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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
1/3/2005Michael Belcher Sr.Chain Pickerel4 lbs., 01 oz.24
3/6/2005Buddy WorkmanChain Pickerel4 lbs., 03 oz.
3/7/2005Herbert Aldrich, Jr.Chain Pickerel25
3/7/2005Herbert Aldrich, Jr.Largemouth Bass22 1/2
3/7/2005Herbert Aldrich, Jr.Chain Pickerel4 lbs., 10 oz.25
3/18/2005Bray Diggs, IIIStriped Bass21 lbs., 15 oz.
3/18/2005Thomas ByrdChain Pickerel5 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/2
3/20/2005Michael LewisStriped Bass23 lbs.38 1/4
3/20/2005Richard SmartLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 02 oz.23
3/21/2005Roger BushLargemouth Bass23
3/23/2005Gregory LockhartLargemouth Bass9 lbs.23 1/2
3/25/2005Ted Rawson, Sr.Striped Bass20 lbs., 08 oz.
3/26/2005Lance SpencerLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/2
3/27/2005Herbert Aldrich, Jr.Chain Pickerel24
3/31/2005Francine SchmidtBlue Catfish42 lbs.41
4/9/2005James SuttonLargemouth Bass24 1/2
4/13/2005Ralph MorrisonLargemouth Bass22
4/16/2005Mark SmithCrappie2 lbs.15 1/2
4/16/2005Mark SmithCrappie2 lbs.15 1/2
4/21/2005David Belcher, IIICrappie2 lbs., 07 oz.
4/22/2005Larry LesterLargemouth Bass22
5/7/2005Glenn HenshawLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 03 oz.26 1/2
5/8/2005Roger BushLargemouth Bass22
5/14/2005John Humphries, Jr.Largemouth Bass10 lbs., 08 oz.26
5/14/2005June ButlerChain Pickerel24 1/2
5/21/2005William Shelley, Jr.Largemouth Bass23
5/21/2005Larry LesterLargemouth Bass23
5/22/2005Bill Lowery, IIILargemouth Bass23 1/2
6/7/2005Michael FrielCrappie15 1/4
6/25/2005Arthur Partin Sr.Walleye6 lbs., 10 oz.25
6/25/2005Charles WillisLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 12 oz.25 1/4
6/25/2005Jonathon MullinsLargemouth Bass22 1/2
7/14/2005Michael WebsterLargemouth Bass22
8/17/2005Larry LesterChain Pickerel24 1/2
8/23/2005Raymond LindenLargemouth Bass23
8/24/2005James PrinceLargemouth Bass23
9/18/2005Lynwood AllisonLargemouth Bass23
10/2/2005Thomas PateBlue Catfish26 lbs.35
10/26/2005Armond JohnsonCrappie15 1/2
11/13/2005Lynwood AllisonLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 02 oz.22 3/4

Years Available

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