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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
1/12/2008Winston OliverChain Pickerel4 lbs., 12 oz.23 1/2
3/5/2008Robert Hansen, Jr.Largemouth Bass9 lbs., 03 oz.
3/14/2008Kayla ShortBlue Catfish34 lbs.40
3/21/2008Max PrivetteBlue Catfish38 lbs.40 1/2
3/21/2008Erick JordanBlue Catfish40 lbs.43
4/11/2008Sandra BensonBlue Catfish38 lbs.43
4/26/2008George Wells, Jr.Largemouth Bass23 1/2
5/7/2008Raymond Hevener Jr.Crappie15 1/4
6/24/2008Earl Manning, Jr.Crappie20
9/7/2008Theodore Cotcamp, IIIBlue Catfish48

Years Available

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