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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
1/2/2016Jeremiah PattersonJames River20
1/2/2016Donald DawsonNorth Fork Shenandoah River5 lbs., 6 oz.21
1/15/2016Craig BishopSouth Fork Shenandoah River21
2/28/2016Alex LouderbackSmith Mountain Lake6 lbs., 2 oz.23
3/5/2016Samuel ShoosmithJames River5 lbs., 3 oz.21 1/2
3/5/2016Richmond McDaniel, Sr.Rappahannock River20 1/2
3/8/2016Ronald ReinhardSouth Holston Reservoir20 1/4
3/16/2016Trent DankosJames River5 lbs.20
3/18/2016George ChristianJames River20 1/2
3/18/2016Matthew Keen All Other Waters20
3/19/2016Cantley KrafftSouth Holston Reservoir21
3/24/2016James Pugh, JrNew River21 1/2
3/24/2016Garland Isom, Jr.James River5 lbs.21 1/4
3/25/2016Kinner IngramSouth Fork Shenandoah River21
3/25/2016Hunter GriffittsClaytor Lake20
3/26/2016Gregory HedrickSmith Mountain Lake5 lbs.21
3/29/2016Jeffery WarterNew River21
4/2/2016Matthew KeenLaurel Bed Lake21
4/3/2016Scott HeinzNew River21 1/2
4/4/2016Scott HeinzNew River21 1/4
4/4/2016Scott HeinzNew River21 3/4
4/4/2016Linda GallimoreStaunton River20 1/4
4/5/2016Scott WawnerNew River20 1/2
4/5/2016Scott HeinzNew River22
4/6/2016Hao XueNew River22
4/10/2016Gregory HedrickSmith Mountain Lake20
4/11/2016Charles BarnesNew River20
4/12/2016Herbert Lewis Jr.Smith Mountain Lake20 1/4
4/12/2016Chase TannerJames River20
4/16/2016Franklin Graham Jr.New River21
4/16/2016Chase TannerNew River5 lbs., 4 oz.20 1/2
4/17/2016Jakob DuncanClaytor Lake5 lbs., 2 oz.22
4/17/2016Tommy CastleMiddle Fork Holston5 lbs., 12 oz.21
4/17/2016Gregory HedrickSmith Mountain Lake20
4/18/2016Linda GallimoreStaunton River21
4/19/2016Jody CussinsNorth Fork Holston River20 1/2
4/19/2016Alvin GillespieNew River20 1/2
4/19/2016Michael CromerClaytor Lake5 lbs., 8 oz.22
4/20/2016William BrandonSouth Holston Reservoir20 1/4
4/20/2016Kai Wu HuangNew River21
4/20/2016Tommy CastleMiddle Fork Holston5 lbs., 5 oz.20
4/20/2016Tommy CastleMiddle Fork Holston5 lbs., 6 oz.20
4/21/2016Kinner IngramSouth Fork Shenandoah River21 1/4
4/21/2016Chase TannerJames River5 lbs., 14 oz.21
4/21/2016Chase TannerJames River5 lbs.20
4/23/2016Barry SteeleJames River5 lbs., 6 oz.22
4/23/2016Madelyn HanshewNew River22
4/23/2016Dustin ChristianNew River4 lbs., 5 oz.20 1/4
4/24/2016Daniel PattersonJames River20 1/2
4/26/2016David WorkNew River5 lbs.24
4/26/2016Gregory HedrickStaunton River20
4/26/2016Austin Feather All Other Waters22
4/28/2016Gregory HartCraig Creek20
4/28/2016Chris HarrisonNew River6 lbs.23
4/30/2016Chase MaysLaurel Bed Lake20 1/2
5/1/2016Pak BurgerNew River5 lbs., 5 oz.20
5/1/2016James Perkins Jr.Dismal Creek4 lbs., 1 oz.20
5/2/2016Kenneth SmithNew River22
5/3/2016Charles BeggerowNew River4 lbs., 11 oz.22
5/5/2016Allen HarmanNew River5 lbs., 8 oz.22
5/6/2016Tom Browder Jr.New River5 lbs.22
5/7/2016George ToltonNew River21
5/7/2016Scott DeffenbaughNew River5 lbs.22 1/2
5/7/2016Cody SpearsPhilpott Lake4 lbs., 10 oz.20 1/4
5/8/2016Michael HollandCarvins Cove Lake20
5/9/2016Kenneth HolleyJames River5 lbs., 4 oz.22
5/12/2016Christopher SpencerNew River20
5/13/2016R. lukas LyallNew River22 1/2
5/14/2016Scott SmythLittle River8 lbs.25
5/14/2016Edward Knight IIINew River5 lbs.20 1/4
5/15/2016James BryantDan River4 lbs.20 1/2
5/16/2016Michael VaughanNew River20
5/24/2016John ChermakNew River20 1/2
5/28/2016Jody HedrickSmith Mountain Lake21
5/28/2016Ernest Downey, Jr.Claytor Lake22
5/28/2016Kenneth ColesJames River4 lbs.20
5/29/2016Michael WoolwineLittle River20 1/4
5/30/2016Ernest Downey, Jr.Claytor Lake21 1/2
5/31/2016Mark Zalesiak All Other Waters21 1/4
6/3/2016Jackie BollingStaunton River20 1/4
6/4/2016Tommy HughesNew River22
6/6/2016Lukas Short All Other Waters4 lbs., 2 oz.21 1/2
6/7/2016Caleb HoffmanLake Moomaw20
6/9/2016Ben Davenport Jr.New River21
6/9/2016Jody CussinsNorth Fork Holston River21
6/11/2016Gary SimmonsJames River20 1/2
6/11/2016Archie MusgroveSmith Mountain Lake20 1/2
6/11/2016William TeterPrivate Pond3 lbs., 3 oz.20 1/4
6/12/2016Jack Carlton, Jr.North Anna River20
6/12/2016David CrosswhiteSmith Mountain Lake20
6/14/2016Christopher ThornsburyJames River5 lbs., 15 oz.22 1/4
6/14/2016Chris RiceJames River4 lbs., 8 oz.22
6/15/2016Scott DeffenbaughJames River21 1/2
6/16/2016Darren ViarsNew River4 lbs., 7 oz.21 3/4
6/16/2016Ronald ReinhardSouth Holston Reservoir20
6/16/2016Earl Martin, IIINew River3 lbs., 9 oz.20 1/2
6/17/2016Gerald VestSmith Mountain Lake4 lbs., 8 oz.21
6/18/2016Timothy WaltsRivanna River20
6/19/2016Conir ColemanNew River5 lbs.22 1/4
6/19/2016Charles KiddNew River5 lbs., 1 oz.22 1/2
6/25/2016Ricky SamuelsLaurel Bed Lake20
6/25/2016Repp Lambert IINew River21 1/4
6/27/2016Joe Lugar Jr.Carvins Cove Lake21
6/27/2016David LugarCarvins Cove Lake4 lbs.20
6/28/2016James Pearman Jr.New River20 1/2
7/2/2016Chase Tanner All Other Waters20
7/5/2016Earl Martin, IIINew River4 lbs., 2 oz.20 1/4
7/8/2016Jackson EnglandNew River4 lbs., 2 oz.21
7/8/2016Keith ParrillPrivate Pond20
7/8/2016Tyler JustusNew River21
7/9/2016Ronald CecileNew River21
7/10/2016Michael RichardsonNew River20
7/10/2016Sherry BrownRappahannock River20 1/2
7/10/2016Mark ThomasTye River5 lbs., 8 oz.21
7/10/2016William CookNew River20
7/11/2016Linda HarveySmith Mountain Lake20
7/11/2016Jackie BollingStaunton River20 1/2
7/11/2016Ronnie HackworthStaunton River2
7/14/2016John HokeLake Moomaw4 lbs.20 1/4
7/16/2016Casey RhoadesNew River20
7/16/2016Garland Isom, Jr. All Other Waters4 lbs., 9 oz.21
7/16/2016Scott WoodJames River4 lbs.20
7/16/2016Ricky SamuelsLaurel Bed Lake20
7/19/2016Carles ArnoldNew River20 1/2
7/20/2016Linda HarveySmith Mountain Lake21
7/22/2016Christopher WolfordNew River20 1/2
7/22/2016Danny DuganRapidan River4 lbs., 13 oz.22
7/22/2016Shannon MiddletonJames River5 lbs., 3 oz.20 3/4
7/22/2016Mark MeliusJames River21
7/23/2016Amber YeattsNew River22
7/23/2016David HarperJames River20
7/24/2016Glen MabeShenandoah River21 1/2
7/24/2016Russ AndrewsJames River4 lbs.20
7/25/2016Roger KirbyJames River4 lbs.20
7/27/2016Shannon MiddletonJames River5 lbs., 8 oz.21 3/4
7/29/2016James BradleyNew River20 3/4
7/30/2016Michael AllgoodJames River20
7/30/2016Ronald CecileNew River20
7/30/2016James MabryCarvins Cove Lake21 1/2
7/31/2016David CrosswhiteSmith Mountain Lake20
7/31/2016David CrosswhiteSmith Mountain Lake21 1/4
8/4/2016Gaylon Orebaugh, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake21
8/5/2016Adam ParkerMaury River20 1/2
8/9/2016Charles Goldsmith, Jr.New River21
8/11/2016Chase TannerJames River4 lbs., 12 oz.21
8/11/2016Michael CalerNew River5 lbs., 10 oz.21 3/4
8/12/2016Konstantinos AngelopoulosShenandoah River20
8/13/2016Drake MaidenLaurel Bed Lake21
8/15/2016Julie RodriguezSmith Mountain Lake20 3/4
8/18/2016Chase TannerJames River4 lbs., 13 oz.20
8/21/2016William SteinShenandoah River20
8/22/2016Ryan Van HookShenandoah River5 lbs., 1 oz.22
8/25/2016James BradleyNew River22
8/26/2016William Wilson, Jr.James River4 lbs., 6 oz.21
8/27/2016Ricky SamuelsLaurel Bed Lake20
8/29/2016Timothy DixonNew River20
8/29/2016Guy ArnoldNew River20
8/30/2016Curtis PerryPrivate Pond22 1/4
9/3/2016William ShelhorseStaunton River21
9/4/2016Jonathan Ing, IIJames River21
9/4/2016Johnathan Ing, Sr.James River20
9/4/2016Andy HagaStaunton River4 lbs., 10 oz.22 1/4
9/4/2016Andy HagaStaunton River4 lbs., 10 oz.22
9/5/2016David HarperJames River2 1/2
9/5/2016David HarperJames River21
9/5/2016Danny DuganRapidan River3 lbs., 6 oz.20
9/6/2016Wesley SmallwoodSouth Fork Shenandoah River3 lbs., 14 oz.20 1/2
9/6/2016Reed HaubertNew River4 lbs., 5 oz.21
9/7/2016Danny DuganRapidan River4 lbs., 8 oz.20
9/8/2016Brooks NoblePotomac River20
9/10/2016Ricky SamuelsLaurel Bed Lake3 lbs., 14 oz.21 3/4
9/10/2016Benton BoydNew River20
9/12/2016James SimmonsMaury River4 lbs., 5 oz.20
9/13/2016Gary GermanJames River21 1/2
9/13/2016Danny DuganRapidan River4 lbs.20
9/14/2016Gene KingLake Moomaw20 1/2
9/15/2016Danny DuganRapidan River3 lbs., 6 oz.20
9/16/2016Danny DuganRapidan River4 lbs.20 1/4
9/16/2016Danny DuganRapidan River3 lbs., 8 oz.20
9/17/2016Eric CockerhamNew River3 lbs., 6 oz.20
9/17/2016Michael BelcherLaurel Bed Lake21
9/17/2016Terry JonesSmith Mountain Lake22
9/17/2016Jane MorganNew River4 lbs.20 1/4
9/17/2016Samuel ScottJames River4 lbs., 1 oz.20 1/2
9/19/2016Carles ArnoldNew River20
9/23/2016Jack SchmidtNew River21
9/25/2016Jesse WayRappahannock River20
9/25/2016Joseph VioletteRappahannock River4 lbs., 2 oz.20
9/26/2016Shannon BurnettSmith Mountain Lake20
9/28/2016Brian HastyRappahannock River20 1/2
9/29/2016Stuart RoesSouth Fork Shenandoah River3 lbs., 8 oz.20
10/5/2016Scott HeinzNew River4 lbs.20 1/2
10/8/2016David BeaversRappahannock River5 lbs., 5 oz.20 1/2
10/9/2016George IngeNew River22
10/12/2016Alan HarringtonNorth Fork Holston River20 1/4
10/13/2016Ricky SamuelsLaurel Bed Lake20
10/14/2016Alan HarringtonNorth Fork Holston River20 1/2
10/15/2016Ethan PainterSmith Mountain Lake3 lbs., 15 oz.20 1/2
10/16/2016James SimmonsMaury River3 lbs., 5 oz.20
10/16/2016James SimmonsMaury River5 lbs., 5 oz.21
10/20/2016Franklin Graham Jr.New River20 1/4
10/21/2016Gary HarmonClaytor Lake20 1/4
10/21/2016John SchutteClaytor Lake21 1/2
10/21/2016Alan HarringtonNorth Fork Holston River20
10/21/2016Alan HarringtonNorth Fork Holston River20
10/25/2016Alan HarringtonNorth Fork Holston River20
10/26/2016Chase TannerJames River20
10/28/2016Vicki SutherlandJames River20
10/29/2016Daniel PattersonJames River22
10/31/2016Timothy DixonNew River20
10/31/2016Koircaus HairstonJames River5 lbs.22
10/31/2016Koircaus HairstonJames River5 lbs.20
10/31/2016Joe Burwell, Sr.James River5 lbs., 4 oz.22 1/2
10/31/2016Joe Burwell, Sr.James River5 lbs.22
11/1/2016Chase TannerJames River20 1/4
11/1/2016Alan HarringtonNorth Fork Holston River20
11/2/2016Scott GilliesJames River20
11/3/2016Ronald ReinhardSouth Holston Reservoir20 1/4
11/3/2016Alan HarringtonNorth Fork Holston River21
11/4/2016Alan HarringtonNorth Fork Holston River20 1/2
11/7/2016Alan HarringtonNorth Fork Holston River20
11/8/2016Alan HarringtonNorth Fork Holston River5 lbs., 5 oz.20 1/2
11/10/2016John SchutteClaytor Lake4 lbs., 8 oz.20
11/12/2016Kellam BrooksRappahannock River21 1/4
11/12/2016David HarperJames River20
11/12/2016Chase TannerJames River21 1/2
11/13/2016Johnathan Ing, Sr.James River20 3/4
11/14/2016Timothy DixonNew River20
11/17/2016Ricky SamuelsLaurel Bed Lake20
11/19/2016Matthew LawrenceSmith Mountain Lake5 lbs.20 1/4
11/23/2016William Uzzell, IIILake Moomaw5 lbs., 13 oz.21 3/4
11/23/2016Michael SpencerNew River6 lbs., 4 oz.20
11/23/2016Aaron JeterNew River5 lbs., 9 oz.24
11/25/2016Kellam BrooksRappahannock River20 1/2
11/28/2016Timothy DixonNew River21
11/30/2016Timothy DixonNew River20
12/4/2016Josh DolinNew River20 1/4
12/8/2016James Taylor IIINottoway River3 lbs., 5 oz.20 1/2
12/25/2016Bobby LindseyClaytor Lake4 lbs., 6 oz.20 1/2
12/31/2016Landon RogersShenandoah River21 3/4

Years Available

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