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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
1/13/2007Barry SmithWalleye5 lbs., 15 oz.28
1/15/2007Thomas Hammock, Jr.Flathead Catfish38 lbs.
1/27/2007Earl TaylorYellow Perch13
2/24/2007Earl CageChannel Catfish30 lbs.42
3/10/2007Justin WorleySmallmouth Bass20 3/4
3/10/2007James BootheBlue Catfish30 lbs., 01 oz.39 1/2
3/31/2007Paul WrayWhite Bass2 lbs., 08 oz.18
4/12/2007Cody RudderSmallmouth Bass21
4/21/2007Joe Brumfield, Jr.Rock Bass1 lbs., 02 oz.11 1/2
4/28/2007James SheltonFlathead Catfish35 lbs., 06 oz.42
5/5/2007Timothy MartinFlathead Catfish36 lbs., 02 oz.44
5/5/2007Phillip CreasyCrappie15 1/4
5/8/2007George ShoresGar11 lbs., 12 oz.45
5/17/2007James Coleman, Jr.Flathead Catfish42 lbs.40
5/19/2007Michael BowlingYellow Perch12
5/27/2007Dennis AustinFlathead Catfish32 lbs., 01 oz.40
5/27/2007James BootheFlathead Catfish43 lbs., 14 oz.45
5/28/2007Garry RorerFlathead Catfish30 lbs.40
5/28/2007Kevin RorerFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 04 oz.39
6/2/2007Michael MorganFlathead Catfish43 lbs.47 1/4
6/6/2007Alec TurnerWhite Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.13
6/9/2007Roger BurnettBlue Catfish25 lbs., 09 oz.
7/3/2007Douglas SilbyFlathead Catfish28 lbs.40 1/2
7/4/2007Ian RigneySmallmouth Bass21
7/5/2007Roger BurnettBlue Catfish48 lbs., 02 oz.
7/8/2007William Kost, Jr.Flathead Catfish32 lbs., 02 oz.44 1/4
7/14/2007Kevin RorerFlathead Catfish26 lbs., 08 oz.
7/20/2007Stephen NaglakWalleye25
8/8/2007Glenn SmithBlue Catfish33 lbs.42
8/14/2007Claude SheltonSmallmouth Bass21
8/30/2007Thomas DeelWalleye5 lbs., 07 oz.27 1/2
9/15/2007David GibsonBlue Catfish24 lbs., 04 oz.40
9/15/2007David GibsonFlathead Catfish31 lbs., 14 oz.42 1/4
9/20/2007Claude SheltonSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
9/27/2007Edwin ColemanSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
9/27/2007Edwin ColemanSmallmouth Bass21
9/29/2007Michael Heflin Sr.Smallmouth Bass21 1/4
10/27/2007James BootheBlue Catfish36 lbs.43
12/10/2007Michael Heflin Sr.Rock Bass13

Years Available

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