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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
4/6/2006Gary Hilburn, IIDan River12 lbs., 04 oz.43
4/10/2006Pete MathewsNorthwest River20 lbs., 11 oz.50 1/2
4/12/2006Pat CoeLake Gaston42
4/13/2006Charles Ambrose, Jr.Chickahominy River10 lbs.42
4/14/2006Thomas NiemelaChickahominy River10 lbs., 08 oz.42
4/16/2006Norman Higgins, Jr.James River13 lbs., 08 oz.48 1/2
4/16/2006Duane PowellBuggs Island Lake16 lbs., 06 oz.
4/18/2006Randy PoliskyDiascund Reservoir41 1/4
4/27/2006Ronald JonesChickahominy Lake45
4/29/2006Charles Harper, Jr.Lake Gaston44
4/30/2006Shannon ChristianChickahominy River45
5/2/2006Preston Goodrich All Other Waters10 lbs., 12 oz.45
5/3/2006Sanford Boutchyard, Jr.Chickahominy River18 lbs.48
5/5/2006William Gaulding, IIIBuggs Island Lake16 lbs.50
5/6/2006Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir40
5/6/2006Carol DanielAppomattox River12 lbs.44 1/2
5/12/2006Joshua FitchettPamunkey River19 lbs., 06 oz.
5/12/2006William Gaulding, IIILake Gaston44
5/14/2006Zachary MilesPamunkey River12 lbs., 08 oz.49 1/4
5/14/2006Chris WilliamsPamunkey River16 lbs., 02 oz.50 1/2
5/19/2006Daniel LarsonNorthwest River40 1/4
5/21/2006Joshua CooperRappahannock River43
5/21/2006Stephen BatchelderWestern Branch Reservoir44 1/2
5/21/2006Vernon Cooper, Jr.Rappahannock River41
5/22/2006Ronald Marrin, Jr.James River41 3/4
5/27/2006Irv HansenAppomattox River49 3/4
5/27/2006Irv HansenAppomattox River40 1/4
5/28/2006Irv HansenAppomattox River42
5/28/2006David GarringtonJames River40 1/2
5/28/2006James BetheaWestern Branch Reservoir19 lbs.50 1/2
5/29/2006Michael KaczkaMattaponi River12 lbs.47
5/30/2006Robert InfrancoLake Prince45
5/31/2006Ian KalvaitisBack Bay41
6/4/2006William Gaulding, IIILake Gaston15 lbs.44 1/2
6/4/2006Tyler ChristieChickahominy River16 lbs., 08 oz.46 1/2
6/9/2006Hunter KailosChickahominy River42
6/10/2006Randy PoliskyDiascund Reservoir42
6/18/2006George KcragetBuggs Island Lake44
6/19/2006Charles WikerJames River11 lbs., 08 oz.43
6/20/2006Leroy JohnsonBuggs Island Lake10 lbs., 12 oz.45
6/20/2006Paul WrayHyco River10 lbs., 03 oz.41
6/20/2006Paul WrayHyco River13 lbs.45 1/2
6/20/2006Paul WrayHyco River12 lbs., 03 oz.45
6/23/2006Paul WrayNottoway River16 lbs., 04 oz.46 1/2
6/24/2006Paul WrayHyco River12 lbs., 05 oz.46
6/28/2006Tyler BriggsNorthwest River15 lbs., 02 oz.45 1/2
7/1/2006Janice OuttenLake Prince47
7/2/2006Timothy MansfieldWestern Branch Reservoir45
7/4/2006Deborah HuffinesDiascund Reservoir44
7/6/2006Brian HolderChickahominy River40 1/4
7/9/2006Randall WimerJames River46
7/9/2006Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake14 lbs., 03 oz.45 1/2
7/9/2006Paul WrayBuggs Island Lake15 lbs.47 1/2
7/9/2006Stephen BatchelderLake Prince13 lbs.48
7/9/2006Stephen BatchelderLake Prince12 lbs., 03 oz.44
7/9/2006Stephen BatchelderLake Prince40
7/15/2006Cody McNuttJames River18 lbs., 01 oz.47 1/2
7/15/2006Randall WimerJames River43 1/2
7/15/2006James MarcumJames River43 1/2
7/16/2006Timothy MansfieldLake Whitehurst46
7/18/2006Cornelius LemmersBuggs Island Lake12 lbs.43
7/20/2006Elijah StricklerDiascund Reservoir48 1/2
7/20/2006Zackery MyersJames River40 1/4
7/22/2006Lynn DillsBuggs Island Lake12 lbs.44 1/2
7/22/2006William Taylor, IVJames River41 1/2
7/29/2006Lucas RobinsonPrivate Pond15 lbs., 02 oz.48 1/4
7/29/2006John Overton Jr.Lake Prince16 lbs.49 3/4
7/29/2006Burt BiesingerJames River40 1/2
7/29/2006Charles WikerJames River40 1/2
7/29/2006Thom HagenJames River12 lbs.46 1/2
7/29/2006Jasper Strickler Sr.James River44
7/29/2006Nicholas BiesingerJames River40
7/30/2006Paul WrayLake Gaston17 lbs.47
7/31/2006Robert Verlander, Jr.Dragon Run40 1/2
8/3/2006Barry HairfieldBuggs Island Lake16 lbs.47
8/5/2006Duane SuttonJames River45 1/2
8/6/2006Timothy MansfieldWestern Branch Reservoir40
8/6/2006John HansenAppomattox River43 1/4
8/6/2006Christopher TrimarcoAppomattox River40 1/4
8/9/2006Derek CloningerChickahominy River42
8/12/2006Robert CottrellJames River44 1/2
8/12/2006James MarcumJames River44
8/16/2006William Lowry Jr.Pamunkey River46
8/16/2006Richard WolfordNottoway River14 lbs.46
8/17/2006William Price, Sr.James River17 lbs.
8/18/2006Kenny HarlessMattaponi River15 lbs.46 1/4
8/19/2006Katherine HawthorneJames River40 1/2
8/19/2006Leland Lee, IILake Prince42 1/4
8/20/2006Jerry Swearengin, Sr. All Other Waters12 lbs.44
8/20/2006Jerry Swearengin, Sr. All Other Waters10 lbs.43 1/2
8/21/2006Randall WimerJames River43
8/22/2006David SiegelLake Prince41
8/24/2006David KnicelyChickahominy Lake12 lbs., 15 oz.45
8/24/2006Dennis CrumpPamunkey River10 lbs., 10 oz.45
8/26/2006Leland Lee, IILake Prince10 lbs., 04 oz.48 1/4
8/28/2006Gary HarmonJames River42
8/28/2006Gary HarmonJames River41 1/2
8/28/2006Gary HarmonJames River48
8/29/2006William RegulaLake Prince41 1/4
8/29/2006Trey SuttonJames River40 3/4
9/3/2006James BetheaLake Prince40
9/4/2006Jack KollerWestern Branch Reservoir43
9/4/2006Robert WagnerLake Prince43
9/8/2006Nathan MartinJames River11 lbs., 12 oz.47
9/10/2006Stephen BatchelderLake Prince40
9/15/2006John PayneBack Bay14 lbs., 02 oz.44
9/15/2006John PayneBack Bay13 lbs., 08 oz.42
9/21/2006Paul Jarosh, Jr.James River40 1/4
9/22/2006Joseph MitchellChickahominy Lake42 1/4
9/23/2006Timothy JarrattPamunkey River45
9/24/2006Bruce NorfleetStoney Creek18 lbs.47
9/24/2006Randall WimerJames River43 3/4
9/27/2006Robert Rogalski Jr.Lake Prince11 lbs.41
10/2/2006Daniel BarnesRappahannock River45
10/8/2006Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir40
10/11/2006Gary PrestonDan River20 lbs., 10 oz.47 1/4
10/13/2006Derek MayhewJames River12 lbs.43
10/14/2006Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir19 lbs., 02 oz.53
10/14/2006Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir40
10/15/2006Robert Hummer Jr.Diascund Reservoir10 lbs.42
10/16/2006Jared ThiemanBack Bay43
10/21/2006Bethel Farley, Sr.Mattaponi River15 lbs., 02 oz.49
10/21/2006Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir16 lbs., 02 oz.48 1/2
11/4/2006Eddy JohnstonJames River10 lbs.42
11/12/2006William Price, Sr.James River17 lbs., 03 oz.47 1/4
11/12/2006Christian PackJames River17 lbs., 02 oz.46
12/6/2006Thomas WilkersonDan River40
12/31/2006Douglas PurcellDragon Run10 lbs.41

Years Available

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