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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
1/3/2009Joseph PraterRainbow Trout4 lbs., 08 oz.
2/8/2009Morgan ShermanBrook Trout2 lbs., 07 oz.18 3/4
2/8/2009Nathan HallBrook Trout2 lbs., 14 oz.19 1/2
2/13/2009Morgan ShermanBrook Trout2 lbs., 09 oz.18 3/4
3/24/2009Carlos Thomas, Jr.Rock Bass1 lbs., 09 oz.13
4/24/2009Jacob TrumanRainbow Trout5 lbs., 07 oz.24 1/4
5/28/2009Joseph PraterRainbow Trout5 lbs., 11 oz.23
5/28/2009Joseph PraterBrook Trout16
5/29/2009Jacob TrumanRainbow Trout4 lbs., 11 oz.24
5/31/2009Betty BarkerRainbow Trout5 lbs., 09 oz.23 1/2
6/1/2009Stan TreasterBrook Trout2 lbs.16 1/4
6/6/2009Jerry FergusonRainbow Trout5 lbs., 04 oz.22
6/15/2009Jacob TrumanRainbow Trout4 lbs., 13 oz.24 1/4
6/29/2009James Belcher, IIIRainbow Trout4 lbs., 07 oz.23
6/29/2009James Belcher, IIIBrook Trout16
6/29/2009James Belcher, IIIBrook Trout2 lbs., 02 oz.17
12/10/2009Ernest PraterBrook Trout2 lbs., 09 oz.18 1/2

Years Available

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