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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
1/7/2012Daniel PattersonRock Bass1 lbs.12
1/15/2012Daniel PattersonRock Bass1 lbs., 7 oz.12 1/2
2/18/2012William Taylor, IVWalleye5 lbs., 5 oz.25
3/11/2012Daniel PattersonRock Bass1 lbs., 7 oz.13
3/21/2012Christopher ClementsFlathead Catfish35 lbs.42
3/28/2012Michael Heflin Sr.White Perch14
4/20/2012Raymond Robertson, Jr.Blue Catfish46 lbs., 7 oz.44
6/9/2012John DanielsFlathead Catfish33 lbs., 2 oz.43 1/2
7/20/2012Landon WilliamsFlathead Catfish31 lbs.43 1/2
7/23/2012Travis OwensSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
7/31/2012Justin NashFlathead Catfish34 lbs., 11 oz.42
10/26/2012Kenneth RigneyWalleye6 lbs., 7 oz.27

Years Available

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