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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.

Smallmouth Bass

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
1/12/2015Jonathan WillsNew River21 1/2
2/8/2015Matt GillispieCarvins Cove Lake21 1/2
2/9/2015Jonathan WillsNew River5 lbs., 9 oz.22 1/2
2/14/2015Heath ParrishJames River20 1/2
3/11/2015Wayne BreedloveClaytor Lake20 1/4
3/17/2015Michael LeeRappahannock River20
3/23/2015Cory SteeleJames River5 lbs.21 1/2
3/24/2015James Elliott, Jr.New River21
3/24/2015James Elliott, Jr.New River20
3/26/2015Clarence Hillyard, Jr.Holiday Lake20 1/4
3/27/2015William ShelhorseJames River20 1/4
4/1/2015Micah SnidowNew River20
4/1/2015Michael LeeRappahannock River20
4/2/2015Noah MayoRockfish River5 lbs., 6 oz.22 1/2
4/3/2015Josh GraybealNew River5 lbs., 3 oz.21 1/4
4/4/2015Keith RiceJames River20
4/4/2015Rick BakerSmith Mountain Lake4 lbs., 2 oz.20 1/2
4/5/2015Jeb RatcliffeNew River22
4/5/2015Dan UrbanskeRapidan River21
4/11/2015Garrett TowlerJames River21
4/12/2015Robert AlbrightSouth Fork Shenandoah River24 1/2
4/13/2015Richard CoxNorth Anna River20
4/13/2015Matthew Keen All Other Waters20 3/4
4/13/2015Jacob RobertsJames River20 1/4
4/20/2015Rick BakerSmith Mountain Lake4 lbs., 2 oz.20 1/4
4/21/2015Gregory HedrickSmith Mountain Lake20
4/24/2015Matthew Keen All Other Waters22
4/25/2015Marshall PowersNew River20
4/26/2015Dennis BurksJames River20
4/26/2015Dennis BurksJames River20
4/28/2015Cory SteeleJames River5 lbs.21 1/4
4/29/2015Jeffrey StiltnerSouth Holston Reservoir20 1/4
5/1/2015Tommy HughesNew River20
5/1/2015Jay BassNew River20
5/2/2015Robert Hively All Other Waters20 1/2
5/2/2015Louis DonClaytor Lake5 lbs., 5 oz.21 1/2
5/3/2015Matthew MutschlerShenandoah River5 lbs.20 1/2
5/4/2015Keith ParrillHoliday Lake21 3/4
5/4/2015Anna HarmanNew River5 lbs.20 1/2
5/4/2015Anna HarmanNew River20
5/5/2015Gregory HeathJames River20
5/5/2015William BrandonSouth Holston Reservoir20
5/5/2015William BrandonSouth Holston Reservoir20
5/5/2015Kellam BrooksNew River20 1/4
5/5/2015Kellam BrooksNew River20
5/6/2015William BrandonSouth Holston Reservoir20
5/7/2015David Perkins, IIINew River5 lbs., 9 oz.22
5/7/2015John SchutteNew River21
5/8/2015Mandell QuinnPhilpott Lake20 1/2
5/8/2015Frankie IzziNew River5 lbs., 2 oz.21 1/4
5/8/2015Chris RiceJames River20 1/4
5/8/2015Keith ParrillHoliday Lake20
5/9/2015Garrett TowlerJames River21
5/9/2015Richard DietzSmith Mountain Lake6 lbs.21 3/4
5/9/2015James CivitareseNew River21
5/13/2015Louis WalkerJames River20
5/15/2015Christopher WolfordNew River21
5/16/2015John WoodsNorth Fork Shenandoah River20 1/2
5/16/2015Brendan FitzwaterShenandoah River20
5/16/2015Tommy CastleMiddle Fork Holston20 1/2
5/16/2015Tommy CastleMiddle Fork Holston22 1/4
5/17/2015Chris RiceJames River20
5/18/2015Tracy MondayNew River20 3/4
5/19/2015Patricia KunichClaytor Lake21
5/21/2015Richard Flippen Jr.Smith Mountain Lake20 1/2
5/21/2015Robert BelcherSmith Mountain Lake23
5/22/2015Ralph BartonSmith Mountain Lake21
5/22/2015Gavin FrostNew River20
5/23/2015Emilee Holmes All Other Waters23
5/23/2015Jordan JensonNew River20 1/4
5/24/2015David SableNew River21 1/4
5/24/2015Danny DuganRapidan River20
5/25/2015Danny DuganRapidan River20 1/2
5/28/2015Bobby Whitlow, IIStaunton River21 1/2
5/30/2015Michael AllgoodJames River21
5/31/2015Jeffrey BowersSouth Fork Shenandoah River20 1/4
5/31/2015Michael CalerLake Moomaw20 3/4
6/1/2015Charles KoseySmith Mountain Lake20 1/4
6/4/2015Jerry MeadowsSmith Mountain Lake20 1/4
6/5/2015Keith ParrillHoliday Lake20 1/4
6/6/2015Stacy HedrickSmith Mountain Lake20
6/6/2015William TrimmerSmith Mountain Lake5 lbs., 5 oz.19 3/4
6/6/2015David KincerSmith Mountain Lake5 lbs., 12 oz.21 1/2
6/7/2015Jacob NunJames River20
6/7/2015Craig NunJames River20 1/4
6/7/2015Justin GrubbPrivate Pond20
6/8/2015Hunter KiblerPrivate Pond7 lbs., 7 oz.23 3/4
6/9/2015Scott DeffenbaughJames River20
6/9/2015Ronald Dudding, Sr.Maury River21
6/10/2015William LambRivanna River5 lbs.22 1/4
6/11/2015Dale NewmanJames River20 1/4
6/13/2015Harmon Arnold, Jr.North Fork Shenandoah River20 1/4
6/13/2015Gary StrobelPotomac River22 1/4
6/13/2015Franklin Graham Jr.New River20
6/15/2015John WoodsNorth Fork Shenandoah River5 lbs.20
6/15/2015John WoodsNorth Fork Shenandoah River21
6/17/2015Davis JamisonSmith Mountain Lake5 lbs.21
6/18/2015Adam GheenNew River4 lbs., 4 oz.20 1/2
6/20/2015Darrell Branch, Jr.James River20
6/20/2015Philip LehmanNew River21
6/20/2015Christopher FallenNew River21
6/20/2015Christopher RobertsonJames River20 1/2
6/20/2015Wes ConleyNew River20
6/23/2015Harmon Arnold, Jr.North Fork Shenandoah River21 1/2
6/24/2015Kimberly CarrNew River21 3/4
6/28/2015Randy Trail, Jr.Gatewood Reservoir20
7/2/2015Jacob Sullivan All Other Waters20 1/2
7/4/2015Harold Bischoff, IINorth Fork Shenandoah River21
7/7/2015Johnathan SmithPhilpott Lake21
7/7/2015Alex BlevinsNew River20
7/10/2015Gregory O'ConnorNew River5 lbs.20 1/4
7/11/2015Christopher RhoadesNew River21 1/2
7/14/2015Caleb HilliardPrivate Pond5 lbs., 6 oz.21 1/4
7/18/2015Dale ByerNew River21 1/4
7/22/2015James MartinSmith Mountain Lake23
7/27/2015Jody CussinsNorth Fork Holston River20 1/2
7/30/2015Rick EvansNew River20 1/4
8/2/2015Casey ReedJames River20
8/8/2015Eric HattenNew River20 1/4
8/9/2015Jonathan Ing, IIJames River20
8/10/2015Lonnie Hackworth, Jr.Staunton River20 1/2
8/12/2015David ParrishSouth Fork Shenandoah River22 1/4
8/13/2015Claude Henson, Jr.Maury River22
8/14/2015Caleb GoldsmithNew River20 1/4
8/14/2015Tony BillerRappahannock River20 1/4
8/15/2015Michael HolderNew River21 1/2
8/16/2015Wesley GibsonLake Moomaw20 3/4
8/16/2015Wesley GibsonLake Moomaw20
8/16/2015Christopher MaslowJames River20
8/19/2015David BrownClaytor Lake21
8/21/2015Amber EyeLake Moomaw20
8/22/2015Cathy NaffNew River20 1/2
8/22/2015Ricky SamuelsLaurel Bed Lake21
8/22/2015Caleb GoldsmithNew River20 1/4
8/22/2015William HainesNew River6 lbs., 1 oz.23 3/4
8/29/2015William WoodJames River21
9/4/2015Isaac HeggShenandoah River21
9/4/2015Otto SchoenfelderJames River20
9/5/2015Warren KestersonJames River6 lbs., 7 oz.24 1/2
9/6/2015David CuttsJames River20 1/4
9/6/2015William WoodJames River20
9/7/2015Danny DuganRapidan River21 1/2
9/7/2015James SlateStaunton River20 1/2
9/7/2015Quintin SullivanRappahannock River20 1/2
9/7/2015William Thorpe, IIINorth Anna River4 lbs., 8 oz.21
9/10/2015Jackson NortonNew River20 1/2
9/10/2015Jackson NortonNew River21 1/2
9/12/2015William LambJames River5 lbs., 2 oz.21 3/4
9/14/2015Wyatt SmithSouth Fork Shenandoah River20
9/16/2015George Joly, JrLake Moomaw20 1/4
9/17/2015Carroll ColemanNew River20 3/4
9/18/2015Keith ThompsonMaury River21
9/19/2015Cameron HunleyJames River20 1/4
9/19/2015Danny DuganRapidan River20
9/19/2015Danny DuganRapidan River20 1/2
9/20/2015Charles DavisJames River20
9/21/2015Dan DavisStaunton River21
9/24/2015Jason EtzelNew River5 lbs., 1 oz.22
9/26/2015Ricky SearsShenandoah River20 1/2
9/26/2015Matthew Keen All Other Waters20 1/2
9/28/2015Brendan CarwileLeesville Lake20 1/4
10/5/2015William LambJames River21
10/9/2015Kellam BrooksRappahannock River20
10/10/2015Benton BoydNew River20
10/10/2015Paul SeitzNew River20
10/11/2015William LambJames River20
10/11/2015James MabryCarvins Cove Lake20 1/4
10/11/2015Kellam BrooksRappahannock River20 3/4
10/12/2015Taylor GordonRappahannock River5 lbs., 11 oz.22
10/16/2015Dennis ButcherNew River20
10/18/2015Preston QuesenberryNew River5 lbs., 6 oz.22
10/20/2015Kellam BrooksRappahannock River20 1/2
10/22/2015Glenn EdmondsClaytor Lake20
10/22/2015James CivitareseRappahannock River21
10/29/2015Richard Powell, Sr.Leesville Lake20 1/2
11/7/2015James CivitareseJames River21
11/10/2015V. Craig Turner, Jr.James River20
11/11/2015Aaron PattersonJames River20 1/4
11/11/2015Aaron PattersonJames River20 3/4
11/11/2015Jeremiah PattersonJames River20 1/4
11/14/2015Kellam BrooksRappahannock River21 1/4
11/16/2015Tony BillerSouth Fork Shenandoah River20 1/4
12/8/2015Michael BelderesLeesville Lake4 lbs., 15 oz.22
12/11/2015Kenneth AshleyClaytor Lake20 1/4
12/13/2015Matthew ChapmanSouth Fork Shenandoah River5 lbs.20 3/4
12/13/2015Robert TuckerJames River5 lbs., 3 oz.21 1/2
12/15/2015David FosterStaunton River20 1/4
12/16/2015Charles Corbitt, Jr.Nottoway River20 1/4
12/19/2015Aaron PattersonJames River20
12/20/2015Wes GrantSmith Mountain Lake20 1/4
12/22/2015Gary HarmonClaytor Lake20 1/2
12/23/2015Aaron PattersonJames River5 lbs., 9 oz.21 3/4
12/23/2015Timothy DixonNew River20
12/23/2015Timothy DixonNew River21 1/4

Years Available

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