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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 CatchAnglerSpeciesWeightLength
3/22/2008Howard PendergrassBlue Catfish32 lbs.41
3/24/2008Kenneth Powers, Jr.Yellow Perch12 1/2
5/10/2008L. Scott AdamsBlue Catfish58 lbs.
5/23/2008Steven RobertsChain Pickerel25
5/24/2008Tamiro ChozuGar16 lbs., 08 oz.49
6/6/2008Howard PendergrassBlue Catfish40 lbs.43
6/27/2008Leslie FountainChannel Catfish15 lbs., 06 oz.32 1/2
7/20/2008Danny Braddy, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/8/2008Howard PendergrassBlue Catfish43 lbs.44
8/10/2008Danny Braddy, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
8/16/2008Nancy PendergrassBlue Catfish42 lbs.44 1/2
8/24/2008Cameron Walker, IIIGar10 lbs., 02 oz.48
10/13/2008Donald Butler, Sr.Crappie2 lbs.14 1/2
11/1/2008Dorothy PierceBlue Catfish40
11/5/2008Howard PendergrassBlue Catfish30 lbs.38

Years Available

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