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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
1/9/2012Jimmie Cochran, JrBlue Catfish31 lbs., 4 oz.41
1/29/2012Corey WilliamsBlue Catfish35 lbs.
2/7/2012Gregory Rose, Sr.Blue Catfish38 lbs.43
2/28/2012Gregory Rose, Sr.Blue Catfish29 lbs.40
3/6/2012Gregory Rose, Sr.Blue Catfish31 lbs.41
3/18/2012James WilliamsBlue Catfish39
3/24/2012Terry BrooksBlue Catfish40
3/29/2012William GeterBlue Catfish51 lbs.44
3/31/2012Joshua TempleBlue Catfish32 lbs., 4 oz.
4/3/2012John Goddard, Jr.Blue Catfish42 lbs.45
5/2/2012Walter YoungBlue Catfish48 lbs.40
5/31/2012Linda IvySunfish1 lbs., 8 oz.12 1/4
6/16/2012Robert AdkinsBlue Catfish30 lbs.38 1/2
7/7/2012Randall WiddilfieldBlue Catfish41 lbs., 11 oz.41 1/2
7/7/2012Robert AdkinsBlue Catfish32 lbs.40
7/8/2012Ashley DodsonBlue Catfish30 lbs., 2 oz.
8/4/2012Christopher BurrisBlue Catfish30 lbs.38
10/12/2012Christopher BurrisBlue Catfish33 lbs.40
11/29/2012Kim HunLargemouth Bass23

Years Available

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