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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.

ROANOKE RIVER

Date of CatchAnglerSpeciesWeightLength
3/27/2014Christopher Spruill, Jr.Rainbow Trout4 lbs., 8 oz.21
4/1/2014Aaron JeterRainbow Trout6 lbs., 3 oz.25
4/3/2014Christopher SpruillRainbow Trout5 lbs., 9 oz.
4/9/2014Tri TroungRainbow Trout5 lbs., 12 oz.22 1/2
4/24/2014Michael Gibson, Sr.Rainbow Trout5 lbs., 13 oz.24 1/2
4/25/2014Aaron JeterRainbow Trout6 lbs.23
5/23/2014John OenRainbow Trout4 lbs., 4 oz.22 1/4
5/24/2014Michael ClyburnRainbow Trout5 lbs., 5 oz.21 1/2
6/9/2014Brittany SpanglerLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 8 oz.23
10/23/2014Michael SpencerRainbow Trout7 lbs.22
10/24/2014Michael SpencerRainbow Trout6 lbs.21
11/5/2014John HipesRainbow Trout5 lbs., 5 oz.22 3/4

Years Available

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