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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
1/6/2019David Shield, Jr.Crappie15 1/2
1/27/2019David Shield, Jr.Yellow Perch12 3/4
1/27/2019Grayson ShieldYellow Perch12
1/27/2019Chelsea ShieldYellow Perch12
1/27/2019Chelsea ShieldYellow Perch13
2/5/2019David Shield, Jr.Yellow Perch1 lbs., 4 oz.13
3/12/2019Alan HunterCrappie2 lbs.15
3/12/2019James RiceCrappie2 lbs.15 1/2
3/16/2019Linwood Green, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 8 oz.16 1/2
3/24/2019Thomas FischerCrappie2 lbs., 1 oz.16 1/4
4/21/2019Adam IsaksenLargemouth Bass7 lbs.23
4/28/2019Bradley SmithCrappie15 1/4
5/27/2019Jacob WareSunfish12 1/4
6/12/2019David Shield, Sr.Crappie15
6/12/2019David Shield, Sr.Crappie15
6/16/2019Grayson ShieldSunfish1 lbs.

Years Available

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