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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
2/8/2009Anthony WilfongWalleye25
2/8/2009Anthony WilfongWalleye27
2/25/2009Travis PangleSunfish1 lbs., 04 oz.12
2/27/2009Anthony WilfongMuskellunge41
2/28/2009Dwayne DovelChannel Catfish12 lbs., 08 oz.
3/11/2009Chris DovelCrappie2 lbs.
3/18/2009Thomas McIntyre, IIISmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/28/2009Chris DovelChannel Catfish18 lbs., 10 oz.34 1/2
3/31/2009Kevin RileySmallmouth Bass20
4/5/2009James Donivan Jr.Channel Catfish12 lbs., 04 oz.27 1/2
4/20/2009Chris DovelChannel Catfish13 lbs.
4/26/2009Christopher MuellerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/27/2009Christopher MuellerSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/29/2009Brendan DeaneChannel Catfish13 lbs., 12 oz.28 1/2
5/2/2009Gregory ShifflettLargemouth Bass23 3/4
5/9/2009Chris DovelChannel Catfish13 lbs., 02 oz.
5/10/2009Chris DovelChannel Catfish12 lbs., 06 oz.
5/16/2009Chris DovelChannel Catfish12 lbs., 02 oz.
5/16/2009Troy SnowSmallmouth Bass20
5/18/2009Chris DovelChannel Catfish13 lbs., 08 oz.
5/19/2009Dwayne DovelChannel Catfish16 lbs., 02 oz.
5/30/2009Travis MumanSmallmouth Bass20
6/20/2009Richard NewtonLargemouth Bass24
6/24/2009Chesty FrankSmallmouth Bass21
6/28/2009Conlin FrankCarp23 lbs., 05 oz.33
6/28/2009Kari BowmanSunfish1 lbs., 01 oz.11
6/29/2009Robert Reed Jr.Carp36 lbs.42
7/4/2009Ryan GehringSmallmouth Bass21
7/13/2009Robert Reed Jr.Carp26 lbs.35 1/2
7/13/2009Hunter ReedCarp31 lbs.38
7/19/2009Aaron NeffCarp22 lbs., 06 oz.35
7/25/2009Hunter ReedChannel Catfish12 lbs.30
7/31/2009Christopher DeaneMuskellunge41 1/4
7/31/2009Christopher DeaneMuskellunge42 1/2
8/1/2009Hunter ReedCarp25 lbs.34
8/1/2009Robert Reed Jr.Carp24 lbs.34
8/11/2009Charles HarlessSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 06 oz.21
8/23/2009Steven FerrellSmallmouth Bass20
8/23/2009Benjamin WidmerSmallmouth Bass20
8/29/2009West DonleySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/31/2009Benjamin WidmerChannel Catfish31 1/2
9/6/2009Brian HellemsSmallmouth Bass20
9/18/2009Cory LambertChannel Catfish12 lbs., 08 oz.31 1/2
9/19/2009Eric ForbesSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
9/24/2009Kenneth NicolMuskellunge17 lbs., 08 oz.40
10/1/2009Jeffrey ShellMuskellunge15 lbs., 03 oz.39 1/2
11/25/2009Cecil Welcher, Sr.Muskellunge34 lbs., 04 oz.51 1/2

Years Available

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