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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
1/12/2002Roger Owen, Jr.Blue Catfish35 lbs., 03 oz.40 1/2
1/24/2002Brian CrawfordBlue Catfish26 lbs., 10 oz.36
1/31/2002James Daniels, Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 10 oz.
2/8/2002Elsie PaceCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.
2/11/2002Elsie PaceCrappie15 1/2
2/15/2002Gregory HeathStriped Bass20 lbs., 02 oz.
2/16/2002Dennis WorleyCrappie2 lbs., 06 oz.
2/17/2002William HillBlue Catfish26 lbs.
2/17/2002William HillBlue Catfish21 lbs.
2/19/2002Billy Seymour, Jr.Striped Bass20 lbs., 12 oz.
2/19/2002Lee Lenhart Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 05 oz.16 1/4
2/26/2002John WoodsCrappie15 1/2
3/1/2002Lee AllenCrappie3 lbs., 04 oz.18 1/4
3/2/2002Christian HellmerStriped Bass20 lbs.
3/7/2002Roger TyreeBlue Catfish26 lbs., 04 oz.37
3/7/2002Roger TyreeBlue Catfish20 lbs., 04 oz.34 1/2
3/8/2002Matthew McMillanFlathead Catfish45 lbs.44 1/4
3/9/2002Katie HofferCrappie2 lbs.15 1/4
3/9/2002Jerame EdwardsCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.
3/9/2002Leonard Almond Sr.Gar12 lbs., 06 oz.46 1/4
3/9/2002Bobby Gunter, Sr.Crappie15
3/9/2002Andrew HolteCrappie15
3/11/2002George PetersCrappie15 1/2
3/13/2002Elsie PaceCrappie15
3/13/2002Elsie PaceCrappie15
3/14/2002Roy TaylorChain Pickerel4 lbs., 04 oz.25
3/14/2002Roger TyreeBlue Catfish20 lbs., 08 oz.35 1/4
3/14/2002Garry Kendrick, Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 03 oz.16
3/14/2002Garry Kendrick, Sr.Crappie2 lbs.15 1/2
3/15/2002Ray YoungerWhite Bass3 lbs., 02 oz.17
3/15/2002Kevin SolomonCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.
3/16/2002Korey SneadCrappie15 1/4
3/19/2002David Hull, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15 3/4
3/20/2002Michael WillisCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.
3/24/2002Benjamin MoodyCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.
3/24/2002Chandler Nelson, Jr.Blue Catfish58 lbs.
3/24/2002Clarence Neese, Sr.Crappie17
3/28/2002James Hatcher Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 09 oz.15
3/29/2002Marlon BaskervilleCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15
3/29/2002Jason CookCrappie15
3/29/2002Leverette Knighten, Sr.Blue Catfish42 lbs.
3/29/2002Robert Gillispie Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15 1/2
3/29/2002Robert Gillispie Jr.Crappie15
3/29/2002Lonnie StraderCrappie15 1/4
3/30/2002Keith WallFlathead Catfish40 lbs.44 1/2
3/30/2002Keith KennonWhite Bass2 lbs., 12 oz.
3/30/2002James HatcherCrappie2 lbs., 06 oz.
3/30/2002Cody AllenCrappie2 lbs., 06 oz.
3/30/2002William Rule Jr.Yellow Perch12 1/2
3/31/2002Rebecca KennonWhite Perch1 lbs., 05 oz.
4/1/2002Thomas Francis Jr.Flathead Catfish26 lbs., 10 oz.
4/1/2002Thomas Francis Jr.Flathead Catfish25 lbs., 07 oz.
4/1/2002Albert Dudley Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 12 oz.15 3/4
4/1/2002Clinton SnyderCrappie2 lbs.
4/2/2002Larry HolteCrappie15
4/2/2002Johnny HillCrappie15 1/2
4/3/2002Ronald StackhouseBlue Catfish26 lbs., 04 oz.
4/3/2002Rodney BrownCrappie15 1/4
4/3/2002Matthew Schorr, IIICrappie2 lbs.
4/4/2002Burley Langford, IIICrappie2 lbs., 06 oz.
4/5/2002Timothy FranciscoCrappie15 1/4
4/6/2002Garland Guill Jr.Flathead Catfish39 lbs., 08 oz.45 1/2
4/6/2002Norman Waldron Sr.Crappie15 1/2
4/7/2002Kendall AdamsWhite Bass2 lbs., 09 oz.18
4/7/2002Lisa MarshCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.
4/7/2002Marlon BaskervilleCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.15 1/4
4/8/2002Rickey LewisCrappie16
4/11/2002Stan RickmanWhite Bass2 lbs., 08 oz.18
4/11/2002James McMillanCrappie2 lbs., 05 oz.
4/12/2002Leslie CregarCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.
4/12/2002Stan RickmanWhite Perch13 1/4
4/12/2002Darryl BurtonBlue Catfish25 lbs.
4/12/2002Ryan RathburnCrappie15
4/12/2002Larry HolteCrappie2 lbs.15 1/2
4/12/2002Janice GriffinCrappie2 lbs., 11 oz.17 1/2
4/13/2002Arnold White, Sr.Yellow Perch12
4/13/2002Amy SmithCrappie15
4/14/2002Beth AngusCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.16
4/14/2002Melissa SerrettCrappie15
4/14/2002Mark SerrettCrappie15
4/15/2002Leroy JohnsonBlue Catfish27 lbs., 08 oz.38
4/15/2002Ronald RathburnCrappie2 lbs., 08 oz.17
4/15/2002Warren SuleskeBlue Catfish34 lbs.42
4/15/2002Willie Sears, Sr.Crappie16
4/15/2002Timothy HammockChannel Catfish15 lbs., 08 oz.34
4/16/2002Clarence CookCrappie2 lbs., 11 oz.16 1/2
4/16/2002Leroy JohnsonFlathead Catfish45 lbs.43
4/17/2002Beth AngusCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.16 1/4
4/17/2002Ronnie Hodge, Sr.Crappie17
4/18/2002David Augus Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 06 oz.16 1/2
4/18/2002Daniel GearhartCrappie2 lbs., 08 oz.16 3/4
4/18/2002Leonard Almond Sr.Blue Catfish21 lbs.37
4/19/2002John Sanders, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 03 oz.
4/19/2002John Sanders, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 04 oz.16 1/2
4/19/2002Gary SmithFlathead Catfish32 lbs.
4/19/2002Landon MasonFlathead Catfish39 lbs., 08 oz.44 1/2
4/19/2002William PriceFlathead Catfish30 lbs.
4/19/2002William Knighton, Sr.Rock Bass1 lbs., 08 oz.12
4/20/2002Michael HefnerCrappie2 lbs., 07 oz.15 3/4
4/20/2002Roger ShelorCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.16
4/20/2002Thomas NewtonFlathead Catfish29 lbs., 07 oz.40
4/20/2002Gary SmithFlathead Catfish38 lbs.40
4/21/2002Josh MullFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 04 oz.
4/21/2002Laura ShoresBlue Catfish34 lbs., 06 oz.38 1/2
4/24/2002William MasonBlue Catfish34 1/2
4/26/2002Odie LewisCrappie2 lbs., 08 oz.19
4/26/2002Ricky Mays, Sr.Blue Catfish34 lbs.
4/26/2002Charles CampbellFlathead Catfish46 lbs.
4/26/2002William MasonBlue Catfish21 lbs.35 1/4
4/27/2002Thomas NewtonFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 11 oz.
4/28/2002Leslie Andrews IIIWalleye5 lbs., 08 oz.26 1/2
4/28/2002Lynwood AdkinsCrappie2 lbs., 10 oz.15 1/4
4/28/2002Julian HamletFlathead Catfish27 lbs.
4/28/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish34 3/4
4/28/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish39
4/28/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish35 1/2
4/30/2002David MurrayBlue Catfish50 lbs.
4/30/2002Ann Mary KornegayCrappie15 1/4
5/2/2002Norman OakesCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.
5/2/2002Gary DavidsonCrappie15 1/2
5/3/2002Christopher SaundersFlathead Catfish25 lbs.
5/3/2002Gene WoodruffFlathead Catfish41 lbs.42
5/5/2002Timothy NicholsLargemouth Bass24
5/7/2002Mark WilborneGar48 3/4
5/8/2002Paul ArthurBlue Catfish32 lbs., 08 oz.
5/11/2002Ruth SandersCrappie15
5/18/2002William MasonFlathead Catfish36 lbs.43 1/2
5/25/2002Wallace WainwrightCrappie15 1/4
5/25/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish35 1/2
5/25/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish34
5/26/2002William MasonFlathead Catfish26 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
5/27/2002Penny PurnellFlathead Catfish34 lbs., 08 oz.40
5/28/2002Jason McKinneyGar49
6/1/2002Lewis CorbinGar46 1/4
6/1/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish37
6/1/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish34 3/4
6/1/2002Darwin SchaefferFlathead Catfish32 lbs.
6/2/2002Nellie BurtonWhite Perch2 lbs., 01 oz.
6/2/2002Nellie BurtonWhite Perch1 lbs., 09 oz.
6/4/2002Lee OsborneGar12 lbs., 08 oz.45
6/4/2002James HartmanGar11 lbs., 08 oz.42 1/2
6/8/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish34 1/2
6/8/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish36
6/8/2002Harding McDanielCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.
6/9/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish35 1/4
6/9/2002William MasonFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 13 oz.41 3/4
6/10/2002Warren ColeWhite Bass2 lbs., 09 oz.
6/10/2002Ryan RathburnCrappie15
6/10/2002Thomas HuneycuttBlue Catfish25 lbs., 02 oz.36 1/4
6/13/2002Patsy VerserGar13 lbs., 02 oz.48
6/15/2002Daniel WatersBlue Catfish22 lbs., 05 oz.36
6/15/2002Darwin SchaefferFlathead Catfish32 lbs., 14 oz.
6/16/2002Christopher Stanley, Jr.Flathead Catfish28 lbs.42
6/17/2002James PhelpsChannel Catfish12 lbs., 12 oz.32
6/19/2002Richard Gallagher, Jr.Flathead Catfish28 lbs., 04 oz.40
6/29/2002Robert LugarWalleye5 lbs., 04 oz.
6/29/2002Darwin SchaefferFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 08 oz.37 1/2
6/30/2002Wayne TweedyChannel Catfish17 lbs., 01 oz.35
7/1/2002Eddie ConnerBlue Catfish29 lbs., 05 oz.38 1/2
7/1/2002Chris ColemanBlue Catfish22 lbs., 08 oz.35 1/2
7/3/2002Lewis ReavesBlue Catfish35 lbs.42
7/3/2002Mark WoodwardGar40
7/5/2002Raymond Wood, Sr.Blue Catfish30 lbs.
7/5/2002Jerry Ayers, Sr.Blue Catfish22 lbs., 04 oz.36 1/4
7/6/2002Keith KennonGar15 lbs.48
7/6/2002Michael HatcherGar42 1/4
7/7/2002H. Steve TollersonFlathead Catfish41 lbs., 12 oz.46
7/9/2002William Gilley, Sr.Blue Catfish36 lbs., 08 oz.43
7/10/2002Justin ClementBlue Catfish24 lbs., 08 oz.46
7/12/2002Royce FlippinBlue Catfish21 lbs., 08 oz.
7/13/2002Richard CleggFlathead Catfish37 lbs., 03 oz.40 1/4
7/13/2002Wanda HudsonChannel Catfish15 lbs.33
7/16/2002Buddy RoseWhite Perch13 1/4
7/19/2002Mark WoodwardGar12 lbs., 01 oz.45
7/19/2002Roger TyreeBlue Catfish28 lbs., 08 oz.38
7/20/2002Chris ColemanBlue Catfish21 lbs.35
7/20/2002Lorrie BoykinGar11 lbs.41
7/20/2002Chris AldousBlue Catfish23 lbs.38
7/21/2002H. Steve TollersonFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
7/23/2002David LashusBlue Catfish21 lbs.36
7/25/2002Thomas RuhlandBlue Catfish20 lbs., 08 oz.36
7/25/2002Thomas RuhlandBlue Catfish26 lbs.37
7/27/2002Mark WoodwardChannel Catfish31
7/31/2002Ralph BallardChannel Catfish15 lbs.31
7/31/2002Matthew BostBlue Catfish32 lbs.
8/1/2002Mark WoodwardBlue Catfish34 1/4
8/2/2002James BootheBlue Catfish21 lbs., 04 oz.36
8/3/2002H. Steve TollersonBlue Catfish25 lbs., 08 oz.38
8/3/2002Chuck MayBlue Catfish29 lbs.38
8/4/2002Kevin MatthewsBlue Catfish35 lbs.41
8/4/2002James Cannoy Jr.Flathead Catfish35 lbs.44 1/2
8/5/2002William MasonBlue Catfish23 lbs., 07 oz.36 1/4
8/8/2002Thomas HuneycuttBlue Catfish35 1/4
8/10/2002Darwin SchaefferFlathead Catfish27 lbs.39 1/4
8/12/2002Hanna SetliffBlue Catfish20 lbs., 05 oz.35 1/4
8/13/2002Danny Ray WalkerFlathead Catfish33 lbs.45
8/13/2002Danny Ray WalkerBlue Catfish30 lbs.40
8/13/2002Dale DempseyBlue Catfish32 lbs.39
8/14/2002Paul MayhewLargemouth Bass22
8/16/2002Joseph GeorgeBlue Catfish35
8/17/2002Landon MasonGar13 lbs.48
8/17/2002Darwin SchaefferFlathead Catfish31 lbs.41
8/17/2002William MasonFlathead Catfish32 lbs.43 1/2
8/17/2002Sean LewisBlue Catfish21 lbs., 04 oz.
8/24/2002Dennis Patterson, Sr.Largemouth Bass22
8/24/2002James MayhewFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 05 oz.
8/24/2002James MayhewFlathead Catfish25 lbs.
8/25/2002Stan RickmanGar40 1/2
8/28/2002Richard StarmerFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 04 oz.40
9/1/2002Frank Duffer, Sr.Blue Catfish27 lbs.
9/1/2002James MayhewFlathead Catfish29 lbs., 12 oz.43 1/4
9/7/2002Ted BaileyBlue Catfish34 1/4
9/7/2002Richard CleggBlue Catfish20 lbs., 04 oz.34 1/4
9/24/2002Earl RichardsonFlathead Catfish46 lbs.50 1/2
9/24/2002Earl RichardsonBlue Catfish25 lbs., 05 oz.
9/27/2002Davy TilleyBlue Catfish23 lbs.37
9/28/2002James BootheFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 10 oz.42 1/4
9/29/2002William HillFlathead Catfish27 lbs., 08 oz.
10/1/2002William HillFlathead Catfish26 lbs.
10/1/2002William HillBlue Catfish29 lbs.39
10/4/2002Davy TilleyFlathead Catfish30 lbs., 06 oz.42 1/2
10/5/2002Mark HowertonFlathead Catfish30 lbs.43
10/6/2002Barry RoherBlue Catfish21 lbs., 12 oz.
10/10/2002Thomas ColeBlue Catfish28 lbs.36
10/11/2002James BootheFlathead Catfish32 lbs., 04 oz.42
10/11/2002Davy TilleyFlathead Catfish26 lbs., 06 oz.
10/12/2002James BootheBlue Catfish22 lbs., 01 oz.34 1/2
10/15/2002Michael BowersBlue Catfish27 lbs., 01 oz.40 1/4
10/16/2002Wesley HortonBlue Catfish20 lbs., 05 oz.37
10/17/2002Henry ColeBlue Catfish26 lbs., 12 oz.37
10/17/2002Michael BowersBlue Catfish23 lbs., 2 oz.38
10/18/2002Ryan WoodruffBlue Catfish22 lbs.37
10/20/2002Barry RoherBlue Catfish24 lbs., 09 oz.
10/21/2002William HillFlathead Catfish38 lbs., 08 oz.44 1/2
10/21/2002William HillWhite Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.
10/22/2002William HillChannel Catfish15 lbs.32
10/22/2002Mark HowertonFlathead Catfish30 lbs.43 1/2
10/26/2002John HowertonFlathead Catfish39 lbs., 2 oz.
10/26/2002Kevin McCormickBlue Catfish29 lbs.38 1/2
10/26/2002Julie OvermanBlue Catfish21 lbs.34
11/2/2002Mark HowertonFlathead Catfish42 lbs.46
11/3/2002Dean CarlilesBlue Catfish54 lbs., 12 oz.48
11/7/2002June ShoresBlue Catfish22 lbs.
11/10/2002Donald SheetsBlue Catfish34
11/23/2002Kenneth Jackson, Sr.Blue Catfish32 lbs., 08 oz.
11/29/2002Brian CrawfordBlue Catfish20 lbs., 08 oz.35
11/29/2002Brian CrawfordBlue Catfish20 lbs., 05 oz.34
12/3/2002William Thompson Jr.Blue Catfish25 lbs.
12/9/2002Elsie PaceCrappie2 lbs.15 1/2
12/12/2002Elsie PaceWhite Perch3 lbs., 01 oz.18
12/15/2002Michale AltizerCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.
12/17/2002William Thompson Jr.Blue Catfish22 lbs.
12/28/2002Johnny Shearon, Jr.Blue Catfish27 lbs., 08 oz.39

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