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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
1/24/2009Rodney StubbsLargemouth Bass10 lbs., 06 oz.26 1/4
2/8/2009Steve SmelcerLargemouth Bass22 1/2
2/28/2009Jason DresslerLargemouth Bass12 lbs., 05 oz.26
3/15/2009Ronald WolfeLargemouth Bass11 lbs., 01 oz.26
3/21/2009Jeffrey HarrisLargemouth Bass24
3/23/2009Clarence WegnerLargemouth Bass10 lbs., 01 oz.27
3/26/2009James SmithLargemouth Bass11 lbs., 05 oz.24 3/4
3/27/2009Rodney StubbsLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 10 oz.25
3/28/2009Benjamin DempseyLargemouth Bass23
4/4/2009Clarence WegnerLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 01 oz.24 3/4
4/8/2009Eric SchrockLargemouth Bass22
4/14/2009Jason DresslerLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 13 oz.25
4/16/2009Benjamin DwyerLargemouth Bass27 1/4
4/16/2009Jonathan DresslerLargemouth Bass22 1/4
4/16/2009Jason DresslerLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 02 oz.23 3/4
4/18/2009Matthew MillerLargemouth Bass23
4/24/2009Thomas ParsellLargemouth Bass12 lbs., 08 oz.27 1/2
4/25/2009Kody ChildressLargemouth Bass10 lbs., 06 oz.26
4/28/2009William Chaffin IIILargemouth Bass23
4/28/2009William Chaffin IIILargemouth Bass22 1/2
4/28/2009William Chaffin IIILargemouth Bass22 1/2
4/30/2009Wayland Horrell, Jr.Largemouth Bass23 1/2
5/2/2009William Chaffin IIILargemouth Bass22 3/4
5/3/2009Kevin St. JohnSunfish12
5/3/2009Wayland Horrell, Jr.Largemouth Bass10 lbs., 08 oz.26 1/2
5/8/2009Clarence WegnerLargemouth Bass11 lbs., 05 oz.26
5/8/2009Kenneth Ames, Sr.Crappie15 1/2
5/9/2009Robert BookLargemouth Bass25
5/13/2009Gary OwenLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 06 oz.25
5/24/2009Travis LivelyLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 09 oz.24
5/25/2009Matthew CakeLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 05 oz.24 1/4
6/17/2009Gary OwenLargemouth Bass22 1/2
6/27/2009Richard SaloLargemouth Bass23
7/27/2009Kristopher DendtlerLargemouth Bass23
8/2/2009Rodney StubbsLargemouth Bass10 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/4
8/15/2009John GuthLargemouth Bass24 1/2
9/5/2009Joe Burwell, Sr.Chain Pickerel4 lbs.26
9/7/2009William Chaffin IIILargemouth Bass24
9/20/2009Donnie ScottLargemouth Bass24 1/4
10/2/2009James SwaggertyLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 09 oz.22 1/2
10/19/2009Steve SmelcerLargemouth Bass22
11/5/2009Robert GroveCrappie2 lbs., 09 oz.16
12/15/2009Robert Fahrney Jr.Largemouth Bass22 1/2

Years Available

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