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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
3/19/2019Charles GrantBrown Trout8 lbs., 1 oz.23
3/19/2019Randal SmithBrown Trout8 lbs., 4 oz.24
3/23/2019Kenneth LatimerBowfin9 lbs., 13 oz.31
4/22/2019Kenneth LatimerBlue Catfish24 lbs., 2 oz.39 1/4
4/23/2019Francis CarterLargemouth Bass5 lbs., 10 oz.22 1/2
9/5/2019William Grishaw, Jr.Yellow Perch12
9/5/2019William Grishaw, Jr.Yellow Perch12

Years Available

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