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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
1/7/2012Nick SapioSunfish1 lbs., 3 oz.11
3/30/2012John Weaver, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 11 oz.16
3/30/2012John Weaver, Jr.Crappie15
3/30/2012John Weaver, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 6 oz.16
4/6/2012Michael BiscanCrappie2 lbs., 7 oz.16
4/14/2012Michael BryantLargemouth Bass22
4/21/2012Jason ClarkCrappie2 lbs.15
7/11/2012Craig PearsonFlathead Catfish47 lbs.46

Years Available

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