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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
2/23/2014Dean GrindstaffSmith Mountain Lake37
3/13/2014Thomas DooleySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.37
3/14/2014Ray GoldstonSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38
3/21/2014Ray GoldstonSmith Mountain Lake37
4/2/2014Jeffery LovingClaytor Lake25 lbs., 11 oz.37
4/3/2014Darian BrownJames River40 lbs.43
4/6/2014Michael WardSmith Mountain Lake37
4/6/2014Dennis GravesClaytor Lake28 lbs.30
4/11/2014Keith Snellings, Jr.Rappahannock River23 lbs., 8 oz.37 1/2
4/14/2014Kent HalsteadPotomac River38
4/17/2014Carl Shifflett, Jr.New River24 lbs.
4/18/2014Eric SadlerSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 8 oz.37
4/25/2014Darian BrownJames River25 lbs.40
4/27/2014Darian BrownJames River23 lbs.38
4/28/2014Scott NivensLeesville Lake23 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/2
4/28/2014Roland MartinSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 5 oz.37 1/2
5/2/2014Alec TurnerSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 11 oz.38
5/3/2014David JenkinsSmith Mountain Lake24 lbs.40
5/5/2014Brian LowdermilkSmith River24 lbs.40
5/10/2014Lawrence AtkinsPotomac River20 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/2
5/20/2014Archie CL MusgroveSmith Mountain Lake37
6/1/2014Jeffery Williams Jr.Smith Mountain Lake18 lbs., 10 oz.37
6/2/2014Keith JordanSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 8 oz.38
6/5/2014Brian Fleming, Sr.Smith Mountain Lake21 lbs., 8 oz.38
6/10/2014Richard RoseLake Anna20 lbs., 9 oz.36 3/4
6/12/2014Matthew FarleySmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 8 oz.35 3/4
6/16/2014Kurt BoshartSmith Mountain Lake37 1/4
6/20/2014John NicholsonLittle Creek Reservoir20 lbs.37 1/2
6/20/2014Paige WalworthSmith Mountain Lake21 lbs.38
6/21/2014Stephen MiklandricClaytor Lake37
6/21/2014Jim ShulerSmith Mountain Lake39 1/4
6/22/2014Taylen RoperClaytor Lake37 1/2
6/29/2014Tyler FerrellSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 4 oz.37
7/2/2014Lowell SheltonSmith Mountain Lake38
7/5/2014George GrantSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs.38
7/10/2014Billy Ray DuncanNew River30 lbs.42
7/13/2014Simon ShawSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 8 oz.38 1/2
7/17/2014Antonio MoylesSmith Mountain Lake25 lbs.38
7/30/2014Timothy ReynoldsSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 8 oz.39
7/30/2014Jerry MabryClaytor Lake37
8/1/2014Trevor RobertsonSmith Mountain Lake23 lbs.39 1/2
8/1/2014Kim SpruthLittle Creek Reservoir20 lbs., 13 oz.37
8/11/2014Randy TerryLittle River32 lbs., 8 oz.39
8/24/2014Aidan GallagherLake Gaston20 lbs., 3 oz.36
10/4/2014Sebastian EspositoSmith Mountain Lake39 1/4
10/11/2014Matthew BowenLake Anna23 lbs., 7 oz.39 1/2
10/17/2014Patrick BoozerSmith Mountain Lake39 1/2
10/18/2014Ronnie EckartSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs., 4 oz.40
11/5/2014Hal RobinsonClaytor Lake21 lbs., 6 oz.38
11/11/2014Charles Lee Jr.Claytor Lake20 lbs., 6 oz.
11/16/2014William TrimmerSmith Mountain Lake20 lbs., 8 oz.37 1/2
11/22/2014Bobby LindseyClaytor Lake21 lbs., 12 oz.36 1/2
11/28/2014Gabriel EshlemanSmith Mountain Lake18 lbs.38
12/3/2014Brady GauldinSmith Mountain Lake38 1/2
12/6/2014Michael WardSmith Mountain Lake22 lbs.38
12/19/2014Charles Anderson, IIISmith Mountain Lake34 lbs.38
12/31/2014Bobby Lilly, IIJames River48 lbs.48

Years Available

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