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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
4/2/2015Cary DunhamLargemouth Bass22 1/4
5/3/2015Matthew MutschlerSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20 1/2
5/11/2015Daniel HymanMuskellunge45 1/2
5/16/2015Brendan FitzwaterSmallmouth Bass20
5/22/2015Roger DovelLargemouth Bass22
7/21/2015Dwayne DovelChannel Catfish17 lbs., 10 oz.
7/27/2015Dwayne DovelChannel Catfish19 lbs., 2 oz.
9/4/2015Isaac HeggSmallmouth Bass21
9/26/2015Ricky SearsSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
12/27/2015Matthew ChapmanWalleye6 lbs., 11 oz.25 1/4

Years Available

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