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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
1/4/2005Robert Mitchell Jr.Blue Catfish29 lbs.
1/8/2005William ZostBlue Catfish39 lbs., 08 oz.
1/9/2005William Shelton, IIILargemouth Bass22 1/2
1/9/2005Gray MossLargemouth Bass22 3/4
1/14/2005William ZostBlue Catfish32 lbs., 11 oz.
2/7/2005Gavin OwenStriped Bass38 1/4
2/9/2005William ZostBlue Catfish42 lbs., 08 oz.
2/9/2005Barry WittCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.
2/16/2005Shon RobertsCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15 1/4
2/19/2005Val Rapp, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 02 oz.
2/26/2005Glenn MoodyCrappie2 lbs., 08 oz.
2/26/2005Dennis WorleyCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15
2/28/2005William WilbourneBlue Catfish20 lbs.36
3/1/2005Donald Dean ColemanBlue Catfish24 lbs., 10 oz.36 1/2
3/4/2005Jonathan HarvellCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.
3/5/2005Val Rapp, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 01 oz.
3/5/2005William ZostCrappie2 lbs., 12 oz.
3/7/2005Elsie PaceCrappie2 lbs., 08 oz.16
3/10/2005Bobby Bates, Sr.Crappie3 lbs.17 1/2
3/10/2005Kenneth OakesCrappie2 lbs., 05 oz.
3/12/2005Val Rapp, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 01 oz.
3/15/2005William BrandonCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.
3/15/2005Shon RobertsCrappie2 lbs.15
3/17/2005William ZostBlue Catfish36 lbs., 05 oz.
3/17/2005William ZostBlue Catfish30 lbs., 05 oz.
3/17/2005William ZostBlue Catfish33 lbs.
3/18/2005Jim WheelerCrappie2 lbs.15
3/19/2005Travis RuhlCrappie2 lbs., 06 oz.
3/20/2005Bradley BakerCrappie2 lbs., 13 oz.17
3/20/2005Pat KendrickChain Pickerel4 lbs., 11 oz.27 1/4
3/21/2005Val Rapp, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 13 oz.
3/22/2005William BrandonCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15
3/25/2005William MasonCrappie2 lbs., 08 oz.16 1/4
3/25/2005Anthony KlonisChain Pickerel4 lbs., 04 oz.
3/25/2005David TurnerCrappie2 lbs., 13 oz.15 3/4
3/25/2005Jerry OakesCrappie2 lbs., 08 oz.15
3/26/2005Caribbea SheetsCrappie15 1/4
3/26/2005Bradley BakerCrappie2 lbs., 05 oz.16
3/26/2005Shon RobertsCrappie2 lbs.15
3/26/2005Kenneth OakesCrappie2 lbs., 05 oz.15
3/26/2005Donald SheetsCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.17 1/4
3/30/2005Earl CashCrappie2 lbs., 03 oz.
3/30/2005Perry BendelewskiChain Pickerel4 lbs., 06 oz.26 1/4
4/2/2005Richard BurkeBlue Catfish31 lbs.37 1/2
4/2/2005Michael Delvecchio, Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 03 oz.15 1/2
4/2/2005Tripp Lightner, IIICrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15 1/4
4/5/2005Wanda JohnsonBlue Catfish25 lbs., 06 oz.35 1/2
4/7/2005John Arkuszeski, Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 14 oz.17
4/8/2005Kenneth ParksCrappie2 lbs., 14 oz.16 3/4
4/8/2005Kenneth ParksCrappie3 lbs., 06 oz.17 1/2
4/9/2005Walter AtkinsCrappie2 lbs., 12 oz.17
4/10/2005David FingerBlue Catfish35 lbs.45 1/2
4/11/2005George ClarkStriped Bass22 lbs.38
4/14/2005William HileCrappie3 lbs., 05 oz.17
4/15/2005Scott LeasChannel Catfish30 1/2
4/15/2005Harold Gee, IIICrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.16
4/16/2005William MasonFlathead Catfish27 lbs., 08 oz.40 3/4
4/16/2005Richard BurkeBlue Catfish37 lbs., 15 oz.
4/17/2005Brooke RoachBlue Catfish21 lbs., 09 oz.34 1/2
4/18/2005Gerald MillerCrappie2 lbs., 06 oz.17 1/2
4/18/2005Roger Mulligan, Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 06 oz.15 1/2
4/20/2005David JohnsonCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.16
4/21/2005Charles LyonsCrappie2 lbs.16
4/21/2005Jerry Ayers, Sr.Blue Catfish30 lbs.38 1/2
4/22/2005Chris ColemanWhite Perch13 3/4
4/22/2005Justin MurphyWhite Perch1 lbs., 05 oz.14 3/4
4/22/2005William Kost, Jr.Crappie15
4/23/2005Richard BurkeBlue Catfish41 lbs.39
4/23/2005Perry MilesLargemouth Bass22 1/2
4/26/2005Elsie PaceCrappie15
4/26/2005Elsie PaceCrappie2 lbs., 08 oz.17
4/28/2005William MasonFlathead Catfish35 lbs., 15 oz.42 1/2
4/29/2005Silvie WyrickCrappie2 lbs., 15 oz.
4/29/2005John SlebodaCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.15
4/29/2005Gray MossCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15 1/2
4/30/2005William MasonFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 12 oz.40 3/4
5/1/2005William MasonFlathead Catfish25 lbs.40
5/4/2005Bobby TerryFlathead Catfish26 lbs.
5/5/2005Charles AlexanderCrappie15 1/4
5/7/2005Glenn MoodyCrappie2 lbs., 12 oz.
5/7/2005William McGregor, Jr.Flathead Catfish32 lbs.41 1/4
5/9/2005Paul WrayGar11 lbs., 02 oz.44
5/9/2005Paul WrayGar11 lbs., 06 oz.44 1/2
5/9/2005Paul WrayGar10 lbs., 04 oz.40
5/9/2005Paul WrayGar10 lbs., 06 oz.41
5/9/2005Paul WrayGar11 lbs.42
5/10/2005William Gaulding, IIIGar16 lbs.50 1/2
5/11/2005Dean ConnerFlathead Catfish25 lbs.
5/11/2005Leroy JohnsonFlathead Catfish29 lbs., 12 oz.
5/12/2005David SurrattCrappie2 lbs., 09 oz.17
5/13/2005Melinda DodsonCrappie15 1/2
5/13/2005Carl Pulliam, Jr.Flathead Catfish30 lbs.
5/14/2005Patrice PayneCrappie18
5/14/2005Brandee CrewsCrappie2 lbs., 08 oz.16 1/2
5/14/2005Lee Lenhart Jr.Blue Catfish31 lbs., 04 oz.43
5/14/2005Lee Lenhart Jr.Blue Catfish42 3/4
5/15/2005William MasonFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 08 oz.41
5/15/2005William MasonFlathead Catfish33 lbs.43 1/2
5/16/2005Roger Seay, Jr.Flathead Catfish26 lbs.
5/16/2005Darren SingletonBlue Catfish24 lbs., 08 oz.36
5/16/2005Denny White, Jr.Blue Catfish31 lbs.
5/17/2005William Hughes, IIIFlathead Catfish38 lbs., 04 oz.44
5/17/2005William Hughes, IIIFlathead Catfish44 lbs., 02 oz.46
5/17/2005Bernard HastingsCrappie2 lbs., 03 oz.16 1/4
5/19/2005David Harper, Sr.Flathead Catfish27 lbs.
5/19/2005William Hughes, IIIFlathead Catfish27 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/4
5/21/2005Timothy SpencerCrappie15 1/2
5/23/2005William Hughes, IIIFlathead Catfish27 lbs.40
5/24/2005Bernard HastingsCrappie2 lbs., 11 oz.16 1/4
5/25/2005Jason CarpenterChain Pickerel24
5/26/2005Roger Seay, Jr.Flathead Catfish44
5/28/2005Kurt BurgeChain Pickerel25
5/28/2005Ellis ArthurCrappie3 lbs., 03 oz.17 1/2
5/28/2005Blake LayneBlue Catfish40 lbs.38
5/29/2005Brian Carnes, Sr.Blue Catfish32 lbs., 13 oz.40
5/29/2005Lewis MounceBlue Catfish33 lbs., 05 oz.39 1/2
5/30/2005William MasonFlathead Catfish42 lbs., 07 oz.45
5/30/2005Derek MayhewBlue Catfish32 lbs.37
5/31/2005Delores CarpenterCrappie15
6/4/2005James RiceChannel Catfish15 lbs., 10 oz.
6/5/2005Thomas Pearce Jr.Sunfish11 1/4
6/6/2005Hilde KeenCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.16 1/4
6/6/2005William Gaulding, IIIGar43
6/6/2005William Gaulding, IIIGar44 3/4
6/8/2005Alfred HaynesBlue Catfish37
6/12/2005Paul ArthurBlue Catfish30 lbs., 08 oz.
6/12/2005Vincent Compton, Jr.Blue Catfish31 lbs., 08 oz.
6/13/2005Paul WilsonBlue Catfish22 lbs.37
6/14/2005Selby BassBlue Catfish39 lbs.
6/17/2005Jean WoodWalleye7 lbs., 10 oz.
6/18/2005Jody FergusonLargemouth Bass24
6/21/2005Steven LaPrade, SrLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 06 oz.24
6/25/2005James BootheFlathead Catfish43 lbs., 04 oz.45
6/27/2005John Crews, Jr.Blue Catfish34 1/4
7/2/2005Michael WoodCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15
7/5/2005Roger RuisCrappie15
7/5/2005Lucille SmithCrappie15 1/4
7/7/2005Michael WadeWalleye26
7/8/2005Heath BomarCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.15
7/9/2005John AdamsWhite Bass18
7/14/2005Daniel StottsCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.31
7/15/2005Thomas Pennell, IIIWhite Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.15 3/4
7/16/2005Timothy MayGar13 lbs., 08 oz.44 1/2
7/17/2005Donald HeplerGar43 1/2
7/17/2005Shawn YatesSunfish1 lbs., 01 oz.
7/17/2005Christopher PeregoyGar45
7/20/2005Dwight Setliff Sr.Blue Catfish23 lbs.37
7/20/2005William BakerBlue Catfish60 lbs., 05 oz.
7/20/2005Glenn WatkinsBlue Catfish30 lbs., 04 oz.39
7/24/2005Robert Cameron Sr.Blue Catfish40 lbs., 10 oz.44 1/4
7/30/2005Kevin WestonBlue Catfish36 lbs., 11 oz.42
8/1/2005Robert Cameron Sr.Flathead Catfish38 lbs., 08 oz.42 1/2
8/2/2005William BakerBlue Catfish40 lbs.
8/2/2005Michael MullinsBlue Catfish34 lbs.41
8/2/2005Dwight Setliff Sr.Flathead Catfish25 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
8/4/2005Danny Ray WalkerBlue Catfish38
8/5/2005Roger TyreeBlue Catfish35
8/9/2005John Crews, Jr.Blue Catfish38
8/9/2005Ronald Collins, Sr.Blue Catfish44 lbs.43 1/2
8/10/2005Israel GillWhite Perch1 lbs., 08 oz.
8/11/2005Michael McFaddenBlue Catfish49 lbs., 02 oz.
8/15/2005Danny Ray WalkerBlue Catfish40 lbs., 14 oz.41 1/2
8/15/2005Estes Thompson, IIGar50
8/19/2005Christopher BrooksBlue Catfish33 lbs.
8/22/2005Kevin FearsFlathead Catfish30 lbs.
8/23/2005Christopher WilsonSunfish1 lbs., 01 oz.11
8/24/2005Warren GuillBlue Catfish41 3/4
8/26/2005Barry RoherBlue Catfish40 lbs.42
8/26/2005Mickey SouthallBlue Catfish31 lbs., 04 oz.44
8/31/2005Barry HairfieldFlathead Catfish27 lbs.40 1/2
9/1/2005Luther ConnerBlue Catfish62 lbs.46
9/2/2005Jan-Michael LassiterFlathead Catfish37 lbs., 08 oz.48
9/10/2005Donna HolcombBlue Catfish31 lbs., 05 oz.39 1/4
9/17/2005Richard Anderson, Sr.Channel Catfish16 lbs.35 1/2
9/28/2005Michael FreemanBlue Catfish40 lbs.42 1/2
9/28/2005Michael HolcombCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15 3/4
9/28/2005Barry HairfieldBlue Catfish31 lbs.40 1/2
10/1/2005James BootheBlue Catfish25 lbs., 06 oz.38
10/3/2005Jack LloydBlue Catfish28 lbs., 08 oz.39
10/5/2005James HoltFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 08 oz.
10/5/2005James HoltFlathead Catfish30 lbs., 08 oz.
10/9/2005James Hatcher Jr.Flathead Catfish35 lbs.44
10/10/2005Carl Word, Sr.Crappie15 1/2
10/22/2005Barry RoherBlue Catfish38 lbs.
10/22/2005Johnny NewsomFlathead Catfish25 lbs.
10/28/2005Charles DanielCrappie2 lbs.15 1/4
10/29/2005Darla SuleskeFlathead Catfish35 lbs.
10/30/2005Brian Blair, Jr.Blue Catfish40 1/2
10/30/2005Dwight Setliff Sr.Flathead Catfish35 lbs.40 1/2
11/3/2005Wesley HortonBlue Catfish41 lbs.
11/4/2005James SouthCrappie2 lbs., 03 oz.15 1/4
11/5/2005Joey HicksFlathead Catfish30 lbs.41
11/5/2005Joey HicksFlathead Catfish39 lbs.42
11/5/2005Joey HicksFlathead Catfish32 lbs.41
11/5/2005Joey HicksFlathead Catfish34 lbs.43
11/5/2005Joey HicksFlathead Catfish42 lbs.44
11/5/2005Carl BrookmanBlue Catfish36 lbs.40
11/7/2005Joey HicksFlathead Catfish30 lbs.40
11/7/2005Joey HicksFlathead Catfish29 lbs.40 1/4
11/8/2005Cynthia GodseyCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.16 1/2
11/9/2005Barbara AdamsCrappie2 lbs., 07 oz.
11/9/2005Walter OakleyCrappie2 lbs., 07 oz.16
11/12/2005Glenn JonesGar11 lbs.43
11/12/2005Charles PattersonCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.16
11/15/2005Dwight Setliff Sr.Gar17 lbs.47
11/20/2005Joey HicksFlathead Catfish47 lbs., 05 oz.46
11/20/2005Stanley WeakleyCrappie2 lbs., 09 oz.22 3/4
11/25/2005Dewey HicksFlathead Catfish34 lbs.42
11/25/2005Dewey HicksFlathead Catfish25 lbs.40
11/26/2005Russ Weeks, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15 1/4
12/1/2005Joey HicksFlathead Catfish36 lbs.42
12/10/2005Kevin AdcockBlue Catfish39
12/10/2005Kenneth OakesCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.
12/19/2005David MooreCrappie15
12/30/2005Ray GanoeFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 07 oz.

Years Available

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