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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
1/12/2008Christian CaseyLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 10 oz.24 1/2
1/19/2008Christopher EfflerLargemouth Bass22 1/4
1/19/2008John EfflerLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 06 oz.25 1/2
2/24/2008Daniel RadfordLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 06 oz.22 3/4
4/23/2008William Thomas, Jr.Largemouth Bass9 lbs., 05 oz.25
4/26/2008Gary PooleSunfish11
4/26/2008Alex Clarke Jr.Largemouth Bass22
5/17/2008Richard WebsterSunfish1 lbs., 01 oz.11 1/4
5/30/2008William GibbsChain Pickerel4 lbs., 04 oz.26
5/31/2008Kimberly ShafferSunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.12 1/4
6/1/2008William ByrdSunfish1 lbs., 09 oz.
7/5/2008Danny KaiserLargemouth Bass26 1/4
7/29/2008Robert Potts, Jr.Sunfish11 1/2
11/1/2008Edward Knight IIILargemouth Bass10 lbs., 07 oz.24 1/2

Years Available

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