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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
1/22/2002Timothy FieldsSmallmouth Bass6 lbs., 15 oz.24
2/17/2002Michael JohnsonSmallmouth Bass21
2/23/2002Jamie YatesSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 06 oz.20 1/2
2/23/2002Willis YatesSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 09 oz.20
3/12/2002James BishopSmallmouth Bass21
4/17/2002Claude RoeRainbow Trout8 lbs., 12 oz.24
6/22/2002James StacySmallmouth Bass22
6/30/2002Howard HelbertRainbow Trout6 lbs., 12 oz.26
7/6/2002Allen AndersonWalleye7 lbs., 05 oz.27
7/20/2002Allen AndersonWalleye6 lbs., 07 oz.26 1/2
7/25/2002Floyd AbramsWalleye7 lbs., 09 oz.27
8/1/2002Joe WarrenSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20 1/2
8/4/2002Allen AndersonWalleye7 lbs., 10 oz.28
9/6/2002Todd JesseeFlathead Catfish26 lbs., 10 oz.
11/1/2002Smiddy HarrisonSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
11/1/2002Smiddy HarrisonSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
11/14/2002Smiddy HarrisonSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
12/1/2002Danny PenningtonSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
12/17/2002Mark PenningtonSmallmouth Bass21
12/21/2002Danny PenningtonSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 08 oz.22

Years Available

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