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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
1/3/2015Charlie BoiseSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.41
1/4/2015Derrick MooreWaller Mill Reservoir20 lbs., 2 oz.37 1/4
3/29/2015James FiskClaytor Lake30 lbs., 1 oz.37
4/4/2015Trystan LowdermilkSmith Mountain Lake40
4/7/2015Shanna ChaneySmith Mountain Lake39
4/8/2015Cameron VordonSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.40
4/18/2015Charles Lee Jr.Claytor Lake38 1/2
4/24/2015Michael CarbaughClaytor Lake28 lbs.40 3/4
5/27/2015Mildred HensleySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38
6/1/2015Anthony GriggsSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.39
6/11/2015Vance BrydgeSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 4 oz.37
6/14/2015Kaitlyn EllisSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
6/14/2015Larry BernardSmith Mountain Lake18 lbs.37 1/4
6/18/2015Christopher WellsSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 7 oz.37 1/4
6/24/2015Timothy ReynoldsSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 6 oz.38 1/2
6/24/2015Richard InsleyLittle Creek Reservoir32 lbs.42
6/25/2015George Rakes, Jr.Claytor Lake20 lbs., 8 oz.37 1/2
7/7/2015Paige BohrerSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.37
7/10/2015Ralph BartonSmith Mountain Lake37
7/11/2015Matthew ReynoldsSmith Mountain Lake37
7/25/2015Timothy ReynoldsSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 9 oz.37 3/4
8/13/2015Charles BrammerSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 12 oz.39 1/4
8/17/2015Jason McConachySmith Mountain Lake37
8/20/2015Jonathan TwardySmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
8/22/2015Lora FoltzSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 2 oz.38 1/2
9/10/2015Chennan HuLittle River37
9/10/2015John JardinSmith Mountain Lake37
10/25/2015Traci Fannin-PooleWaller Mill Reservoir38
11/3/2015Jodie SlusherSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 4 oz.37
11/15/2015Jeffrey JonesBuggs Island Lake23 lbs., 14 oz.41
11/28/2015David AdamsSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 8 oz.38

Years Available

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