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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
1/26/2002John CubbageShenandoah River35
1/26/2002John CubbageShenandoah River34
1/26/2002John CubbageShenandoah River35 1/2
2/4/2002Robert DykesJames River34
2/6/2002Tony QuesenberryNew River33 lbs., 08 oz.36 1/2
2/9/2002John CubbageShenandoah River26 lbs.37
2/9/2002John CubbageShenandoah River35 1/2
2/18/2002Charles TurnerNottoway River20 lbs., 06 oz.34
3/15/2002James AlleyClaytor Lake27 lbs., 04 oz.38 1/4
3/24/2002Douglas PurcellDragon Run20 lbs., 08 oz.34 1/2
4/3/2002Nathan HargisJames River23 lbs., 02 oz.35 1/2
4/5/2002James CorbinShenandoah River22 lbs.
4/5/2002James CorbinShenandoah River20 lbs.
4/7/2002Andrew FletcherWaller Mill Reservoir21 lbs., 08 oz.36
4/10/2002Christopher Bailey, Jr.Northwest River24 lbs., 06 oz.
4/12/2002Samuel Givens, IIILake Whitehurst35
4/14/2002Paul WrayNottoway River20 lbs.34
4/18/2002Eddie Turpin, Sr.Claytor Lake25 lbs.
4/18/2002Eddie Turpin, Sr.Claytor Lake25 lbs.
4/18/2002Trina TurpinClaytor Lake34 1/4
4/18/2002Trina TurpinClaytor Lake27 lbs.
4/18/2002Micah YostPrivate Pond36
4/18/2002David MuisePrivate Pond35 3/4
4/19/2002David MuisePrivate Pond34
4/19/2002Willie Sandridge, Jr.Lake Anna20 lbs., 04 oz.37 1/2
4/20/2002Chapman BillingsClaytor Lake34 lbs.38 1/2
4/21/2002Barbara EvansSmith Mountain Lake45 lbs., 08 oz.47
4/22/2002Thomas CherybaJames River21 lbs.34 1/2
4/22/2002Carlton HubbardJames River27 lbs.34 1/2
4/23/2002David MuisePrivate Pond20 lbs., 02 oz.35 1/4
4/23/2002David MuisePrivate Pond35
4/27/2002Charles Lancaster All Other Waters21 lbs.35
4/27/2002Trina TurpinClaytor Lake32 lbs., 01 oz.
4/27/2002Trina TurpinClaytor Lake29 lbs., 14 oz.
4/27/2002Eddie Turpin, Sr.Claytor Lake20 lbs.
4/29/2002David MuisePrivate Pond21 lbs.36
4/30/2002Eddie Turpin, Sr.Claytor Lake20 lbs., 01 oz.
4/30/2002Trina TurpinClaytor Lake20 lbs., 08 oz.
5/5/2002Christopher HillPotomac River38 lbs., 04 oz.42 1/4
5/7/2002John ChecklickLake Anna20 lbs., 08 oz.35 1/2
5/12/2002James Corbitt, III All Other Waters28 lbs., 15 oz.38 1/4
5/17/2002Trina TurpinClaytor Lake20 lbs., 06 oz.
5/17/2002Robert MooneyWaller Mill Reservoir34 1/4
5/23/2002Wade Harold All Other Waters20 lbs., 08 oz.34
5/26/2002Jerry HarperNew River22 lbs., 04 oz.35
5/26/2002James Donivan Jr.Shenandoah River29 lbs.36
5/26/2002Eric RiceClaytor Lake21 lbs.
6/1/2002David Rowe All Other Waters38 lbs., 02 oz.43 1/2
6/1/2002Theodore KeslerJames River20 lbs., 08 oz.34 1/2
6/3/2002Theodore KeslerMaury River20 lbs., 04 oz.35
6/5/2002Jordan Ballard, Jr.Lake Orange23 lbs., 08 oz.36
6/5/2002Keith OwensSouth Fork Holston River23 lbs.34
6/5/2002Brian HigginsMaury River20 lbs.35 1/2
6/6/2002Frankie Chandler All Other Waters34 1/4
6/7/2002Trina TurpinClaytor Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.
6/13/2002Rodney EarlyPrivate Pond45 lbs.47
6/18/2002Donna WilkinsLake Robertson22 lbs.36
6/22/2002Trina TurpinClaytor Lake20 lbs., 12 oz.35 1/2
6/29/2002John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River35 1/2
6/29/2002John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River35
6/30/2002Michael Fink All Other Waters22 lbs.
6/30/2002William HainesNew River31 lbs., 15 oz.36
7/13/2002Darren BrownLake Gaston34 1/2
7/13/2002David Orebaugh, Sr.New River42 lbs., 08 oz.44
7/13/2002Leonard CorumRoanoke River22 lbs., 07 oz.37
7/14/2002Gregory BryanLake Prince27 lbs., 13 oz.36
7/18/2002Betty GillmanNew River20 lbs.
7/24/2002Donald Sorah, Sr.Bark Camp34 1/2
7/28/2002Gary HarmonClaytor Lake35 3/4
7/28/2002Matthew Deacon All Other Waters43 1/4
8/2/2002Melissa WineSouth Fork Shenandoah River22 lbs., 06 oz.34 1/4
8/2/2002Roy RobbinsBark Camp35
8/10/2002Gary HarmonClaytor Lake36
8/11/2002Britney WrightLake Anna34
8/11/2002Elliot GardnerLake Anna20 lbs., 08 oz.34 1/2
8/15/2002William BrandonWaller Mill Reservoir36
8/25/2002Bert Jones Jr.Maury River23 lbs., 04 oz.
8/26/2002Larry Robbins All Other Waters47 lbs., 10 oz.42
9/2/2002Bert Jones Jr.Maury River28 lbs., 04 oz.38
9/8/2002William ByrdJames River22 lbs., 08 oz.
9/13/2002Michael GrayJames River21 lbs., 04 oz.34 1/4
9/14/2002Bert Jones Jr.Maury River21 lbs., 04 oz.
9/16/2002Leroy Jennings, Jr.James River22 lbs.34
10/19/2002Jeffrey MillsShenandoah River34 1/2
11/17/2002Jeffrey HaneyJames River27 lbs., 09 oz.35 1/4

Years Available

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