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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
1/9/2016Calvin Carter Sr.Yellow Perch1 lbs., 4 oz.13
2/1/2016Calvin Carter Sr.Yellow Perch12 1/4
2/1/2016Calvin Carter Sr.Yellow Perch12
2/2/2016Calvin Carter Sr.Yellow Perch1 lbs., 5 oz.13 1/2
2/2/2016Calvin Carter Sr.Yellow Perch1 lbs., 4 oz.13
2/19/2016Calvin Carter Sr.Yellow Perch12 3/4
2/25/2016Christopher WhiteBlue Catfish50 lbs.45 1/4
3/5/2016Richmond McDaniel, Sr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/5/2016Richard RoseYellow Perch12 3/4
3/9/2016Kenneth Estes, Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 4 oz.15
3/11/2016Robert Baylor, IIIBlue Catfish42 lbs., 3 oz.41 1/2
3/13/2016Jack Rakes Jr.Bowfin30
3/15/2016Jack Rakes Jr.Blue Catfish48 lbs.43 1/2
3/18/2016Robert Oakes, Sr.Yellow Perch12 1/4
3/22/2016Charles Grimm, Jr.White Perch1 lbs., 5 oz.13
3/28/2016Deanna PackBlue Catfish35 lbs.37 1/2
3/31/2016Michael LeeCrappie15
3/31/2016Tina GarrisonBlue Catfish56 lbs.43 1/2
3/31/2016Jack Rakes Jr.Blue Catfish39 lbs.43 1/2
4/2/2016Michael LeeCrappie15
4/15/2016Jack Rakes Jr.Blue Catfish34 lbs.41
4/15/2016Michael LeeCrappie15
4/17/2016Jack Rakes Jr.Blue Catfish38
4/23/2016Richard MinterBlue Catfish68 lbs., 2 oz.49
6/15/2016Michael LeeCrappie15 1/4
7/10/2016Sherry BrownSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/15/2016Wesley PepperYellow Perch1 lbs., 1 oz.12 1/4
8/10/2016Mark PittsLargemouth Bass22
8/23/2016Dena PittsCrappie15 1/2
8/23/2016Mark PittsLargemouth Bass24
8/24/2016Courtney BlevinsBlue Catfish39
9/25/2016Jesse WaySmallmouth Bass20
9/25/2016Joseph VioletteSmallmouth Bass4 lbs., 2 oz.20
9/28/2016Brian HastySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
10/8/2016David BeaversSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 5 oz.20 1/2
10/23/2016David Taylor, JrLargemouth Bass5 lbs., 7 oz.22 1/2
11/12/2016Kellam BrooksSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
11/25/2016Kellam BrooksSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
12/2/2016MJ RowenBlue Catfish45 lbs.44
12/7/2016Calvin CarterChain Pickerel3 lbs., 8 oz.24

Years Available

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