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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.

RURAL RETREAT LAKE

Date of CatchAnglerSpeciesWeightLength
8/2/2010Kevin SheltonFlathead Catfish31 lbs., 08 oz.40
10/3/2010Jason TestermanMuskellunge41
10/17/2010David WoodwardLargemouth Bass22
10/18/2010Ryllen BeasleySunfish12 1/4
11/28/2010Jacob WhalenLargemouth Bass22

Years Available

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