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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
4/4/2009James YoungWhite Perch1 lbs., 05 oz.13
4/9/2009Dylan MartinYellow Perch12 1/2
4/18/2009Buck HolleyBlue Catfish34 lbs., 09 oz.41
4/20/2009John LuporiBlue Catfish36 lbs.39 1/2
4/29/2009Heath HarrisonGar10 lbs.42
5/9/2009Joyce BrooksBlue Catfish39 1/4
5/22/2009Alex ShaferBlue Catfish31 lbs.38
5/25/2009Howard PendergrassBlue Catfish42 lbs.42
6/7/2009Travis SchlagerBlue Catfish48 lbs.49 1/2
7/28/2009Jimmy MasseySunfish1 lbs., 04 oz.11 1/4
8/13/2009Lee RushChannel Catfish24 lbs., 14 oz.38
10/2/2009Glenn JarmanLargemouth Bass22
11/6/2009Brian WilkinsBlue Catfish34 lbs.38 3/4
11/6/2009Brian WilkinsBlue Catfish43 lbs., 05 oz.45 1/2

Years Available

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