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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
1/1/2005David RodgersCrappie2 lbs., 12 oz.16 1/2
2/21/2005Stephen FriedmanChain Pickerel4 lbs.24 1/2
2/21/2005Stephen FriedmanCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15
3/6/2005Martin LeonardChain Pickerel4 lbs., 10 oz.24
3/7/2005Otis Ricks, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15
3/7/2005Selby BallanceCrappie2 lbs., 03 oz.15
4/17/2005Richard AbrahamianCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15 1/2
6/19/2005Mitch GarringerChain Pickerel28
9/12/2005William WoodsChannel Catfish34
10/12/2005George NealeyChannel Catfish19 lbs., 09 oz.35

Years Available

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