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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.

POTOMAC RIVER

Date of CatchAnglerSpeciesWeightLength
1/31/2016Robert BruceFlathead Catfish42
2/28/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish38 lbs., 6 oz.42
2/28/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish58 lbs., 12 oz.46
2/28/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish45 lbs., 6 oz.43 1/2
3/1/2016Nicholas DeShongFlathead Catfish60 lbs.44
3/10/2016Charles GrantBrook Trout3 lbs., 7 oz.18
3/26/2016Matthew PlummerStriped Bass30 lbs., 4 oz.41
3/27/2016Thomas WellsBlue Catfish45 lbs., 8 oz.42
3/27/2016Eric ArmstrongBrook Trout4 lbs., 2 oz.20 3/4
4/8/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish38 1/4
4/8/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish39 lbs., 4 oz.41
4/8/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish30 lbs., 2 oz.40
4/17/2016Tammy NicholsYellow Perch13 1/4
4/19/2016Herbert Botkin Jr.Brook Trout2 lbs., 13 oz.17
4/19/2016Herbert Botkin Jr.Brook Trout3 lbs., 1 oz.18
4/19/2016Charles GrantBrook Trout3 lbs., 8 oz.18 1/2
4/20/2016Charles GrantBrook Trout3 lbs., 5 oz.18
5/1/2016Mark RichardsCarp22 lbs., 3 oz.35 1/2
5/11/2016Joseph VioletteYellow Perch1 lbs., 2 oz.13 1/4
5/18/2016Christopher WellsCarp36 lbs., 12 oz.37 1/2
5/20/2016Scott WrightLargemouth Bass9 lbs.24
6/24/2016Christopher WellsYellow Perch13
6/24/2016Thomas WellsYellow Perch12
6/27/2016David Stevens, Jr.Blue Catfish41 lbs.43
7/9/2016Justin LargenYellow Perch13 1/4
7/14/2016Tony Barrix, Jr.Largemouth Bass6 lbs., 1 oz.22 1/2
8/7/2016Hunter WoodsWhite Perch13
8/13/2016Eric GonalezFlathead Catfish35 lbs.
8/21/2016Michael SuleskiWhite Perch14
9/8/2016Brooks NobleSmallmouth Bass20
10/4/2016Brooks NobleBlue Catfish44
10/18/2016Brooks NobleBlue Catfish44
10/22/2016Brooks NobleBlue Catfish41
11/13/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish31 lbs., 12 oz.39
11/13/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish41 lbs., 2 oz.43
11/13/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish31 lbs., 14 oz.41
11/13/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish37 lbs., 11 oz.42 1/2
11/13/2016Christopher WellsBlue Catfish38 lbs., 4 oz.41 1/2

Years Available

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