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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
2/24/2002John Sweeney, Sr.Largemouth Bass9 lbs., 05 oz.25
3/21/2002John BodmerLargemouth Bass22 1/4
3/30/2002Michael HallLargemouth Bass22 3/4
4/16/2002Roderick FordLargemouth Bass22
4/20/2002Michael Hough Jr.Largemouth Bass8 lbs., 05 oz.22 1/2
4/20/2002Thomas GoodmanSunfish11
4/27/2002John BodmerLargemouth Bass22 1/4
5/3/2002Brian BurkeSunfish11
5/11/2002Derek GardnerSunfish11
5/27/2002Eugene Cunningham Sr.Sunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.12
6/26/2002Bernard LewisChannel Catfish32 1/2
6/29/2002Michael LohrLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 11 oz.24 1/2
7/4/2002Edward TobinSunfish1 lbs., 06 oz.12 1/2
7/7/2002John Sweeney, Sr.Largemouth Bass23 1/2
7/26/2002Harry Anderson, Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 11 oz.13 1/4
8/2/2002Donald SweeneyLargemouth Bass22 1/4
8/11/2002Dennis NelsonSunfish12
8/18/2002Isiah NelsonSunfish11
8/21/2002Lorenz BrandenLargemouth Bass22 1/2
8/26/2002Ricky LandisLargemouth Bass23
8/26/2002Ricky LandisLargemouth Bass8 lbs.23 1/2
8/26/2002Ricky LandisLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 01 oz.23 1/2
8/26/2002Ricky LandisLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 13 oz.23 3/4
8/26/2002Ricky LandisLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 10 oz.25
9/8/2002Gregory IngoldLargemouth Bass23 1/2
9/28/2002Eugene Cunningham Sr.Largemouth Bass22 1/4
10/5/2002William HollandSunfish1 lbs., 01 oz.11 3/4

Years Available

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