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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
4/7/2019Stephen MiklandricFreshWater Drum6 lbs., 2 oz.24 1/4
4/13/2019Stephen MiklandricFreshWater Drum5 lbs., 12 oz.24
5/17/2019James BootheFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 13 oz.40
5/24/2019Dustin WhorleyChannel Catfish14 lbs., 2 oz.30 1/2
5/25/2019Mickey PrillamanFlathead Catfish33 lbs., 5 oz.
9/7/2019Brandon ViarsBlue Catfish55 lbs.50

Years Available

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