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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
3/3/2002Mark MaddoxChain Pickerel25
4/12/2002Jason JonesSmallmouth Bass21
4/13/2002Steve SpanglerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/18/2002Kevin McAdenSmallmouth Bass21
6/10/2002Eric BlankenshipRock Bass1 lbs., 03 oz.
7/13/2002Melvin Hutchinson Jr.Chain Pickerel26
7/13/2002Melvin Hutchinson Jr.Chain Pickerel24 1/4
7/13/2002Melvin Hutchinson Jr.Chain Pickerel24 1/2
7/20/2002Melvin Hutchinson Jr.Chain Pickerel25
7/21/2002Melvin Hutchinson Jr.Chain Pickerel24
7/26/2002Kenny MeadorRock Bass15 3/4
7/28/2002Melvin Hutchinson Jr.Chain Pickerel24 1/4
7/28/2002Jeffrey RussellSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 01 oz.20 3/4
8/3/2002Melvin Hutchinson Jr.Chain Pickerel24
8/8/2002Austin LottsSmallmouth Bass22
9/2/2002Charles FochtmanChain Pickerel24

Years Available

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