Skip to Main Content

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
2/16/2016Kenny HowellSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
3/8/2016Christopher BoltSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.36
3/13/2016Robert Clark, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 8 oz.38
3/19/2016James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake23 lbs.38 1/2
3/20/2016Ronnie EckartSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 2 oz.41 1/2
3/22/2016Christopher BoltSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.36
3/24/2016Joseph EcholsLake Gaston21 lbs.37 1/2
3/24/2016Frank Williams, IVSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 8 oz.39 1/2
3/24/2016Christopher BardenJames River40 lbs.45
3/26/2016Matthew PlummerPotomac River30 lbs., 4 oz.41
4/2/2016Charles Reed, IIIMattaponi River28 lbs.39
4/2/2016Hunter WinstonJames River45 lbs.44 1/2
4/2/2016Robert Ipock Jr.James River42
4/2/2016William AndersonJames River43
4/5/2016Robert ChoiJames River38
4/10/2016William LambLake Anna17 lbs., 8 oz.37 1/4
4/13/2016Josh DolinJames River42 1/2
4/14/2016Eric ConnerBuggs Island Lake23 lbs.
4/14/2016Christopher BoltSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.36 1/4
4/15/2016Randy MarkeyLake Anna26 lbs., 2 oz.36
4/16/2016Benjamin PleasantsJames River25 lbs.38
4/17/2016Brittany SmithJames River37
4/24/2016Ralph BartonSmith Mountain Lake38
5/2/2016Steven MorrisJames River22 lbs.37 1/2
5/4/2016Carlton Dixon SRSmith Mountain Lake35 1/2
5/5/2016Chris CampbellMattaponi River43
5/8/2016Alex LouderbackSmith Mountain Lake17 lbs., 7 oz.38
5/13/2016Jan BartonSmith Mountain Lake37
5/15/2016Donald Elliott, SrSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs.39
5/22/2016Daniel RohrigSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs., 2 oz.42
5/30/2016Patsy CannonSmith Mountain Lake40 1/4
6/18/2016Chapman SmithSmith Mountain Lake19 lbs., 15 oz.37
6/20/2016Olivia LockeSmith Mountain Lake1 lbs.37 1/2
6/21/2016Matthew ReynoldsSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.37
6/26/2016William HainesClaytor Lake29 lbs., 2 oz.41
7/3/2016John NicholsonLittle Creek Reservoir20 lbs.40
7/8/2016Ty GrandinettiSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 4 oz.42 1/2
7/14/2016Matthew ReynoldsSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.38 1/2
7/17/2016Jesse BakaitisClaytor Lake25 lbs., 6 oz.44 1/4
7/27/2016Craig KahounSmith Mountain Lake37
7/29/2016Pete BodineSmith Mountain Lake40
7/29/2016Timothy ReynoldsSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 6 oz.38 1/2
9/19/2016David McCartneySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 3 oz.41
9/28/2016Linda HarveySmith Mountain Lake38
10/1/2016Jeffrey SmithSmith Mountain Lake17 lbs.37 1/2
10/3/2016George MaderLake Anna18 lbs.37
10/9/2016M. Keith HeadSmith Mountain Lake39
10/30/2016Michael PendletonSmith Mountain Lake19 lbs.37
11/13/2016Victor TurnerSmith Mountain Lake18 lbs., 5 oz.37
11/19/2016Matthew LawrenceSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs.37 1/2
11/26/2016Matthew LawrenceSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.37 1/4
12/1/2016Richard Flippen Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
12/3/2016Jason LawrenceSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs.38
12/5/2016Jason LawrenceSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.38
12/25/2016Joe Burwell, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs.39
12/27/2016Clifton BaldwinLake Chesdin21 lbs., 9 oz.37

Years Available

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