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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
1/8/2016John WeissRainbow Trout4 lbs., 5 oz.22 1/4
2/28/2016Mark SchroederRainbow Trout6 lbs., 1 oz.21 1/4
4/10/2016Maxim MoralesRainbow Trout7 lbs., 7 oz.22 3/4
4/16/2016Tyler BeierleRainbow Trout8 lbs., 8 oz.24
4/20/2016Ronald DesperRainbow Trout9 lbs., 2 oz.25
5/7/2016Jeffery SmithRainbow Trout6 lbs., 5 oz.23 1/2
5/8/2016Ladonna DotyRainbow Trout7 lbs., 10 oz.25 1/2
5/11/2016Elwood EppardRainbow Trout9 lbs., 5 oz.27 3/4
5/17/2016Richard SkidmoreRainbow Trout7 lbs., 3 oz.24
5/27/2016Everette HarrisonBrook Trout2 lbs., 6 oz.
5/27/2016Charles GrantBrook Trout3 lbs., 1 oz.19
5/28/2016Jacob RossRainbow Trout6 lbs., 10 oz.20 1/2
5/30/2016Danny MoyerBrook Trout3 lbs., 5 oz.17
6/22/2016Larry MichaelRainbow Trout6 lbs., 3 oz.25
6/27/2016Robert MichaelBrook Trout3 lbs., 1 oz.19
7/3/2016Hunter AndersonRainbow Trout6 lbs., 3 oz.22 3/4

Years Available

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