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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
1/4/2015John GeorgiadesLargemouth Bass22
3/26/2015Jaredd KoonsLargemouth Bass24 1/2
4/12/2015Donald CarverLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 2 oz.22
5/3/2015Michael MaslowLargemouth Bass22
6/6/2015Paul ManningLargemouth Bass22 3/4
6/20/2015Richard McMickingLargemouth Bass9 lbs.22 1/2
6/20/2015Richard McMickingLargemouth Bass10 lbs., 8 oz.23 1/2
7/19/2015Brad MeltonLargemouth Bass22 1/2
8/1/2015Brad MeltonLargemouth Bass22 1/2
8/23/2015Michael MasonFlathead Catfish35 lbs.45
10/16/2015Wesley Thurman, Sr.Flathead Catfish41 lbs., 11 oz.45 1/2
10/22/2015Lawrence Ison Jr.Flathead Catfish32 lbs., 11 oz.
11/29/2015Steve HardingCrappie2 lbs., 2 oz.15

Years Available

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