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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
2/21/2016Roland Powers, Jr.Largemouth Bass8 lbs., 6 oz.
2/28/2016J.R. Ruggiero Jr.Largemouth Bass8 lbs., 8 oz.24 1/2
4/24/2016George JanekLargemouth Bass11 lbs.24 1/4
4/24/2016Glenn Wagner IIISunfish1 lbs., 9 oz.12
4/26/2016Thomas SimsSunfish11 1/2
4/30/2016Tim Tatem JrLargemouth Bass22
6/2/2016Larry MichaelBrook Trout2 lbs., 8 oz.16 1/2
6/4/2016William Doxey, Jr.Largemouth Bass7 lbs., 2 oz.22 1/4
6/7/2016Hunter RuggieroLargemouth Bass7 lbs., 8 oz.23 1/2
6/14/2016Hunter RuggieroLargemouth Bass6 lbs., 3 oz.22 1/4
6/18/2016Gregory HeerbrandtLargemouth Bass6 lbs.22 1/2
6/18/2016Hunter RuggieroLargemouth Bass6 lbs., 8 oz.22 1/2
6/18/2016J.R. Ruggiero Jr.Largemouth Bass7 lbs., 1 oz.23
6/24/2016Megan PulleySunfish1 lbs.
6/30/2016Franklin Pulley Jr.Sunfish1 lbs.
7/22/2016Franklin Pulley Jr.Sunfish1 lbs.
7/22/2016Franklin Pulley Jr.Sunfish1 lbs.
7/31/2016Hunter RuggieroLargemouth Bass6 lbs., 12 oz.22 1/2

Years Available

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