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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
2/16/2008Arthur ConwayChain Pickerel24
3/22/2008Larry MillerLargemouth Bass22 1/4
4/13/2008Daniel GrattanLargemouth Bass22 3/4
4/16/2008Roy Cook, Sr.Crappie2 lbs.15 3/4
4/19/2008Jasper Strickler Sr.Blue Catfish34 1/2
4/24/2008Daniel BashlorGar12 lbs., 1 oz.47
4/26/2008Carol CampbellChannel Catfish12 lbs., 09 oz.33 1/2
4/26/2008Ted Herndon, Jr.Bowfin30 1/2
5/4/2008Nolan SmithLargemouth Bass27 1/2
5/17/2008Hollis PruittYellow Perch12 1/2
5/24/2008Michael LyonsChain Pickerel25 1/2
5/25/2008Arthur Stone Jr.Yellow Perch12
6/3/2008Bruce KingYellow Perch12 3/4
6/3/2008Arthur ConwayYellow Perch12 1/4
6/10/2008Steven KnicelyGar42
6/12/2008David KnicelyGar42
6/17/2008Terrence BaligushLargemouth Bass22 3/4
7/1/2008Julia McNeeseChannel Catfish15 lbs., 05 oz.
7/13/2008David KnicelyGar42
7/25/2008David KnicelyGar43
8/10/2008Gary PorterLargemouth Bass23
8/20/2008Kyle HenshawGar17 lbs., 08 oz.48
8/26/2008David KnicelyLargemouth Bass22
9/7/2008Michael UpdikeBowfin35
9/21/2008Chris EgghartLargemouth Bass23
11/1/2008Barry TaitBlue Catfish38 1/2
12/20/2008Jasper Strickler Sr.Blue Catfish21 lbs., 04 oz.34

Years Available

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