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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
5/6/2000Robert BruceLargemouth Bass22 1/4
5/21/2000Robert BenyoMuskellunge42 1/2
6/1/2000Charles JonesMuskellunge15 lbs., 03 oz.
6/23/2000Kristi ArbogastMuskellunge19 lbs., 08 oz.
6/23/2000Kara ArbogastMuskellunge21 lbs., 08 oz.44
7/8/2000David ForbesChannel Catfish19 lbs., 04 oz.31 1/4
7/23/2000Charles BridgeLargemouth Bass22
7/27/2000Paul BoschCarp31 lbs.38
8/6/2000Peter MensingerMuskellunge16 lbs.
8/6/2000Lewis Hardbower, IIIMuskellunge18 lbs., 03 oz.44
10/1/2000John Andreasik, Jr.Muskellunge18 lbs.41

Years Available

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