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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
1/3/2016Roy RichardsonCrappie2 lbs., 1 oz.14 1/2
1/10/2016Ned SmithChain Pickerel24 1/2
1/12/2016David RichardsonCrappie15
1/16/2016Roy RichardsonChain Pickerel4 lbs., 8 oz.26
3/10/2016Steve HardingCrappie2 lbs., 7 oz.16
3/10/2016Melanie BayfordCrappie2 lbs., 1 oz.
4/29/2016Kevin GrunertLargemouth Bass22 1/4
5/11/2016Leonard DursoFlathead Catfish35 lbs.47 1/2
11/11/2016Ricky SearsLargemouth Bass22
12/2/2016C. Preston Mangum, IIICrappie2 lbs.15

Years Available

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