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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
4/3/2009John PaigeChannel Catfish12 lbs., 01 oz.32
4/17/2009Robert MudgettChannel Catfish35 1/2
4/18/2009Jeremy EibChannel Catfish14 lbs., 08 oz.30 1/2
4/18/2009Jeremy EibChannel Catfish16 lbs., 03 oz.35
5/10/2009Wade HotsenpillerLargemouth Bass22 1/2
5/12/2009Corey GibbonsLargemouth Bass23
7/5/2009Terry EvansYellow Perch13 1/4
9/20/2009Larry BillingsLargemouth Bass22 1/2
9/21/2009Ronald McKeeGar41 3/4

Years Available

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