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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
3/23/2002Travis PaceRainbow Trout5 lbs., 12 oz.22 3/4
3/23/2002Bryan TaylorRainbow Trout5 lbs., 06 oz.22 1/2
3/30/2002Jerry ThorntonBlue Catfish25 lbs.34 3/4
3/30/2002Jerry ThorntonFlathead Catfish35 lbs., 07 oz.40 3/4
3/30/2002James MayhewStriped Bass21 lbs.
4/2/2002Bradley HinesBlue Catfish32 lbs.
4/12/2002Kevin LawsonRainbow Trout4 lbs., 06 oz.22
4/13/2002Mickey GrayFlathead Catfish27 lbs., 04 oz.
4/13/2002Garland Guill Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 04 oz.
4/16/2002Buddy RoseGar15 lbs.46
4/20/2002Kevin MatthewsBlue Catfish21 lbs.34
4/20/2002William Gingras, IIIFlathead Catfish30 lbs., 09 oz.41 1/2
4/21/2002Clarence StevensonBlue Catfish44 lbs.44
4/21/2002James MayhewFlathead Catfish39 lbs., 12 oz.
4/21/2002Nicolas KeisterBrook Trout16
4/22/2002Amy AtkinsonFlathead Catfish30 lbs., 09 oz.41 1/2
4/22/2002Roger HartsockStriped Bass20 lbs.35 1/2
4/23/2002James MartinBlue Catfish24 lbs.38
4/26/2002Reginald MatthewsFlathead Catfish31 lbs., 08 oz.
4/26/2002Anthony MartinBlue Catfish23 lbs.
4/26/2002Jerry ThorntonFlathead Catfish32 lbs.41 1/4
4/27/2002Jerry ThorntonBlue Catfish42 lbs.41
4/29/2002James MartinFlathead Catfish32 lbs.42
5/2/2002Alan GravesBlue Catfish30 lbs., 08 oz.40
5/3/2002Jerry ThorntonFlathead Catfish34 lbs.42
5/3/2002Mickey GrayFlathead Catfish25 lbs.
5/5/2002Gary SmithBlue Catfish45 lbs.43
5/6/2002Paul RigneyFlathead Catfish38 lbs.43 1/2
5/6/2002Paul RigneyFlathead Catfish28 lbs.41 3/4
5/8/2002Michael WheelerFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 08 oz.44
5/8/2002Johnnie Womack, Jr.Flathead Catfish30 lbs.
5/11/2002Jeffrey SmithFlathead Catfish27 lbs.
5/11/2002Vernon Marshall, Sr.Blue Catfish27 lbs.34
5/13/2002Barry CarrFlathead Catfish44 lbs., 01 oz.
5/14/2002Barry CarrFlathead Catfish38 lbs., 03 oz.
5/15/2002Jerry PulliamFlathead Catfish37 lbs.
5/15/2002Barry CarrFlathead Catfish34 lbs., 15 oz.
5/15/2002Barry CarrFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 02 oz.
5/17/2002Leonard CookFlathead Catfish30 lbs., 06 oz.
5/17/2002Sandy StallingsBlue Catfish29 lbs., 08 oz.40 3/4
5/17/2002Sandy StallingsFlathead Catfish30 lbs., 12 oz.41 1/2
5/18/2002Barry CarrFlathead Catfish31 lbs., 02 oz.
5/19/2002Edward BotkinFlathead Catfish44 lbs., 02 oz.43
5/19/2002Edward BotkinFlathead Catfish54 lbs., 06 oz.46 1/2
5/19/2002Edward BotkinFlathead Catfish40 lbs., 09 oz.41 1/4
5/19/2002Gary SmithFlathead Catfish32 lbs., 08 oz.40
5/21/2002Paul RigneyFlathead Catfish27 lbs.41 1/4
5/26/2002Roger BurnettChannel Catfish16 lbs., 04 oz.32
5/27/2002Shannon HendersonFlathead Catfish35 lbs.42
5/27/2002Teresa WyattFlathead Catfish32 lbs.42
5/28/2002Paul RigneyFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
5/29/2002Leroy JohnsonFlathead Catfish44 lbs.43
5/30/2002Paul ChappellFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 12 oz.
5/31/2002H. Steve TollersonFlathead Catfish26 lbs.41
6/3/2002Paul LinkFlathead Catfish27 lbs.
6/3/2002Paul LinkFlathead Catfish34 lbs.
6/3/2002Paul LinkFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 2 oz.
6/4/2002Derek MayhewFlathead Catfish26 lbs., 04 oz.41
6/5/2002Paul LinkFlathead Catfish28 lbs.
6/5/2002Gregory FarisFlathead Catfish36 lbs.
6/8/2002Mickey GrayGar16 lbs.42 1/2
6/16/2002Paul LinkFlathead Catfish26 lbs.
6/16/2002Paul LinkFlathead Catfish30 lbs.
6/19/2002Lawrence Gilbert Jr.Flathead Catfish30 lbs., 04 oz.
6/26/2002Eugene Chandler, Sr.Flathead Catfish27 lbs., 12 oz.41
6/28/2002Eugene Chandler, Sr.Flathead Catfish35 lbs.42
6/28/2002Eugene Chandler, Sr.Flathead Catfish31 lbs.40 1/2
6/30/2002Danny HensleyFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 10 oz.41
7/1/2002Jason VernonFlathead Catfish40 lbs.42 3/4
7/1/2002Paul BowlingFlathead Catfish32 lbs.41 1/4
7/4/2002Paul ChappellFlathead Catfish27 lbs., 02 oz.44
7/5/2002Robert SowderFlathead Catfish29 lbs.
7/5/2002Paul BowlingFlathead Catfish29 lbs.40 1/2
7/6/2002Thomas BowesBlue Catfish27 lbs., 08 oz.36
7/7/2002David HolcombFlathead Catfish25 lbs.
7/17/2002Eugene Chandler, Jr.Flathead Catfish35 lbs.41
7/17/2002Eugene Chandler, Sr.Flathead Catfish30 lbs.40
7/19/2002Eugene Chandler, Jr.Flathead Catfish32 lbs.40 1/2
8/9/2002Russell MinterFlathead Catfish29 lbs.42
8/25/2002Jerry ThorntonGar15 lbs.42 1/4
9/2/2002Clarence StevensonFlathead Catfish34 lbs., 08 oz.41
10/29/2002Leslie JonesRainbow Trout4 lbs., 05 oz.22 1/2
11/14/2002Brian CrawfordStriped Bass37
11/18/2002Brian CrawfordGar14 lbs.45 1/2
12/12/2002Brian CrawfordChannel Catfish30
12/18/2002Brian CrawfordChannel Catfish30
12/30/2002Archie BowmanRainbow Trout4 lbs., 08 oz.22 1/2
12/30/2002Archie BowmanRainbow Trout5 lbs., 08 oz.24

Years Available

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