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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
2/15/2019Daniel HeplerBrown Trout9 lbs., 6 oz.25 1/4
3/1/2019Philip ChaneyBrown Trout6 lbs., 7 oz.21
3/1/2019Andrew BagwellBrown Trout8 lbs., 10 oz.22
3/22/2019Cody WilsonBrook Trout3 lbs.16 3/4
5/21/2019Dennis AdkinsRainbow Trout5 lbs., 2 oz.24
5/24/2019Matthew McGrawSmallmouth Bass20
6/30/2019John WhitlowSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/31/2019Matthew McGrawRock Bass12 1/2
8/17/2019Matthew McGrawRock Bass12
10/15/2019Steven RingleyMuskellunge20 lbs., 04 oz.42

Years Available

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