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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
1/8/2000Mark GilbertJames River46 1/4
1/30/2000Charles Langton, Sr.James River42
2/5/2000Jeffery HaynesWestern Branch Reservoir18 lbs., 04 oz.43
3/18/2000Charles LancasterRappahannock River10 lbs., 01 oz.
4/1/2000Stephen HelvinChickahominy River42 1/2
4/7/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake15 lbs., 07 oz.49
4/7/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake10 lbs., 09 oz.41 1/2
4/7/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake18 lbs.50
4/7/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake10 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/2
4/7/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake13 lbs., 09 oz.46
4/7/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake11 lbs., 13 oz.43 1/2
4/7/2000Norman Wray Jr.Buggs Island Lake11 lbs., 04 oz.44 1/2
4/7/2000Norman Wray Jr.Buggs Island Lake11 lbs., 13 oz.46 1/2
4/7/2000Norman Wray Jr.Buggs Island Lake10 lbs., 02 oz.40 1/2
4/8/2000Charles MagetteNottoway River10 lbs., 01 oz.43
4/11/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake16 lbs., 09 oz.48
4/11/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake14 lbs., 06 oz.50
4/11/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake13 lbs., 08 oz.48 3/4
4/11/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake16 lbs., 01 oz.46
4/11/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake14 lbs., 14 oz.47
4/15/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake40 1/4
4/15/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake42 1/2
4/16/2000Norman Wray Jr.Buggs Island Lake10 lbs., 14 oz.44
4/16/2000Norman Wray Jr.Buggs Island Lake10 lbs., 06 oz.44
4/16/2000Norman Wray Jr.Buggs Island Lake13 lbs., 15 oz.50
4/16/2000Norman Wray Jr.Buggs Island Lake11 lbs., 14 oz.47 1/4
4/16/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake40 1/2
4/16/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake15 lbs., 02 oz.49
4/16/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake13 lbs., 14 oz.48
4/16/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake10 lbs., 15 oz.43 1/2
4/16/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake10 lbs., 12 oz.47
4/16/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake11 lbs., 06 oz.45
4/16/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake21 lbs., 01 oz.51 1/4
4/20/2000James RountreyChickahominy River14 lbs.47 1/2
4/21/2000Dino Hallmark, Sr.Back Bay40 3/4
4/29/2000Rodney SowersChickahominy River13 lbs.45 1/2
4/30/2000Allen Easterly All Other Waters42 1/2
4/30/2000Eddy JohnstonChickahominy River13 lbs., 12 oz.
5/3/2000Curtis HallDan River10 lbs., 03 oz.41
5/5/2000William StanleySwift Creek46
5/6/2000James SamuelJames River11 lbs., 12 oz.
5/9/2000Dallas WhitedBuggs Island Lake10 lbs., 02 oz.45
5/10/2000Michael DukeNottoway River40
5/11/2000Bryan Carey, Sr.Lake Gaston11 lbs.43
5/11/2000Herbert Webster, IIAppomattox River45 1/2
5/12/2000Stephen AlbertsonJames River11 lbs., 08 oz.43 1/2
5/14/2000Sandra JohnsonJames River10 lbs., 02 oz.42
5/19/2000Joe RickmanBuggs Island Lake42
5/20/2000Willie JohnsonNorth Landing River11 lbs., 05 oz.41 1/2
5/20/2000Gary HarrisBuggs Island Lake11 lbs., 08 oz.46
5/20/2000Hunter TuckerAppomattox River16 lbs., 02 oz.
5/22/2000Ralph Mayberry Jr.James River41 1/2
5/24/2000Jeffrey Ball Sr.James River42 1/4
5/25/2000Hunter TuckerAppomattox River10 lbs., 07 oz.
5/25/2000Hunter TuckerAppomattox River12 lbs., 04 oz.
5/25/2000Gene YatesJames River15 lbs., 10 oz.47
5/26/2000Hunter TuckerAppomattox River11 lbs., 02 oz.
5/28/2000Mary StricklerChickahominy Lake12 lbs.43 1/2
5/31/2000Jasper Strickler Sr.Chickahominy Lake13 lbs., 04 oz.46 1/4
6/1/2000Stuart WoodPamunkey River10 lbs., 03 oz.41 1/4
6/2/2000Richard Goode Jr.Chickahominy River17 lbs., 08 oz.47
6/3/2000Michael WhitleyRappahannock River11 lbs., 04 oz.44
6/4/2000Catfish Morgan, Sr.Abel Reservoir10 lbs.43
6/8/2000Dusty DunganDiascund Reservoir11 lbs., 06 oz.41 1/2
6/8/2000Dusty DunganDiascund Reservoir10 lbs., 02 oz.40
6/9/2000Nick ShortridgeNorth Fork Holston River10 lbs., 12 oz.48
6/9/2000David HamrickDragon Run12 lbs., 03 oz.43
6/10/2000Paul WrayRoanoke River43
6/10/2000Paul WrayRoanoke River45
6/12/2000Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake45 1/2
6/12/2000Norman Wray Jr.Buggs Island Lake41
6/12/2000Norman Wray Jr.Buggs Island Lake43
6/15/2000Norman Wray Jr.Nottoway River42
6/15/2000Norman Wray Jr.Nottoway River40
6/15/2000Paul WrayNottoway River43
6/15/2000Paul WrayNottoway River43 1/2
6/15/2000Nick ShortridgeNorth Fork Holston River45
6/15/2000John Elder IIIJames River12 lbs., 08 oz.46
6/18/2000Dusty Dungan All Other Waters12 lbs., 06 oz.44
6/18/2000Timothy MayBuggs Island Lake13 lbs., 08 oz.48 1/2
6/19/2000Dusty Dungan All Other Waters10 lbs., 08 oz.41
6/22/2000George Dalton, Jr.Staunton River46 1/2
6/23/2000Sean JacksonChickahominy Lake13 lbs., 02 oz.46 1/2
6/23/2000Michael WhittleseyChickahominy River14 lbs., 02 oz.46
6/24/2000Laurie DameronChickahominy Lake11 lbs., 12 oz.45
7/2/2000Trent MehlbrechPrivate Pond10 lbs., 04 oz.
7/3/2000William BarhamPamunkey River47
7/4/2000Ted SaundersNorthwest River12 lbs., 02 oz.42 1/2
7/8/2000Charles Ingram Jr.Nottoway River15 lbs.54 1/2
7/8/2000Kevin RishelNorthwest River41
7/10/2000Robert CoxWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs.45 1/2
7/10/2000Robert CoxWestern Branch Reservoir16 lbs., 01 oz.48
7/11/2000Benjamin StephensonWestern Branch Reservoir46
7/14/2000Michael WadePiankatank River10 lbs., 01 oz.40 1/4
7/15/2000Michael Belcher Sr.James River14 lbs.44 1/4
7/16/2000James WaggyChickahominy River11 lbs., 02 oz.
7/16/2000Charles Ingram Jr.Nottoway River44
7/16/2000Charles Ingram Jr.Nottoway River43
7/16/2000Charles Ingram Jr.Nottoway River43 1/2
7/16/2000Dustin YatesJames River15 lbs., 01 oz.46
7/16/2000Matthew HaskinsChickahominy River42 1/2
7/21/2000Jasper Strickler Sr.Chickahominy Lake43
7/22/2000Thomas GraningerCat Point Creek10 lbs., 08 oz.41
7/22/2000Rusty MartinRappahannock River23 lbs., 06 oz.44 1/4
7/23/2000Jasper Strickler Sr.Chickahominy Lake11 lbs., 04 oz.42 1/2
7/25/2000Jasper Strickler Sr.Chickahominy Lake11 lbs.41
7/27/2000Melvin Atkins Jr.Lake Meade10 lbs., 03 oz.42
7/29/2000Adam WeverJames River14 lbs., 12 oz.51
7/29/2000Charlotte LewisLake Meade11 lbs., 01 oz.40
7/29/2000Steven NorwoodJames River46
7/29/2000David HerndonJames River44
7/29/2000Michael GrayJames River19 lbs., 05 oz.52
8/5/2000Gary Parrish Jr.James River12 lbs.44
8/12/2000Ronnie Gathercole Jr.Mattaponi River10 lbs.44
8/13/2000Rusty MartinRappahannock River14 lbs., 08 oz.45
8/15/2000Corey TaylorLake Prince10 lbs., 02 oz.44 1/2
8/15/2000Mary StricklerChickahominy Lake42 1/4
8/15/2000Bedford WrightRappahannock River41 1/4
8/16/2000Terry WagnerJames River40 1/2
8/17/2000Clay WelchJames River43
8/19/2000Mary StricklerChickahominy Lake42 1/2
8/19/2000Sherry BrownRappahannock River17 lbs., 8 oz.48
8/19/2000James CivitareseCat Point Creek12 lbs.43
8/19/2000William Jenkins, Jr.James River19 lbs., 08 oz.48 1/2
8/20/2000Travis WagnerJames River40
8/20/2000Travis WagnerJames River40 1/4
8/20/2000Joseph Shmokler All Other Waters41
8/20/2000Joseph Shmokler All Other Waters40
8/20/2000Russell CressJames River47
8/22/2000Irvin Abbott Jr.James River41 1/2
8/22/2000Louis Williams Sr.James River44
9/1/2000Samuel Graham IVChickahominy River45
9/12/2000Amy SherwoodPamunkey River12 lbs.44
9/14/2000Terry Lenny, Sr.Rappahannock River12 lbs.45
9/30/2000Thomas Lord, Sr.Western Branch Reservoir41 1/4
10/5/2000Richard GillMattaponi River42 1/2
10/5/2000Robert DresslerChickahominy River14 lbs., 08 oz.
10/7/2000Steven HolcombCat Point Creek45
10/7/2000Steven HolcombCat Point Creek42 1/2
10/7/2000Steven HolcombCat Point Creek41
10/7/2000Tony Potter All Other Waters43
10/15/2000Al BerkleyBuggs Island Lake44 1/2
10/20/2000Douglas BashamJames River18 lbs.49
10/21/2000Thomas Francis Jr.James River42
10/21/2000Mark DunawayJames River14 lbs., 05 oz.46
10/28/2000Warner Lipscomb, Jr.James River48
11/6/2000Joseph Shmokler All Other Waters46
11/18/2000Richard CleggBuggs Island Lake13 lbs.46
12/10/2000Steven LovelaceChickahominy River51 1/4

Years Available

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