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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
1/12/2002Bray Diggs, IIILargemouth Bass8 lbs., 04 oz.23 1/2
1/13/2002Brian BrenzieChain Pickerel4 lbs., 15 oz.
1/29/2002David CollinsCrappie2 lbs., 09 oz.16
2/16/2002Melvin Hall, Sr.Largemouth Bass24
2/23/2002Arthur Bostic, IVLargemouth Bass22
2/23/2002Brandon CrossStriped Bass20 lbs., 01 oz.
3/3/2002Heath HarrisonChain Pickerel24 1/4
3/3/2002Heath HarrisonLargemouth Bass22
3/5/2002Draper Mitchell Jr.Largemouth Bass22 1/2
3/8/2002Alexander Ogburn Jr.Largemouth Bass23
3/8/2002Thomas Thompson Jr.Largemouth Bass22 1/4
3/15/2002Richard SimsLargemouth Bass23
3/16/2002James WilsonCrappie15 1/4
3/24/2002Draper Mitchell Jr.Yellow Perch12 1/4
3/28/2002John Lingerfelt, Jr.Striped Bass22 lbs., 15 oz.
4/11/2002Heath HarrisonStriped Bass25 lbs., 04 oz.36
4/13/2002Gary CookStriped Bass23 lbs., 15 oz.
4/26/2002Bray Diggs, IIIStriped Bass22 lbs., 08 oz.
4/27/2002David CollinsCrappie2 lbs., 03 oz.16
5/4/2002Terence PateLargemouth Bass24 1/2
5/12/2002Joshua WagyLargemouth Bass23
5/23/2002Charles DuckCrappie2 lbs., 03 oz.18 1/2
6/2/2002James FrancioniLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 01 oz.22 1/2
6/5/2002Heath HarrisonLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 03 oz.24 1/2
6/9/2002Thomas DavisLargemouth Bass23 1/4
6/16/2002Heath HarrisonLargemouth Bass22
6/16/2002Heath HarrisonLargemouth Bass24
6/17/2002Danny KaiserLargemouth Bass23 1/2
6/29/2002William MeadeBlue Catfish44 lbs., 08 oz.42
7/23/2002Brian BrenzieLargemouth Bass9 lbs.
8/17/2002James UptonCrappie2 lbs., 06 oz.16 1/2
9/3/2002Larry LesterLargemouth Bass22 1/4

Years Available

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