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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
3/5/2016Jeremiah PattersonLargemouth Bass22
3/12/2016Aaron PattersonLargemouth Bass6 lbs., 14 oz.22 3/4
3/23/2016Brian Henshaw, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 4 oz.
3/26/2016James GillespieChain Pickerel25 1/4
3/28/2016Timothy Foster, Jr.Chain Pickerel24 3/4
4/9/2016Earl GaryLargemouth Bass22 1/4
5/9/2016George M. S. JordonLargemouth Bass6 lbs., 8 oz.22 1/2
6/2/2016Earl GaryCrappie1 lbs., 14 oz.15 1/4
6/4/2016Kyle MayberryLargemouth Bass5 lbs., 10 oz.22 1/2
6/10/2016Kari JoynerSunfish11 1/4
6/30/2016Charles LancasterLargemouth Bass22 1/4
7/4/2016Frank Stech, Jr.Largemouth Bass6 lbs., 2 oz.22 1/4
7/7/2016Gregory HeathChain Pickerel5 lbs., 2 oz.26
11/3/2016John Huckstep IVLargemouth Bass11 lbs., 2 oz.
11/19/2016John LutzChain Pickerel25
12/21/2016Kevin PattonLargemouth Bass23

Years Available

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