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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
1/2/2009Tracy DevaneySmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.35
1/6/2009Jason SchmittSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs.37
1/6/2009Mike FowlerWaller Mill Reservoir37
1/7/2009Jimmy Ramirez All Other Waters21 lbs.
1/7/2009Jimmy Ramirez All Other Waters23 lbs.
1/7/2009John Davinson All Other Waters23 lbs.
1/7/2009John Davinson All Other Waters21 lbs.
1/28/2009Kevin KeithLeesville Lake22 lbs.40
1/29/2009Roy Heatherley, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake23 lbs.39 1/2
2/6/2009Macky MaySmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
2/22/2009Gregory Wright All Other Waters30 lbs.
2/22/2009Gregory Wright All Other Waters35 lbs.
3/5/2009Ben WilliamsSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 03 oz.
3/6/2009Macky MaySmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.42
3/14/2009Charles GentrySmith Mountain Lake39 1/2
3/14/2009Gregory HillClaytor Lake22 lbs.37
3/15/2009Kenneth SalleySmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
3/18/2009Troy BrooksSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 06 oz.37
3/18/2009Clarence BrooksSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 05 oz.37
3/20/2009Derick GravesClaytor Lake24 lbs.36 1/4
3/20/2009Christopher ParsleyJames River25 lbs.39
3/20/2009Clifford LongClaytor Lake25 lbs., 05 oz.37 1/4
3/22/2009Darren LinkousClaytor Lake22 lbs., 04 oz.37
3/22/2009Charles Lee Jr.Claytor Lake20 lbs.
3/25/2009Charles Lee Jr.Claytor Lake24 lbs.
3/25/2009Charles Lee Jr.Claytor Lake22 lbs., 14 oz.
3/25/2009Darren LinkousClaytor Lake24 lbs., 07 oz.39
4/2/2009Dwayne DovelJames River42 lbs.45 1/2
4/3/2009John Robertson Sr.Little Creek Reservoir24 lbs., 08 oz.40
4/5/2009Keith AllenJames River24 lbs.38
4/5/2009Robert ScruggsSmith Mountain Lake38
4/7/2009Ethan HartJames River23 lbs.37
4/7/2009Timothy BaugherJames River24 lbs.38
4/10/2009Robert BrucePotomac River37
4/11/2009Robert BrucePotomac River37 1/2
4/12/2009Anthony CrawfordClaytor Lake27 lbs., 10 oz.39
4/13/2009Charles GrovePotomac River30 lbs.43
4/15/2009John ThomasSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/4
4/18/2009Jonathan FinchJames River38
4/26/2009Robert Holmes Sr.James River31 lbs.
4/26/2009Jason StudyPotomac River25 lbs., 13 oz.40
4/29/2009Donald SchmidtLake Chesdin21 lbs., 08 oz.34
5/1/2009James HaleSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs.38
5/2/2009James SheltonSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
5/2/2009Graham BurchSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38
5/8/2009Mike LasherLeesville Lake25 lbs.38 1/2
5/9/2009Roger White, Sr.Buggs Island Lake23 lbs., 04 oz.37 1/2
5/15/2009Kirk YarbroughSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
5/16/2009Raymond HallemanClaytor Lake20 lbs., 08 oz.36 1/2
5/16/2009Gary HarrisonSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs.39
5/16/2009Stephen McCallumSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 02 oz.39 1/2
5/18/2009Stephen McCallumSmith Mountain Lake31 lbs., 06 oz.43 1/4
5/19/2009Diana FelbingerSmith Mountain Lake36 lbs.43
5/20/2009Peter Moore, Sr.Lake Gaston20 lbs., 04 oz.38 1/2
5/27/2009Homer BrewerClaytor Lake22 lbs., 04 oz.38 1/2
6/10/2009Thomas PerdueClaytor Lake38 1/2
6/14/2009Corrie RichardsonBuggs Island Lake22 lbs., 02 oz.38 1/2
6/20/2009Stephen MiklandricSmith Mountain Lake37
6/22/2009Stephen MiklandricSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 02 oz.39
6/23/2009John AllenSmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
6/23/2009John AllenSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
6/24/2009John AllenSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
6/25/2009David GerhardSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.39 1/2
6/25/2009Benjamin HottSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.35 1/4
6/25/2009Adam GardnerSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
7/1/2009Thomas PerdueClaytor Lake37 1/2
7/2/2009Jamie Cardwell, Jr.Claytor Lake20 lbs., 09 oz.37 1/2
7/3/2009Wayne CochranClaytor Lake20 lbs., 07 oz.38
7/6/2009Richard BushSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.37 1/2
7/6/2009Charles RumseySmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
7/12/2009David PeckClaytor Lake23 lbs., 12 oz.40 1/2
7/18/2009Joshua WellsSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs.41 1/2
7/21/2009Robert WellsSmith Mountain Lake38
7/21/2009Stephen Cromer, Sr.Claytor Lake37
7/28/2009Stephen Cromer, Sr.Claytor Lake37 1/2
7/29/2009Kevin KenworthySmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
8/9/2009Scott BittingerSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
8/16/2009Glenn RichLake Gaston25 lbs.
8/29/2009Cody CarterSmith Mountain Lake38
9/7/2009Calvin Cook, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/2
9/12/2009Roger WhiteLeesville Lake38
9/26/2009Anthony HouckSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
9/30/2009Gaylon Orebaugh, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake38
10/1/2009Clinton AldermanClaytor Lake20 lbs., 10 oz.38
10/10/2009Tyler StewartSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
10/19/2009Allen Lee CoalsonClaytor Lake38 1/2
10/21/2009Brian HaskinLittle Creek Reservoir24 lbs., 06 oz.43
10/30/2009Robert SuddarthSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
11/15/2009Travis PatsellSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.39
11/21/2009Kevin CarsonRappahannock River37
11/29/2009Christopher BeckSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 09 oz.41
12/2/2009Mic ToppingJames River25 lbs.
12/21/2009George TateSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 03 oz.38 1/4
12/21/2009Brandon LockhartDragon Run21 lbs., 08 oz.37

Years Available

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