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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
1/31/2016Robert BruceOccoquan Creek61 lbs.47
1/31/2016Robert BrucePotomac River42
2/28/2016David ReynoldsJames River32 lbs.
3/1/2016Nicholas DeShongPotomac River60 lbs.44
3/5/2016Robert BruceOccoquan Creek42
3/5/2016Barry BruntonOccoquan Creek42
3/5/2016Barry BruntonOccoquan Creek41
3/15/2016Cabell Powell, IIIJames River43 lbs., 10 oz.45
3/17/2016William WebsterJames River34 lbs.41
3/18/2016George ChristianJames River40 1/4
3/18/2016George ChristianJames River39 lbs.46 1/4
3/18/2016George ChristianJames River29 lbs., 1 oz.43
3/24/2016Anthony KochJames River3 lbs., 5 oz.40
3/25/2016Reid MurrayJames River42 lbs.46
4/2/2016Robert Ipock Jr.James River44
4/2/2016George ChristianJames River40 3/4
4/10/2016Billy SmithJames River27 lbs., 6 oz.38
4/15/2016Mark ClarkJames River40
4/17/2016Craig AudetBuggs Island Lake43 lbs.
5/11/2016Leonard DursoLake Smith35 lbs.47 1/2
5/11/2016Andrew BagwellJames River39 lbs.40
5/13/2016Robert Jimerson Jr.James River38 lbs.
5/13/2016Robert Jimerson IIIJames River38 lbs.
5/14/2016Reid MurrayJames River40
5/15/2016Andrew BagwellJames River31 lbs.40
5/16/2016John PulliamSwift Creek57 lbs.40
5/18/2016Robert Jimerson Jr.James River35 lbs.
5/19/2016Robert Jimerson Jr.James River31 lbs.
5/19/2016Robert Jimerson IIIJames River30 lbs.
5/19/2016Robert Jimerson IIIJames River43 lbs.
5/27/2016Christopher ShifflettJames River27 lbs., 9 oz.38 3/4
5/28/2016Raymond TuckStaunton River26 lbs.
5/30/2016Shannon MiddletonJames River27 lbs., 6 oz.41
6/3/2016Shannon MiddletonJames River28 lbs., 9 oz.41 1/2
6/15/2016Scott SandidgeJames River33 lbs.42
6/22/2016Dallas HerringJames River26 lbs.38
6/24/2016Christopher ShifflettJames River26 lbs., 5 oz.39
7/12/2016Roy MarableJames River29 lbs.
7/15/2016Timothy WaltsJames River40 1/4
7/25/2016Bryan SayersNew River38 lbs.42
7/29/2016Delilah HardinDan River25 lbs., 6 oz.39
7/30/2016Jonathan SmethersJames River39 lbs.42
7/31/2016Robert Lawson, Sr.James River28 lbs., 7 oz.44
7/31/2016William LawsonJames River24 lbs., 14 oz.42
8/13/2016Eric GonalezPotomac River35 lbs.
8/13/2016Chad SemonesClaytor Lake29 lbs., 14 oz.42 1/2
8/13/2016Chad SemonesClaytor Lake33 lbs., 8 oz.44 1/4
8/19/2016Timothy WaltsJames River4 1/4
8/19/2016Michael Spessard Sr.James River41
8/21/2016Blade WillisJames River35 lbs.45
8/24/2016Thomas RitchieJames River38 lbs.44
8/31/2016Eddie BootheBuggs Island Lake34 lbs., 3 oz.42
9/21/2016Roger DaltonNew River33 lbs.40
9/24/2016Grayson WebberJames River25 lbs.40
9/25/2016Andrew BagwellJames River30 lbs.40
10/31/2016James BootheBuggs Island Lake37 lbs., 8 oz.

Years Available

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