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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
1/1/2008Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst28 lbs., 12 oz.40
1/1/2008Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst25 lbs.
3/20/2008Travis PatsellSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs.40
3/25/2008Edwin Fields, Sr.James River28 lbs.41
3/28/2008Justis Wood All Other Waters31 lbs., 04 oz.45
4/1/2008Dallas WhitedBuggs Island Lake34 lbs., 08 oz.
4/2/2008Robert BridgmanSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 4 oz.38 1/2
4/3/2008Mathew MundyJames River35 lbs., 04 oz.47
4/5/2008Terry IngleBuggs Island Lake45 lbs., 08 oz.
4/5/2008William GayJames River25 lbs.
4/14/2008Curtis Woods, Sr.Dan River40 lbs.41
4/17/2008James StillmanJames River25 lbs.37
4/19/2008William Taylor, IVDan River40 lbs., 04 oz.41 3/4
4/22/2008Nathan FraserBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 06 oz.41
4/24/2008Robert Jimerson Jr.James River35 lbs.38
4/26/2008Patrick JordonDan River47 3/4
4/30/2008Joshua PowellDan River46 lbs.
5/2/2008James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 06 oz.38
5/3/2008L. Scott AdamsJames River32 lbs.
5/3/2008Ronald WilsonSmith Mountain Lake33 lbs., 12 oz.
5/4/2008Billy DeatherageNew River26 lbs., 09 oz.40 1/2
5/4/2008John LakeyBuggs Island Lake45 lbs.41
5/5/2008Joseph DukeDan River45 lbs., 09 oz.44 1/2
5/14/2008Vance WillisJames River30 lbs., 08 oz.
5/17/2008Jamie MatherlyStaunton River29 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
5/17/2008Michael WelcherDan River32 lbs.
5/19/2008James AkersClaytor Lake32 lbs.42 1/2
5/19/2008Jimmy CoeJames River38 lbs.42
5/21/2008Austin RushJames River27 lbs., 05 oz.42
5/23/2008Eddie BootheStaunton River29 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
5/24/2008Derek MayhewDan River30 lbs.43
5/24/2008Derek MayhewDan River28 lbs.41 1/2
5/24/2008Derek MayhewDan River32 lbs.45
5/26/2008Derek MayhewDan River29 lbs., 08 oz.43
5/26/2008Danny McCoySouth Holston Reservoir33 lbs., 08 oz.41
5/31/2008Charles PayneJames River25 lbs., 01 oz.
5/31/2008Garry RorerStaunton River28 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
6/1/2008Randy HigginsJames River25 lbs.
6/1/2008Randy HigginsJames River41 lbs.
6/3/2008Derek MayhewDan River35 lbs.43 1/2
6/3/2008Derek MayhewDan River26 lbs., 08 oz.41
6/7/2008Derek MayhewDan River29 lbs.42
6/7/2008Derek MayhewDan River27 lbs.42
6/7/2008Derek MayhewDan River25 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
6/8/2008Darren StewartClaytor Lake28 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/2
6/13/2008Derek MayhewDan River43 lbs.45 1/2
6/13/2008Derek MayhewDan River30 lbs.43
6/14/2008Samuel MullinsDan River32 lbs.
6/17/2008Tracy BoydJames River43 1/4
6/18/2008Austin HarvilleDan River28 lbs., 08 oz.
6/20/2008Robert RuehleJames River27 lbs., 07 oz.40
6/20/2008Edgar Wilson, Jr.Occoquan Creek34 lbs., 10 oz.42 3/4
6/20/2008Jason ButlerJames River44
6/20/2008Larry KingStaunton River30 lbs.
6/21/2008Wayne Burrell, Jr.James River28 lbs., 07 oz.40
6/21/2008Kevin RorerDan River25 lbs., 08 oz.
6/28/2008Ashley HamlettBuggs Island Lake35 lbs.42
6/30/2008Derek MayhewDan River28 lbs.41 1/2
6/30/2008Derek MayhewDan River26 lbs.40 1/2
7/1/2008Toby HinesDan River29 lbs., 06 oz.40 1/2
7/1/2008Shanon MartinDan River28 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
7/4/2008Kevin RorerStaunton River25 lbs., 04 oz.
7/4/2008Derek MayhewDan River32 lbs., 08 oz.44
7/4/2008Derek MayhewDan River26 lbs., 08 oz.42
7/4/2008Derek MayhewDan River27 lbs.41
7/7/2008Robert Jimerson Jr.James River26 lbs.
7/7/2008Derek MayhewDan River36 lbs.45 1/2
7/7/2008Bobby Davis, Sr.Staunton River25 lbs.39
7/9/2008Austin JimersonJames River25 lbs.
7/9/2008Austin JimersonJames River30 lbs., 02 oz.
7/9/2008Robert Jimerson IIIJames River27 lbs.
7/10/2008Austin JimersonJames River30 lbs.
7/10/2008Robert Jimerson Jr.James River26 lbs.
7/10/2008Robert Jimerson Jr.James River34 lbs.
7/10/2008Robert Jimerson Jr.James River29 lbs.
7/11/2008Derek MayhewDan River26 lbs.40 1/2
7/11/2008William NicarJames River25 lbs., 03 oz.
7/11/2008Jack ArmantroutJames River42
7/11/2008M. Todd SadlerJames River27 lbs.39 3/4
7/12/2008Wayne SchultzStaunton River42
7/13/2008William NicarJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.
7/13/2008William NicarJames River26 lbs., 11 oz.41 1/4
7/13/2008Kathleen JimersonJames River39 lbs., 08 oz.
7/13/2008Kevin LankfordBuggs Island Lake32 lbs.
7/13/2008Robert SowderPrivate Pond42
7/14/2008Robert Jimerson Jr.James River27 lbs., 02 oz.
7/15/2008Steven Thompson, Sr.James River42 lbs., 08 oz.
7/16/2008Carl FullerBuggs Island Lake29 lbs., 13 oz.41
7/16/2008Michael Harper Jr.James River25 lbs., 08 oz.41
7/16/2008Michael Harper Jr.James River25 lbs.40
7/17/2008William NicarJames River25 lbs., 09 oz.39
7/17/2008William NicarJames River26 lbs.41
7/17/2008William NicarJames River26 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
7/18/2008William NicarJames River26 lbs., 01 oz.40 1/4
7/18/2008Robert Jimerson Jr.James River33 lbs., 01 oz.
7/19/2008Bryan McKennaJames River41
7/20/2008Josh JenkinsJames River27 lbs., 02 oz.41 1/2
7/21/2008Amanda HarperJames River29 lbs., 03 oz.41
7/22/2008Caleb RoseJames River25 lbs.
7/22/2008Chloe RoseJames River25 lbs., 08 oz.
7/23/2008Austin JimersonJames River28 lbs., 02 oz.
7/23/2008Derek MayhewDan River25 lbs.40
7/23/2008Derek MayhewDan River29 lbs., 08 oz.43
7/24/2008Robert Jimerson Jr.James River25 lbs.
7/24/2008Robert Jimerson Jr.James River27 lbs., 06 oz.
7/24/2008Michael Harper Jr.James River25 lbs., 08 oz.41
7/25/2008Elizabeth SadlerJames River26 lbs.40
7/26/2008Kevin JoynerJames River28 lbs.40
7/26/2008Roger BurnettStaunton River33 lbs., 08 oz.
7/27/2008William NicarJames River29 lbs., 08 oz.42
7/29/2008Michael Harper Jr.James River26 lbs., 08 oz.41
7/29/2008William Young, Jr.James River25 lbs.38
7/29/2008David Key, Jr.James River25 lbs., 12 oz.38
8/1/2008William NicarJames River25 lbs., 03 oz.38
8/2/2008Matthew ArthurStaunton River30 lbs.38 1/2
8/3/2008James RountreyJames River37 lbs.44
8/7/2008Heather WilliamsJames River41
8/8/2008Aaron McCauleyJames River27 lbs., 03 oz.40
8/8/2008Robert Brown, Jr.James River31 lbs.41 1/2
8/10/2008Wayne Burrell, Jr.James River25 lbs., 06 oz.40
8/14/2008Bill SchiemanLake Whitehurst26 lbs., 04 oz.
8/15/2008Robert Brown, Jr.James River28 lbs.40 1/2
8/17/2008Brian PruittBuggs Island Lake26 lbs.41
8/19/2008Michael Harper Jr.James River42
8/21/2008David ClarkSmith Mountain Lake39 lbs.43
8/21/2008Robert Jimerson Jr.James River31 lbs.
8/23/2008Lawson BlankenshipDan River41
8/23/2008Randy HigginsJames River29 lbs., 08 oz.
8/25/2008Robert HubbardStaunton River40 1/2
8/26/2008Eddie BootheBuggs Island Lake26 lbs.38
8/28/2008Thomas ShortStaunton River29 lbs.
8/28/2008Ryan EnochStaunton River33 lbs.
8/29/2008James BootheBuggs Island Lake25 lbs., 10 oz.
8/30/2008Mason ThomasJames River25 lbs., 05 oz.39
8/31/2008Travis PatsellSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs.40
9/1/2008Kenneth Graham, Jr.Buggs Island Lake31 lbs.39
9/2/2008Daniel QuinnBuggs Island Lake31 lbs.42
9/4/2008Jessie Jennings, Jr.Staunton River35 lbs.43
9/5/2008Mary MathewsJames River25 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/2
9/6/2008Kevin RorerStaunton River29 lbs.40 1/4
9/6/2008Samuel WeddleBuggs Island Lake33 lbs.42 1/4
9/6/2008Randall CundiffBuggs Island Lake29 lbs.40 1/2
9/10/2008James BootheStaunton River41 lbs.43
9/13/2008Benny Bray, Sr.Buggs Island Lake33 lbs.
9/14/2008Brent HodnettOccoquan Reservoir38 lbs.45
9/15/2008Donald WheelerJames River27 lbs., 08 oz.42
9/18/2008William BrandonJames River25 lbs.38
9/19/2008Patrick SobeyJames River32 lbs.43
9/20/2008Henry FeltonJames River26 lbs.40
9/20/2008Michael MorganStaunton River25 lbs., 03 oz.41
9/20/2008Jason KirklandJames River30 lbs.43 1/2
9/21/2008Dana CarperBuggs Island Lake29 lbs.37 1/2
9/27/2008Dennis HayerBuggs Island Lake27 lbs., 08 oz.
9/29/2008Thomas HodgesPhilpott Lake32 lbs.39
9/30/2008Eddie BootheBuggs Island Lake43
10/4/2008Robert EdmondsJames River38 lbs.41
10/8/2008Bruce LeeBuggs Island Lake45 lbs.
10/11/2008James Cannoy Jr.Buggs Island Lake37 lbs., 08 oz.45 1/2
10/20/2008Donnie Price, Jr.James River31 lbs.41
10/26/2008James DiggesLake Brittle45 lbs.39 1/2
10/31/2008Derwin DennisStaunton River43 lbs.44 1/2
11/7/2008William Kirkland, Sr.James River34 lbs.41
11/11/2008Lonnie EvansJames River36 lbs.41
11/27/2008William BrandonJames River25 lbs.37
12/2/2008William BrandonJames River31 lbs.42
12/2/2008William BrandonJames River25 lbs.40
12/8/2008Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst26 lbs., 06 oz.38
12/8/2008Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst26 lbs., 09 oz.39
12/9/2008Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst37 lbs., 06 oz.42
12/11/2008Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst27 lbs., 12 oz.40
12/13/2008Mark JoyceLake Whitehurst33 lbs., 12 oz.40
12/20/2008Earl BargerSmith Mountain Lake40
12/27/2008Michael Oley Jr.James River26 lbs.39
12/27/2008Stephen MiklandricJames River31 lbs., 03 oz.42 1/2
12/27/2008Michael GuinanLake Whitehurst25 lbs., 08 oz.
12/29/2008Larry StewartJames River28 lbs.41

Years Available

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