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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
1/3/2009Timmy HillNew River22 lbs., 07 oz.44
1/4/2009Marion ThomasHungry Mother Lake19 lbs., 12 oz.42
1/13/2009Mitchell DowdyNew River41
1/21/2009Edward LawtonNew River17 lbs.42
1/22/2009Edward LawtonNew River18 lbs.43
1/29/2009Christopher FitzgeraldJames River16 lbs.
2/1/2009Ron LordenNew River19 lbs.41 1/2
2/1/2009James Gray Jr.New River20 lbs.44
2/8/2009Harold HillNew River44
2/13/2009Edward LawtonNew River15 lbs.41
2/15/2009James Gray Jr.New River31 lbs., 03 oz.50
2/15/2009Ron LordenNew River15 lbs.40
2/18/2009Mitchell DowdyNew River43
2/21/2009Philip LordenNew River16 lbs.41
2/24/2009Wayne Sawyers, Sr.Claytor Lake18 lbs., 08 oz.42
2/27/2009Anthony WilfongShenandoah River41
3/9/2009Michael ColemanNew River42
3/14/2009Ron LordenNew River22 lbs.44
3/22/2009Johnny BowersNew River18 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/4
3/29/2009N. Scott MeyerhofferNew River41
4/1/2009Brian PeakNew River21 lbs., 10 oz.43
4/11/2009Travis PatsellSmith Mountain Lake29 lbs., 01 oz.45
4/19/2009Kennith AdamsPound River20 lbs., 09 oz.44 3/4
4/19/2009William HainesNew River20 lbs., 08 oz.43 1/2
4/20/2009Oliver GeogheganJames River20 lbs.36 1/4
4/25/2009Toby HinesNew River16 lbs., 06 oz.41 1/2
4/26/2009Johnny BowersClaytor Lake21 lbs., 02 oz.44
4/28/2009John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River46
5/12/2009Christopher RhoadesNew River17 lbs.45
5/16/2009Christopher RhoadesNew River40
5/16/2009Joseph RhoadesNew River15 lbs., 08 oz.42
5/20/2009Jerry BrickeyNew River18 lbs.40
5/25/2009Robert BurnetteNew River44 1/2
5/28/2009Cory WoodwardLake Shenandoah17 lbs.42 1/2
5/30/2009Jason GreenwayRural Retreat Lake31 lbs.51
6/2/2009Teddy BlevinsNew River15 lbs., 01 oz.37
6/4/2009Edward LawtonNew River17 lbs.42
6/13/2009Warren KestersonJames River15 lbs.40
6/14/2009Joseph RhoadesNew River29 lbs.48
6/16/2009Larry ReynoldsNew River17 lbs.40
6/16/2009Christopher RhoadesNew River24 lbs.43
6/22/2009Robert StottlemyerNew River27 lbs.48 1/4
6/27/2009Shannon GrammerJames River16 lbs.40 1/2
7/1/2009William HainesNew River22 lbs., 04 oz.42
7/3/2009Robert ShoemakerSouth Fork Shenandoah River17 lbs., 06 oz.39
7/3/2009Charles SimmonsCowpasture River25 lbs., 09 oz.44 1/2
7/3/2009Brian MurphyNew River18 lbs., 04 oz.42
7/4/2009Corey R. J. RhoadesNew River20 lbs.42
7/4/2009Michael EwellPotomac River22 lbs.40
7/5/2009Joshua ClickNew River20 lbs., 04 oz.40
7/5/2009William HainesNew River20 lbs., 03 oz.40
7/7/2009Kenneth DaltonJames River18 lbs.40
7/8/2009Matthew YostNew River28 lbs.48
7/10/2009Philip MabeNew River39 lbs., 12 oz.52
7/16/2009Andrew McClaughertyNew River29 lbs., 01 oz.47 1/4
7/16/2009Justin ClineNew River25 lbs., 04 oz.45
7/17/2009Philip MabeNew River41
7/18/2009Kenneth DaltonJames River15 lbs.38
7/18/2009Robert MullinsNew River34 lbs., 11 oz.51
7/18/2009Christopher RhoadesNew River17 lbs., 04 oz.40
7/18/2009Christopher RhoadesNew River15 lbs.
7/19/2009William HainesNew River25 lbs.44
7/21/2009Sonny Wade, Jr.New River20 lbs.42
7/23/2009Warren KestersonJames River17 lbs.39
7/24/2009Warren KestersonJames River18 lbs.40
7/25/2009Alexander LeonardNew River20 lbs., 11 oz.40 1/2
7/30/2009Kenneth DaltonJames River15 lbs.37
7/31/2009Christopher DeaneShenandoah River41 1/4
7/31/2009Christopher DeaneShenandoah River42 1/2
8/1/2009William HainesNew River21 lbs., 15 oz.45
8/4/2009Kacey MaysJames River31 lbs., 06 oz.50 1/2
8/6/2009Gregory RifeNew River40 1/2
8/6/2009Gregory RifeNew River26 lbs.47 1/2
8/6/2009Leslie StiltnerNew River43 1/2
8/6/2009Leslie StiltnerNew River44
8/8/2009William HainesNew River22 lbs., 02 oz.42
8/12/2009Robert Nicely, Jr.James River32 lbs.52
8/12/2009Edward LawtonNew River15 lbs.40
8/13/2009Leonard CorumNew River16 lbs., 14 oz.
8/16/2009John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River42 1/2
8/16/2009William HainesNew River20 lbs., 01 oz.42
8/18/2009Joe WilliamsNew River45
8/21/2009Adam SizemoreNew River23 lbs., 05 oz.48 1/2
8/25/2009James DooleyJames River29 lbs., 12 oz.40 1/2
9/3/2009Eric Daniels, Sr.Craig Creek15 lbs.38
9/10/2009Jeffrey ShellLake Shenandoah22 lbs.43
9/10/2009Jeffrey ShellLake Shenandoah20 lbs.42
9/12/2009William HainesNew River32 lbs., 02 oz.50
9/13/2009William HainesNew River28 lbs., 12 oz.48
9/24/2009Kenneth NicolShenandoah River17 lbs., 08 oz.40
10/1/2009Jeffrey ShellShenandoah River15 lbs., 03 oz.39 1/2
10/3/2009Don EhlersSouth Fork Shenandoah River43
10/5/2009William BrandonPrivate Pond17 lbs.41
10/11/2009John CubbageSouth Fork Shenandoah River45
10/13/2009Rylan JoyceClaytor Lake25 lbs., 04 oz.45
10/17/2009Capt. Forest PressnellNew River30 lbs.46 1/2
10/18/2009William HainesNew River26 lbs., 02 oz.46 1/4
10/24/2009Timmy HillNew River40 1/2
10/31/2009Timmy HillNew River40 1/4
11/1/2009Matt GillispieNew River40 3/4
11/7/2009Denford DeelNew River40
11/7/2009James Gray Jr.New River18 lbs.40 1/2
11/7/2009Michael KingsleyJames River41
11/8/2009Timmy HillNew River43
11/25/2009Cecil Welcher, Sr.Shenandoah River34 lbs., 04 oz.51 1/2
11/26/2009Matt GillispieNew River45 1/2
11/28/2009Timmy HillNew River42
11/28/2009Johnny BowersNew River19 lbs., 15 oz.42
11/30/2009Kenton BowersNew River20 lbs., 12 oz.43
12/1/2009Edward LawtonNew River24 lbs.44
12/6/2009Timmy HillNew River42 1/2
12/24/2009Michael HymanNorth Fork Shenandoah River40
12/24/2009Robert BurnetteNew River42 1/2
12/31/2009Timothy DixonNew River16 lbs.42

Years Available

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