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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.

Flathead Catfish

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
2/10/2002William RobertsonNew River40
2/17/2002Warren Cole All Other Waters34 lbs.
3/4/2002Christopher MayeChickahominy River30 lbs., 07 oz.
3/8/2002Matthew McMillanBuggs Island Lake45 lbs.44 1/4
3/30/2002Keith WallBuggs Island Lake40 lbs.44 1/2
3/30/2002Jerry ThorntonDan River35 lbs., 07 oz.40 3/4
4/1/2002Thomas Francis Jr.Buggs Island Lake26 lbs., 10 oz.
4/1/2002Thomas Francis Jr.Buggs Island Lake25 lbs., 07 oz.
4/2/2002Kenneth ReddleOccoquan Reservoir32 lbs., 07 oz.42
4/6/2002Garland Guill Jr.Buggs Island Lake39 lbs., 08 oz.45 1/2
4/13/2002Mickey GrayDan River27 lbs., 04 oz.
4/14/2002James MoonStaunton River32 lbs.41
4/16/2002Leroy JohnsonBuggs Island Lake45 lbs.43
4/19/2002Gary SmithBuggs Island Lake32 lbs.
4/19/2002Landon MasonBuggs Island Lake39 lbs., 08 oz.44 1/2
4/19/2002William PriceBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.
4/20/2002Thomas NewtonBuggs Island Lake29 lbs., 07 oz.40
4/20/2002Billy Boatman, Sr. All Other Waters41 1/2
4/20/2002William Gingras, IIIDan River30 lbs., 09 oz.41 1/2
4/20/2002Gary SmithBuggs Island Lake38 lbs.40
4/21/2002Josh MullBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 04 oz.
4/21/2002James MayhewDan River39 lbs., 12 oz.
4/22/2002Amy AtkinsonDan River30 lbs., 09 oz.41 1/2
4/26/2002Reginald MatthewsDan River31 lbs., 08 oz.
4/26/2002Jerry ThorntonDan River32 lbs.41 1/4
4/26/2002Charles CampbellBuggs Island Lake46 lbs.
4/27/2002Thomas NewtonBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 11 oz.
4/28/2002Julian HamletBuggs Island Lake27 lbs.
4/29/2002James MartinDan River32 lbs.42
5/3/2002Christopher SaundersBuggs Island Lake25 lbs.
5/3/2002Jerry ThorntonDan River34 lbs.42
5/3/2002Mickey GrayDan River25 lbs.
5/3/2002Gene WoodruffBuggs Island Lake41 lbs.42
5/4/2002Bobby Davis, Sr.Staunton River38 lbs.52
5/4/2002Kenneth WillisJames River32 lbs.43 1/2
5/6/2002Paul RigneyDan River38 lbs.43 1/2
5/6/2002Paul RigneyDan River28 lbs.41 3/4
5/8/2002Michael WheelerDan River28 lbs., 08 oz.44
5/8/2002Johnnie Womack, Jr.Dan River30 lbs.
5/10/2002Walter Puckette, IIIStaunton River27 lbs., 06 oz.
5/11/2002Jeffrey SmithDan River27 lbs.
5/13/2002Barry CarrDan River44 lbs., 01 oz.
5/14/2002Barry CarrDan River38 lbs., 03 oz.
5/15/2002Jerry PulliamDan River37 lbs.
5/15/2002Barry CarrDan River34 lbs., 15 oz.
5/15/2002Barry CarrDan River25 lbs., 02 oz.
5/17/2002Leonard CookDan River30 lbs., 06 oz.
5/17/2002Sandy StallingsDan River30 lbs., 12 oz.41 1/2
5/18/2002Barry CarrDan River31 lbs., 02 oz.
5/18/2002William MasonBuggs Island Lake36 lbs.43 1/2
5/19/2002Edward BotkinDan River44 lbs., 02 oz.43
5/19/2002Edward BotkinDan River54 lbs., 06 oz.46 1/2
5/19/2002Edward BotkinDan River40 lbs., 09 oz.41 1/4
5/19/2002Gary SmithDan River32 lbs., 08 oz.40
5/21/2002Paul RigneyDan River27 lbs.41 1/4
5/26/2002William MasonBuggs Island Lake26 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
5/27/2002Shannon HendersonDan River35 lbs.42
5/27/2002Penny PurnellBuggs Island Lake34 lbs., 08 oz.40
5/27/2002Teresa WyattDan River32 lbs.42
5/27/2002Kevin HallJames River31 lbs., 08 oz.
5/28/2002Paul RigneyDan River25 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
5/29/2002Leroy JohnsonDan River44 lbs.43
5/30/2002Paul ChappellDan River25 lbs., 12 oz.
5/31/2002H. Steve TollersonDan River26 lbs.41
6/1/2002Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake32 lbs.
6/2/2002Richard RhodesJames River25 lbs., 04 oz.
6/2/2002Richard RhodesJames River25 lbs., 02 oz.
6/2/2002Richard RhodesJames River28 lbs., 08 oz.
6/2/2002Dean HolubikJames River32 lbs., 04 oz.
6/3/2002Paul LinkDan River27 lbs.
6/3/2002Paul LinkDan River34 lbs.
6/3/2002Paul LinkDan River25 lbs., 2 oz.
6/4/2002Derek MayhewDan River26 lbs., 04 oz.41
6/5/2002Richard RhodesJames River25 lbs.
6/5/2002Paul LinkDan River28 lbs.
6/5/2002Gregory FarisDan River36 lbs.
6/5/2002Jacob RhotenJames River26 lbs., 08 oz.
6/9/2002William MasonBuggs Island Lake28 lbs., 13 oz.41 3/4
6/15/2002Bryan MayhewStaunton River32 lbs.44
6/15/2002Clarence Logan, Jr.Staunton River41 lbs., 04 oz.46
6/15/2002Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake32 lbs., 14 oz.
6/16/2002Paul LinkDan River26 lbs.
6/16/2002Paul LinkDan River30 lbs.
6/16/2002Christopher Stanley, Jr.Buggs Island Lake28 lbs.42
6/17/2002Tony AngelStaunton River25 lbs., 10 oz.
6/17/2002Wallace CarrollStaunton River40 3/4
6/19/2002Richard Gallagher, Jr.Buggs Island Lake28 lbs., 04 oz.40
6/19/2002Lawrence Gilbert Jr.Dan River30 lbs., 04 oz.
6/22/2002Michael HatcherSmith Mountain Lake32 lbs., 04 oz.46
6/25/2002Rigos Horta, IIStaunton River25 lbs., 15 oz.41 1/4
6/25/2002Allen PeckSmith Mountain Lake32 lbs., 04 oz.43
6/26/2002Jason PinterJames River25 lbs., 04 oz.
6/26/2002Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River27 lbs., 12 oz.41
6/28/2002Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River35 lbs.42
6/28/2002Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River31 lbs.40 1/2
6/29/2002Charles JonesJames River26 lbs., 08 oz.
6/29/2002Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.37 1/2
6/30/2002James CurryJames River40 1/2
6/30/2002William CurryJames River41
6/30/2002Danny HensleyDan River28 lbs., 10 oz.41
7/1/2002Jason VernonDan River40 lbs.42 3/4
7/1/2002Paul BowlingDan River32 lbs.41 1/4
7/2/2002Howard FreemanStaunton River28 lbs., 09 oz.40
7/2/2002Michael FreemanStaunton River26 lbs., 09 oz.
7/4/2002Paul ChappellDan River27 lbs., 02 oz.44
7/4/2002Robert LongStaunton River32 lbs.41 1/2
7/5/2002Robert DeaconJames River25 lbs.
7/5/2002Robert SowderDan River29 lbs.
7/5/2002Paul BowlingDan River29 lbs.40 1/2
7/7/2002David HolcombDan River25 lbs.
7/7/2002H. Steve TollersonBuggs Island Lake41 lbs., 12 oz.46
7/10/2002Steven WallerStaunton River34 lbs.42
7/12/2002Larry HartJames River40
7/13/2002Richard CleggBuggs Island Lake37 lbs., 03 oz.40 1/4
7/14/2002Doug WilburnJames River25 lbs.41 1/2
7/15/2002Ronney WyattStaunton River36 lbs.41
7/17/2002Eugene Chandler, Jr.Dan River35 lbs.41
7/17/2002Eugene Chandler, Sr.Dan River30 lbs.40
7/17/2002Dillon RapaleeJames River27 lbs., 08 oz.
7/17/2002Derek MayhewStaunton River27 lbs., 08 oz.41
7/18/2002Derek MayhewStaunton River27 lbs.42 1/2
7/19/2002Eugene Chandler, Jr.Dan River32 lbs.40 1/2
7/21/2002H. Steve TollersonBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
7/21/2002Jeffrey CarneyJames River41
7/21/2002Ronald HedrickStaunton River27 lbs.42
7/27/2002Clarence Logan, Jr.Staunton River28 lbs., 04 oz.
7/27/2002Julian HamletStaunton River26 lbs., 08 oz.
7/28/2002Norman ShifflettJames River28 lbs., 04 oz.40 1/2
7/28/2002Andrew Spade, Sr.Carvins Cove Lake26 lbs., 01 oz.
7/30/2002Derek MayhewStaunton River34 lbs.45 1/2
7/30/2002Derek MayhewStaunton River32 lbs.43
8/2/2002Charles OverbyStaunton River26 lbs., 08 oz.
8/2/2002Alan OverbyStaunton River28 lbs., 08 oz.
8/2/2002Derek MayhewStaunton River29 lbs., 08 oz.43 1/2
8/2/2002Derek MayhewStaunton River29 lbs.43
8/3/2002Michael FreemanStaunton River33 lbs., 15 oz.42
8/3/2002Nathan PearsonStaunton River25 lbs.
8/3/2002Steven WallerStaunton River31 lbs.41
8/4/2002James Cannoy Jr.Buggs Island Lake35 lbs.44 1/2
8/4/2002David GibsonStaunton River29 lbs., 01 oz.41 1/2
8/8/2002Robert HubbardStaunton River40 1/2
8/9/2002Gary WallerStaunton River40 lbs.40
8/9/2002Russell MinterDan River29 lbs.42
8/10/2002Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake27 lbs.39 1/4
8/11/2002Steven WallerStaunton River28 lbs.40 1/2
8/11/2002Michael CrosbyLake Brittle29 lbs., 09 oz.
8/12/2002Derek MayhewStaunton River28 lbs.41
8/13/2002Danny Ray WalkerBuggs Island Lake33 lbs.45
8/17/2002Charles PartinJames River26 lbs.40 3/4
8/17/2002Wayne Tabor, Jr.James River40 1/4
8/17/2002Darwin SchaefferBuggs Island Lake31 lbs.41
8/17/2002William MasonBuggs Island Lake32 lbs.43 1/2
8/23/2002Steven WallerStaunton River27 lbs.40 1/2
8/24/2002Tamara HamiltonStaunton River30 lbs., 08 oz.42
8/24/2002Jason SheltonStaunton River25 lbs.40 1/4
8/24/2002Rassie Wright Sr.Claytor Lake35 lbs., 04 oz.
8/24/2002James MayhewBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 05 oz.
8/24/2002James MayhewBuggs Island Lake25 lbs.
8/25/2002Keith MartinClaytor Lake27 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/4
8/25/2002Ronald HedrickStaunton River26 lbs.
8/28/2002Richard StarmerBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 04 oz.40
8/30/2002Shaun DeardenStaunton River40
9/1/2002Steven WallerStaunton River26 lbs.40
9/1/2002James MayhewBuggs Island Lake29 lbs., 12 oz.43 1/4
9/2/2002Clarence StevensonDan River34 lbs., 08 oz.41
9/2/2002Lodias SmithJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
9/3/2002Robert EadesStaunton River27 lbs., 06 oz.39 1/2
9/6/2002Todd JesseeSouth Holston Reservoir26 lbs., 10 oz.
9/7/2002John RichardsStaunton River40 1/2
9/8/2002Sherman McKennaJames River40 1/4
9/15/2002Chad BeanJames River47
9/15/2002Ronald HedrickStaunton River25 lbs.40 1/2
9/18/2002Rassie Wright Sr.Claytor Lake28 lbs., 12 oz.42
9/20/2002Harry Shafer, Jr.James River25 lbs., 08 oz.
9/21/2002Jeff CrickenbergerSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 09 oz.38 1/2
9/24/2002Earl RichardsonBuggs Island Lake46 lbs.50 1/2
9/28/2002James BootheBuggs Island Lake28 lbs., 10 oz.42 1/4
9/28/2002Robert TaylorJames River40
9/28/2002James Hughes, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake41 1/2
9/28/2002Harry ShaferJames River27 lbs.
9/29/2002William HillBuggs Island Lake27 lbs., 08 oz.
10/1/2002William HillBuggs Island Lake26 lbs.
10/2/2002Gary CountsFlannagan Reservoir29 lbs.40 1/2
10/4/2002Davy TilleyBuggs Island Lake30 lbs., 06 oz.42 1/2
10/5/2002Mark HowertonBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.43
10/11/2002James BootheBuggs Island Lake32 lbs., 04 oz.42
10/11/2002Davy TilleyBuggs Island Lake26 lbs., 06 oz.
10/21/2002William HillBuggs Island Lake38 lbs., 08 oz.44 1/2
10/22/2002Mark HowertonBuggs Island Lake30 lbs.43 1/2
10/25/2002William WindsorSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.
10/26/2002John HowertonBuggs Island Lake39 lbs., 2 oz.
11/2/2002Theodore KeslerJames River25 lbs., 02 oz.
11/2/2002Mark HowertonBuggs Island Lake42 lbs.46
11/12/2002George Winfield, Jr.James River26 lbs.39
11/29/2002Thom HagenJames River25 lbs.
12/23/2002Rolf HohlbauchJames River26 lbs., 06 oz.

Years Available

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