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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
4/16/2002James HortonChain Pickerel4 lbs., 09 oz.25
4/28/2002John GeorgiadesLargemouth Bass22 1/2
6/23/2002Patrick BarryChannel Catfish15 lbs., 03 oz.31
6/23/2002Patrick BarryLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 10 oz.24 1/2
7/14/2002David HansenChannel Catfish18 lbs., 10 oz.36
7/14/2002David HansenChannel Catfish15 lbs., 06 oz.34
7/15/2002David HansenChannel Catfish25 lbs., 02 oz.40
7/28/2002David HansenChannel Catfish12 lbs., 06 oz.31
9/1/2002John PayneChannel Catfish12 lbs., 08 oz.33

Years Available

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