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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.

White Bass

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
4/5/2009Charles Jarvis, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake3 lbs., 04 oz.19
4/13/2009Bobby ColemanBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 11 oz.18 1/2
8/7/2009William BlankenshipSouth Holston Reservoir18 1/4
10/17/2009Christopher RobinsonSmith Mountain Lake19 1/4
11/26/2009J. Mike OwensSmith Mountain Lake18

Years Available

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