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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
1/3/2009G. F. BraceChain Pickerel4 lbs., 15 oz.27
3/19/2009James Brown Sr.Largemouth Bass8 lbs.24
3/31/2009George Best, IIIYellow Perch1 lbs., 04 oz.14
4/4/2009David ForbesChain Pickerel24
4/12/2009Robert BoydChain Pickerel4 lbs.24
4/20/2009George Best, Jr.Bowfin11 lbs., 08 oz.33
5/7/2009Steven BoothChain Pickerel25 1/2
5/10/2009Tracy HainseySunfish1 lbs., 01 oz.11
5/10/2009Tracy HainseySunfish1 lbs.11
5/22/2009Ernest KnightSunfish1 lbs., 06 oz.11
5/22/2009Ricky McCleod, Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.
5/24/2009Randal ForrestLargemouth Bass22
5/24/2009Andrew SneadLargemouth Bass23
5/26/2009Artie AhlstedLargemouth Bass23 1/2
5/31/2009Hayes Bowes, Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.11 1/2
6/2/2009James Brown Sr.Chain Pickerel25
6/2/2009James Brown Sr.Chain Pickerel4 lbs., 02 oz.26
6/6/2009Tim AnthonySunfish1 lbs., 04 oz.12
6/7/2009Linda BrownLargemouth Bass22 1/2
6/13/2009Wade RiddleLargemouth Bass22
6/13/2009Wade RiddleChain Pickerel24
6/21/2009Matthew AndersonSunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.11 1/2
6/24/2009William SavageSunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.12
6/27/2009Gregory HeerbrandtLargemouth Bass22 1/4
7/4/2009James Groh, Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.11
7/12/2009Casey BilbreyLargemouth Bass23 1/4
7/21/2009Chuck LeonLargemouth Bass8 lbs.22
7/23/2009Artie AhlstedSunfish11 1/4
7/23/2009Artie AhlstedSunfish11 1/2
8/16/2009Artie AhlstedLargemouth Bass23 1/4
8/24/2009James Brown Sr.Largemouth Bass22 1/4
9/12/2009Michael TuckerSunfish1 lbs., 03 oz.12
9/18/2009Zachary DayLargemouth Bass22
10/10/2009Shannon MiklandricLargemouth Bass22
10/25/2009Stephen MiklandricBowfin30
12/27/2009G. F. BraceYellow Perch13
12/27/2009G. F. BraceChain Pickerel4 lbs., 02 oz.25

Years Available

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