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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
1/31/2016Daniel HellamsCrappie2 lbs., 8 oz.16
1/31/2016Wesley GibsonCrappie2 lbs., 9 oz.15 1/2
2/4/2016Bobby Baldwin, Sr.FreshWater Drum10 lbs., 4 oz.26 1/4
2/20/2016Robert Guthrie, Sr.Blue Catfish64 lbs.
2/21/2016Aaron EdwardsCrappie2 lbs., 15 oz.
3/5/2016Lindsey RimmerCrappie2 lbs., 12 oz.
3/6/2016Carl RimmerCrappie2 lbs.
3/8/2016William Griffin Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 14 oz.
3/8/2016William WatsonCrappie3 lbs., 11 oz.
3/9/2016Ralph MericaCrappie2 lbs., 4 oz.
3/10/2016Rachel JonesCrappie2 lbs.
3/10/2016Nancy CannoyWhite Perch13
3/10/2016Tony PowellCrappie2 lbs., 1 oz.
3/11/2016Richard McAllisterCrappie2 lbs., 10 oz.
3/12/2016Tony PhippsWhite Perch1 lbs., 5 oz.13 1/4
3/12/2016Cecil Yarboro, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 4 oz.
3/12/2016Adam BeatyCrappie2 lbs., 1 oz.
3/12/2016William Smith, IIICrappie2 lbs., 12 oz.
3/12/2016Kevin PattersonCrappie2 lbs., 9 oz.17
3/13/2016Kevin DoyleCrappie2 lbs., 9 oz.16
3/16/2016James Cannoy Jr.White Perch15
3/16/2016James Cannoy Jr.Crappie15 1/4
3/16/2016Kathy MossCrappie2 lbs., 4 oz.15 1/2
3/17/2016William FrayserCrappie2 lbs., 2 oz.
3/17/2016Robert Garten, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 9 oz.17
3/18/2016Ronald Wilson, Jr.Crappie17 3/4
3/19/2016Matthew WilliamsonLargemouth Bass7 lbs.22 1/2
3/19/2016Mark KittsCrappie2 lbs.16
3/20/2016Tony PowellCrappie2 lbs.
3/20/2016David MeadeCrappie2 lbs., 11 oz.
3/24/2016James Cannoy Jr.Crappie15
3/25/2016Eddie BootheBowfin30 1/2
3/26/2016Randy FosterFreshWater Drum8 lbs., 5 oz.24 1/2
3/26/2016Randy FosterFreshWater Drum6 lbs., 6 oz.24
3/27/2016William Rule Jr.Blue Catfish41 1/2
3/29/2016Steven Russell, SrCrappie1 1/2
3/29/2016Rodney Smallwood Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 7 oz.
3/30/2016Ernest RowlesCrappie2 lbs., 1 oz.
3/31/2016Tony PowellCrappie2 lbs., 9 oz.
4/2/2016David ChumleyCrappie2 lbs.
4/3/2016Stephen MandevilleCrappie15
4/13/2016Willard SwartsCrappie2 lbs., 4 oz.
4/13/2016William WalthallCrappie15 1/4
4/13/2016Robert GarrardBlue Catfish38 lbs., 9 oz.41
4/14/2016Eric ConnerStriped Bass23 lbs.
4/15/2016Stephen MandevilleCrappie15 1/4
4/16/2016Brookes Spong, IIBlue Catfish88 lbs.
4/17/2016Shannon ColemanCrappie15 1/4
4/17/2016Craig AudetFlathead Catfish43 lbs.
4/18/2016Joshua ParkhurstCrappie2 lbs., 6 oz.16
4/21/2016Billy ClevingerCrappie2 lbs., 5 oz.17
4/21/2016Myrtle MandevilleWhite Perch13 1/2
4/22/2016Billy ClevingerGar10 lbs., 6 oz.42
4/23/2016Paul LamarCrappie3 lbs.17
4/23/2016William WatsonCrappie3 lbs., 6 oz.
4/23/2016David SutphinCrappie15 1/4
4/26/2016Myrtle MandevilleWhite Perch13 1/2
4/26/2016William Griffin Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 12 oz.
4/28/2016Thomas GeeFreshWater Drum8 lbs., 1 oz.24 1/4
4/29/2016Bryce AnthonyFreshWater Drum18 lbs.
5/6/2016William KerleySunfish1 lbs., 1 oz.11
5/6/2016Tony PhippsSunfish1 lbs.11 1/4
5/13/2016Myrtle MandevilleCrappie16 1/4
5/18/2016Chris PhillipsBlue Catfish37 lbs., 1 oz.42
5/19/2016Warner MeadeCrappie2 lbs.16
5/26/2016Dale ConnerFreshWater Drum8 lbs., 12 oz.27
5/28/2016Stephen MandevilleWhite Perch15
5/28/2016Addison BassFreshWater Drum6 lbs.23 1/2
6/2/2016Travis BakerGar14 lbs.19
6/2/2016Craig AudetBlue Catfish26 lbs.41
6/6/2016Buck HayesFreshWater Drum7 lbs.25
6/11/2016Amber HancockSunfish12 1/2
6/19/2016Travis BakerLargemouth Bass5 lbs.22 1/2
6/21/2016William CoxSunfish1 lbs., 1 oz.
6/25/2016Travis BakerGar15 lbs., 4 oz.50 3/4
7/18/2016Craig AudetGar7 lbs., 11 oz.40
7/19/2016Curtis Anders Sr.Sunfish12
7/19/2016James Thomas Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 14 oz.18 1/2
7/19/2016James Thomas Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 14 oz.18 1/2
7/20/2016Cythina AndersSunfish11 3/4
7/20/2016Cole AndersGar15 lbs., 4 oz.41 1/2
7/21/2016James BeggarlySunfish1 lbs., 1 oz.
7/23/2016Travis BakerGar14 lbs., 4 oz.48
8/1/2016Samuel ByrdFreshWater Drum8 lbs., 3 oz.
8/1/2016Eddie BootheBlue Catfish26 lbs., 4 oz.41
8/14/2016Cole AndersSunfish11
8/31/2016Eddie BootheFlathead Catfish34 lbs., 3 oz.42
9/4/2016Bo AndersSunfish11
9/5/2016James BootheSunfish1 lbs.11
9/5/2016William McCallBlue Catfish65 lbs.
9/15/2016Ashley CombsBlue Catfish61 lbs.
9/16/2016Al BerkleyFreshWater Drum28
9/17/2016Denise JacksonFreshWater Drum25
9/30/2016James BootheBlue Catfish27 lbs.40
10/1/2016James BootheBlue Catfish38 lbs.44 1/2
10/3/2016James Cannoy Jr.White Perch13
10/13/2016Eddie BootheBlue Catfish43 lbs.43
10/14/2016Rebecca BennettSunfish12
10/14/2016Billy ClevingerGar14 lbs., 1 oz.46 1/2
10/15/2016Jason BowenBlue Catfish101 lbs.
10/19/2016Charles Breedlove IIIBlue Catfish55 lbs.
10/19/2016Joseph WatkinsBlue Catfish33 lbs.
10/31/2016James BootheFlathead Catfish37 lbs., 8 oz.
11/1/2016Christopher OsborneSunfish1 lbs., 12 oz.13
11/2/2016William BrandonFreshWater Drum24
11/5/2016Herman JacksonCrappie2 lbs., 6 oz.15 1/4
11/12/2016Ronald Wilson, Jr.Crappie15
11/17/2016Ronald JonesBlue Catfish90 lbs.
11/22/2016Derek BarleyBlue Catfish110 lbs.
12/26/2016Abbie McDorrisFreshWater Drum13 lbs.

Years Available

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