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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
3/4/2016Bruce RitchieRainbow Trout8 lbs., 11 oz.26
3/8/2016Hal SmithRainbow Trout7 lbs., 6 oz.21
3/18/2016Calvin SprouseRainbow Trout9 lbs., 12 oz.25
3/19/2016Robert TyreeRainbow Trout9 lbs.24
4/20/2016Danny Knight, Sr.Rainbow Trout7 lbs., 2 oz.25 1/4
4/30/2016Robert NashLargemouth Bass6 lbs., 12 oz.22 1/2
6/21/2016Charles CashLargemouth Bass26
7/9/2016Eugenia TaylorLargemouth Bass7 lbs., 9 oz.23

Years Available

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