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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
1/19/2011G. F. BraceLake Cohoon24 1/2
1/25/2011Calvin Carter Sr.Rappahannock River4 lbs., 10 oz.25
1/25/2011Daniel LeibfreidSwift Creek Reservoir25
1/27/2011Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs., 9 oz.25 1/2
2/3/2011Michael JonesBurnt Mills Lake25
2/6/2011Raymond ShermanNorthwest River24
2/6/2011G. F. BraceLake Cohoon24
2/6/2011Guy DavisChandlers Mill Pond4 lbs., 4 oz.24 1/4
2/7/2011Buddy WorkmanLake Chesdin4 lbs.23 3/4
2/7/2011Charles WikerPrivate Pond4 lbs., 1 oz.25 1/4
2/7/2011Charles LancasterRappahannock River4 lbs.24
2/12/2011Robert ReynoldsLake Cohoon4 lbs., 9 oz.25
2/12/2011Robert ReynoldsLake Cohoon24
2/12/2011Michael Davis All Other Waters24
2/12/2011Andrew BersikLake Cohoon4 lbs., 2 oz.25 1/2
2/12/2011Andrew BersikLake Cohoon4 lbs., 2 oz.24 1/4
2/12/2011Andrew BersikLake Cohoon4 lbs.24 1/4
2/12/2011Barbara SmithChandlers Mill Pond5 lbs., 6 oz.25
2/17/2011Gary DickersonSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.25
2/17/2011Michael JonesBurnt Mills Lake4 lbs., 3 oz.25
2/17/2011Michael JonesBurnt Mills Lake24
2/17/2011Michael JonesBurnt Mills Lake24 1/4
2/18/2011Wayne RileyLake Cohoon24
2/18/2011Grayson Shield All Other Waters24
2/18/2011William Rule Jr.Lake Smith4 lbs.24
2/19/2011Michael HeyerSwift Creek Reservoir25 3/4
2/19/2011Dana CashHarwood Mill Reservoir24 3/4
2/20/2011William FilomarinoLake Cohoon5 lbs., 4 oz.
2/23/2011Andrew BersikLake Cohoon24 1/2
2/24/2011Charles Kincaid, Jr.Burnt Mills Lake24
2/27/2011Eric Duncan All Other Waters24
2/27/2011Chip JonesPrivate Pond24 1/4
2/27/2011Wade HotsenpillerBack Bay24 1/4
3/2/2011Ronald SearlsPrivate Pond4 lbs., 10 oz.25 1/2
3/3/2011Eugene Ricks, Jr.Lake Cohoon24
3/4/2011Donald ShanebergerTotier Creek Reservoir25
3/5/2011Stewart Moore, Sr.Private Pond4 lbs.27
3/5/2011Jeremiah CoatesNorthwest River25
3/5/2011Michael WilsonSandy River Reservoir4 lbs., 4 oz.24 1/2
3/6/2011Jeremy BusamNorthwest River25
3/8/2011Douglas McIlavySwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 06 oz.24
3/17/2011Aubrey Ansell, Jr.Burnt Mills Lake24
3/18/2011Willard MogerPrivate Pond24
3/19/2011Robert ReynoldsBurnt Mills Lake24
3/19/2011John Fitch All Other Waters25
3/22/2011David PuseyPrivate Pond3 lbs., 12 oz.24
3/22/2011Andrew BersikWestern Branch Reservoir24 1/4
3/25/2011David FrankPrivate Pond24
3/31/2011David HowardLake Moomaw24
4/4/2011Hunter TuckerPrivate Pond25
4/7/2011Roy TaylorSwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs.27
4/8/2011Dewey Ray, Jr.Burnt Mills Lake25
4/9/2011Stephen MiklandricLake Cohoon4 lbs.25 3/4
4/10/2011Donald SmithChandlers Mill Pond4 lbs., 8 oz.24 1/2
4/10/2011Robert ReynoldsBurnt Mills Lake24
4/14/2011Eli MillerPrivate Pond26
4/14/2011Jeremy Stansbury All Other Waters25
4/15/2011Christopher WellsLunga Reservoir24 1/4
4/17/2011Gregory HicksLake Prince24 1/2
4/17/2011Mark FletcherHoliday Lake25
4/21/2011Matthew BarnesMotts Run Reservoir24
4/23/2011Steven Dudley, Jr.Private Pond3 lbs., 3 oz.24
4/23/2011William StansburyPrivate Pond24
4/23/2011Peyton Von SchillingPrivate Pond24 1/2
4/26/2011Russell Conner IIISwift Creek Reservoir30 3/4
4/26/2011Anthony SmithBriery Creek Lake4 lbs., 2 oz.25
5/1/2011Dana CashLake Cohoon24 1/4
5/3/2011David HowardLake Moomaw24
5/4/2011Philip HudsonPrivate Pond26 1/2
5/5/2011Michael VaughanPrivate Pond24
5/7/2011Parke Cox, IV All Other Waters28 1/4
5/10/2011Kenneth SvobodaSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.24
5/13/2011Mark ChildressLake Moomaw4 lbs., 13 oz.25 1/2
5/17/2011Parke Cox, IVPrivate Pond25 1/4
5/19/2011Christopher BalentineHarwood Mill Reservoir3 lbs., 12 oz.25 1/2
5/20/2011Steve PruittLake Moomaw25
5/21/2011Zachary PeeplesBeaver Dam Creek Reservoir24
5/21/2011Wayne LewisPrivate Pond25
5/22/2011Ronald StackLake Chesdin27 1/2
5/26/2011Anthony BanksNi Reservoir4 lbs., 2 oz.26
5/26/2011Zachary PeeplesBeaver Dam Creek Reservoir24
5/28/2011Joseph Church Jr.Lake Gaston24 1/2
5/30/2011Mark Frazier All Other Waters4 lbs., 2 oz.24 1/4
5/30/2011Bobby JonesSwift Creek Reservoir24
5/30/2011Bobby JonesSwift Creek Reservoir2
6/5/2011Austin Hayne All Other Waters24 1/2
6/6/2011Christopher Allen, Sr.Totier Creek Reservoir24 1/4
6/6/2011Joseph Church Jr.Lake Gaston25 1/2
6/7/2011Robert Evans, IIINi Reservoir25
6/12/2011Rodney SmithHarwood Mill Reservoir24 1/2
6/12/2011Elmer Merryman Jr.Hunting Run Reservoir4 lbs., 12 oz.26
6/19/2011Jeffrey Ball Sr.Sandy River Reservoir25
6/23/2011Herbert ShepherdPrivate Pond24
6/24/2011Joseph RhodesPrivate Pond4 lbs., 03 oz.24 1/2
6/26/2011Kenneth HowellLake Prince4 lbs., 6 oz.24
6/26/2011Herbert ShepherdPrivate Pond25
6/28/2011Herbert ShepherdPrivate Pond27
7/1/2011James Crouse, IIBeaver Dam Creek Reservoir25
7/2/2011Ethan DeisherLake Moomaw4 lbs., 02 oz.25
7/12/2011Cory JohnsonTotier Creek Reservoir24 1/4
7/16/2011David BrownLake Meade25
7/20/2011Christopher IsaacsLake Cohoon4 lbs., 8 oz.27
8/6/2011Bobby JonesSwift Creek Reservoir24
8/11/2011Donald SatterfieldPrivate Pond24 1/4
8/20/2011Thomas Pearce Jr.Lake Gaston24 3/4
8/22/2011Bobby JonesSwift Creek Reservoir24
8/22/2011Bobby JonesSwift Creek Reservoir24 1/2
8/22/2011Bobby JonesSwift Creek Reservoir24 3/4
9/19/2011Kenneth SvobodaSwift Creek Reservoir5 lbs., 5 oz.26 1/2
9/26/2011David CacciapagliaChickahominy Lake25 1/2
10/1/2011Stephen MiklandricBurnt Mills Lake4 lbs., 6 oz.26
10/28/2011David Gates Sr.Private Pond24
10/28/2011Stephen KeatingChickahominy Lake24
11/2/2011Kenneth SvobodaSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 7 oz.25
11/3/2011Barry Bruner All Other Waters4 lbs.25
11/5/2011Bobby JonesSwift Creek Reservoir24
11/6/2011Barry BrunerPrivate Pond4 lbs., 8 oz.26 1/2
11/12/2011Tyler MillerBeaverdam Swamp Reservoir24 1/4
11/13/2011Gary HarmonBurnt Mills Lake4 lbs., 1 oz.25
11/15/2011Edward C. W. HuttPrivate Pond25
11/19/2011Daniel VandoverNorth Landing River25
11/26/2011Stephen MiklandricBurnt Mills Lake4 lbs., 2 oz.25 1/4
12/3/2011Daniel SalvittiBurnt Mills Lake24
12/4/2011Barry BrunerPrivate Pond5 lbs., 4 oz.28
12/5/2011John BealeTormentor Lake4 lbs., 6 oz.
12/9/2011Thomas CrittendonLittle Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 8 oz.26
12/10/2011Douglas EvansHarwood Mill Reservoir25
12/18/2011Rob JenningsPrivate Pond27
12/20/2011Jerry JohnsonPrivate Pond5 lbs., 3 oz.28
12/22/2011Andrew DuncanSandy River Reservoir4 lbs., 8 oz.24
12/24/2011Michael ThomasChickahominy Lake3 lbs., 12 oz.24 1/4
12/31/2011Douglas Austin All Other Waters4 lbs., 3 oz.24 1/2
12/31/2011Christopher RingSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs., 4 oz.25

Years Available

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