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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
2/25/2012James CivitareseSmallmouth Bass20
2/26/2012Jack Rakes Jr.Yellow Perch1 lbs., 4 oz.12
3/10/2012James Chapman, Jr.Blue Catfish37 lbs.44 3/4
3/10/2012Thomas BlantonYellow Perch1 lbs., 8 oz.14 1/2
3/10/2012Thomas Dunnington Jr.Blue Catfish33 lbs.41 1/2
3/11/2012Jack Rakes Jr.Yellow Perch12
3/11/2012Jonathan Didlake, Jr.Blue Catfish39 lbs.43
3/11/2012Eric BrownYellow Perch12
3/15/2012William DunningtonBlue Catfish41 lbs.40 1/2
3/15/2012William DunningtonBlue Catfish39 lbs., 4 oz.42
3/17/2012James CivitareseBlue Catfish39 lbs.39
4/12/2012"Bulldog" TriggerBlue Catfish37 lbs.38 1/2
4/15/2012Michael BarrowCrappie4 lbs., 6 oz.
5/31/2012Steven ManchesterSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/24/2012Julian HarrellYellow Perch12
6/24/2012Julian HarrellYellow Perch12 1/4
6/24/2012Julian HarrellYellow Perch12
8/3/2012Dwayne BowmanSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
8/14/2012David ThomasBlue Catfish30 lbs.
10/11/2012Kellam BrooksSmallmouth Bass21
10/20/2012Richard Perkins, IIIBlue Catfish30 lbs., 4 oz.42 1/4
10/25/2012Calvin Carter Sr.Yellow Perch1 lbs., 4 oz.12 3/4
10/27/2012William JermanBlue Catfish45 lbs.40 1/2
11/7/2012Kellam BrooksSmallmouth Bass21
12/8/2012Calvin Carter Sr.Yellow Perch12 3/4
12/15/2012Benita BeaumanYellow Perch12 1/4

Years Available

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