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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
6/5/2011Otis Rose, IVChannel Catfish17 lbs., 10 oz.
7/26/2011Otis Rose, IVSunfish1 lbs., 2 oz.
7/30/2011Otis Rose, IVGar14 lbs., 2 oz.49
8/17/2011Otis Rose, IVBlue Catfish30 lbs., 2 oz.41
9/3/2011Otis Rose, IVGar41
9/12/2011Otis Rose, IVBlue Catfish34 lbs., 2 oz.
10/9/2011Otis Rose, IVBlue Catfish33 lbs., 2 oz.43 1/2

Years Available

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