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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.


Date of CatchAnglerWaterbodyWeightLength
1/19/2008Kenneth RigneyLeesville Lake5 lbs., 04 oz.26
1/19/2008Gary FleenorLake Anna5 lbs.25
1/26/2008Gary FleenorLake Anna6 lbs., 01 oz.27
2/2/2008Matt GillispieNew River25
2/2/2008Douglas BiggsLake Gaston6 lbs., 14 oz.26
2/8/2008John Jones Sr.Lake Anna6 lbs., 04 oz.24
2/9/2008Kenneth BridgesLake Anna6 lbs., 14 oz.24
2/11/2008John Jones Sr.Lake Anna5 lbs., 10 oz.
2/25/2008James PadgettNew River15 lbs., 05 oz.35
2/28/2008John Jones Sr.Lake Anna5 lbs., 02 oz.24
3/3/2008Bane BillingsNew River5 lbs., 02 oz.26
3/14/2008Eugene HordLake Anna25 1/4
3/16/2008Jane ShulerClaytor Lake25
3/17/2008Robert Hess, Jr.South Holston Reservoir8 lbs., 02 oz.27 1/2
3/21/2008James Briggs Sr.Lake Gaston7 lbs.26
3/29/2008Christopher Thomas, Jr.South Holston Reservoir8 lbs., 06 oz.29 1/4
3/30/2008Jeffrey SmithPotomac River7 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/4
4/2/2008Kevin GlassSouth Fork Holston River27
4/3/2008Landon WilliamsStaunton River25 3/4
4/6/2008M. Kevin DavidPhilpott Lake6 lbs., 09 oz.29 1/2
4/10/2008Ernest TerryLake Anna5 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/4
4/18/2008Scott QuesenberryClaytor Lake5 lbs., 03 oz.24
4/19/2008Connie WalkerNew River30 1/4
4/21/2008Leewood Davis Jr.Lake Anna5 lbs., 08 oz.24
4/26/2008Kevin BowerClaytor Lake6 lbs., 14 oz.25 1/2
5/3/2008Andrew Altica, Jr.Private Pond5 lbs., 04 oz.
5/8/2008James Bennett, Jr.Lake Anna5 lbs.25
5/24/2008David ScottNew River6 lbs., 10 oz.28
5/30/2008Harold VaughanStaunton River25 1/2
6/2/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston5 lbs., 03 oz.23 1/2
6/2/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston6 lbs., 04 oz.25
6/3/2008Barton PfautzLake Gaston6 lbs., 04 oz.26
6/4/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston7 lbs., 08 oz.26 3/4
6/5/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston5 lbs., 13 oz.26 1/2
6/6/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston5 lbs., 12 oz.25
6/6/2008Michael CombsClaytor Lake25
6/8/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston5 lbs., 06 oz.24
6/8/2008Robert SowderPhilpott Lake6 lbs.25 1/2
6/9/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston6 lbs., 03 oz.26 1/4
6/12/2008Bill SchiemanLake Whitehurst5 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/2
6/14/2008Terry MeadorPhilpott Lake6 lbs., 05 oz.26
6/14/2008Tian En ChenBurke Lake5 lbs., 05 oz.26 1/4
6/18/2008William NewtonLake Gaston5 lbs., 8 oz.25 1/2
6/18/2008William NewtonLake Gaston5 lbs., 2 oz.25 1/4
6/18/2008William NewtonLake Gaston5 lbs., 4 oz.25 1/4
6/20/2008Linda NewtonLake Gaston6 lbs., 10 oz.26 1/2
6/21/2008Carl McClanahanSouth Holston Reservoir6 lbs., 07 oz.27 1/2
6/21/2008Rodney StubbsSandy River Reservoir5 lbs., 15 oz.26
6/21/2008James Kropog, IIISouth Fork Holston River7 lbs., 11 oz.27 1/2
6/22/2008Katie NewtonLake Gaston5 lbs., 5 oz.25 1/2
6/24/2008Raymond Watson, Jr.Lake Whitehurst6 lbs., 11 oz.26 1/2
6/25/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston5 lbs., 15 oz.25
6/25/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston6 lbs., 02 oz.26
6/27/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston5 lbs., 12 oz.26 1/2
6/27/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston6 lbs., 05 oz.27 1/4
6/27/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston5 lbs., 02 oz.
6/27/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston5 lbs., 02 oz.
6/28/2008Douglas BiggsLake Gaston5 lbs., 03 oz.25
7/3/2008Ben WilliamsPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 11 oz.26 3/4
7/5/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston5 lbs., 14 oz.
7/5/2008Amanda SlateNew River5 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/2
7/6/2008Michael WetzelLake Gaston5 lbs., 04 oz.24 1/2
7/12/2008Steven AnguloLunga Reservoir6 lbs., 14 oz.29
7/16/2008Steven AnguloLunga Reservoir5 lbs., 12 oz.25
7/16/2008Homer ReedPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 08 oz.25 1/2
8/10/2008Jerry EcholsLake Gaston5 lbs., 11 oz.25 1/4
8/16/2008James ClevingerLake Gaston5 lbs., 04 oz.26
9/1/2008Christopher MuellerSouth Fork Shenandoah River5 lbs., 02 oz.25
9/3/2008Burl NidifferPhilpott Lake25 1/4
9/5/2008Christian HellmerNew River11 lbs.32
9/7/2008Justin LargenShenandoah River25 1/2
9/7/2008Justin LargenShenandoah River28 1/4
9/13/2008Charles GentryPhilpott Lake29 1/2
9/24/2008Timothy DixonNew River11 lbs., 11 oz.33 1/4
9/29/2008Michael FunkhouserShenandoah River6 lbs., 03 oz.25
10/4/2008Michael WetzelLake Gaston5 lbs., 11 oz.26
10/4/2008Dean PerrinLake Anna5 lbs., 03 oz.25
10/5/2008Matthew CornsNew River5 lbs., 08 oz.26
10/5/2008Christopher MuellerSouth Fork Shenandoah River6 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/2
10/10/2008Eric ForbesShenandoah River5 lbs.25
10/15/2008Ben WilliamsPhilpott Lake5 lbs., 05 oz.25 1/4
10/15/2008Ben WilliamsPhilpott Lake25
10/17/2008A. Stuart Maclin, Sr.New River8 lbs., 08 oz.30
10/24/2008James BoydLake Gaston6 lbs., 01 oz.
10/25/2008Randy ConnerPhilpott Lake25
11/1/2008Cindy GreerClaytor Lake6 lbs.27
11/15/2008Timothy BishopClaytor Lake25
11/16/2008Ryan HaltermanLake Whitehurst6 lbs., 07 oz.25
11/21/2008Wisdom WooldridgeStaunton River9 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/2
11/23/2008Tyler HaileyClaytor Lake5 lbs., 12 oz.24 1/2
11/27/2008Jerry HardyClaytor Lake5 lbs., 06 oz.25
11/28/2008Tony ThorntonClaytor Lake6 lbs., 02 oz.25 1/2
12/6/2008James WrightNew River6 lbs., 10 oz.25
12/27/2008Randy MarkeyLake Anna5 lbs., 12 oz.24
12/27/2008Edward LouthenClaytor Lake5 lbs., 01 oz.23 1/2
12/29/2008Ben WilliamsPhilpott Lake26

Years Available

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