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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
2/15/2002G. John EvansChain Pickerel24
2/15/2002G. John EvansChain Pickerel24 3/4
2/16/2002Jeffrey ThompsonLargemouth Bass24
3/9/2002David SpearsChain Pickerel24 1/4
3/22/2002William BittoLargemouth Bass23 1/2
4/5/2002Richard HerycykWalleye26
5/4/2002Randy MillerChain Pickerel24 1/2
5/10/2002Mitch GarringerLargemouth Bass23
5/10/2002Charles HaysChain Pickerel4 lbs., 12 oz.26
5/18/2002Ray HairfieldLargemouth Bass22 1/2
5/24/2002Christopher FerrisChain Pickerel4 lbs., 05 oz.24 1/2
6/15/2002Gary Stouffer, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 08 oz.16 1/4
8/12/2002Gary SmithChain Pickerel25
8/24/2002Paul BoschLargemouth Bass22
8/24/2002Paul BoschChain Pickerel4 lbs., 05 oz.29
10/27/2002Andrew DaubChain Pickerel25
11/9/2002Richard KnightWalleye15 lbs., 15 oz.28 1/4

Years Available

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