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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
3/14/2008Benny YatesLargemouth Bass23 1/2
3/16/2008Thomas Branham, Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 05 oz.12
3/16/2008Thomas Branham, Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.11
4/2/2008Randal WillisSmallmouth Bass6 lbs., 06 oz.22 1/4
4/10/2008Keith SykesHybrid Striper10 lbs., 8 oz.26 1/2
4/12/2008Michael GibsonSunfish1 lbs., 15 oz.13 1/2
4/27/2008Dempsey ReedSunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.11
5/19/2008Hattie MullinsSunfish1 lbs., 06 oz.12
6/2/2008Haley SykesSunfish1 lbs.11
6/6/2008Kathy TurnerSunfish2 lbs., 13 oz.13 1/2
6/6/2008Abby DavisSunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.11
6/25/2008Takoda ThomasHybrid Striper8 lbs., 04 oz.25
7/14/2008Mickey OwensSunfish1 lbs., 06 oz.13
10/8/2008Ronald HallHybrid Striper10 lbs., 14 oz.29
10/13/2008Hattie MullinsSunfish1 lbs., 01 oz.11 1/4

Years Available

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