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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.

Enter the Kids ‘n Fishing Photo Contest!

For contest rules, deadlines, and other information, please see the Kids ‘n Fishing Photo Contest page.

  • Upload a Photograph

  • Photo file must be less than 16 MB and uploaded in JPEG format.
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg.
  • Information on Person Submitting the Photograph

  • Information on the Subject(s) in the Photograph

  • Please enter a number from 1 to 10.
  • If you'd like to tell us more about this photo, please provide those details here.
  • Please provide the complete mailing address of the subject where prizes should be sent (no P.O. Boxes).
  • By typing your name in the "Signature" field below and submitting this form, you attest that:

    • I hereby give the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) the right to use the photograph I have submitted into the Kids ‘n Fishing Photo Contest for publishing, illustration, advertising, trade and promotion, or any other use in any medium for any purpose of DWR.
    • I release DWR from any claims and demands arising out of the use of the photographs. This release also covers legal representatives and any licensees of these photographs. I understand that photographs will be copyrighted in the name of the DWR and may be used in conjunction with other photographs, as part of a composite, or in any form whatsoever.
    • I am at least 18 years of age and take responsibility for releasing the photograph to DWR on behalf of the subject(s) in the picture.