Lake26 lbs., 13 oz.42
5/11/2006Raymond HaydenOccoquan Creek45
5/11/2006Kevin FitzgeraldOccoquan Creek47 3/4
5/11/2006Kevin FitzgeraldOccoquan Creek37 1/2
5/28/2006Samuel WilliamsSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 10 oz.45
5/29/2006Gina MooreClaytor Lake37 3/4
6/2/2006Charles GreenSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs.38
6/2/2006Michael ChaneySmith Mountain Lake38 1/4
6/4/2006Terry WaltripLake Anna20 lbs.38
6/7/2006Jeffrey MeeksSmith Mountain Lake38
6/10/2006David Kuhn, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
6/12/2006Joseph Skillman, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 01 oz.38 3/4
6/14/2006William ThurstonNew River20 lbs.37 3/4
6/14/2006William ThurstonNew River37 1/2
6/17/2006Peter WilsonSmith Mountain Lake38
6/23/2006Buster ConnerClaytor Lake21 lbs.37 1/4
6/24/2006Judy HowardSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 04 oz.37 1/2
7/5/2006William Treadway, IIISmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 06 oz.39
7/7/2006Trenton HottSmith Mountain Lake38
7/8/2006Bubba PowersLittle Creek Reservoir20 lbs.40
7/9/2006Mike FowlerLittle Creek Reservoir27 lbs., 08 oz.41 3/4
7/9/2006Bubba PowersLittle Creek Reservoir23 lbs., 04 oz.41 1/2
7/16/2006Mike FowlerLittle Creek Reservoir22 lbs., 04 oz.39 1/2
7/18/2006Jeffrey CollinsLake Anna38 1/2
7/20/2006Keith LongLittle Creek Reservoir24 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/2
7/22/2006William WeberLittle Creek Reservoir22 lbs.40
7/30/2006Keith WilliamsLittle Creek Reservoir23 lbs., 01 oz.39
8/5/2006William Copley, Jr.Claytor Lake24 lbs., 05 oz.38 3/4
8/12/2006Jeffery LovingClaytor Lake37 1/2
10/3/2006Craig EckenrodeLittle Creek Reservoir39 1/4
10/4/2006Travis PatsellSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.40
11/3/2006Darrell ButlerAppomattox River37
11/29/2006Robert McRae, Jr.Lake Anna20 lbs., 08 oz.37
12/1/2006William CrabtreeLake Gaston34 lbs., 08 oz.
12/11/2006Nat BurchetteSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 12 oz.42
12/15/2006Brian ProwseSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 06 oz.39 1/2
12/16/2006Thomas WinePotomac River47 lbs.47
12/17/2006Timothy Maiden, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake25 lbs.39
12/29/2006Craig EckenrodeWaller Mill Reservoir24 lbs.41 1/2
12/29/2006Thomas Handy All Other Waters41 lbs., 05 oz.
12/30/2006Jay ShoffnerSmith Mountain Lake37

Years Available

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