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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
2/21/2001Clyde NicholsonChannel Catfish12 lbs., 08 oz.30
3/1/2001Clyde NicholsonChannel Catfish13 lbs., 12 oz.30 1/4
3/17/2001Michael ShifflettChannel Catfish14 lbs., 10 oz.32
3/18/2001Michael ShifflettChannel Catfish31
3/21/2001Don EhlersChannel Catfish30 1/4
3/22/2001Clyde NicholsonChannel Catfish12 lbs., 10 oz.30
5/5/2001Nathaniel RobyRock Bass1 lbs.12
5/6/2001Kyle MorrisSmallmouth Bass20
5/20/2001Clyde NicholsonCarp20 lbs., 05 oz.34 1/2
6/20/2001Chad BallSmallmouth Bass21
7/20/2001Ronald LawsonChannel Catfish32
7/21/2001Lawrence ParkerChannel Catfish14 lbs., 08 oz.32
7/23/2001Virgil MallowSmallmouth Bass22
7/27/2001Lawrence ParkerChannel Catfish30 1/2
7/28/2001Mark HeatwoleLargemouth Bass22
8/5/2001James Donivan Jr.Carp26 lbs.33
8/25/2001Michelle WimbishSmallmouth Bass20
8/30/2001Gordon PattersonSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
9/9/2001John TillettSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
9/21/2001James Funkhouser Jr.Channel Catfish30 1/2
9/29/2001Michael ShifflettChannel Catfish12 lbs., 10 oz.30
10/20/2001Lawrence ParkerChannel Catfish12 lbs., 04 oz.30 3/4
10/23/2001Clyde NicholsonChannel Catfish13 lbs., 08 oz.30
11/2/2001Lawrence ParkerChannel Catfish30 1/2
11/3/2001Larry BrownSmallmouth Bass20
11/17/2001Lawrence ParkerChannel Catfish30

Years Available

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