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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
1/1/2012Alvin LyallLargemouth Bass23
3/8/2012Harley ColleyBlue Catfish28 lbs., 8 oz.40
3/26/2012Johnny CoxSunfish11 1/4
3/30/2012Joseph WillisWalleye5 lbs., 15 oz.25
5/23/2012Johnny CoxSunfish12 1/2
5/26/2012Harley ColleyWalleye5 lbs., 8 oz.26
5/28/2012Creg BartonSunfish1 lbs., 1 oz.11 1/2
6/3/2012Leon LooneySunfish1 lbs., 6 oz.12 1/2
6/5/2012Kevin WallaceHybrid Striper10 lbs., 7 oz.27

Years Available

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