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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
3/13/2011Mike BryantFlathead Catfish38 lbs.40
5/9/2011Darryl HurleyBlue Catfish30 lbs.35
6/4/2011Thomas WillisCrappie2 lbs., 2 oz.15 3/4
6/11/2011Kevin WillisCrappie2 lbs., 4 oz.16
7/15/2011West DonleyLargemouth Bass22
7/17/2011West DonleyLargemouth Bass22 1/2
7/24/2011West DonleyLargemouth Bass22
7/24/2011Mary DonleyLargemouth Bass22 1/4
7/30/2011Brandan GeeneLargemouth Bass22 1/4
9/10/2011Nicholas LiChannel Catfish13 lbs.
9/30/2011West DonleyFlathead Catfish27 lbs.38

Years Available

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