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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
4/4/2016Mickey WeatherholtzCrappie16
4/8/2016Mickey WeatherholtzCrappie3 lbs., 2 oz.18 3/4
4/9/2016Nathan TroyerCrappie3 lbs.17 3/4
5/2/2016Stephen HelvinYellow Perch12 1/4
5/25/2016William LambLargemouth Bass7 lbs., 6 oz.23
5/28/2016Eric HallCrappie2 lbs., 12 oz.17 1/2
6/18/2016Timothy WaltsSmallmouth Bass20
8/19/2016Stephen HelvinYellow Perch12
9/17/2016Edwin HallYellow Perch13 1/4

Years Available

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