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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
3/15/2012Burl NidifferSmallmouth Bass20
3/19/2012Jerry EcholsSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
3/31/2012Charles GentryWalleye25 1/2
4/4/2012John SchutteLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 2 oz.27
4/12/2012Jody FergusonSunfish1 lbs., 2 oz.11 3/4
5/2/2012Ashton FrostLargemouth Bass22 1/4
5/10/2012Allen Lee CoalsonSunfish1 lbs.11 1/2
7/5/2012Donald DunfordWalleye9 lbs.30
7/6/2012Cody LemonsSunfish2 lbs.13
7/11/2012Jason Lipford, IIWalleye5 lbs., 2 oz.26
9/20/2012Ben WilliamsSunfish1 lbs., 1 oz.12
10/12/2012Emily MyersYellow Perch12 1/2
10/25/2012John SchutteLargemouth Bass22 1/2
12/3/2012Richard RobertsWalleye25

Years Available

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