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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
3/11/2016Al WorthingtonYellow Perch1 lbs., 6 oz.23 1/2
3/13/2016Michael MoyerBlue Catfish44 lbs.43 1/2
4/22/2016Samuel BryantBlue Catfish36 lbs.43 1/2
5/14/2016Dennis BuissetYellow Perch12 1/4
5/27/2016Dennis BuissetYellow Perch12
6/5/2016Matthew LowryCrappie1 lbs., 5 oz.15
7/14/2016Thomas NorbutGar47
7/17/2016Ronald HaynesGar12 lbs.46 1/4
7/23/2016Seth KellamBlue Catfish32 lbs., 1 oz.
7/25/2016Malcolm JonesCrappie15
8/2/2016Seth KellamBlue Catfish40 lbs.
9/16/2016Kevin MilbyBlue Catfish49 lbs., 8 oz.
10/18/2016Crystal DyessBlue Catfish37 lbs., 8 oz.38 1/4

Years Available

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