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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
3/3/2001Bruce DeHartLargemouth Bass24
3/3/2001Bruce DeHartLargemouth Bass24
5/16/2001George OwensChain Pickerel22
6/3/2001Gerald EastwoodLargemouth Bass10 lbs.25 1/2
6/3/2001Heath HarrisonLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 08 oz.25
7/1/2001Gary Owen, Sr.Largemouth Bass8 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/2
7/15/2001Yogi FountainLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 12 oz.24
9/1/2001Marvin CraigheadLargemouth Bass24
9/11/2001Robert Blanford IISunfish1 lbs.11
10/11/2001Luis SotoCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15
10/13/2001Bobby HatcherCrappie15 3/4

Years Available

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