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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
1/4/2019Robert WilliamsSmallmouth Bass3 lbs., 14 oz.20 1/4
1/5/2019Robert WilliamsBlue Catfish39 lbs.43
1/6/2019Anneli CovertBlue Catfish40
1/6/2019Garrett CovertBlue Catfish39 1/4
1/6/2019James SkinnerSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
2/10/2019James SkinnerSmallmouth Bass21
2/10/2019James SkinnerSmallmouth Bass21
2/10/2019James SkinnerSmallmouth Bass20
2/10/2019James SkinnerSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
2/10/2019James SkinnerSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
3/8/2019Franklin BrannBlue Catfish44 lbs., 6 oz.40 1/2
3/12/2019Richard RoseFlathead Catfish29 lbs.
3/16/2019Calvin CarterCrappie1 lbs., 14 oz.15
3/16/2019Calvin Carter Sr.Crappie1 lbs., 14 oz.15
3/17/2019Calvin Carter Sr.Crappie1 lbs., 13 oz.15
3/17/2019Calvin CarterCrappie1 lbs., 13 oz.15
3/26/2019Soan NguyenSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
3/30/2019William WilloughbyBowfin31 1/2
4/28/2019Landen MooreGar44
5/4/2019James Hunter KingBlue Catfish31 lbs., 12 oz.37 1/2
5/26/2019Eric LitchfordSmallmouth Bass3 lbs.20
6/21/2019Mark BurroughsBlue Catfish42 1/2
7/17/2019Howard GrayBlue Catfish32 lbs., 13 oz.41
8/12/2019Joshua PersingerLargemouth Bass23
9/22/2019Joseph KellyGar11 lbs.40 1/4
10/26/2019David LawsonBlue Catfish40

Years Available

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