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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.

Striped Bass

Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
1/2/2000Christie HalesLake Gaston24 lbs., 08 oz.36 3/4
1/3/2000David WisemanLeesville Lake26 lbs.38
1/8/2000James DooleySmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 05 oz.39 1/2
1/9/2000David BurnetteSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 08 oz.40
1/9/2000William AndersSmith Mountain Lake37 lbs., 08 oz.43
1/14/2000Roy PerrySmith Mountain Lake25 lbs.40 1/4
1/15/2000Ralph SetzerSmith Mountain Lake34 lbs.45
1/15/2000Roger LongClaytor Lake20 lbs.37
1/15/2000Roger LongClaytor Lake24 lbs., 15 oz.38
1/21/2000Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.40
2/1/2000Doshia WebbSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 06 oz.40 1/2
2/3/2000Charles WebbLake Anna24 lbs.38
2/21/2000William BrandonChickahominy River41
2/28/2000Michael EpperlySmith Mountain Lake37
2/29/2000Terry Meece, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
3/10/2000Macky MaySmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 11 oz.
3/11/2000James Bunch, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/2
3/11/2000Tyler WolfSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 06 oz.37 1/4
3/11/2000David GochenourSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs., 14 oz.43
3/11/2000Kent MartinSmith Mountain Lake42 lbs.
3/14/2000Charles FrancisSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs., 04 oz.41
3/15/2000Steven SingletonSmith Mountain Lake34 lbs., 02 oz.41
3/15/2000Jeff LovellSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
3/15/2000Jeff LovellSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 02 oz.38
3/15/2000Brian FlynnSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.37
3/15/2000Bobby JoyceSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 08 oz.
3/17/2000William Jessie All Other Waters22 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/4
3/21/2000Randall GoadClaytor Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.36
3/24/2000Greg WebbClaytor Lake30 lbs., 02 oz.41
3/25/2000James WoodSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 08 oz.40
3/25/2000Andrew BurgeSmith Mountain Lake37
3/25/2000Bobby Wright Jr.Smith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 04 oz.38
3/28/2000Terry Meece, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
3/28/2000Terry Meece, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs.39
3/28/2000Robert PalmerSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.38 1/4
3/29/2000Dwayne Snyder Sr.James River27 lbs., 08 oz.41 1/2
4/1/2000Stephen SpellSmith Mountain Lake38
4/2/2000Holly MarksPamunkey River40 1/2
4/3/2000Paul BisbeeSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 15 oz.37 1/4
4/4/2000Donald YoungSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 02 oz.39 1/2
4/4/2000Ken EricksonSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
4/4/2000Ken EricksonSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 12 oz.40
4/4/2000Earle Alvey IIISmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
4/5/2000Joseph WoolwineClaytor Lake30 lbs., 02 oz.39
4/5/2000Ken EricksonSmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
4/7/2000Danny RobinetteSmith Mountain Lake38 1/4
4/8/2000Mark DunawayJames River37 1/2
4/8/2000T. D. MeLendon, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake40 lbs., 02 oz.46 1/2
4/9/2000Frank AverettBuggs Island Lake24 lbs., 07 oz.37 1/4
4/9/2000Ronald WeaverSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
4/9/2000Earl Harth, IILake Chesdin20 lbs., 04 oz.
4/10/2000Richard GautierClaytor Lake28 lbs., 05 oz.40 3/4
4/10/2000Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 01 oz.38 3/4
4/10/2000Suzanne NeblettChickahominy River45 lbs.46
4/10/2000Michael KingClaytor Lake22 lbs., 02 oz.37
4/13/2000Ralph WhittemoreSmith Mountain Lake38 1/4
4/13/2000Garry Kendrick, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/4
4/14/2000Oscar KeenSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.37
4/14/2000Billy MayhewSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
4/15/2000John HaywoodSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
4/15/2000Oscar KeenSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.37
4/15/2000Amy SmithSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 05 oz.38
4/16/2000Vincent BeccioSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 07 oz.38 1/2
4/17/2000Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.38 3/4
4/19/2000Macky MaySmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
4/21/2000Joseph WoolwineClaytor Lake20 lbs., 04 oz.37
4/21/2000James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
4/21/2000Kevin SerrettSmith Mountain Lake38 3/4
4/24/2000James KleinSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
4/24/2000Michael RatliffSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 01 oz.
4/24/2000Donald NicholsSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.37 1/2
4/25/2000Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake47 lbs., 12 oz.47 1/2
4/25/2000Michael ByrdClaytor Lake22 lbs., 14 oz.38
4/26/2000Harvey Altice, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake48 lbs., 10 oz.47
4/30/2000Edward Phillips, Jr.Appomattox River23 lbs., 09 oz.37
4/30/2000Randy HelmsClaytor Lake20 lbs., 12 oz.37
5/2/2000Tony BodenheimerSmith Mountain Lake31 lbs., 02 oz.39
5/2/2000Michael CarbaughClaytor Lake21 lbs., 10 oz.38
5/4/2000Jason JohnsonLeesville Lake44 lbs.45 1/2
5/4/2000Jason JohnsonLeesville Lake23 lbs.38
5/4/2000William SampsonPotomac River22 lbs., 14 oz.42
5/4/2000Michael KingClaytor Lake30 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
5/4/2000Walter Johnson, Sr.Leesville Lake24 lbs.39
5/4/2000Walter Johnson, Sr.Leesville Lake26 lbs.41
5/5/2000Joan CrowderBuggs Island Lake20 lbs.
5/7/2000Burnett FauverSmith Mountain Lake38
5/7/2000Clifton JohnsonSmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
5/9/2000Arvel Meece Sr.Smith Mountain Lake22 lbs.
5/9/2000Arvel Meece Sr.Smith Mountain Lake24 lbs.
5/9/2000Homer LesterSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 13 oz.43 1/2
5/10/2000Barry LesterSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
5/11/2000Bryan RobinsonSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 12 oz.39
5/12/2000Johnathan HickmanSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 10 oz.38
5/12/2000James RudisillSmith Mountain Lake41 lbs., 02 oz.45
5/13/2000Alec TurnerSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 06 oz.38 1/2
5/13/2000David PerdueSmith Mountain Lake36 lbs., 03 oz.42 1/2
5/13/2000Michael GardellSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs., 08 oz.44
5/13/2000Jimmy JessupSmith Mountain Lake39
5/14/2000Patsy ChattinSmith Mountain Lake40 1/2
5/15/2000Arthur Wicker IIISmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
5/15/2000Roger Shelton Jr.Potomac River45 lbs.52
5/18/2000Robert Anderson, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 09 oz.37 1/2
5/20/2000Herbert Pritchett Jr.Smith Mountain Lake30 lbs., 01 oz.44 1/2
5/20/2000William ButtSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 04 oz.41 1/2
5/20/2000Larry KernsRappahannock River21 lbs., 13 oz.37 3/4
5/20/2000Derick DuffySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38
5/21/2000Martin StoverJames River23 lbs.38
5/22/2000Donald Franks, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake34 lbs., 10 oz.43
5/23/2000Kenneth SelfSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 12 oz.
5/23/2000Bob JacksonSmith Mountain Lake38
5/23/2000Charles Lee Jr.Claytor Lake27 lbs., 13 oz.41 1/2
5/23/2000Mack DoverSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 13 oz.40
5/26/2000John ProuseSmith Mountain Lake37
5/26/2000Gerald Hill, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake27 lbs.42
5/26/2000Timothy BurtonSmith Mountain Lake37
5/27/2000Tyler HensleySmith Mountain Lake37
5/28/2000Richard Wood, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs.39
5/28/2000Joseph RapchakSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
5/30/2000Ray WellsSmith Mountain Lake39 1/4
5/31/2000Carol BrownSmith Mountain Lake38 1/4
6/1/2000Joseph RadaSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
6/2/2000Vance PhelpsLake Prince27 lbs., 04 oz.40
6/3/2000Curtis AllenSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 05 oz.39 1/2
6/3/2000Ray Cochran, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake38
6/3/2000Jefferey SmithRoanoke River38
6/4/2000Christopher Brown, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 04 oz.44 1/4
6/6/2000Robert DavisSmith Mountain Lake37
6/7/2000George Snead, IIISmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
6/7/2000Marvin DeWeaseLeesville Lake36 lbs., 08 oz.47 1/2
6/7/2000Michael KingClaytor Lake31 lbs.42
6/9/2000Herbert Pritchett Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
6/9/2000John AllenSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
6/15/2000Douglas HowellSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
6/17/2000Gary KirbySmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 04 oz.42
6/17/2000John FeenySmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
6/18/2000James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake38
6/20/2000Joseph Gilchrist, Jr.Leesville Lake25 lbs.38
6/22/2000Eric MatusevichSmith Mountain Lake38
6/24/2000Rex SmithLeesville Lake28 lbs., 12 oz.41 1/4
6/24/2000Preston Dellinger, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/2
6/24/2000Preston Dellinger, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake38
6/24/2000Rodney GriffinSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 5 oz.39 1/2
6/24/2000John JoyceSmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
6/24/2000John Joyce, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake39 1/2
6/30/2000Kevin LoudermilkSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 07 oz.41
7/1/2000William YostClaytor Lake22 lbs.38
7/3/2000Brian BakerLeesville Lake22 lbs., 14 oz.37 1/4
7/4/2000Thomas Hawley, Jr.New River24 lbs., 03 oz.40
7/4/2000David GibsonSmith Mountain Lake37
7/4/2000Dana YostClaytor Lake20 lbs., 04 oz.38
7/8/2000Wesley MaxeySmith Mountain Lake40
7/8/2000Samuel WilliamsSmith Mountain Lake37
7/8/2000Janice WilliamsSmith Mountain Lake39
7/9/2000Matthew YostClaytor Lake20 lbs., 04 oz.39 1/2
7/15/2000Brian BakerLeesville Lake21 lbs.38
7/15/2000Brian BakerLeesville Lake25 lbs., 12 oz.41
7/19/2000Willie QuesenberryClaytor Lake26 lbs., 10 oz.43
7/21/2000Steven AmosSmith Mountain Lake38 3/4
7/21/2000Joshua MeeceLeesville Lake22 lbs., 08 oz.39
7/25/2000Donald TaylorSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.37 1/2
7/26/2000Darryl FloydWestern Branch Reservoir20 lbs., 03 oz.39
8/12/2000Danny JonesSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 04 oz.40
8/14/2000Javier RamirezCarvins Cove Lake38 1/4
8/16/2000Andrew StoneSmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
8/18/2000Robert PruittSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
8/19/2000Michelle PruittSmith Mountain Lake39 1/4
8/20/2000Daniel RoseSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs.
8/25/2000Jason JohnsonLeesville Lake20 lbs.38
8/25/2000Jason JohnsonLeesville Lake21 lbs.39 1/2
8/29/2000Gary HallSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
8/31/2000Ronald Kling, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake38 1/4
9/10/2000Roger Otworth, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 12 oz.39
9/10/2000Katri ChristyBlackwater River37 1/2
9/18/2000Brett McQuadeSmith Mountain Lake38
9/27/2000Shane FisherSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 10 oz.
9/28/2000Chris TooneLake Gaston21 lbs.37
9/30/2000Alan McDildaSmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
9/30/2000Ronald Wooldridge Jr.Western Branch Reservoir22 lbs., 04 oz.38
9/30/2000James WorrellLake Prince40
10/3/2000Brett McQuadeSmith Mountain Lake29 lbs.47 1/2
10/4/2000Jerry SimmsSmith Mountain Lake38
10/4/2000Jason DumondRoanoke River20 lbs., 08 oz.37
10/4/2000James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake40
10/11/2000James Gray Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
10/13/2000Edward Boggs, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 08 oz.38
10/21/2000Dale BishopSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 07 oz.41
10/21/2000Kevin ReinhardtSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 05 oz.37 1/2
10/27/2000Ralph Steele, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/2
10/27/2000Henry GillespieSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 02 oz.41
11/3/2000Jason JohnsonSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 04 oz.38
11/4/2000Roger HornsbySmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
11/4/2000Troy PattersonSmith Mountain Lake41 lbs.47
11/5/2000Joel ShapiroSmith Mountain Lake39
11/5/2000Robert HardingLake Chesdin38
11/5/2000John ThomasSmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
11/10/2000Kyle CookSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.40
11/11/2000John Horton, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 01 oz.
11/14/2000Rickey AndrewsStaunton River43 lbs., 07 oz.39 1/2
11/17/2000Timothy CopeWaller Mill Reservoir29 lbs.41
11/18/2000Wayne ChittumSmith Mountain Lake39
11/21/2000Donnie BengeSmith Mountain Lake39
11/21/2000Vicky BengeSmith Mountain Lake37
11/22/2000Donnie BengeSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.37 1/2
11/24/2000Samuel Patton Jr.Private Pond41 lbs.48
11/24/2000James MakensSmith Mountain Lake38
11/24/2000Jessie PeacherPrivate Pond43 lbs.46 1/4
12/1/2000Charles CarterSmith Mountain Lake39 1/4
12/3/2000William Smith IIISmith Mountain Lake39
12/6/2000Tyler FarmerSmith Mountain Lake38
12/6/2000Tyler FarmerSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
12/8/2000Ken SwainSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 01 oz.42
12/9/2000J. Scott NichollsLake Anna20 lbs.35
12/10/2000William DeShazoRappahannock River42 1/2
12/12/2000Bryan WelchSmith Mountain Lake38
12/12/2000Bryan WelchSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38
12/12/2000Bryan WelchSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs.41 1/2
12/12/2000Greg VenningSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.
12/20/2000Jessie WoodySmith Mountain Lake39
12/24/2000Daniel BerthiaumeSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 04 oz.41 1/2
12/24/2000Michael Sielicki, Jr.Potomac River38
12/29/2000Michael Sielicki, Jr.Potomac River30 lbs.42 1/4
12/29/2000Michael Sielicki, Jr.Potomac River20 lbs.38 1/4

Years Available

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