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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
3/3/2009William Cross, IIILargemouth Bass8 lbs., 10 oz.24 1/2
3/7/2009Richard MurphyChain Pickerel4 lbs., 07 oz.24
3/18/2009Robert CunninghamLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 08 oz.23
3/19/2009Stanley Cornett, Jr.Largemouth Bass9 lbs., 02 oz.25
4/5/2009Jimmy GrantCrappie2 lbs., 09 oz.16 1/4
4/9/2009Jerry Hoyle Jr.Largemouth Bass22 1/4
4/10/2009David Belcher, IIICrappie15
4/10/2009Cody WilburnLargemouth Bass22 3/4
4/17/2009Arron CornettLargemouth Bass8 lbs.23 1/2
4/17/2009Shirlene DietzLargemouth Bass22 1/2
4/29/2009Donald SchmidtStriped Bass21 lbs., 08 oz.34
5/11/2009Ricky RidoutLargemouth Bass23
5/21/2009Robert Tomes, Sr.Largemouth Bass23
6/1/2009Claude BryantBlue Catfish48 lbs.
7/5/2009Heath HarrisonLargemouth Bass23
7/15/2009Brian DeanLargemouth Bass22
7/29/2009Carl SadlerLargemouth Bass22 1/2
10/26/2009Arthur Partin Sr.Crappie16 1/2
10/26/2009Arthur Partin Sr.Crappie16
11/9/2009Richard LemocksLargemouth Bass23

Years Available

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