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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
3/18/2009Howard LucasBrown Trout6 lbs., 08 oz.25
3/27/2009Lee HammersleySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/31/2009John Murray, Jr.Smallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
4/9/2009Joe Burwell, Sr.Brown Trout6 lbs., 11 oz.26 1/2
4/10/2009Joshua HolcombBrown Trout8 lbs., 09 oz.25
4/10/2009Barbara CollinsBrown Trout6 lbs., 10 oz.
4/11/2009Arch Nave, IIIBrown Trout7 lbs., 08 oz.26
4/18/2009Earlie WorrellBrook Trout17 1/2
5/7/2009Leonard CorumGar14 lbs., 11 oz.
5/7/2009Leonard CorumGar19 lbs.
5/14/2009Lyndell WoodsRainbow Trout23 1/2
5/21/2009Robert ReidBrown Trout7 lbs., 05 oz.25 1/2
5/22/2009Aaron MyersBrown Trout5 lbs., 04 oz.22 1/2
5/24/2009Robert ThurmanBrown Trout6 lbs.25 1/4
8/12/2009Stephen NaglakFlathead Catfish31 lbs., 07 oz.41

Years Available

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