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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.


Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
1/1/2005Columbus KellyNew River5 lbs., 07 oz.25 1/2
1/6/2005Kevin RorerStaunton River6 lbs., 05 oz.27 1/4
1/7/2005Earlie WorrellStaunton River26 1/4
1/10/2005Tommy DooleyStaunton River25 1/2
1/13/2005Tommy DooleyStaunton River28
1/17/2005Earlie WorrellStaunton River25 1/4
1/20/2005Tommy DooleyStaunton River25 3/4
1/23/2005Leonard Almond Sr.Staunton River26 1/2
2/8/2005Dwain TrumpShenandoah River8 lbs., 08 oz.26 1/2
2/8/2005Kenneth Grubbs, Sr.Staunton River6 lbs.25
2/8/2005Kevin RorerStaunton River6 lbs., 05 oz.25 1/2
2/13/2005John Jones Sr.Lake Anna5 lbs., 04 oz.
2/23/2005Dwight FlippinNew River5 lbs., 02 oz.26 1/4
2/26/2005Aaron PopeNew River5 lbs., 02 oz.25 1/2
3/4/2005Perry SizemoreNew River8 lbs., 14 oz.27
3/5/2005Richard ColbertStaunton River8 lbs., 06 oz.27 1/2
3/7/2005Arama WolfeNew River6 lbs.26
3/7/2005Ronald WillisonLake Bradford5 lbs., 04 oz.26
3/9/2005John Jones Sr.Lake Anna5 lbs., 14 oz.24
3/13/2005Matthew HamletteStaunton River26 1/2
3/13/2005Wayne BowmanNew River25 1/4
3/20/2005Kenneth Grubbs, Sr.Staunton River6 lbs., 04 oz.25
3/21/2005Gary BryantPhilpott Lake6 lbs., 06 oz.15 1/2
3/22/2005Capt. Forest PressnellNew River5 lbs.25
3/22/2005Capt. Forest PressnellClaytor Lake7 lbs.27
3/25/2005Todd PickettSandy River Reservoir6 lbs., 09 oz.26 1/4
3/26/2005Jeffrey DeelFlannagan Reservoir8 lbs., 09 oz.27 3/4
3/27/2005Tony HessMiddle Fork Holston5 lbs.22
3/29/2005Troy DunnStaunton River6 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/2
3/29/2005William FisherAppomattox River7 lbs., 03 oz.26 1/2
4/3/2005Charles Copeland, Jr.Lake Whitehurst6 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/2
4/5/2005Timothy AsmusLittle Creek Reservoir29 1/2
4/6/2005David StacyLittle Creek Reservoir5 lbs.24 1/2
4/10/2005Dwight Setliff Sr.Philpott Lake5 lbs., 04 oz.26
4/10/2005Ricky KeenFlannagan Reservoir6 lbs., 08 oz.27
4/12/2005Raymond TuckStaunton River8 lbs., 02 oz.27 1/2
4/14/2005Paul WrayStaunton River8 lbs., 03 oz.
4/15/2005James DykeShenandoah River5 lbs., 07 oz.
4/16/2005Nick MartinPhilpott Lake6 lbs., 07 oz.27 1/2
4/16/2005Daniel WhitmoreSmith Mountain Lake5 lbs., 15 oz.26 1/2
4/16/2005Ricky KeenFlannagan Reservoir6 lbs.26
4/19/2005Paul WrayStaunton River6 lbs.27
4/22/2005Mark BlankenshipClaytor Lake6 lbs., 03 oz.26 3/4
4/24/2005Dakota BaileyPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/2
4/24/2005Timothy WellsPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 07 oz.25 1/4
4/24/2005Mark BednarczykLake Anna7 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/2
4/25/2005Paul WrayStaunton River6 lbs., 08 oz.26
4/30/2005Paul DoughtonPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 14 oz.
4/30/2005Matthew FosterLeesville Lake6 lbs., 05 oz.26
5/2/2005Bryan SayersNew River14 lbs., 01 oz.31 1/2
5/4/2005Clifford MyersClaytor Lake6 lbs., 04 oz.26
5/5/2005Daniel FischerLake Anna6 lbs., 03 oz.
5/6/2005Ricky Ramage All Other Waters5 lbs., 06 oz.
5/7/2005Nick MartinPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 10 oz.25 3/4
5/8/2005Casey TrumpLake Gaston6 lbs., 03 oz.25
5/8/2005Adam SchuttAppomattox River7 lbs., 03 oz.26
5/11/2005William GallimoreStaunton River6 lbs., 08 oz.26
5/11/2005Donald ParrishDan River7 lbs., 03 oz.
5/14/2005Bryce CutlerShenandoah River6 lbs., 07 oz.25 1/4
5/14/2005Dwight Setliff Sr.Philpott Lake6 lbs., 03 oz.28
5/17/2005Shane CartyNew River5 lbs., 02 oz.25 1/2
5/20/2005Bryan SayersNew River13 lbs., 02 oz.31 3/4
5/26/2005William Ritter, Sr.Philpott Lake5 lbs., 04 oz.26 1/4
5/27/2005William CrabtreeLake Gaston5 lbs., 08 oz.26
5/28/2005Stephen VaughanStaunton River6 lbs., 10 oz.
5/31/2005Paul RiderLake Anna6 lbs.
6/4/2005Derek MayhewStaunton River6 lbs., 07 oz.27 1/2
6/4/2005Michael WadeStaunton River27 1/4
6/12/2005Bill SchiemanLake Whitehurst6 lbs.25 1/2
6/12/2005Gregory JarrellLeesville Lake10 lbs., 12 oz.28 1/4
6/13/2005Bill SchiemanLake Whitehurst5 lbs.25
6/17/2005Jean WoodBuggs Island Lake7 lbs., 10 oz.
6/18/2005Paul DoughtonPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/4
6/18/2005Raymond Rice, Jr.Staunton River6 lbs., 04 oz.26 1/2
6/18/2005Larry WellsLake Whitehurst5 lbs., 08 oz.25
6/18/2005Hugh Henderson, Sr.Leesville Lake7 lbs., 04 oz.27 1/2
6/25/2005Arthur Partin Sr.Lake Chesdin6 lbs., 10 oz.25
6/26/2005Carl HendersonLeesville Lake9 lbs., 06 oz.30
6/29/2005Richard HagstromLake Gaston6 lbs.26
6/30/2005Michael WadeStaunton River25 3/4
6/30/2005Michael WadeStaunton River26 1/4
6/30/2005Michael WadeStaunton River28 1/2
7/3/2005Michael WadeStaunton River27 1/2
7/4/2005William Wallace, Jr.Staunton River6 lbs., 10 oz.26 1/4
7/5/2005Michael WadeStaunton River27 3/4
7/5/2005Michael WadeStaunton River25 1/2
7/7/2005Michael WadeBuggs Island Lake26
7/9/2005Derek MayhewStaunton River7 lbs., 03 oz.29
7/9/2005Rodney BrownPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 15 oz.26
7/11/2005Larry AustinPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 01 oz.26
7/12/2005Charles EdwardsPhilpott Lake6 lbs., 09 oz.27 1/4
7/17/2005William NewtonLake Gaston6 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/4
7/20/2005Tracey BowlesClaytor Lake5 lbs., 12 oz.26
7/24/2005George MillerPhilpott Lake25
7/30/2005Michael RichardsNew River5 lbs.25 1/4
8/1/2005William NewtonLake Gaston5 lbs., 06 oz.25 1/2
8/2/2005Linda NewtonLake Gaston5 lbs., 03 oz.25 1/2
8/2/2005Ronnie EmersonSouth Holston Reservoir5 lbs., 12 oz.23 3/4
8/4/2005Thomas GardnerNew River5 lbs., 08 oz.24 1/2
8/7/2005Stephen CurtisNew River5 lbs., 04 oz.25
8/24/2005Carl QuastPotomac River8 lbs., 01 oz.27 1/2
9/4/2005Bill SchiemanLake Whitehurst25
9/5/2005John Robertson Sr.Little Creek Reservoir5 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/2
9/15/2005Charles MyersSouth Holston Reservoir6 lbs., 02 oz.27
9/21/2005William Wallace, Jr.Staunton River6 lbs., 03 oz.27
9/28/2005Ben WilliamsPhilpott Lake25
9/28/2005Ben WilliamsPhilpott Lake5 lbs.25
9/29/2005Ben WilliamsPhilpott Lake25
10/30/2005Victor BillingsNew River13 lbs., 07 oz.33 1/4
11/1/2005David SheltonPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 13 oz.26 1/2
11/27/2005Richard AbrahamianLake Whitehurst5 lbs., 02 oz.26
12/7/2005Michael Heflin Sr.Staunton River5 lbs., 11 oz.25 1/2
12/28/2005Richard AbrahamianLake Whitehurst5 lbs., 02 oz.25

Years Available

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