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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
4/26/2015Michael de AvilaBlue Catfish38
5/24/2015Robert HodgesChain Pickerel4 lbs.25
5/24/2015Grace WhitehurstSunfish11 1/2
6/25/2015Tom Henry Tolbert, IILargemouth Bass22
7/18/2015Marcus O'NeillBlue Catfish70 lbs., 6 oz.51 1/2
8/14/2015Nancy PendergrassBlue Catfish39 lbs.41 1/4
8/14/2015Timothy DycusBlue Catfish32 lbs., 13 oz.39 1/2
8/14/2015Howard PendergrassBlue Catfish30 lbs., 5 oz.39
8/21/2015Howard PendergrassBlue Catfish30 lbs.39
10/9/2015Tom Henry Tolbert, IIBlue Catfish35 lbs.38 1/4
10/10/2015Robert AdkinsBlue Catfish53 lbs.47
11/18/2015Matthew DycusBlue Catfish57 lbs.46
11/19/2015Robert AdkinsBlue Catfish43 lbs.44
11/25/2015Timothy DanielLargemouth Bass11 lbs., 1 oz.24 1/2

Years Available

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