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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
1/1/2015Kenneth YoungMuskellunge42 1/2
1/4/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge21 lbs., 13 oz.45 1/2
1/4/2015Ron LordenMuskellunge32 lbs., 4 oz.50 1/2
1/10/2015R Douglas TackettMuskellunge41
1/12/2015Jonathan WillsSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
1/18/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge40 1/2
1/18/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge16 lbs.42 1/2
1/19/2015Cantley KrafftMuskellunge41
1/21/2015R Douglas TackettMuskellunge45
1/25/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge40 1/4
2/1/2015Cantley KrafftMuskellunge23 lbs.42 3/4
2/7/2015Darian BrownMuskellunge18 lbs.40
2/8/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge23 lbs., 12 oz.45 1/2
2/8/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge40
2/8/2015Jonathan WillsMuskellunge15 lbs., 4 oz.42
2/9/2015Jonathan WillsSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 9 oz.22 1/2
2/15/2015R Douglas TackettMuskellunge40 1/2
2/21/2015R Douglas TackettMuskellunge47 1/2
2/25/2015R Douglas TackettMuskellunge42 1/2
2/27/2015Edward LawtonMuskellunge19 lbs.44
2/27/2015Edward LawtonMuskellunge22 lbs.44 1/2
2/28/2015Edward LawtonMuskellunge17 lbs.42
3/4/2015Teddy BlevinsMuskellunge22 lbs.45
3/8/2015Chad TrivittMuskellunge41
3/8/2015Chad TrivittMuskellunge24 lbs., 9 oz.45 1/2
3/8/2015Chad TrivittMuskellunge42
3/21/2015Robert SuddarthMuskellunge46
3/22/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge15 lbs., 2 oz.
3/22/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge40 1/2
3/24/2015James Elliott, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21
3/24/2015James Elliott, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
3/26/2015Bo DongHybrid Striper25
3/30/2015Evan ShearerMuskellunge43 1/2
3/30/2015Daniel Berry, Jr.Carp43 lbs., 4 oz.36 1/2
4/1/2015Micah SnidowSmallmouth Bass20
4/3/2015Marshall PowersBrook Trout16
4/3/2015Josh GraybealSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 3 oz.21 1/4
4/5/2015Jeb RatcliffeSmallmouth Bass22
4/15/2015Dylan CooperMuskellunge42 3/4
4/25/2015Marshall PowersSmallmouth Bass20
5/1/2015Tommy HughesSmallmouth Bass20
5/1/2015Jay BassSmallmouth Bass20
5/4/2015Anna HarmanSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20 1/2
5/4/2015Anna HarmanSmallmouth Bass20
5/5/2015Kellam BrooksSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/5/2015Kellam BrooksSmallmouth Bass20
5/7/2015David Perkins, IIISmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 9 oz.22
5/7/2015John SchutteSmallmouth Bass21
5/8/2015Frankie IzziSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 2 oz.21 1/4
5/9/2015James CivitareseSmallmouth Bass21
5/9/2015James CivitareseCarp36
5/15/2015Christopher WolfordSmallmouth Bass21
5/18/2015Tracy MondaySmallmouth Bass20 3/4
5/21/2015Gary HarmonChannel Catfish30
5/22/2015Gavin FrostSmallmouth Bass20
5/23/2015Christopher RhoadesWhite Perch2 lbs., 3 oz.16
5/23/2015Christopher RhoadesRock Bass12
5/23/2015Jordan JensonSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/24/2015David SableSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
5/24/2015Christopher RhoadesRock Bass1 lbs., 8 oz.12 3/4
5/26/2015Gary HarmonMuskellunge17 lbs., 2 oz.
5/29/2015Cantley KrafftMuskellunge43
6/2/2015Jimmy DelbyWalleye15 lbs., 8 oz.33 1/2
6/3/2015Joshua ClickMuskellunge28 lbs., 13 oz.48
6/6/2015Robert SuddarthMuskellunge42 1/2
6/7/2015Christopher RhoadesRock Bass12 1/2
6/10/2015Jason BarrowMuskellunge43 1/4
6/10/2015Robert ToddFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 8 oz.42
6/13/2015Franklin Graham Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
6/13/2015Joseph RhoadesMuskellunge40
6/13/2015Joseph RhoadesMuskellunge40
6/13/2015Christopher RhoadesRock Bass13
6/14/2015Christopher RhoadesRock Bass2 lbs., 1 oz.14
6/14/2015Christopher RhoadesRock Bass1 lbs., 11 oz.
6/14/2015Christopher RhoadesRock Bass1 lbs., 10 oz.
6/15/2015Alvin GillespieMuskellunge41 1/2
6/18/2015Adam GheenSmallmouth Bass4 lbs., 4 oz.20 1/2
6/19/2015Joseph RhoadesMuskellunge16 lbs., 3 oz.41
6/20/2015Philip LehmanSmallmouth Bass21
6/20/2015Christopher FallenSmallmouth Bass21
6/20/2015Wes ConleySmallmouth Bass20
6/24/2015Kimberly CarrSmallmouth Bass21 3/4
6/29/2015Michael PettyMuskellunge31 lbs.48
7/1/2015Brian HillMuskellunge23 lbs., 12 oz.41 1/4
7/4/2015Kenneth KeattsMuskellunge43
7/7/2015Alex BlevinsSmallmouth Bass20
7/8/2015Edward LawtonMuskellunge19 lbs.43
7/10/2015Gregory O'ConnorSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20 1/4
7/11/2015Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge40
7/11/2015Christopher RhoadesSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
7/11/2015Tony PhippsCarp20 lbs.34 1/4
7/15/2015Richard BrysonMuskellunge15 lbs., 9 oz.42 1/2
7/16/2015Benton BoydMuskellunge15 lbs.40
7/18/2015Samuel BellMuskellunge41
7/18/2015Dale ByerSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
7/22/2015Mark ClarkMuskellunge40 1/2
7/23/2015David HeiskellMuskellunge18 lbs.42 1/4
7/26/2015Michael PettyMuskellunge42
7/28/2015Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge27 lbs., 15 oz.47 3/4
7/30/2015Rick EvansSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/30/2015Roger LemastersMuskellunge45
8/5/2015Ralph BartonMuskellunge42
8/7/2015Rick RidpathWalleye25 1/2
8/8/2015Eric HattenSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/9/2015David HeiskellMuskellunge17 lbs.42 1/2
8/14/2015Caleb GoldsmithSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/15/2015Grant AlvisMuskellunge43 1/2
8/15/2015Michael HolderSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
8/22/2015Cathy NaffSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/22/2015Caleb GoldsmithSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/22/2015William HainesSmallmouth Bass6 lbs., 1 oz.23 3/4
8/23/2015Johnathan BelcherMuskellunge42
8/25/2015Edward LawtonMuskellunge22 lbs.45
8/30/2015Michael ColemanMuskellunge41
9/10/2015Jackson NortonSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
9/10/2015Jackson NortonSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
9/17/2015Carroll ColemanSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
9/24/2015Jason EtzelSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 1 oz.22
10/10/2015Edwin RuarkMuskellunge16 lbs.42
10/10/2015Benton BoydSmallmouth Bass20
10/10/2015Paul SeitzSmallmouth Bass20
10/16/2015Dennis ButcherSmallmouth Bass20
10/18/2015Preston QuesenberrySmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 6 oz.22
10/22/2015Todd CannadayMuskellunge44
11/1/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge18 lbs., 9 oz.42
11/14/2015Ron LordenMuskellunge25 lbs., 9 oz.48
11/15/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge40
12/7/2015Todd CannadayMuskellunge45 1/4
12/10/2015Todd CannadayMuskellunge42
12/13/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge15 lbs., 1 oz.40 1/2
12/20/2015James Gray Jr.Muskellunge15 lbs., 8 oz.41
12/20/2015Ron LordenMuskellunge16 lbs., 9 oz.44
12/22/2015Todd CannadayMuskellunge40 1/4
12/23/2015Timothy DixonSmallmouth Bass20
12/23/2015Timothy DixonSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
12/30/2015Gregory RifeMuskellunge44 1/4

Years Available

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