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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
2/20/2016Kelley GravesCrappie2 lbs., 3 oz.15 1/2
2/20/2016Jarrett RoemerCrappie2 lbs., 4 oz.16
2/20/2016Steven ChoatCrappie2 lbs., 4 oz.16
3/16/2016Brian HanaukselaCrappie15 1/4
3/17/2016Kevin DickLargemouth Bass22
3/25/2016James MaplesLargemouth Bass22 1/2
3/28/2016John BogueCrappie3 lbs., 2 oz.18
3/29/2016Joseph ErbCrappie3 lbs.18 1/2
4/1/2016Christopher ClementLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 7 oz.24
4/3/2016Cory ErbCrappie3 lbs.17
4/6/2016Preston PaytonCrappie2 lbs., 3 oz.15 1/2
4/7/2016Michael AshmoreLargemouth Bass8 lbs.23
4/16/2016George RossCrappie2 lbs., 3 oz.16
4/20/2016George RossCrappie2 lbs., 6 oz.17
4/30/2016Garrett HarvilleCrappie2 lbs., 8 oz.15 1/2
5/22/2016Tracy GravelyLargemouth Bass6 lbs., 4 oz.22 1/4
6/17/2016Chris BynumLargemouth Bass7 lbs., 2 oz.22
7/3/2016John FaisonWalleye6 lbs., 4 oz.25 1/2
7/14/2016Michael CaseyWalleye5 lbs.24
8/7/2016Thomas Gibbs IIIBlue Catfish63 lbs.48
10/6/2016Zach PicucciLargemouth Bass6 lbs., 4 oz.23 1/4
12/27/2016Clifton BaldwinStriped Bass21 lbs., 9 oz.37

Years Available

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