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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
1/5/2009Mark JoyceFlathead Catfish37 lbs., 14 oz.41 1/2
2/7/2009Lawrence Ison Jr.Flathead Catfish46 lbs., 12 oz.48
3/21/2009Edmund BoilardCrappie15 1/4
5/10/2009Edmund BiniCarp21 lbs., 02 oz.35 1/4
5/31/2009Robert Glaubke, Jr.Largemouth Bass25
6/6/2009Ricky DodgeLargemouth Bass22 3/4
7/1/2009Bill SchiemanWalleye5 lbs., 05 oz.27
12/18/2009Austin HayneCarp35

Years Available

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