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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
1/1/2014Richard MillerPrivate Pond15
1/1/2014Ronald Wilson, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake16
1/1/2014Ronald Wilson, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake15
1/26/2014Thomas EmbryWaller Mill Reservoir15 1/4
1/26/2014Thomas EmbryWaller Mill Reservoir15
1/27/2014Michael HobgoodBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 11 oz.
1/27/2014Michael HobgoodBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 11 oz.
2/4/2014Steven TrentBuggs Island Lake3 lbs., 2 oz.16 3/4
2/8/2014Zachary FranciscoBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 2 oz.
2/18/2014Frazier StreichBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 2 oz.
2/18/2014Doris GibsonBuggs Island Lake3 lbs.17 1/2
2/18/2014Joe BenedettiDiascund Reservoir15
2/19/2014Wesley GibsonBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 3 oz.15
2/21/2014Joe BenedettiDiascund Reservoir2 lbs., 5 oz.16 1/2
2/22/2014Mark BagbyBuggs Island Lake2 lbs.16
2/22/2014Dean GrindstaffSmith Mountain Lake15 1/4
2/22/2014Dean GrindstaffSmith Mountain Lake15
2/22/2014Michael Robinson, Sr.Meherrin River3 lbs., 6 oz.18
2/22/2014Ronald Wilson, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake15 1/4
2/22/2014Ronald Wilson, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake15
2/22/2014Donald DugginsBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 10 oz.
2/23/2014Timothy MerryBuggs Island Lake3 lbs., 3 oz.17 3/4
2/23/2014Dean GrindstaffSmith Mountain Lake15 1/4
2/23/2014Dean GrindstaffSmith Mountain Lake15
2/23/2014Dean GrindstaffSmith Mountain Lake16
3/1/2014Dean GrindstaffSmith Mountain Lake15
3/1/2014Bryan HendersonPrivate Pond15
3/2/2014Dean GrindstaffSmith Mountain Lake15 1/2
3/5/2014Zachary FranciscoBuggs Island Lake15
3/5/2014Zachary FranciscoBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 3 oz.
3/6/2014Michael HobgoodBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 6 oz.
3/7/2014Brian NickolsLake Anna2 lbs.
3/9/2014Dean GrindstaffSmith Mountain Lake17 1/4
3/9/2014Micaela CasonPrivate Pond2 lbs., 3 oz.15 3/4
3/9/2014Cebert Hash, IIBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 4 oz.
3/9/2014Brett AdamsPrivate Pond3 lbs.16 1/2
3/10/2014John Lukomski IIIPrivate Pond17 1/2
3/10/2014John Lukomski IIIPrivate Pond17
3/11/2014Timothy Morton, IISwift Creek15 1/2
3/11/2014Todd MallalieuSwift Creek Reservoir3 lbs.16 1/4
3/12/2014Scott HudginsPrivate Pond2 lbs., 5 oz.15 1/2
3/12/2014Scott HudginsPrivate Pond2 lbs., 2 oz.15 1/2
3/12/2014Scott HudginsPrivate Pond2 lbs., 5 oz.15 1/2
3/14/2014Skyler ClarkeSwift Creek Reservoir4 lbs.17
3/15/2014Jake MoneymakerBuggs Island Lake2 lbs.15
3/15/2014Roger LemastersPrivate Pond2 lbs., 1 oz.
3/15/2014Cecil Yarboro, Jr.Buggs Island Lake15 1/4
3/15/2014Thomas MartinPrivate Pond2 lbs.15
3/15/2014Thomas MartinPrivate Pond2 lbs., 1 oz.15 1/4
3/16/2014William Klabnik All Other Waters2 lbs.14
3/16/2014Scott HudginsPrivate Pond2 lbs., 5 oz.15 1/2
3/16/2014Scott HudginsPrivate Pond2 lbs., 14 oz.16 1/2
3/16/2014Hans Klinger All Other Waters3 lbs., 2 oz.18
3/20/2014Joshua StatzerSouth Holston Reservoir15 1/4
3/20/2014David Shield, Jr.Private Pond15
3/21/2014Larry BoykinPrivate Pond15 1/2
3/21/2014Henry Owens, Jr.Private Pond2 lbs., 4 oz.
3/22/2014Michael HinrichsPrivate Pond17 1/4
3/22/2014John SchoolsPrivate Pond2 lbs., 11 oz.16
3/22/2014John Lukomski IIIPrivate Pond15 1/2
3/22/2014John Lukomski IIIPrivate Pond15 1/2
3/23/2014Elton Van BuskirkPrivate Pond15 1/4
3/23/2014Ronald Wilson, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake15
3/23/2014Robert BlairPrivate Pond2 lbs., 8 oz.15
3/23/2014Harold Gee, IIIBuggs Island Lake2 lbs.15 1/2
3/24/2014Scooter MossBuggs Island Lake15
3/27/2014John WoodsPrivate Pond15 1/4
3/27/2014Roy TaylorSwift Creek Reservoir3 lbs.16 1/2
3/28/2014Ryan CooksonPrivate Pond1 lbs., 11 oz.15
3/28/2014Scott RobertsSmith Mountain Lake15 1/4
3/28/2014Calvin Carter Sr.Private Pond16
3/29/2014Duane PowellBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 2 oz.15 1/2
3/29/2014Isaac NelsonBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 3 oz.
3/29/2014Thomas CrittendonLittle Creek Reservoir2 lbs., 2 oz.16
3/31/2014Ray TurnerLake Gaston15 1/2
3/31/2014Michael NewhousePrivate Pond15 1/4
3/31/2014George SimsHarwood Mill Reservoir2 lbs., 12 oz.17
4/1/2014David Glass Sr.Waller Mill Reservoir2 lbs.15
4/2/2014Tracy-Lynn Maddox All Other Waters2 lbs., 2 oz.17 1/2
4/2/2014John Kipp BurchPrivate Pond3 lbs., 6 oz.18 1/4
4/2/2014Jim BrysonBuggs Island Lake2 lbs.
4/2/2014David CollinsLake Gaston2 lbs., 8 oz.15 1/2
4/3/2014Dominic EspinozaPrivate Pond15 1/4
4/3/2014William WrightPrivate Pond2 lbs.15
4/4/2014Ronald Wilson, Jr.Buggs Island Lake15
4/4/2014Dean GrindstaffBuggs Island Lake3 lbs., 13 oz.19
4/4/2014Christopher ColemanPrivate Pond2 lbs., 11 oz.15 1/4
4/4/2014George Best, Jr.Buggs Island Lake2 lbs., 3 oz.
4/4/2014Tyler GuillPrivate Pond3 lbs., 12 oz.
4/5/2014Andrew BrittLake Chesdin2 lbs., 6 oz.16 1/4
4/5/2014Richard Didlake All Other Waters15 1/4
4/5/2014Richard Didlake All Other Waters15 3/4
4/5/2014Ronald Wilson, Jr.Buggs Island Lake15 3/4
4/5/2014Richard LancasterLake Whitehurst15 1/2
4/5/2014Richard LancasterLake Whitehurst16 1/2
4/5/2014Michael WinnLake Chesdin18 1/2
4/5/2014Joe CowanLake Chesdin3 lbs., 9 oz.18
4/5/2014Charles AlexanderBuggs Island Lake15 1/4
4/6/2014Ronnie EckartSmith Mountain Lake2 lbs., 4 oz.15
4/6/2014Heather FranciscoBuggs Island Lake3 lbs.
4/6/2014Heather FranciscoBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 7 oz.
4/6/2014Christopher ParksLake Gaston2 lbs.15
4/6/2014Mark KittsBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 2 oz.15
4/6/2014Mark KittsBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 2 oz.15
4/6/2014John Loyd, Sr.Buggs Island Lake2 lbs., 4 oz.15 1/2
4/6/2014Scott HanselPrivate Pond2 lbs.15 1/4
4/6/2014Scott HanselPrivate Pond2 lbs., 4 oz.16
4/6/2014Larry DavisBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 10 oz.16
4/7/2014William HaleSmith Mountain Lake15 1/2
4/8/2014Tony PowellBuggs Island Lake3 lbs., 3 oz.
4/8/2014Pat LaLondePrivate Pond15
4/9/2014Steven HaynesBuggs Island Lake2 lbs.
4/10/2014James Clifton Jr.Claytor Lake15 3/4
4/10/2014Jeffrey KishpaughPrivate Pond1 lbs., 15 oz.15
4/10/2014Robert OxendineLake Anna2 lbs.15 3/4
4/11/2014Paul SudoHells Point Creek15 1/2
4/11/2014Kevin PattersonBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 9 oz.
4/11/2014Mary SladeLake Prince15 1/2
4/11/2014Jeffery Robins, Jr.Buggs Island Lake2 lbs., 9 oz.16 1/2
4/11/2014David WhitePrivate Pond15
4/11/2014Charles AlexanderBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 7 oz.16
4/11/2014Charles AlexanderBuggs Island Lake2 lbs.15
4/12/2014Willard MogerPrivate Pond15 1/2
4/12/2014John WoodsPrivate Pond3 lbs., 3 oz.15 3/4
4/12/2014Douglas WilkinsChickahominy Lake2 lbs.16 1/2
4/13/2014Ray GoldstonSmith Mountain Lake2 lbs.16
4/13/2014Taylor JiangSwift Creek Reservoir15
4/13/2014Calvin AlexanderBuggs Island Lake15 1/4
4/13/2014Christopher HoltLake Anna2 lbs., 4 oz.15 3/4
4/14/2014Scott MetcalfeBuggs Island Lake16
4/14/2014Tracy BoydLake Gaston2 lbs., 1 oz.15 1/4
4/16/2014Raymond Belton All Other Waters2 lbs., 4 oz.17 1/4
4/17/2014Aaron CovingtonBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 1 oz.15 1/4
4/18/2014Bruce Weaver, Sr.James River2 lbs., 3 oz.
4/18/2014Charles YoungPrivate Pond3 lbs., 6 oz.18
4/19/2014Myrtle MandevilleBuggs Island Lake15 1/4
4/19/2014Daniel White, Sr. All Other Waters2 lbs., 1 oz.15 1/4
4/20/2014Conner OwenseLake Anna15
4/21/2014Adam Simon All Other Waters2 lbs., 2 oz.16
4/24/2014Myrtle MandevilleBuggs Island Lake15 1/2
4/24/2014Lewis RheaMeadow Creek2 lbs., 3 oz.17
4/25/2014Mark KittsBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 4 oz.16 1/2
4/25/2014Ronald ReinhardSouth Holston Reservoir15
4/25/2014Don CreweyBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 1 oz.15 1/2
4/26/2014Alicia CorteseMotts Run Reservoir16
4/26/2014Jacob ReesePrivate Pond4 lbs.19
4/26/2014Clarence WegnerPrivate Pond15 1/2
4/26/2014Clarence WegnerPrivate Pond16
4/26/2014Lewis RheaPrivate Pond2 lbs., 2 oz.17
4/26/2014Lewis RheaPrivate Pond2 lbs., 4 oz.17 1/4
4/26/2014Collin ChapmanLake Anna15 1/4
4/27/2014Logan MannBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 14 oz.16 1/2
4/27/2014Bryan SuttonBuggs Island Lake15
4/27/2014Adam BeaverBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 6 oz.
4/27/2014Bobby KelleyLake Gaston2 lbs., 4 oz.15 1/2
4/27/2014Don CreweyBuggs Island Lake2 lbs.16 1/2
4/28/2014Clarence WegnerBriery Creek Lake16
4/28/2014Mickey Weatherholtz All Other Waters16 1/2
4/30/2014Jacob Starke All Other Waters2 lbs., 3 oz.16
5/1/2014Wayne Heatwole, Sr.Private Pond15
5/1/2014Gary KittsClaytor Lake15 1/4
5/1/2014William HaleSmith Mountain Lake15 1/4
5/2/2014Ronald Wilson, Jr.Buggs Island Lake15
5/3/2014Ricky RichardsSmith Mountain Lake15
5/3/2014Shelby GrayPrivate Pond2 lbs., 8 oz.15
5/3/2014Benjamin MullinsSmith Mountain Lake2 lbs., 2 oz.16
5/3/2014Hunter BeagleLake Prince15 1/4
5/3/2014Jesse Owens, Jr.Lake Anna15 1/4
5/4/2014Phillip GissendannerBuggs Island Lake15
5/4/2014John LewisPrivate Pond16
5/4/2014Clarence WegnerPrivate Pond16
5/4/2014Clarence WegnerPrivate Pond15 1/2
5/4/2014Donnie PerryPrivate Pond2 lbs.16
5/5/2014Stephen MandevilleSmith Mountain Lake15
5/7/2014Christian Barnhart, Jr.Little Creek Reservoir2 lbs., 1 oz.16 1/4
5/10/2014David King, IIIPrivate Pond15
5/10/2014Jacqueline SpevakLake Anna15 1/4
5/10/2014Austin FeatherPrivate Pond2 lbs., 3 oz.
5/10/2014Charity ShortLake Anna2 lbs., 1 oz.15
5/10/2014Brad ShortLake Anna15
5/11/2014Edward MoodyBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 7 oz.17
5/11/2014Robert GearhartMartinsville Reservoir15 1/2
5/11/2014Charlie SurberSmith Mountain Lake2 lbs., 2 oz.15 1/2
5/12/2014Will Smith, Jr.Buggs Island Lake2 lbs., 2 oz.
5/12/2014John NicholsonDiascund Reservoir15 1/4
5/12/2014John NicholsonDiascund Reservoir15 1/4
5/12/2014John NicholsonDiascund Reservoir15 1/2
5/15/2014John NicholsonDiascund Reservoir15
5/15/2014John NicholsonDiascund Reservoir15 3/4
5/17/2014Edward Cole, IV All Other Waters2 lbs., 8 oz.17
5/18/2014Mark WoodDiascund Reservoir15
5/23/2014Joseph KreutzerPrivate Pond15
5/24/2014Sharon WattsPrivate Pond16 1/2
5/24/2014Martha DudleyPrivate Pond17
5/26/2014Linton DeelFlannagan Reservoir15 1/2
5/30/2014Terrell BennettLake Whitehurst15 1/2
6/1/2014Samuel ArndtPrivate Pond16 1/2
6/2/2014Dennis BuissetJames River2 lbs., 1 oz.16
6/2/2014Dennis BuissetJames River15 1/2
6/2/2014Dennis BuissetJames River15 1/4
6/4/2014Mark SchmittPrivate Pond16
6/4/2014Mark SchmittPrivate Pond2 lbs.16 1/2
6/4/2014Garrett KanePrivate Pond17
6/5/2014Dennis BuissetJames River15
6/7/2014Karen MortonBriery Creek Lake15 3/4
6/13/2014Robert Pitts All Other Waters17
6/14/2014Larry AgeeBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 10 oz.16
6/15/2014Adam WoodDiascund Reservoir2 lbs., 3 oz.15 1/2
6/15/2014Ralph PatrickPrivate Pond16
6/23/2014Billy ClevingerBuggs Island Lake15 1/4
6/27/2014Billy ClevingerBuggs Island Lake15 1/2
6/28/2014Jesse HuffmanLake Anna15
6/29/2014Brett AdamsPrivate Pond15 1/2
6/29/2014Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir15
6/29/2014Carter LewisPrivate Pond2 lbs.15
6/29/2014Mark WoodDiascund Reservoir15 1/2
7/2/2014Jeffrey ShellSkidmore Lake2 lbs., 3 oz.15
7/4/2014Blake AdamsPrivate Pond15 1/2
7/4/2014Kyle PattersonBuggs Island Lake2 lbs.15
7/4/2014William Meyers, Jr.Buggs Island Lake15 3/4
7/4/2014Frederick BrownPrivate Pond15
7/7/2014Hunter BeauvaisPrivate Pond15
7/7/2014Darlene GriffeySouth Holston Reservoir2 lbs., 5 oz.14
7/7/2014Earl Griffey, Sr.South Holston Reservoir2 lbs., 14 oz.15
7/9/2014Gregg GarabedianJames River16
7/10/2014Justin BaileyLake Orange16
7/13/2014Darrell BuchananLake Burton2 lbs., 12 oz.18
7/14/2014Michael KeatleySwift Creek Reservoir15
7/20/2014Louis WalkerPrivate Pond15
7/20/2014Gage GriffinPrivate Pond16
7/20/2014Joseph Church Jr.Lake Gaston15 3/4
7/20/2014Nancy WymanPrivate Pond2 lbs., 4 oz.16 1/2
7/26/2014Edward PotterBuggs Island Lake15 1/2
7/28/2014Kenneth Walker Sr.Diascund Reservoir15
7/28/2014Kendall HallPrivate Pond2 lbs., 6 oz.18 1/4
7/30/2014John CaseSouth Fork Shenandoah River15
8/7/2014Alex HooverBuggs Island Lake16
8/10/2014Douglas WilkinsChickahominy Lake15
8/11/2014Tiffany BenounPrivate Pond2 lbs., 1 oz.
8/29/2014Ross WhiteheadBuggs Island Lake15 1/4
8/30/2014Ina SipePrivate Pond2 lbs.14 1/2
9/15/2014Christopher JoynerSandy River Reservoir15
9/20/2014Jonathan Owens, Sr.Private Pond15
9/28/2014Timothy Armstrong, Jr.Buggs Island Lake15 1/4
10/3/2014Eddie JamesLake Anna15
10/11/2014John KulickLake Of The Woods15 1/4
10/11/2014Jon IngleNi Reservoir15
10/13/2014Jeffrey FannonPrivate Pond16
10/14/2014Harvey StonerBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 3 oz.17
10/17/2014Robert McRoberts Jr.Lake Anna2 lbs., 10 oz.16
10/18/2014Mark WoodPrivate Pond17
10/25/2014Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir15
10/25/2014Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir15
10/25/2014Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir15
10/26/2014Jonathan Owens, Sr.Private Pond2 lbs., 2 oz.16 1/4
10/28/2014Danny BestLake Gaston15
10/29/2014Larry Scarborough Sr.Lake Of The Woods15
10/30/2014Frank ColemanBuggs Island Lake15
11/7/2014Ronnie EckartSmith Mountain Lake2 lbs.15 1/4
11/8/2014Larry Scarborough Sr.Lake Of The Woods15
11/10/2014Mike MelvinLake Anna2 lbs.15 1/4
11/10/2014Larry Scarborough Sr.Lake Of The Woods15 1/4
11/10/2014Larry Scarborough Sr.Lake Of The Woods15
11/11/2014Larry Scarborough Sr.Lake Of The Woods15
11/14/2014Larry Scarborough Sr.Lake Of The Woods2 lbs., 4 oz.16
11/14/2014Calvin Carter Sr.Rappahannock River15
11/20/2014Donnie PerryPrivate Pond2 lbs., 3 oz.16 1/2
11/22/2014Randolph TaylorBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 14 oz.18 1/2
11/25/2014Cody MannSmith Mountain Lake2 lbs., 2 oz.17
11/27/2014Darian BrownJames River15
11/29/2014Jarrett RoemerLake Chesdin15
11/29/2014Larry Scarborough Sr.Lake Of The Woods1 lbs., 7 oz.15 1/4
12/1/2014James MonacoBuggs Island Lake2 lbs., 3 oz.17
12/4/2014Larry Scarborough Sr.Lake Of The Woods2 lbs., 4 oz.15 1/2
12/4/2014David CollinsLake Gaston2 lbs.14 1/2
12/4/2014David HowardLake Anna15
12/5/2014Calvin Carter Sr.Rappahannock River2 lbs.15
12/5/2014Carl MasonBriery Creek Lake2 lbs., 6 oz.15
12/12/2014Janice TerwilligerBuggs Island Lake15
12/12/2014Janice TerwilligerBuggs Island Lake15 1/4
12/28/2014Clinton RoseJames River3 lbs.16 3/4
12/28/2014Carl MasonBriery Creek Lake3 lbs.

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