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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 CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
1/2/2000Anthony WidmerSouth Fork Shenandoah River35 1/2
2/13/2000John JensenPotomac River34
2/19/2000Shawn MasonWaller Mill Reservoir20 lbs.
2/20/2000Elbert Dennis Jr.James River24 lbs.34
2/25/2000John JensenPotomac River35
3/18/2000David Carrier Sr.Chickahominy River20 lbs.
3/23/2000Robert Shenk, Jr.Shenandoah River22 lbs., 10 oz.36 1/2
3/24/2000Robert Shenk, Jr.Shenandoah River21 lbs., 08 oz.34 1/2
4/2/2000James RuleyMaury River36
4/3/2000Barry WallaceFlannagan Reservoir28 lbs., 08 oz.37 1/2
4/7/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake22 lbs., 08 oz.
4/7/2000William GentryJames River21 lbs., 04 oz.38 1/4
4/16/2000Charlie Fincham Sr.Rappahannock River34 lbs., 05 oz.37 1/2
4/21/2000John HarrisPrivate Pond22 lbs., 06 oz.33
4/27/2000Betty Jo ArnoldPotomac River21 lbs.34 3/4
5/4/2000Mark KanaryRappahannock River35 3/4
5/5/2000Norman Wray Jr.James River21 lbs., 13 oz.35 3/4
5/7/2000Chris CrawfordSmith Mountain Lake38 3/4
5/10/2000James RuleyMaury River35
5/12/2000Candido Guevara All Other Waters21 lbs.
5/14/2000Christopher JenningsPotomac River25 lbs., 08 oz.
5/17/2000Alan HarringtonMiddle Fork Holston34
5/17/2000James RuleyMaury River34 1/4
5/19/2000Cecil ReynoldsShenandoah River20 lbs., 12 oz.34
5/19/2000James RuleyMaury River34 1/2
5/27/2000B. Ann HirmerPrivate Pond34 lbs.41
5/28/2000Kacey MaysJames River20 lbs., 09 oz.34 1/4
6/2/2000Ronnie LindseyClaytor Lake36 lbs.40
6/4/2000James Corbitt, III All Other Waters21 lbs., 03 oz.
6/5/2000Michael Dean, Sr.New River35
6/10/2000Fredrick PayneJames River28 lbs., 07 oz.39 1/2
6/12/2000Seth MarkhamJames River21 lbs., 08 oz.36 1/2
6/14/2000Charles Ingram Jr.James River34 3/4
6/27/2000Emmett Quesenberry Jr.Claytor Lake20 lbs.34
6/28/2000Eric HigginsMaury River34
7/4/2000William JonesWestern Branch Reservoir25 lbs.36 1/2
7/7/2000James Funkhouser Jr.Shenandoah River22 lbs.37
7/14/2000Ashley Seal All Other Waters20 lbs., 08 oz.35 1/4
7/15/2000Jesse Lyall All Other Waters27 lbs., 03 oz.37 1/2
7/16/2000B. Ann HirmerPrivate Pond36 lbs.42 1/2
7/17/2000Ricky MuntzLake Orange26 lbs.38
7/18/2000Tung-Ho ChenLake Brittle34
7/21/2000Randy Gordon All Other Waters35 3/4
7/27/2000Paul BoschBurke Lake31 lbs.38
8/9/2000Cecil ReynoldsShenandoah River34 1/4
11/24/2000Joseph FowlerRural Retreat Lake43 1/2

Years Available

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