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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
3/7/2015J.r. Ruggiero Jr.Largemouth Bass8 lbs., 4 oz.24
4/3/2015Donald Schwab Jr.Chain Pickerel4 lbs., 1 oz.25 1/4
4/11/2015Randal ForrestLargemouth Bass22
4/12/2015Gregory HeerbrandtLargemouth Bass8 lbs.24
4/26/2015Donald Schwab Jr.Channel Catfish14 lbs., 12 oz.31 1/2
4/26/2015Donald Schwab Jr.Gar41
5/23/2015Hunter RuggieroGar42 1/4
5/24/2015Frank Stech, Jr.Largemouth Bass22 1/4
6/6/2015Leland FarleySunfish1 lbs.
6/6/2015Josh DolinLargemouth Bass23 3/4
6/6/2015Josh DolinChain Pickerel4 lbs., 2 oz.24 1/4
7/26/2015Danny Clark, IILargemouth Bass23
8/17/2015Matthew BaucantSunfish1 lbs.
8/22/2015James Dennison, Jr.Largemouth Bass23 1/4
8/26/2015Travis BakerSunfish1 lbs., 1 oz.12 1/2
10/11/2015James BradshawSunfish1 lbs., 1 oz.11
10/25/2015Russell WoodBowfin13 lbs.

Years Available

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