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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 CatchAnglerSpeciesWeightLength
1/29/2002John Jones, Sr.Blue Catfish50 lbs.38
2/1/2002Michael WadeBlue Catfish42 lbs.42 1/4
2/25/2002Derrick MorelockCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15 1/4
3/10/2002Michael BrooksBlue Catfish40 lbs.40
3/16/2002Temple Winfree, Jr.Chain Pickerel24 1/4
3/26/2002Michael WadeBlue Catfish30 lbs.
3/26/2002Michael WadeBlue Catfish22 lbs.
3/26/2002Michael WadeBlue Catfish26 lbs.
4/1/2002James EdmondsBlue Catfish24 lbs., 12 oz.37
4/2/2002Edward BelcherBlue Catfish26 lbs.37
4/3/2002Michael WadeBlue Catfish21 lbs.34 1/4
4/13/2002Darrell Worley, Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 08 oz.18
4/15/2002Michael WadeBlue Catfish29 lbs.39
4/16/2002Michael WadeBlue Catfish26 lbs.38
6/12/2002Michael WadeChannel Catfish15 lbs., 08 oz.33 1/2
6/21/2002Michael WadeChannel Catfish14 lbs., 03 oz.32
6/26/2002Michael WadeChannel Catfish13 lbs., 07 oz.31 1/4
6/28/2002Michael WadeChannel Catfish13 lbs.31
7/4/2002Michael WadeBlue Catfish40 lbs.41 1/4
7/4/2002William Wilmoth, Jr.Blue Catfish25 lbs., 03 oz.36
7/21/2002Buddy WorkmanBlue Catfish34 1/4
8/2/2002Jeremy JohnsonBlue Catfish25 lbs.39 1/2
8/11/2002Sallie FarrisYellow Perch13 1/2
10/5/2002Ralph Suggs Sr.Largemouth Bass22
11/3/2002Edward BelcherBlue Catfish33 lbs., 05 oz.
11/30/2002June CunninghamBlue Catfish24 lbs., 06 oz.

Years Available

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