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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.

Chain Pickerel

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
1/1/2006Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 12 oz.27 1/4
1/2/2006Mark FimianLee Hall Reservoir5 lbs., 06 oz.25 1/4
1/2/2006Kevin RorerStaunton River24
1/4/2006Brian OvermanLake Gaston4 lbs.24
1/4/2006Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir25 1/4
1/5/2006Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir25
1/7/2006William Wallace, Jr.Staunton River5 lbs., 07 oz.26
1/8/2006Alton Stephens, Jr.Private Pond4 lbs., 10 oz.25
1/8/2006William Driscoll Jr.Burnt Mills Lake4 lbs., 10 oz.27
1/10/2006John LeachLake Cohoon25
1/10/2006Barbara SmithChandlers Mill Pond24 1/2
1/10/2006Krysten HeathPrivate Pond25
1/11/2006Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir25 1/2
1/13/2006Jeffrey SnowSwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs.24 1/4
1/13/2006Robert CruickshanksPrivate Pond4 lbs.
1/14/2006Mark FimianLee Hall Reservoir4 lbs., 09 oz.24 1/2
1/19/2006Kevin HaleyDouthat Lake5 lbs., 04 oz.26 1/4
1/21/2006John Huckstep IVPrivate Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.
1/21/2006Philip Morgan Jr.Lake Moomaw5 lbs., 12 oz.25
1/21/2006Tanner CumminsPrivate Pond4 lbs.24 1/4
1/21/2006Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/4
1/22/2006Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir24 3/4
1/23/2006Wendell Goss, Sr.Private Pond26 1/4
1/28/2006Joshua DavisSwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs., 01 oz.26 3/4
1/28/2006Alexander Ogburn Jr.Lake Chesdin4 lbs., 7 oz.24
1/28/2006Warner ParkerPrivate Pond24 1/2
1/28/2006Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir24 3/4
1/28/2006Alfred HaynesSwift Creek Reservoir27
1/29/2006Vernon WhiteLake Whitehurst4 lbs.25 1/2
2/1/2006Mark HresanPrivate Pond5 lbs., 09 oz.27
2/1/2006William DukeLake Cohoon5 lbs., 07 oz.26 1/2
2/2/2006William DukeLake Cohoon29
2/3/2006Thomas DavisPrivate Pond24 1/2
2/3/2006Neil RenoufLake Moomaw5 lbs., 10 oz.27 1/2
2/7/2006Ronald BatesPrivate Pond4 lbs., 09 oz.27
2/16/2006Arthur ConwayChickahominy Lake24 1/4
2/21/2006Eugene Eakes Jr.Private Pond25
2/21/2006Jerry Hoyle Jr.Lake Chesdin4 lbs.25
2/23/2006Alexander Ogburn Jr.Lake Chesdin4 lbs., 01 oz.25
2/23/2006Mark FimianLee Hall Reservoir6 lbs.26 1/4
2/23/2006Mark FimianLee Hall Reservoir5 lbs., 02 oz.25 1/4
2/23/2006Mark FimianLee Hall Reservoir4 lbs., 05 oz.24
2/25/2006Mark HeatwoleLake Moomaw5 lbs., 13 oz.26
2/25/2006Michael SellnerChandlers Mill Pond24
2/25/2006Michael DavisChandlers Mill Pond24 1/2
2/26/2006George LaFrance Jr.Lake Cohoon4 lbs., 03 oz.24 1/2
2/26/2006Troy JeanLake Cohoon24
3/2/2006William Johnson, IIIChickahominy Lake25
3/3/2006Michael BarrowPrivate Pond24 1/4
3/4/2006Jason HicksSpeights Run4 lbs., 03 oz.25
3/4/2006Michael SellnerChandlers Mill Pond24 1/4
3/4/2006Jon KirkpatrickLake Gaston4 lbs., 05 oz.24 1/2
3/9/2006Henry Owens, Jr.Speights Run24 1/2
3/11/2006G. F. BraceWestern Branch Reservoir4 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/2
3/11/2006Gregory ZagorskiLake Whitehurst25 3/4
3/11/2006David DouglasPrivate Pond24 1/4
3/11/2006Joshua DavisSwift Creek Reservoir25
3/11/2006Henry GandyNi Reservoir25 1/4
3/11/2006Casey WalstedPrivate Pond26
3/11/2006Bridgette LarsonLake Cohoon24
3/12/2006Robert WagnerLake Prince24 1/2
3/12/2006Calvin Carter Sr.Private Pond24
3/12/2006Dennis GuinnPrivate Pond24
3/13/2006Charles McCartneyHarwood Mill Reservoir25
3/14/2006Gary Poole All Other Waters26
3/17/2006Kenneth Powers, Jr.Appomattox River25 1/4
3/17/2006Kenneth Powers, Jr.Appomattox River27
3/17/2006Roy TaylorBuggs Island Lake4 lbs., 05 oz.
3/18/2006Donald SmithChandlers Mill Pond24 1/2
3/18/2006Gary Poole All Other Waters4 lbs., 04 oz.26
3/18/2006Johnny HockettSwift Creek Reservoir25 3/4
3/20/2006Anton PricePrivate Pond24 1/2
3/23/2006Eric AllenLake Gaston25
3/24/2006James Brown Sr.Speights Run25
3/26/2006Al ScottLake Moomaw4 lbs., 08 oz.25
3/26/2006Heather O'BrienLake Chesdin24
3/27/2006Venoy ToddPrivate Pond25 1/2
3/29/2006Jason HodgesPrivate Pond25 3/4
3/30/2006John Hoffman Jr.Lake Moomaw4 lbs., 04 oz.25
3/31/2006Gregory WrightNi Reservoir24
3/31/2006Gregory WrightNi Reservoir4 lbs., 03 oz.26
3/31/2006Joshua DavisSwift Creek Reservoir24
4/1/2006Robert Scott, Jr.Private Pond24 1/2
4/1/2006Henry Gandy, Jr.Ni Reservoir4 lbs., 03 oz.25 1/4
4/1/2006William GoldsmithNi Reservoir24 1/2
4/2/2006Vernon WhiteWestern Branch Reservoir4 lbs.24
4/2/2006Timothy GayPrivate Pond4 lbs., 02 oz.25
4/2/2006Jerry WatsonBuggs Island Lake4 lbs., 04 oz.27
4/7/2006Charles McCartneyPrivate Pond26
4/8/2006Kenneth HouchinNi Reservoir26 1/2
4/8/2006Kenneth HouchinNi Reservoir25 1/4
4/9/2006Paul MinterPrivate Pond24
4/11/2006William BrandonLake Moomaw24
4/14/2006Timothy FieldsBuggs Island Lake24
4/15/2006Andrew CampbellLake Moomaw4 lbs., 09 oz.25
4/16/2006Aaron HillPrivate Pond25 1/2
4/18/2006Donald WhitehurstWestern Branch Reservoir24
4/18/2006Timothy GayPrivate Pond4 lbs.24
4/19/2006Barry Carter All Other Waters4 lbs., 05 oz.24 1/2
4/20/2006George FrancisPrivate Pond25 1/2
4/22/2006Timothy BarronsLake Gaston24
4/22/2006Steven WhitlockSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 01 oz.26
4/23/2006Wesley Burton, Jr.Private Pond26
4/23/2006James Sheets, Jr.Lake Cohoon4 lbs., 04 oz.24 1/2
4/24/2006Henry MillerNi Reservoir4 lbs., 01 oz.25 3/4
4/28/2006Charles Wiley Sr.Lake Moomaw25
4/29/2006Henry MillerNi Reservoir25 1/4
4/29/2006Michael LayneNi Reservoir4 lbs., 03 oz.26 1/4
4/30/2006Jessie DanielPrivate Pond24
5/4/2006Mark GeorgePrivate Pond4 lbs., 03 oz.28 1/4
5/5/2006James JonesLake Meade24 3/4
5/6/2006James Pearman Jr.Private Pond4 lbs., 15 oz.24 1/4
5/6/2006Bryan MayhewStaunton River24
5/6/2006Daniel LarsonLake Cohoon25
5/6/2006Edward JohnsonNottoway River4 lbs., 07 oz.24 1/2
5/9/2006Donnie CaldwellNi Reservoir5 lbs., 02 oz.26 1/4
5/10/2006H. Walker YoungPrivate Pond24
5/10/2006James TaylorLake Moomaw4 lbs., 03 oz.28
5/11/2006Jason RaynorPrivate Pond25
5/11/2006Jason RaynorPrivate Pond26
5/13/2006Richard ThompsonCraig Creek24
5/15/2006Mason DurrettNi Reservoir4 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/4
5/17/2006William Price, Sr.Chickahominy Lake4 lbs., 08 oz.26 3/4
5/18/2006Gregory HicksLake Prince25 3/4
5/20/2006William StantonSwift Creek Reservoir25
5/21/2006Jonathan PacePrivate Pond24
5/21/2006John Cook Jr.Chickahominy Lake24 1/4
5/21/2006Jasper Strickler Sr.Chickahominy Lake28
5/24/2006Mark LydickPrivate Pond5 lbs.26
5/26/2006Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 04 oz.24 1/2
5/28/2006William Hall IIIChickahominy Lake4 lbs., 04 oz.24 3/4
5/28/2006Phillip ThorpePrivate Pond4 lbs., 08 oz.24 1/2
5/29/2006James BradshawLake Cohoon4 lbs., 04 oz.26
5/29/2006Janet ScottNi Reservoir24 1/4
5/30/2006Danny BestLake Gaston24 3/4
6/1/2006Anton PricePrivate Pond24 1/2
6/4/2006Clinton CallowPrivate Pond24
6/4/2006Robert Scott, Jr.Ni Reservoir24 1/2
6/4/2006Robert Scott, Jr.Ni Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.26 1/4
6/6/2006Justin HortonBuggs Island Lake4 lbs., 08 oz.24 1/2
6/11/2006Donald MalloryMattaponi River4 lbs., 05 oz.24 3/4
6/12/2006Stephen MiklandricLake Cohoon4 lbs., 02 oz.25
6/17/2006Aaron HardingPrivate Pond24 1/4
6/23/2006Wesley SkinnerMattaponi River24 3/4
6/28/2006Michael KellerLunga Reservoir6 lbs.25 1/2
6/30/2006Brian WaltonPrivate Pond24
7/2/2006Mike AresNorth Landing River25
7/6/2006Jason GreenwayCraig Creek24 1/4
7/9/2006Jason GreenwayCraig Creek24 1/2
7/12/2006Robert Rivenbark, Sr.Private Pond24
7/18/2006Daniel FrancisLake Gaston4 lbs., 08 oz.25
7/21/2006Aubrey PalmoreSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 08 oz.
7/22/2006Henry MillerNi Reservoir24 1/4
7/23/2006Earl TaylorStaunton River5 lbs., 08 oz.
7/23/2006Earl TaylorStaunton River4 lbs.
7/23/2006Charlie MundiePrivate Pond5 lbs., 12 oz.31 1/2
7/23/2006James HallAirfield Pond25
7/28/2006Thomas HenryWestern Branch Reservoir25
7/28/2006Douglas WheelerLake Cohoon25 1/4
7/31/2006Danny DuganRapidan River4 lbs., 02 oz.26
8/2/2006Robert MarinPrivate Pond5 lbs.26
8/6/2006William Hall IIIChickahominy Lake24
8/19/2006Jack KollerBurnt Mills Lake4 lbs., 04 oz.26
8/30/2006Frankie DaigPrivate Pond25
9/3/2006Clifford KnappPrivate Pond5 lbs.27
9/21/2006Kyle MackLake Whitehurst25 1/2
9/29/2006Kevin PeddicordPrivate Pond4 lbs.29
10/12/2006Michael CollinsLee Hall Reservoir24 1/2
10/21/2006Richard BristowNottoway River25 1/2
10/29/2006Robert RichmonLake Gaston27
10/31/2006Barbara ReithSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.25
11/1/2006Jonathan Owens, Sr.Speights Run24 3/4
11/3/2006Kenneth SvobodaSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 01 oz.25 3/4
11/5/2006Howard Grow Jr.Swift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.26
11/11/2006Austin Della PostaPrivate Pond24 3/4
11/18/2006Gary WillisLunga Reservoir24
11/20/2006Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 01 oz.24 1/2
11/25/2006Dwight HawthornePrivate Pond24
12/8/2006John GuthrieNottoway River4 lbs., 04 oz.26
12/13/2006Edward Frye, Sr.Swift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 02 oz.
12/22/2006Clyde HarrisonPrivate Pond6 lbs.
12/23/2006Thomas HardenLunga Reservoir26
12/26/2006Chelsey Ward All Other Waters4 lbs., 12 oz.
12/27/2006G. F. BraceLake Cohoon4 lbs., 09 oz.25 1/4
12/30/2006Mark FimianPrivate Pond5 lbs.24 1/2
12/30/2006Donnie PerryPrivate Pond24 1/2
12/30/2006Donald SmithGardys Mill Pond24 1/2
12/30/2006William Taylor, IVLake Moomaw24

Years Available

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