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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
1/1/2005Douglas PurcellDragon Run12 lbs., 02 oz.44
3/26/2005Douglas PurcellDragon Run40
4/6/2005Joshua StevensPrivate Pond12 lbs., 14 oz.47 1/4
4/10/2005David CampbellChickahominy River14 lbs.44
4/10/2005Peyton DunnStaunton River10 lbs., 06 oz.42
4/10/2005Brenten RicksChickahominy River41
4/11/2005Kevin GunnNottoway River12 lbs., 10 oz.46 1/4
4/11/2005Kevin GunnNottoway River13 lbs., 12 oz.43 1/2
4/20/2005Guy DavisJames River41 1/2
4/28/2005William DavisAquia Creek11 lbs.43 1/4
4/30/2005Don WatkinsChickahominy River14 lbs.43
4/30/2005John SmartMattaponi River43
4/30/2005Albert BrowneChickahominy River11 lbs., 02 oz.41
5/2/2005Ronald PowellBlackwater River15 lbs., 8 oz.49
5/3/2005Buddy RoseDan River43
5/9/2005Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake11 lbs., 02 oz.44
5/9/2005Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake11 lbs., 06 oz.44 1/2
5/9/2005Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake10 lbs., 04 oz.40
5/9/2005Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake10 lbs., 06 oz.41
5/9/2005Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake11 lbs.42
5/10/2005William Gaulding, IIIBuggs Island Lake16 lbs.50 1/2
5/11/2005Roger MullinsAquia Creek11 lbs., 08 oz.44
5/12/2005Robert Montry, Jr.Chickahominy River41 1/2
5/12/2005Roger MullinsAquia Creek41
5/12/2005Jack WatsonAquia Creek42
5/14/2005Robert Clark IIRappahannock River42 3/4
5/15/2005George Mahaley, Jr.Dan River12 lbs.46 1/2
5/17/2005Wade RinacaJames River44 1/2
5/18/2005Wade RinacaJames River41
5/22/2005James BetheaWestern Branch Reservoir44 1/4
5/24/2005Eric Slaughter, Jr.Appomattox River45 1/4
5/28/2005Harold VaughanStaunton River10 lbs., 04 oz.
5/28/2005Billie OvertonLake Prince43
5/28/2005Billie OvertonLake Prince42 1/2
6/4/2005Robert ReynoldsJames River43 1/2
6/4/2005Matthew VillanuevaMattaponi River14 lbs., 08 oz.44
6/5/2005Carol DanielAppomattox River44
6/5/2005Stephen BatchelderWestern Branch Reservoir43 3/4
6/6/2005William Gaulding, IIIBuggs Island Lake43
6/6/2005William Gaulding, IIIBuggs Island Lake44 3/4
6/10/2005Tripp Lightner, IIIJames River40
6/10/2005James BattenLake Prince41
6/11/2005Freeman Walton, IIIMattaponi River43 1/4
6/12/2005Stephen BatchelderLake Prince45
6/18/2005Matthew HortonJames River43 1/2
6/20/2005John Jones Sr.Mattaponi River41 1/2
6/26/2005Shannon ChristianChickahominy River42 3/4
6/27/2005Hunter HagenJames River43 1/2
6/30/2005Anthony NelsonChickahominy River10 lbs., 08 oz.44
7/2/2005Chad WoodsonJames River11 lbs.45 1/4
7/3/2005Jimmy EppleyStaunton River17 lbs., 09 oz.47 3/4
7/6/2005Michael McMenamin, Jr.James River13 lbs., 02 oz.
7/9/2005David FosterJames River11 lbs.
7/9/2005Britny CheneJames River14 lbs., 06 oz.44
7/9/2005Britny CheneJames River11 lbs.40
7/9/2005Jason RobinsonJames River15 lbs., 02 oz.
7/15/2005William MatthewsPotomac River11 lbs.42 1/2
7/15/2005Marshall NixonLake Prince42
7/16/2005Timothy MayBuggs Island Lake13 lbs., 08 oz.44 1/2
7/17/2005Donald HeplerBuggs Island Lake43 1/2
7/17/2005Christopher PeregoyBuggs Island Lake45
7/20/2005Jerry Phillips, Jr.Lake Prince41
7/21/2005Samantha LowryPamunkey River44
7/23/2005Edward SmithJames River13 lbs.
7/23/2005Travis ClackJames River12 lbs., 11 oz.46
7/23/2005James MarcumJames River45
7/29/2005Brandon PerkettPotomac River11 lbs.40
7/30/2005Robert FenterRappahannock River42
7/30/2005Kenneth GaylePamunkey River40 1/2
7/31/2005Raymond ChokovRappahannock River12 lbs., 02 oz.44 1/4
7/31/2005Raymond ChokovRappahannock River12 lbs., 04 oz.44 1/2
7/31/2005Jacob CunninghamChickahominy River42 1/2
8/1/2005Joshua MichaelJames River16 lbs., 01 oz.
8/2/2005Derek CloningerChickahominy River43
8/8/2005Eddy JohnstonChickahominy Lake10 lbs., 08 oz.44
8/11/2005Zane HuffinesDiascund Reservoir41
8/11/2005Elizabeth HuffinesDiascund Reservoir40
8/13/2005Thomas Oakes, Jr.James River15 lbs.
8/13/2005Thomas Oakes, Jr.James River15 lbs.
8/13/2005John Overton Jr.Lake Prince15 lbs., 09 oz.51
8/13/2005James BattenLake Prince10 lbs., 08 oz.45 1/2
8/13/2005James BattenLake Prince12 lbs., 09 oz.50 1/4
8/14/2005Lynn Wilhoit, Jr.Pamunkey River46
8/15/2005Estes Thompson, IIBuggs Island Lake50
8/20/2005John Overton Jr.Lake Prince41
8/20/2005Ronald Marrin, Jr.James River42
8/21/2005James MarcumJames River43
8/21/2005James MarcumJames River46 1/2
8/27/2005Rodger HallJames River54
8/27/2005Anthony NelsonChickahominy River11 lbs., 05 oz.45
8/28/2005Roy Cook, Sr.Chickahominy Lake12 lbs., 06 oz.41 1/2
9/3/2005David Ashby, Sr.James River14 lbs.50 3/4
9/4/2005Gary HarmonJames River45
9/4/2005James Hall, IIPamunkey River15 lbs.45
9/4/2005Timothy MansfieldWestern Branch Reservoir45
9/5/2005Thomas McGuireJames River12 lbs., 06 oz.48
9/5/2005George BelfieldMattaponi River10 lbs., 06 oz.45
9/8/2005Garland AbleChickahominy Lake13 lbs.46
9/11/2005Stephen NashLake Gaston11 lbs., 02 oz.45 1/2
9/12/2005Thom HagenJames River41
9/12/2005Thom HagenJames River42
9/12/2005Thom HagenJames River46
9/17/2005Henry Hensley, Jr.James River11 lbs.43
9/17/2005Deborah HuffinesDiascund Reservoir41
9/17/2005Spencer HensleyJames River11 lbs.43
9/18/2005Gayle BrowneChickahominy River12 lbs., 04 oz.44
9/18/2005Stephen BatchelderLake Prince41
9/23/2005Danny BestLake Gaston46 1/2
9/24/2005Jack CattLake Prince49
10/1/2005James Atkins, IIIPamunkey River12 lbs.44
10/2/2005Stephen BatchelderLake Prince12 lbs., 06 oz.43
10/2/2005Stephen BatchelderLake Prince10 lbs., 04 oz.45
10/3/2005Louis WilliamsJames River46
10/3/2005Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir10 lbs., 06 oz.47
10/9/2005Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir13 lbs., 02 oz.46
10/12/2005Brian OvermanLake Gaston40
10/12/2005Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir17 lbs., 01 oz.49 1/4
10/14/2005Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir41
10/15/2005Joshua AkersPamunkey River11 lbs., 05 oz.47
10/17/2005Ronald McKeeBack Bay41
11/12/2005Glenn JonesBuggs Island Lake11 lbs.43
11/15/2005Dwight Setliff Sr.Buggs Island Lake17 lbs.47

Years Available

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