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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
1/15/2012Milan Osborne, Jr.Western Branch Reservoir46
1/22/2012Milan OsborneWestern Branch Reservoir45
2/4/2012John NicholsonDiascund Reservoir10 lbs.43
2/13/2012John NicholsonDiascund Reservoir14 lbs., 8 oz.46
3/13/2012David BrownLake Prince42 1/2
3/14/2012Vernon CrewsBuggs Island Lake52 1/2
3/17/2012Matthew ReillyBuggs Island Lake44 1/2
3/18/2012Brian PeakJames River10 lbs., 15 oz.44 1/4
3/30/2012Seth MoodyDan River14 lbs., 13 oz.49
4/1/2012Mason HartzJames River13 lbs., 8 oz.44 1/2
4/14/2012Michael EgglestonJames River11 lbs.43 1/2
4/14/2012Michael EgglestonJames River12 lbs.44
4/15/2012Kodi ShackelfordPiankatank River46
4/20/2012Tom BigdelyJames River11 lbs., 8 oz.43
4/25/2012Bradford AshleyBuggs Island Lake49
4/25/2012Christie ChambersChickahominy River14 lbs., 2 oz.
5/3/2012Frederick FraseWestern Branch Reservoir9 lbs., 1 oz.43
5/4/2012Robert WagnerLake Prince42
5/5/2012Randall AlfordBuggs Island Lake41
5/5/2012Randall AlfordBuggs Island Lake14 lbs., 13 oz.47
5/8/2012Christopher WellsWestern Branch Reservoir41
5/12/2012Dylan GrayLake Prince40 1/4
5/12/2012Dylan WalkerMeherrin River11 lbs.41
5/12/2012Hunter BeagleLake Prince40 1/4
5/14/2012James Nixon IIILake Prince42 1/2
5/14/2012David HarrisNottoway River42 1/4
5/16/2012Danny BestLake Gaston45 1/2
5/17/2012Robert NiemelaChickahominy River12 lbs., 5 oz.44
5/22/2012Willard MogerWestern Branch Reservoir40 3/4
5/26/2012Michael EgglestonJames River11 lbs., 12 oz.43 3/4
5/26/2012Michael EgglestonJames River14 lbs., 14 oz.45 1/2
5/27/2012Bryan McKennaJames River11 lbs., 13 oz.46 1/2
5/27/2012Tyler ArmitagePamunkey River18 lbs.51
5/28/2012Robert Montgomery IIINottoway River46
6/8/2012Zachary BowenLake Prince42 1/2
6/16/2012William PittmanNottoway River42
6/16/2012William YoungJames River20 lbs.50
6/17/2012Tyler DixLake Gaston47
6/21/2012John IsomBuggs Island Lake10 lbs.42
6/25/2012Ryan BurkettCat Point Creek44
6/25/2012Tyler BaileyCat Point Creek42
6/27/2012Kyle ProffittJames River15 lbs.45 1/2
6/27/2012Kyle ProffittJames River41 1/2
7/4/2012Donald BayfordPiankatank River47
7/6/2012Kyle ProffittJames River11 lbs.43
7/7/2012Robert MagetteNottoway River42
7/9/2012Shannon JordanBuggs Island Lake18 lbs.
7/13/2012Willard MogerLake Prince40 1/4
7/13/2012Willard MogerLake Prince40 1/2
7/17/2012Arther Eggleston, Jr.James River11 lbs., 8 oz.44
7/21/2012Paula McClellandBuggs Island Lake46
7/21/2012Grant McDonaldPiankatank River40 1/2
7/21/2012Steven BarthurstMattaponi River42 1/2
7/27/2012Deborah HicksPamunkey River11 lbs., 6 oz.45
8/8/2012Arther Eggleston, Jr.Mattaponi River11 lbs., 13 oz.44 1/2
8/11/2012Arther Eggleston, Jr.James River11 lbs., 3 oz.44
8/12/2012Karri IngramChickahominy River43
8/12/2012Karri IngramChickahominy River40
8/14/2012Michael EgglestonJames River14 lbs., 1 oz.48
8/14/2012Trey SuttonJames River41
8/21/2012Arther Eggleston, Jr.James River40
8/22/2012Richard InsleyDiascund Reservoir45
8/23/2012Gregory HeathJames River14 lbs., 10 oz.41 1/2
8/24/2012James TaylorCat Point Creek43 1/2
8/27/2012Richard InsleyDiascund Reservoir43
8/31/2012John NicholsonDiascund Reservoir13 lbs.45
8/31/2012Katie VillanuevaMattaponi River41
9/8/2012Karri IngramChickahominy River47
9/12/2012Robert StottlemyerJames River12 lbs.47
9/16/2012Stephen MiklandricWestern Branch Reservoir40
9/22/2012Edmund BoilardNorth Landing River21 lbs.48
9/25/2012Lisa Carroll All Other Waters42 1/2
10/2/2012David CravenCat Point Creek16 lbs.45 3/4
10/5/2012James TaylorCat Point Creek42 1/2
10/5/2012James TaylorCat Point Creek44
10/5/2012James TaylorCat Point Creek44
10/5/2012James TaylorCat Point Creek43 3/4
10/8/2012Jonathan MalbonNorthwest River11 lbs.43
10/13/2012James TaylorCat Point Creek11 lbs.
10/13/2012James TaylorCat Point Creek10 lbs.41
10/13/2012James TaylorCat Point Creek13 lbs., 8 oz.44
11/17/2012Edward Rothgeb, IIChippokes Creek12 lbs.43 1/2
12/1/2012Richard InsleyDiascund Reservoir13 lbs., 4 oz.47
12/5/2012Chad BishopJames River10 lbs., 8 oz.

Years Available

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