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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
2/19/2011David Gates Sr.Largemouth Bass24
2/19/2011David Gates Sr.Largemouth Bass22
2/19/2011David Gates Sr.Largemouth Bass23
3/18/2011Hersel WannLargemouth Bass24 1/4
4/2/2011Clarence WegnerLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 11 oz.26 1/4
4/14/2011Eric SchrockLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 7 oz.25
4/14/2011J Larry TomlinCrappie2 lbs., 2 oz.15 1/4
4/15/2011Clyde Garrett Jr.Sunfish11 1/4
4/26/2011Anthony SmithChain Pickerel4 lbs., 2 oz.25
4/30/2011Steven DeNiseLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 07 oz.24 3/4
5/7/2011Michael ClarkeLargemouth Bass11 lbs., 13 oz.27
5/13/2011Larry SmithLargemouth Bass22
5/14/2011William Chaffin IIILargemouth Bass22 1/2
5/21/2011Mark McCounSunfish1 lbs.10
5/25/2011Dennis BuissetSunfish11
5/25/2011Dennis BuissetSunfish11
5/25/2011Dennis BuissetSunfish11
6/2/2011Dale BellLargemouth Bass10 lbs., 1 oz.24 1/2
6/16/2011Edward Powell, Jr.Largemouth Bass26
6/22/2011Richard SwaggertyLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 12 oz.22 1/2
6/22/2011James SwaggertyLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 08 oz.22 1/4
7/15/2011Michael AmendolaSunfish1 lbs., 8 oz.11 1/2
7/24/2011Michael KaneLargemouth Bass23 3/4
9/30/2011Stephen StellsSunfish1 lbs., 2 oz.12
11/20/2011John LutzLargemouth Bass22 1/4

Years Available

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