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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
2/15/2002Doug DeagleLargemouth Bass24 1/4
2/15/2002Doug DeagleBowfin13 lbs., 06 oz.32 1/2
2/19/2002Bubba Denton, Jr.Chain Pickerel5 lbs.27
2/27/2002Raymond GoodeChain Pickerel5 lbs., 02 oz.26 1/4
3/1/2002Don PhotakosChain Pickerel5 lbs.27
3/8/2002Doug DeagleChain Pickerel4 lbs., 05 oz.
3/11/2002Daniel CowanLargemouth Bass22
3/23/2002Edgar Pippen Jr.Largemouth Bass23 1/2
3/29/2002Thomas HarrellLargemouth Bass22
3/30/2002William Edwards, Jr.Bowfin30
3/30/2002Jeffrey LudlowChain Pickerel25 1/2
4/18/2002Mary MarkhamLargemouth Bass22
4/27/2002Alvin SandersChain Pickerel24 1/2
4/27/2002Alvin SandersChain Pickerel4 lbs., 12 oz.25
5/5/2002Willie McCrayChain Pickerel4 lbs., 04 oz.25
5/26/2002Cecil SchaafGar48
5/26/2002Mike Johnson Sr.Chain Pickerel4 lbs., 11 oz.
5/27/2002Alvin SandersCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.15 1/4
6/11/2002Stephen BrownChain Pickerel24
6/23/2002John HaileyGar42
6/23/2002Erik HeasterBlue Catfish24 lbs., 04 oz.37 1/2
7/5/2002Casey DardenBlue Catfish27 lbs., 10 oz.39
7/15/2002Mark HancockLargemouth Bass22 1/4
7/20/2002Elizabeth HuffinesCrappie15
8/9/2002Jessica LovingLargemouth Bass22 1/2
8/22/2002Thomas MooreChannel Catfish17 lbs., 12 oz.32
9/4/2002Ronald JonesChain Pickerel4 lbs., 06 oz.27 1/4
9/7/2002James Yopp, IIILargemouth Bass22 1/4
9/14/2002Larry HaynesChain Pickerel24
10/6/2002Alvin SandersLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 02 oz.23 1/2

Years Available

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