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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
3/13/2002Brandon SmithYellow Perch12 1/2
3/16/2002Steve HintonCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.
3/24/2002Donald Widlacki Jr.Chain Pickerel4 lbs., 04 oz.
4/16/2002Larry HuckfeldtCrappie15 1/4
4/20/2002Matthew McCalesterSunfish1 lbs., 04 oz.11 1/4
4/28/2002Carl KnauerYellow Perch12 1/2
4/28/2002Warren BakerSunfish1 lbs., 15 oz.14 1/2
5/8/2002Benjamin Joyner, Jr.Sunfish12 1/2
5/21/2002Stephen MiklandricYellow Perch13
5/21/2002Stephen MiklandricYellow Perch13
5/25/2002Eric JohnsonSunfish1 lbs.11
5/25/2002Earl DemastersSunfish1 lbs., 14 oz.13 1/2
5/25/2002Earl DemastersSunfish1 lbs., 03 oz.11
6/2/2002Brandon WardSunfish1 lbs., 03 oz.11 1/4
6/4/2002Roy Hodge Sr.Sunfish1 lbs., 01 oz.11 3/4
6/17/2002Jesse Dudley Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 03 oz.11 1/2
6/17/2002Jesse Dudley Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.11 1/4
6/18/2002Merrilee BallLargemouth Bass24
6/19/2002Kenneth JennerJohnChain Pickerel5 lbs., 04 oz.26
6/23/2002Robert EskridgeSunfish1 lbs.11 1/2
6/23/2002John Overton Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.12
6/23/2002John Overton Jr.Yellow Perch12
6/29/2002Richard SheltonLargemouth Bass8 lbs.23 3/4
6/29/2002Marcelle McWhorterSunfish1 lbs.11
6/30/2002John Overton Jr.Sunfish11
6/30/2002John Overton Jr.Sunfish11
6/30/2002John Overton Jr.Yellow Perch12
7/7/2002James Riggs Sr.Yellow Perch12 3/4
7/7/2002James Riggs Sr.Yellow Perch12 1/2
7/7/2002James Riggs Sr.Sunfish11
7/12/2002Richard SheltonChain Pickerel4 lbs., 02 oz.25
7/12/2002Richard SheltonChain Pickerel4 lbs., 01 oz.25 1/4
7/21/2002David MeersYellow Perch12 1/2
7/21/2002John Overton Jr.White Perch1 lbs., 04 oz.13
7/28/2002John Overton Jr.Sunfish1 lbs.12
7/28/2002John Overton Jr.Yellow Perch12 1/2
7/31/2002Ryan MeadowsLargemouth Bass24 1/2
8/11/2002Susan MartinChain Pickerel26
8/11/2002John Overton Jr.Sunfish11 1/4
8/18/2002John Overton Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 01 oz.12
8/23/2002Harvey Willliams, Jr.Yellow Perch12 1/4
9/7/2002John Overton Jr.Sunfish1 lbs.12
9/28/2002Robert Buga Jr.Bowfin35
9/28/2002Robert Buga Jr.Largemouth Bass22 1/2
10/12/2002John Overton Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 02 oz.12
10/23/2002Roland Garceau, Sr.Yellow Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.12 1/2
10/28/2002Bobby CarrSunfish1 lbs., 08 oz.12

Years Available

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