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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
1/12/2005James BishopSmallmouth Bass23
3/20/2005Ross HawkinsSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 06 oz.22
4/11/2005Donald Ray TaylorWhite Bass4 lbs., 02 oz.20
5/21/2005Jerry GilbertSmallmouth Bass20
8/2/2005Ronnie EmersonWalleye5 lbs., 12 oz.23 3/4
9/15/2005Charles MyersWalleye6 lbs., 02 oz.27

Years Available

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