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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
2/4/2012Raymond CrismanSwift Creek Reservoir45
4/2/2012Cathy KeslerMaury River34
4/3/2012Cathy KeslerMaury River35
4/4/2012Gary HarmonClaytor Lake34
4/8/2012Ashby ClementsLake Robertson53
4/10/2012Bruce Lamm, Jr.North Landing River23 lbs.34
4/10/2012Cathy KeslerMaury River20 lbs., 8 oz.36
4/15/2012Robert BrucePotomac River38 lbs., 12 oz.39
4/21/2012Theodore KeslerMaury River36
5/1/2012Justin BaileyLake Shenandoah36 1/2
5/5/2012Hope Spicer-Ward All Other Waters34 lbs.
5/6/2012Tony PhippsNew River21 lbs.34 1/2
5/11/2012Darrell MabeClaytor Lake30 lbs., 5 oz.34
5/13/2012Tony PhippsNew River20 lbs., 8 oz.34
5/16/2012Darrell MabeClaytor Lake25 lbs.34
5/26/2012Joseph GriffittsClaytor Lake22 lbs., 2 oz.36
5/28/2012Luke Palmer All Other Waters22 lbs.34 1/2
6/3/2012Pamela ShifflettSmith Mountain Lake35
6/7/2012Tyler LemmerPrivate Pond27 lbs.44
6/15/2012Bradford StarkeyNorth Fork Holston River34 1/4
6/22/2012Clancey DeelPrivate Pond20 lbs., 7 oz.34 1/4
7/6/2012Jordan WindleShenandoah River36
7/8/2012Clancey DeelPrivate Pond20 lbs., 14 oz.34 1/2
7/11/2012James Pearman Jr.Pandapas Pond35 1/2
7/11/2012Andrew AndersonClaytor Lake28 lbs., 8 oz.37 1/2
8/7/2012Grace LeibfreidMaury River34
8/24/2012Derrick TettenburnNew River35
8/26/2012Brandon HedrickSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs.37
9/3/2012Kendall HallPrivate Pond37 lbs., 2 oz.38
10/1/2012Ishmael Drye, Jr. All Other Waters28 lbs.36
10/3/2012Jonathan BlairBark Camp37
12/2/2012John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River24 lbs.37
12/12/2012Michael JonesNottoway River34 1/2

Years Available

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