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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.

Channel Catfish

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
2/19/2012Benjamin JonesPrivate Pond17 lbs., 8 oz.34
2/26/2012Keith KeeterBlackwater River12 lbs., 7 oz.30 3/4
3/4/2012Keith KeeterBlackwater River15 lbs., 7 oz.32
3/10/2012Keith KeeterBlackwater River25 lbs., 9 oz.37
3/10/2012Keith KeeterBlackwater River28 lbs., 8 oz.37 1/2
3/15/2012Melanie BayfordPiankatank River37
3/19/2012Allen GibsonNew River12 lbs., 8 oz.31 3/4
3/31/2012Stuart RoddaPrivate Pond12 lbs.33
4/1/2012Rudolph Modelfino, Jr.James River40
4/1/2012Cooper MartinPrivate Pond30 1/4
4/1/2012Jeramy EllisPotomac River31
4/3/2012Stephen BrownMattaponi River22 lbs.
4/7/2012Randall GrovePrivate Pond30
4/8/2012Thomas CraftPrivate Pond31 1/4
4/8/2012Hunter BeagleWestern Branch Reservoir31
4/8/2012Hunter BeagleWestern Branch Reservoir31 1/2
4/10/2012Keith KeeterBlackwater River12 lbs., 3 oz.30 1/4
4/12/2012Keith KeeterBlackwater River14 lbs., 8 oz.32 1/4
4/14/2012Timothy ThomasNorth Fork Shenandoah River32 1/2
4/14/2012David VisockyWestern Branch Reservoir30
4/15/2012Chris WilliamsPamunkey River24 lbs., 8 oz.
4/15/2012Dylan GrayWestern Branch Reservoir31 1/2
4/15/2012Brendyn AltmanWestern Branch Reservoir30 3/4
4/15/2012Kyle CoxWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/2
4/20/2012Richard WyantShenandoah River17 lbs., 2 oz.33
4/21/2012Riley TerrettChickahominy Lake26 lbs.35
4/28/2012Kyle CoxWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 3 oz.30
4/28/2012David VisockyWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/2
5/3/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30
5/3/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30
5/4/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir31 3/4
5/4/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir31
5/4/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30
5/5/2012Jacob HinesClaytor Lake32 1/2
5/5/2012Kindal EdwardsClaytor Lake31
5/6/2012Hailey SmokerPrivate Pond33
5/6/2012Teri ChildressPrivate Pond33
5/8/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30
5/12/2012Kyle CoxWestern Branch Reservoir12 lbs., 8 oz.31
5/12/2012Timothy MansfieldWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
5/19/2012Cody TinkhamNorthwest River16 lbs., 8 oz.
5/19/2012Edward BaxleyNew River12 lbs.30 1/2
5/22/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30
5/24/2012Geoffrey AyersPrivate Pond24 lbs.41 1/4
5/28/2012Kyle CoxWestern Branch Reservoir30
5/29/2012Mark LanePrivate Pond14 lbs.33 1/2
6/2/2012Geoffrey AyersPrivate Pond15 lbs.32 1/2
6/2/2012Jonathan LinensDan River12 lbs., 3 oz.
6/2/2012Erick BendleJames River22 lbs., 10 oz.37 1/4
6/4/2012Christopher PierceSouth Fork Shenandoah River30 1/2
6/4/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir31 1/2
6/4/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir31
6/4/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
6/4/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
6/5/2012Gregory HedrickLake Burton12 lbs.30
6/6/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30
6/8/2012Willard MogerPrivate Pond30
6/8/2012Guy WoodsPrivate Pond31
6/8/2012John WoodsPrivate Pond32
6/9/2012Laurie SageWestern Branch Reservoir30
6/9/2012David VisockyWestern Branch Reservoir31
6/10/2012Teri ChildressPrivate Pond32
6/11/2012Christopher WolfordNew River30 1/2
6/15/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir31 1/4
6/15/2012Ty MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30 3/4
6/19/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30
6/19/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30 3/4
6/19/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30
6/19/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30
6/22/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
6/22/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir30
6/24/2012Kenneth Smoker, Jr.Private Pond35
6/25/2012James Pearman Jr.Claytor Lake30 1/2
6/25/2012Stephen MiklandricLake Meade15 lbs., 14 oz.32
7/3/2012Melanie BayfordPiankatank River30
7/8/2012Geoffrey AyersPrivate Pond19 lbs.36
7/12/2012Cheryl VaughanPrivate Pond12 lbs.
7/13/2012Willard MogerLake Prince30 1/4
7/13/2012Joseph DeLaigleChickahominy River20 lbs.36
7/13/2012Shannon FrazierLake Arrowhead20 lbs.32 1/2
7/19/2012John SuleskiPotomac River31
7/25/2012Stephen Helvin All Other Waters30
7/25/2012Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir30
7/28/2012Tyler HensleyPrivate Pond31 1/2
7/29/2012Christopher HensleyPrivate Pond31 1/4
8/6/2012Stephen Helvin All Other Waters30
8/12/2012Viet Quoc Tran DangPrivate Pond12 lbs.30 1/4
8/12/2012Joel Parcell Sr.Private Pond30 1/2
8/14/2012Joel Parcell, Jr.Private Pond30 1/2
8/15/2012Robert WilliamsSwift Creek Reservoir15 lbs.33
8/21/2012Jim HancockClaytor Lake31
8/21/2012Robert WilliamsSwift Creek Reservoir12 lbs.31
8/24/2012Zachary RosenbergerNorth Fork Shenandoah River10 lbs., 10 oz.30
8/26/2012Erin O'ConnorPrivate Pond30 1/2
8/28/2012Richard LeighBeaver Dam Creek Reservoir30
8/28/2012Kyle ProffittJames River31 3/4
9/6/2012Bryan McKennaJames River30
9/7/2012Randy Trail, Jr.Claytor Lake9 lbs.30
9/9/2012Joel Parcell Sr.Private Pond16 lbs., 8 oz.36 3/4
9/13/2012Christopher LantzPrivate Pond30 1/4
9/14/2012Kyle ProffittJames River30 1/2
9/14/2012Kyle ProffittJames River30
9/15/2012Laura LanePrivate Pond35
9/16/2012Christian BarnardPrivate Pond14 lbs., 8 oz.30 1/4
9/16/2012Logan LantzPrivate Pond30 3/4
9/16/2012Cameron ZelloPrivate Pond31
9/21/2012Cathy YarberPrivate Pond32
9/26/2012Kodi ShackelfordPiankatank River33
9/29/2012Jared "Logan" SmithClaytor Lake28 lbs.37
10/13/2012E. Carroll Cooke Jr.North Landing River30 1/2
10/16/2012John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River31
10/21/2012Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir30 1/4
10/21/2012Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir30
10/23/2012Donald BayfordPiankatank River33
10/25/2012Bernard HarveyBuggs Island Lake35 1/2
10/25/2012Ben BarnesJames River32
10/27/2012John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River30 1/4
10/27/2012Dyllan DavisJames River35
11/11/2012Gary HarmonWestern Branch Reservoir30
11/30/2012Gary HarmonClaytor Lake30 1/4
12/22/2012Eldridge Motley, IVPrivate Pond27 lbs., 3 oz.37

Years Available

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