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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
3/16/2011Benny Lacks, Jr.Blue Catfish31 lbs., 12 oz.
4/2/2011Franklin Hall, Jr.Blue Catfish42 lbs., 08 oz.42 1/4
4/10/2011Carl SchellhammerLargemouth Bass2 1/2
4/23/2011Donald HoltzBlue Catfish31 lbs.38
5/28/2011Samuel PeacemakerBowfin32 1/4
5/29/2011Timothy GrattanYellow Perch12
6/4/2011Jason WomackSunfish1 lbs., 3 oz.12 1/2
6/11/2011Christopher KuzmickBowfin35 3/4
6/16/2011Steven KnicelyGar40
6/16/2011Steven KnicelyGar11 lbs., 8 oz.43
6/23/2011Richard HarbertsLargemouth Bass22
7/16/2011Eric DuncanYellow Perch12
7/29/2011Vincent GoldenBlue Catfish39 lbs.44 3/4
9/26/2011David CacciapagliaChain Pickerel25 1/2
10/15/2011Corey JaneckySunfish11
10/18/2011Thomas RitchieBowfin30
10/22/2011Austin RobertsonBowfin33
10/28/2011Stephen KeatingChain Pickerel24
12/24/2011Michael ThomasChain Pickerel3 lbs., 12 oz.24 1/4

Years Available

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