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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
2/4/2012John NicholsonGar10 lbs.43
2/13/2012John NicholsonGar14 lbs., 8 oz.46
2/24/2012Robert GriffithYellow Perch12 1/4
2/24/2012Susan GriffithYellow Perch1 lbs., 7 oz.13 1/2
3/10/2012John NicholsonYellow Perch13 1/4
5/27/2012John Elswick, Sr.Bowfin30
6/9/2012Harry Danforth, Jr.Crappie15 3/4
6/27/2012Keith TaylorLargemouth Bass23
7/2/2012Elizabeth DysonLargemouth Bass22
7/7/2012Ethan OlingerChain Pickerel4 lbs., 2 oz.26
8/22/2012Richard InsleyGar45
8/27/2012Richard InsleyGar43
8/31/2012John NicholsonCrappie15 3/4
8/31/2012John NicholsonCrappie15 1/4
8/31/2012John NicholsonGar13 lbs.45
9/16/2012Wesley GriggsBowfin13 lbs., 11 oz.
12/1/2012Richard InsleyGar13 lbs., 4 oz.47

Years Available

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