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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
3/29/2019Christopher BurrisChain Pickerel24
3/31/2019Jackson NoiaBlue Catfish38
4/7/2019Grant HastyBowfin10 lbs., 6 oz.31
5/27/2019Phoebe AustinBowfin13 lbs.34
5/30/2019John CrawfordSunfish1 lbs., 8 oz.
6/1/2019Steven JusticeSunfish1 lbs., 2 oz.11 1/4
7/2/2019Stuart ShoemakeLargemouth Bass22 1/4
7/3/2019Kendall HallSmallmouth Bass7 lbs., 1 oz.24
8/2/2019Brittney CarawanBlue Catfish39 lbs.38
9/8/2019Michael EgglestonYellow Perch12
10/25/2019Stuart ShoemakeBowfin10 lbs., 12 oz.31
12/23/2019Charles TurnerBowfin9 lbs., 13 oz.30
12/26/2019Charles TurnerBowfin10 lbs., 2 oz.30
12/27/2019Charles TurnerBowfin10 lbs., 4 oz.30
12/27/2019Charles TurnerBowfin10 lbs., 12 oz.31

Years Available

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