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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
2/23/2012Donald Newhart Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 2 oz.15 1/4
2/23/2012Donald Newhart Sr.Flathead Catfish28 lbs.38 1/2
3/1/2012William Rule Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 4 oz.15
3/8/2012Richard AbrahamianCrappie2 lbs.15
3/23/2012Lawrence Ison Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 8 oz.16 1/2
4/19/2012Garrett RobyFlathead Catfish36 lbs.41

Years Available

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