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 and sort by species or body of water.

Flathead Catfish

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
2/12/2017Jerry AyersBuggs Island Lake31 lbs.40 1/2
2/21/2017David KingBuggs Island Lake34 lbs.
2/25/2017Brooks NoblePotomac River48
3/27/2017William Dove, IIPrivate Pond22 1/2
3/27/2017John CampbellJames River30 lbs.41
3/29/2017Travis BakerBuggs Island Lake41 lbs., 12 oz.48
3/29/2017David EricksonSmith Mountain Lake40 1/2
3/29/2017Craig AudetBuggs Island Lake28 lbs., 11 oz.40 1/2
4/9/2017Travis BakerBuggs Island Lake34 lbs., 8 oz.43
4/23/2017Andrew BagwellJames River36 lbs.
4/23/2017Justin SensabaughMaury River4 lbs., 13 oz.21
4/26/2017John BodkinSmith Mountain Lake33 lbs., 10 oz.42
4/27/2017Andrew BagwellJames River36 lbs.
4/29/2017Kathy Reynolds All Other Waters22
5/2/2017Andrew BagwellJames River32 lbs.
5/4/2017Andrew BagwellJames River29 lbs.39
5/8/2017James Hudgins, Jr.Pandapas Pond7 lbs., 1 oz.25
5/8/2017Andrew BagwellJames River39 lbs.40
5/12/2017Christopher ShifflettJames River30 lbs.35
5/12/2017Christopher ShifflettJames River35 lbs.37
5/12/2017Christopher ShifflettJames River31 lbs.35 1/2
5/12/2017Christopher ShifflettJames River34 lbs.38
5/12/2017Andrew BagwellJames River27 lbs., 8 oz.36
5/12/2017Andrew BagwellJames River29 lbs.39 1/2
5/21/2017Allen GibsonNew River28 lbs.40 1/2
5/21/2017Travis BakerBuggs Island Lake31 lbs., 6 oz.41
5/24/2017Christopher ShifflettJames River42 lbs., 4 oz.42
5/24/2017Christopher ShifflettJames River25 lbs., 8 oz.37 1/2
5/24/2017Jimmy LiangOccoquan Creek43 lbs., 4 oz.
5/25/2017Garren MeyersJames River31 lbs.39
5/25/2017Garren MeyersJames River33 lbs.41
5/25/2017Garren MeyersJames River38 lbs.42
5/25/2017Garren MeyersJames River35 lbs.41
5/25/2017William NicarJames River44 lbs.44
6/2/2017Cabell Powell, IIIJames River27 lbs., 12 oz.40
6/4/2017Christopher ShifflettJames River34 lbs.38
6/5/2017Robert Jimerson Jr.James River35 lbs.
6/5/2017Timothy GilmoreJames River31 lbs.
6/9/2017Scott WoodJames River31 lbs.37
6/23/2017Jonathan WilsonDan River27 lbs.42
6/27/2017David HowardJames River27 lbs.38
6/27/2017David HowardJames River26 lbs.39
6/30/2017Oakley CotropiaJames River30 lbs.42
7/1/2017Christopher WolfordNew River26 lbs.41
7/4/2017Erik LundeJames River40 1/2
7/7/2017Brian BrownJames River44
7/9/2017Johnathan Ing IIIStaunton River41 3/4
7/15/2017Hunter BrooksJames River27 lbs., 2 oz.40 3/4
7/20/2017Travis BakerBuggs Island Lake27 lbs., 1 oz.42
7/29/2017Jonathan SmethersJames River43 lbs.45 1/2
7/30/2017Max DarnallClaytor Lake27 lbs., 7 oz.40
8/3/2017Waylon PoslusznySmith Mountain Lake28 lbs.41
8/11/2017Jacob HodgesPrivate Pond30 lbs., 8 oz.39 3/4
8/12/2017Jason ArnoldJames River20 lbs.40
8/18/2017Jessica KnightJames River38 lbs., 14 oz.42 1/4
8/22/2017David HowardJames River25 lbs., 5 oz.39
9/2/2017Shawn PruettBuggs Island Lake33 lbs.
9/7/2017Timothy WhiteOccoquan Reservoir40
10/3/2017Timothy WhiteOccoquan Reservoir42
10/8/2017Anthony IngramJames River42 1/2
10/8/2017Robert Akers Jr.James River44
10/19/2017William AndersonJames River25 lbs.41
10/30/2017Grant CaldwellJames River27 lbs.33
11/3/2017John FallsSmith Mountain Lake40
11/25/2017Robert ScruggsSmith Mountain Lake42 1/2
11/29/2017Wesley Thurman, Sr.Lake Smith29 lbs.
12/1/2017Aaron PattersonJames River25 lbs.42

Years Available

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