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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
3/8/2011Brandon GarnerBlue Catfish48 lbs.45
3/8/2011Brandon GarnerBlue Catfish48 lbs.45
3/24/2011Thomas PendergrassBlue Catfish38
3/24/2011Howard PendergrassBlue Catfish32 lbs.39
3/25/2011Chong Hun YiBlue Catfish48
3/26/2011Michael WaltmanBlue Catfish39
3/30/2011Michael WaltmanBlue Catfish45
3/31/2011William Waltman Jr.Blue Catfish43
4/11/2011Michael WaltmanBlue Catfish50 lbs.46
5/4/2011John Goddard, Sr.Blue Catfish35 lbs.40
5/21/2011Christopher BurrisGar47
7/29/2011Tyler KirksBlue Catfish58 lbs., 8 oz.43 1/2
8/8/2011John Goddard, Jr.Blue Catfish52 lbs.44
11/21/2011Nelson StreeterBlue Catfish32 lbs., 6 oz.
11/22/2011James BarnesBlue Catfish36 lbs.42
11/24/2011Nelson StreeterBlue Catfish38 lbs.40

Years Available

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