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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.

SMITH RIVER

Date of CatchAnglerSpeciesWeightLength
1/12/2019James LaymanBrook Trout3 lbs., 8 oz.18
1/14/2019Rocky MabeBrook Trout4 lbs., 4 oz.21
1/14/2019Rocky MabeBrook Trout2 lbs., 8 oz.18
1/25/2019Matt NidifferBrook Trout3 lbs., 12 oz.19
1/27/2019Elizabeth FarrisBrook Trout2 lbs., 1 oz.18
2/21/2019Michael AldredBrook Trout1 lbs., 8 oz.18
3/2/2019Elizabeth FarrisBrook Trout2 lbs., 5 oz.18
3/14/2019Elizabeth FarrisRock Bass1 lbs., 2 oz.12
5/14/2019Bradley LynchBrook Trout20
6/1/2019Nathan GingerichBrook Trout17 3/4
6/2/2019Lane ThomassonBrook Trout3 lbs., 2 oz.19 1/4
6/4/2019Lane ThomassonBrook Trout3 lbs., 7 oz.19
6/22/2019Terry CaldwellBrook Trout2 lbs., 8 oz.18

Years Available

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