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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
1/9/2016William GallimoreNew River28
1/16/2016Stephen NaglakStaunton River10 lbs., 2 oz.29 1/2
3/1/2016Bobby LindseyClaytor Lake27
3/6/2016Linda GallimoreClaytor Lake25 1/4
3/12/2016Stephen MiklandricNew River6 lbs., 12 oz.28
3/18/2016V. Scott ShonhorNew River25 1/2
3/19/2016Daniel PattersonNew River26
3/24/2016Glaten WoodPhilpott Lake25
3/26/2016Terry McCormackNew River9 lbs.26
4/2/2016John Jones Sr.Lake Anna5 lbs., 3 oz.23
4/2/2016Michael BowlingStaunton River6 lbs.25 1/2
4/15/2016Christopher RietveldLake Orange28
4/26/2016John ThomasLake Gaston5 lbs., 3 oz.
4/27/2016Michael StanleyLake Gaston5 lbs., 6 oz.26 1/2
4/29/2016Ellis LambertLeesville Lake6 lbs., 10 oz.24
4/30/2016Gary HarmonClaytor Lake5 lbs., 1 oz.25 1/4
5/3/2016Chip Jones All Other Waters26
5/11/2016Joseph IngramPhilpott Lake25 3/4
5/15/2016Isaac Shortt All Other Waters13 lbs.33
6/11/2016Holly HodgesStaunton River5 lbs., 3 oz.24 1/4
6/22/2016Darren McMillanFlannagan Reservoir5 lbs., 8 oz.26
7/3/2016John FaisonLake Chesdin6 lbs., 4 oz.25 1/2
7/4/2016Stephen NaglakStaunton River25 3/4
7/11/2016Lonnie Hackworth, Jr.Staunton River27
7/14/2016Michael CaseyLake Chesdin5 lbs.24
7/20/2016Mike FowlerLittle Creek Reservoir6 lbs., 3 oz.25
7/22/2016Carlie ToddClaytor Lake26 1/2
8/21/2016Alan OucinaLittle Creek Reservoir6 lbs.27
8/27/2016Lee WeaverClaytor Lake27
8/28/2016Aaron DarrPrivate Pond4 lbs., 12 oz.25 1/2
11/5/2016John SchutteClaytor Lake7 lbs.28 1/2

Years Available

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