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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
1/2/2002Richard ReedSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs.41 1/4
1/3/2002Bobby Dale FowlerSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 04 oz.42
1/5/2002Lloyd Douglas CraddockSmith Mountain Lake36 lbs., 08 oz.46
1/9/2002Faron GardnerClaytor Lake20 lbs., 08 oz.
1/10/2002Lionel Williams, IIISmith Mountain Lake23 lbs.41
1/12/2002Weldon Tobler, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake33 lbs., 08 oz.45 3/4
1/26/2002Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
1/26/2002Henry Wilson, Jr.Lake Gaston24 lbs.
1/27/2002Randy Horst, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37 3/4
1/28/2002Benjamin Mack, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 10 oz.40 1/4
1/30/2002Charles MitchellLake Gaston22 lbs., 08 oz.
2/2/2002Ray ArthurLake Anna20 lbs., 08 oz.
2/7/2002Douglas BiggsLake Gaston20 lbs., 08 oz.
2/9/2002William RileyLake Anna23 lbs.36
2/15/2002Gregory HeathBuggs Island Lake20 lbs., 02 oz.
2/16/2002Edward RobtisonSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.40
2/16/2002James CheekSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.39 1/4
2/16/2002Jeffrey EaganSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 01 oz.37
2/18/2002Tommy FordSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 13 oz.36 1/2
2/19/2002Billy Seymour, Jr.Buggs Island Lake20 lbs., 12 oz.
2/23/2002Gary JoyceSmith Mountain Lake37
2/23/2002Brandon CrossLake Chesdin20 lbs., 01 oz.
3/1/2002William JordanSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
3/2/2002Christian HellmerBuggs Island Lake20 lbs.
3/3/2002Graham KingSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
3/3/2002James MartinLake Anna20 lbs.37
3/5/2002Helene AngleSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 03 oz.40 1/2
3/5/2002Macky MaySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
3/7/2002Robert Hoffert, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 06 oz.
3/7/2002Dimick HellerSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 07 oz.37 1/2
3/8/2002Mike DillonSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs.43 1/2
3/11/2002Bobby Dale FowlerSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 02 oz.38
3/15/2002Gary TrentSmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
3/15/2002James Smith IIILake Anna20 lbs., 08 oz.
3/15/2002Jimmy FraleySmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 04 oz.37
3/16/2002Macky MaySmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
3/17/2002Jeffrey HundleySmith Mountain Lake39 1/2
3/24/2002Alan WehnerSmith Mountain Lake37
3/24/2002Dennis OylerSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 04 oz.37
3/25/2002Wayne DillonSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 08 oz.
3/28/2002John Lingerfelt, Jr.Lake Chesdin22 lbs., 15 oz.
3/29/2002Jeffery HaynesWestern Branch Reservoir21 lbs., 04 oz.
3/30/2002John FoltzJames River26 lbs.41
3/30/2002Michael MarshLeesville Lake25 lbs., 12 oz.
3/30/2002James MayhewDan River21 lbs.
4/1/2002Christopher WaybrightPamunkey River27 lbs.37 3/4
4/1/2002Dale DuncanClaytor Lake22 lbs.
4/1/2002Jody BelcherSmith Mountain Lake38
4/2/2002W. Richmond McDanielPamunkey River39 3/4
4/3/2002Mark WhitmanSmith Mountain Lake31 lbs., 06 oz.41
4/4/2002Emery KeeterLake Gaston24 lbs., 10 oz.38 1/2
4/4/2002Andrew Spade, Sr.Carvins Cove Lake37 1/2
4/5/2002Helene AngleSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.37 1/2
4/5/2002Donald See, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 03 oz.41 1/2
4/6/2002Herbert Pritchett Jr.Smith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 15 oz.41 1/2
4/6/2002Michael MilliusSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
4/10/2002Harvey Altice, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake38
4/10/2002Dewayne LambSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.
4/10/2002Dewayne LambSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.
4/11/2002Garry Kendrick, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/2
4/11/2002Heath HarrisonLake Chesdin25 lbs., 04 oz.36
4/12/2002John Horton, Sr.Leesville Lake22 lbs.36
4/13/2002Gary CookLake Chesdin23 lbs., 15 oz.
4/13/2002Adrian Updike-BobbittSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 09 oz.37
4/13/2002Granvil Griffin Jr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 09 oz.38 3/4
4/13/2002Robert WellsJames River40 lbs.45
4/13/2002Charles Haupt Jr.James River30 lbs.41
4/14/2002Brandon CurtisSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.37
4/14/2002Linda ShortSmith Mountain Lake35 lbs., 12 oz.42 1/2
4/15/2002Clyde HarrisonLake Gaston23 lbs.39 1/2
4/16/2002Glaten WoodSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 09 oz.40 1/2
4/17/2002Thomas Crotts Jr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 06 oz.38
4/17/2002Larry GoffSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 05 oz.40
4/18/2002Harvey Altice, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 11 oz.38 1/2
4/19/2002Mike Marshall, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/2
4/19/2002Randall SeeSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 09 oz.41 1/4
4/19/2002William BradenSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs.42
4/20/2002David Hull, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
4/20/2002Franklin TurnerClaytor Lake27 lbs., 03 oz.
4/20/2002Kenneth LesterSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
4/20/2002Daniel DeanSmith Mountain Lake33 lbs.44
4/21/2002Ronald Barnette, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake37 1/4
4/21/2002Charles Haupt Jr.James River27 lbs.39 1/2
4/22/2002Roger HartsockDan River20 lbs.35 1/2
4/22/2002Dearl BrownSmith Mountain Lake31 lbs.41
4/25/2002Fred TyreeLake Gaston27 lbs., 06 oz.39 3/4
4/25/2002Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake41 lbs., 04 oz.48
4/26/2002Bray Diggs, IIILake Chesdin22 lbs., 08 oz.
4/27/2002Randy MichaelSmith Mountain Lake37
4/28/2002Randy MichaelSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 14 oz.41
4/29/2002Peter HoweLeesville Lake28 lbs.42 1/4
5/4/2002James Shifflett, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 01 oz.38 1/4
5/4/2002Kenneth MaySmith Mountain Lake24 lbs.38
5/5/2002Scott WoodRappahannock River20 lbs., 02 oz.37 1/4
5/7/2002Macky MaySmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
5/7/2002Joseph MacaravageSmith Mountain Lake26 lbs., 09 oz.43
5/10/2002Ronald StackhouseLake Gaston25 lbs., 12 oz.37 1/2
5/10/2002Douglas BiggsLake Gaston21 lbs., 05 oz.37 1/2
5/18/2002Ray GoldstonSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
5/19/2002James DavisSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 04 oz.38 3/4
5/22/2002Terry ChandlerSmith Mountain Lake32 lbs.46 1/2
5/24/2002Howard MartinSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.38
5/24/2002Douglas YoungSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 12 oz.39 1/4
5/24/2002Ralph KristiansenSmith Mountain Lake38
5/25/2002James DavisSmith Mountain Lake39 3/4
5/25/2002Brian RichardsLake Gaston23 lbs., 04 oz.38
5/28/2002Dan SpradlinSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
5/28/2002James WhiteSmith Mountain Lake38
5/29/2002Rocky SimonettiSmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
5/29/2002Robert Banocy Jr.Lake Anna20 lbs.
5/31/2002Bryan GentrySmith Mountain Lake25 lbs., 08 oz.41
6/2/2002Timothy BurtonSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.39 1/2
6/3/2002Rocky SimonettiSmith Mountain Lake39
6/3/2002Thomas Compton, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
6/5/2002Michael JonesSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.40
6/6/2002Laura JolliffSmith Mountain Lake37
6/9/2002Danny BaughLake Gaston24 lbs., 09 oz.38
6/12/2002Freddie WilliamsSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 15 oz.43 1/2
6/12/2002Christopher BowesSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
6/14/2002Timothy ReynoldsSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 06 oz.38
6/16/2002Brandon RussellLake Prince30 lbs.41
6/17/2002Richard BrownSmith Mountain Lake37
6/19/2002Joe BrightwellSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 11 oz.39 1/2
6/20/2002Gary ParrishSmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
6/21/2002Jeremy ChinnisSmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
6/21/2002Jerry HiattSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs.43
6/21/2002Tim HulonSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.40
6/23/2002Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 03 oz.40
6/24/2002Ray BosworthSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 02 oz.39
6/25/2002Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 07 oz.39
6/25/2002Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 10 oz.41
6/25/2002Roger BeaversClaytor Lake20 lbs., 06 oz.37
6/26/2002Danny HensleySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.37 1/2
6/26/2002James WorrellLake Prince22 lbs., 08 oz.
6/27/2002Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 10 oz.39 3/4
6/27/2002Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 05 oz.39
6/29/2002Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 06 oz.38 1/2
6/29/2002Dewayne LambSmith Mountain Lake37
7/1/2002David KendrickSmith Mountain Lake28 lbs., 12 oz.42
7/2/2002Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake38 lbs., 03 oz.46 1/2
7/2/2002John Joyce, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake20 lbs.40 1/2
7/5/2002Kenneth ShortSmith Mountain Lake27 lbs., 08 oz.42 1/2
7/6/2002Christopher RottySmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
7/6/2002Richard GautierClaytor Lake21 lbs., 02 oz.38 1/2
7/13/2002Timothy BurtonSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 14 oz.40
7/14/2002Mike FowlerLittle Creek Reservoir20 lbs., 03 oz.38
7/14/2002Ronald DavisSmith Mountain Lake38
7/14/2002Dustin MeyermannSmith Mountain Lake37
7/16/2002Philip GwynnSmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
7/17/2002Freddie WilliamsSmith Mountain Lake40 1/4
7/18/2002Greg PattersonLake Gaston23 lbs., 14 oz.37 3/4
7/19/2002Darrell EastSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
7/20/2002Edward RouschSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
7/21/2002Mike FowlerLittle Creek Reservoir38
7/25/2002Stephen HookerSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
7/26/2002John Robertson Sr.Little Creek Reservoir20 lbs., 07 oz.38
7/27/2002Michael TravisSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs., 08 oz.38
7/28/2002Sandra JessupSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
7/30/2002Mary Kay SustekSmith Mountain Lake37 3/4
8/2/2002Garry Kendrick, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 06 oz.39 1/2
8/14/2002George Snead, IIISmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
8/17/2002Jonathan MetzgerSmith Mountain Lake38
8/20/2002Paul Bowling, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake24 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/2
8/23/2002John Horton, Sr.Leesville Lake20 lbs.39
8/30/2002Ronald Stafford, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake38
9/1/2002Rex SmithSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 02 oz.38 1/2
9/6/2002John Horton, Sr.Leesville Lake25 lbs.41
9/12/2002Sonny SmithSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
9/25/2002Jerry SkinnerSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 08 oz.
9/28/2002Diana JohnsonClaytor Lake26 lbs., 06 oz.40
10/3/2002Robert Hoyt, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake29 lbs., 12 oz.44
10/8/2002Michael SmithClaytor Lake20 lbs.38
10/12/2002Donald HornSmith Mountain Lake39 1/2
10/20/2002Dennis CalpinSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 10 oz.40 1/4
10/28/2002Carlos Brown, Jr.Smith Mountain Lake37
10/28/2002Eric ShellSmith Mountain Lake40
11/1/2002Curtis HollomanRoanoke River37
11/2/2002John ThomasSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 14 oz.38 3/4
11/6/2002Brian WallaceClaytor Lake20 lbs., 14 oz.
11/7/2002Don BoskoSmith Mountain Lake39
11/8/2002Reece MillerSmith Mountain Lake30 lbs., 12 oz.44
11/8/2002James KeytonSmith Mountain Lake37
11/14/2002Brian CrawfordDan River37
11/14/2002Gary ShafferSmith Mountain Lake37
11/24/2002Jonathan FinchRappahannock River20 lbs., 02 oz.38 1/4
11/28/2002Richard HintonLake Gaston20 lbs.38
11/29/2002Randall CreasySmith Mountain Lake37
11/29/2002Joseph DuckettLeesville Lake20 lbs., 08 oz.38
12/3/2002John GoyneSmith Mountain Lake38
12/15/2002Gary ShafferSmith Mountain Lake37 1/2
12/29/2002Russell WillisSmith Mountain Lake37

Years Available

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