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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
2/26/2009John BodmerLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 03 oz.24
3/18/2009Joshua HartmanLargemouth Bass22
3/25/2009Michael LohrWalleye5 lbs., 03 oz.25 1/4
4/17/2009Chadin MillerLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 13 oz.22 3/4
4/28/2009Jeffrey MyersLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 07 oz.23 1/4
6/1/2009Ricky LandisLargemouth Bass10 lbs., 03 oz.24 1/4
7/10/2009John BodmerLargemouth Bass23 1/2
7/12/2009Timothy DuncanLargemouth Bass9 lbs.25
7/16/2009Ricky LandisLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 09 oz.24 1/2
7/21/2009Ricky LandisLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 08 oz.24 3/4
8/27/2009Fred BoyerSunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.11 1/2
8/28/2009George Lunzer, Jr.Sunfish11
9/6/2009Csaba NemethCarp23 lbs., 08 oz.35
9/12/2009Michael KingLargemouth Bass22

Years Available

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