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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
4/6/2008M. Kevin DavidWalleye6 lbs., 09 oz.29 1/2
4/19/2008Christopher MartinLargemouth Bass23 1/2
4/24/2008Thomas SwinneySunfish1 lbs., 1 oz.11 1/2
5/6/2008Robert SowderLargemouth Bass23
5/10/2008Jerry EcholsSmallmouth Bass20
6/8/2008Robert SowderWalleye6 lbs.25 1/2
6/11/2008Debra AbshireRainbow Trout6 lbs., 03 oz.26
6/14/2008Terry MeadorWalleye6 lbs., 05 oz.26
6/22/2008Bobby BowersCrappie15
7/1/2008Jerry DeatherageSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
7/3/2008Ben WilliamsWalleye5 lbs., 11 oz.26 3/4
7/3/2008Ben WilliamsSunfish11
7/16/2008Homer ReedWalleye5 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/2
9/3/2008Burl NidifferWalleye25 1/4
9/13/2008Charles GentryWalleye29 1/2
9/29/2008Thomas HodgesFlathead Catfish32 lbs.39
10/15/2008Ben WilliamsWalleye5 lbs., 05 oz.25 1/4
10/15/2008Ben WilliamsWalleye25
10/25/2008Randy ConnerWalleye25
11/26/2008Brandon StoneSmallmouth Bass22 1/2
12/29/2008Ben WilliamsWalleye26

Years Available

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