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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
2/9/2012Roger Martin, Jr.Flathead Catfish27 lbs., 10 oz.
3/10/2012Jacob WoodingBlue Catfish32 lbs.42 1/2
3/16/2012Roger Martin, Jr.Crappie15
3/25/2012John Hatcher, Jr.Flathead Catfish41 lbs., 8 oz.43 1/2
3/30/2012Seth MoodyGar14 lbs., 13 oz.49
4/27/2012Christina HarrisFlathead Catfish32 lbs., 8 oz.42
4/27/2012Jonathan LinensFlathead Catfish42 lbs.45
4/28/2012Bobby Whitlow, IIFlathead Catfish33 lbs., 14 oz.
5/5/2012Eugene ArnoldFlathead Catfish35 lbs.42
5/6/2012Dustin RogersSunfish1 lbs., 5 oz.13
5/24/2012Jonathan LinensFlathead Catfish34 lbs., 2 oz.42
5/28/2012Thomas StuckertFlathead Catfish35 lbs.40 1/2
6/2/2012Jonathan LinensChannel Catfish12 lbs., 3 oz.
6/5/2012Ronald Stuckert, Jr.Flathead Catfish25 lbs.
6/9/2012Kevin FearsFlathead Catfish32 lbs.40 1/4
6/21/2012Jason HayBlue Catfish35 lbs., 3 oz.43
6/29/2012Jonathan LinensSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.
7/1/2012Jonathan LinensFlathead Catfish29 lbs., 14 oz.
7/1/2012Jonathan LinensFlathead Catfish33 lbs., 13 oz.
7/6/2012Jonathan LinensFlathead Catfish26 lbs.
7/15/2012Robert Mitchell Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
8/1/2012Jonathan LinensFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 11 oz.
8/24/2012Anthony EdmondsFlathead Catfish27 lbs., 3 oz.
10/4/2012Eric RobbinsBlue Catfish36 lbs., 2 oz.

Years Available

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