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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
1/2/2019Eddie BootheBlue Catfish31 lbs., 2 oz.38 1/2
1/3/2019Gage ReeseFlathead Catfish25 lbs.37
1/3/2019Brody ReeseBlue Catfish38 lbs.43
1/5/2019Chris HaduckBlue Catfish32 lbs., 15 oz.
1/6/2019Camden SykoraBlue Catfish43 lbs.46
1/6/2019Camden SykoraBlue Catfish42 lbs.45
1/6/2019Shawn SykoraBlue Catfish32 lbs.42
1/12/2019James BootheBlue Catfish26 lbs.38 3/4
1/12/2019James BootheBlue Catfish28 lbs.39 1/2
1/12/2019Eddie BootheBlue Catfish31 lbs., 2 oz.38 1/2
1/19/2019Benjamin KendrickSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
1/26/2019Albert RouseBlue Catfish65 lbs.
1/26/2019Jacob ReeseBlue Catfish32 lbs.40
2/3/2019Don CrookMuskellunge46 1/2
2/3/2019Michael HinrichsBlue Catfish46 lbs.
2/5/2019Richard VaughanBlue Catfish57 lbs.57
2/6/2019Don CrookMuskellunge42 1/2
2/8/2019Brian WilsonBlue Catfish38 lbs.42
2/8/2019Brian WilsonBlue Catfish68 lbs.53
2/9/2019Michael MinnickBlue Catfish45 lbs.41
2/9/2019Gregg GarabedianLargemouth Bass6 lbs., 10 oz.22 1/4
2/9/2019Joshua DaughertyLargemouth Bass7 lbs., 5 oz.22
2/16/2019Aaron BallMuskellunge45
2/17/2019John Huckstep IVMuskellunge41 1/2
2/24/2019Hunter WottonChannel Catfish40
3/2/2019Jack MozuchaBlue Catfish32 lbs.38
3/3/2019Joshua GriffinBlue Catfish33 lbs.
3/3/2019Joshua GriffinBlue Catfish31 lbs.
3/3/2019Forrest Byrd HughesBlue Catfish56 lbs.
3/3/2019Heath HuntleyBlue Catfish64 lbs.
3/8/2019Robert WilliamsBlue Catfish35 lbs., 8 oz.38 1/2
3/9/2019Dalton KarnesBlue Catfish75 lbs.48
3/14/2019Jamie AustinSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20 1/2
3/16/2019Michael Plumb Sr.Blue Catfish53 lbs.45
3/16/2019Michael Plumb Sr.Blue Catfish41 lbs.41
3/17/2019David RiceBlue Catfish52 lbs.
3/20/2019Vernon PorterLargemouth Bass22
3/20/2019Karen WadeMuskellunge24 lbs., 4 oz.45
3/28/2019Charles DmytryszynBlue Catfish34 lbs.38 1/2
3/28/2019David BalbackBlue Catfish44 lbs.41 1/2
3/28/2019Stephen BalbackBlue Catfish38 lbs.40 1/2
3/28/2019Russell WilloughbyBlue Catfish50 lbs.44
3/30/2019Thomas StewartBlue Catfish35 lbs.
3/30/2019Paul HollenbachStriped Bass50 lbs.48
3/31/2019Troy LinvilleSmallmouth Bass20
4/1/2019Lee SmithBlue Catfish55 lbs., 8 oz.42
4/1/2019Jason ArnoldBlue Catfish38 lbs., 13 oz.45
4/4/2019Landon SchroederBlue Catfish33 lbs.40
4/5/2019Scott DeffenbaughSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/5/2019Andrew BagwellBlue Catfish34 lbs.40
4/5/2019Andrew BagwellBlue Catfish40 lbs.45
4/6/2019Mason PattersonSmallmouth Bass20
4/7/2019Glenn HogelandBlue Catfish48 lbs.44
4/7/2019Brian HogelandBlue Catfish32 lbs.38
4/10/2019James WellsBlue Catfish48 lbs.42 1/4
4/10/2019Andrew BagwellBlue Catfish52 lbs.45
4/10/2019Andrew BagwellBlue Catfish32 lbs.39
4/10/2019Andrew BagwellBlue Catfish38 1/2
4/13/2019Benjamin WhiteBlue Catfish43 lbs.41
4/13/2019Andrew WhiteBlue Catfish40 lbs.44
4/14/2019David GrantBlue Catfish35 lbs.40
4/16/2019Troy LinvilleSmallmouth Bass21
4/17/2019George ChristianSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 2 oz.21 1/2
4/17/2019George ChristianSmallmouth Bass4 lbs., 13 oz.20 1/2
4/17/2019George ChristianFlathead Catfish24 lbs., 3 oz.40 1/2
4/17/2019George ChristianFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 1 oz.42
4/17/2019George ChristianFlathead Catfish24 lbs.40 1/4
4/18/2019Paul TheimerBlue Catfish58 lbs.44
4/18/2019George ChristianFlathead Catfish23 lbs., 8 oz.40 1/2
4/18/2019Ernest ChristianSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/27/2019Daniel PattersonSmallmouth Bass21
4/28/2019Cody RyeSunfish11 1/2
4/28/2019Christopher ShifflettFlathead Catfish37 lbs.41
4/29/2019Stephen ChiltonFlathead Catfish30 lbs.
4/29/2019Stephen ChiltonFlathead Catfish26 lbs.
4/29/2019Stephen ChiltonFlathead Catfish27 lbs.
5/1/2019Stephen MiklandricFlathead Catfish30 lbs., 6 oz.40 1/2
5/1/2019Stephen MiklandricFlathead Catfish27 lbs., 8 oz.39
5/1/2019Stephen MiklandricFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 4 oz.38
5/1/2019Stephen MiklandricFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 12 oz.38
5/1/2019Stephen MiklandricFlathead Catfish26 lbs., 3 oz.38 1/4
5/2/2019John Huckstep IVFlathead Catfish40 lbs.
5/2/2019Kevin AdcockBlue Catfish43
5/2/2019Alex JohnsonSmallmouth Bass4 lbs., 8 oz.21
5/4/2019James KyteBlue Catfish43
5/4/2019John Huckstep IVFlathead Catfish33 lbs.
5/4/2019Daniel PattersonGar43
5/5/2019John Huckstep IVFlathead Catfish34 lbs.
5/6/2019John Huckstep IVFlathead Catfish29 lbs.
5/6/2019Christopher ShifflettFlathead Catfish40 lbs.40 1/2
5/9/2019Robert Elam Jr.Smallmouth Bass21
5/9/2019John Huckstep IVFlathead Catfish28 lbs.
5/11/2019Robert Hamilton, II.Smallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/13/2019John Huckstep IVFlathead Catfish28 lbs.
5/14/2019John Huckstep IVFlathead Catfish31 lbs., 8 oz.
5/16/2019John Huckstep IVFlathead Catfish29 lbs.
5/18/2019Britton TranSmallmouth Bass20
5/20/2019Chris RiceSmallmouth Bass3 lbs., 8 oz.20 1/2
5/26/2019James StanleySmallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/27/2019Matthew PillowSmallmouth Bass21
5/30/2019Michael CalerSmallmouth Bass3 lbs., 13 oz.20 1/4
6/1/2019Daniel PattersonSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/3/2019Evan BryantMuskellunge42
6/4/2019Lynwood PhillipsMuskellunge46 1/2
6/7/2019Tracy Donald, Jr.Gar44
6/8/2019Colton GrantSmallmouth Bass22
6/8/2019Colton GrantSmallmouth Bass21
6/13/2019Jason PollickBlue Catfish55 lbs.42
6/13/2019Earl Crayton, IIIBlue Catfish60 lbs.45
6/14/2019Steven ArthurFlathead Catfish40
6/15/2019Britton TranMuskellunge40
6/18/2019Logan AdkinsMuskellunge25 lbs.42
6/22/2019Justin AdamsWalleye6 lbs., 10 oz.27 1/2
6/25/2019David HowardFlathead Catfish25 lbs.39
6/25/2019David HowardBlue Catfish30 lbs.39
6/25/2019David HowardBlue Catfish53 lbs.46
7/1/2019William Lyne, IIISmallmouth Bass20
7/1/2019Christopher GoldmanBlue Catfish40 lbs.42
7/1/2019Christopher GoldmanBlue Catfish40 lbs.42
7/3/2019Timothy ChaffinLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 3 oz.24 1/2
7/5/2019Matthew Hudgins, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 3/4
7/11/2019Griffin HallFlathead Catfish27 lbs.38
7/11/2019Griffin HallFlathead Catfish26 lbs.36
7/13/2019William HeathBlue Catfish37 lbs., 11 oz.42 1/2
7/14/2019William Lyne, IIISmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/20/2019Calvin HunterLargemouth Bass10 lbs., 5 oz.27
7/20/2019Reginald SneadWalleye25
7/26/2019Alex JohnsonSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 8 oz.23 1/2
7/26/2019Alex JohnsonSmallmouth Bass21
7/27/2019Scott ArmisteadMuskellunge25 lbs.44
7/29/2019Christopher MaslowSmallmouth Bass20
7/30/2019David HowardFlathead Catfish27 lbs., 8 oz.41 1/2
7/30/2019Tina Munford LlewellynFlathead Catfish38 lbs.42
8/2/2019Johnny BrownBlue Catfish55 lbs.
8/3/2019David CamdenSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/3/2019William SmithFlathead Catfish32 lbs., 8 oz.42 1/2
8/8/2019Meghan LunsfordBlue Catfish39
8/10/2019Justin WeisMuskellunge42
8/11/2019Kimberly AhearnBlue Catfish30 lbs.38
8/15/2019Hunter Reed SmithBlue Catfish76 lbs., 4 oz.44 1/2
8/17/2019Mackenzie VanceFlathead Catfish32 lbs., 2 oz.42 1/2
8/20/2019Kevin AdcockBlue Catfish38 lbs.43 3/4
8/21/2019Whitt ShillingSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/31/2019Danny Braddy, Jr.Flathead Catfish28 lbs.41
9/2/2019Joshua CoffeyBlue Catfish40 lbs.39 1/2
9/4/2019Curtis HicksMuskellunge40
9/6/2019Todd PickettMuskellunge22 lbs., 11 oz.45
9/7/2019Timothy WaltsFlathead Catfish42
9/8/2019Colby HudsonMuskellunge17 lbs.42
9/8/2019William Lyne, IIISmallmouth Bass20
9/12/2019Alex JohnsonSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
9/12/2019Michael MinnickFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 11 oz.39
9/12/2019Danny Braddy, Jr.Flathead Catfish25 lbs., 12 oz.41
9/14/2019Bruce KenimerBlue Catfish47 lbs.45
9/15/2019Tyler FetherolfSmallmouth Bass20
9/15/2019John Glenn TrestBlue Catfish51 lbs., 7 oz.45 3/4
9/15/2019John Glenn TrestBlue Catfish30 lbs.40
9/20/2019Mark FrazierMuskellunge48
9/21/2019Michael MinnickGar15 lbs., 3 oz.46
9/21/2019Michael MinnickGar15 lbs.46
9/21/2019Robert HolbrookLargemouth Bass22
9/22/2019Lamont HayesBlue Catfish46 lbs.44
9/23/2019Christopher MaslowSmallmouth Bass20
10/1/2019Jeffrey WilliamsonSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
10/2/2019Jack ArmantroutFlathead Catfish40
10/5/2019Jeffrey Scott MorrisBlue Catfish86 lbs., 9 oz.54
10/5/2019John TrammellSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
10/6/2019Jackson DavisBlue Catfish38 lbs.40
10/13/2019Susan GrasseySmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 11 oz.21
10/15/2019Michael MinnickBlue Catfish35 lbs., 04 oz.41
10/16/2019Joe Burwell, Sr.Smallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
10/18/2019Joe Burwell, Sr.Smallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
10/24/2019William Maust, Sr.Blue Catfish52 lbs.48
10/24/2019William Maust, Sr.Blue Catfish49 lbs., 8 oz.46
10/25/2019Karen PorterCrappie2 lbs.14 1/2
10/25/2019William SmithBlue Catfish31 lbs.39 1/2
10/25/2019William SmithBlue Catfish61 lbs.48
10/26/2019Chris PoeSmallmouth Bass20
10/26/2019Stephanie HaskinsBlue Catfish35 lbs.40
10/26/2019Thomas McCoyBlue Catfish38 lbs.43
10/26/2019Thomas Coley, JrBlue Catfish33 lbs., 08 oz.40
10/27/2019William SmithBlue Catfish30 lbs.38 1/2
11/3/2019Mark NelsonBlue Catfish79 lbs.45
11/5/2019Scott DeffenbaughSmallmouth Bass21
11/11/2019Megan FuscoBlue Catfish58 lbs., 10 oz.
11/14/2019Caitlin RowanBlue Catfish52 lbs.44
11/14/2019Ryan SmeltzerBlue Catfish31 lbs.41
11/19/2019Aaron BallMuskellunge41 3/4
11/22/2019Bret LewisBlue Catfish42 lbs.41 1/2
11/26/2019Mark KarnesBlue Catfish54 lbs.46
11/30/2019Camden Andrew HubbardBlue Catfish46 lbs.41
12/12/2019James Pearson, Jr.Blue Catfish48 lbs.45
12/13/2019Jayson Andrew HubbardBlue Catfish58 lbs.45 1/4
12/14/2019Stephen MiklandricBlue Catfish43 lbs., 6 oz.44
12/14/2019Stephen MiklandricBlue Catfish48 lbs., 7 oz.45
12/14/2019Stephen MiklandricBlue Catfish39 lbs., 12 oz.40
12/15/2019Axel Martin SaavedraBlue Catfish33 lbs.39
12/15/2019Stephen MiklandricBlue Catfish49 lbs., 8 oz.46 1/2
12/15/2019Stephen MiklandricBlue Catfish61 lbs., 8 oz.48
12/17/2019Jayson Andrew HubbardBlue Catfish64 lbs., 13 oz.47
12/17/2019Jayson Andrew HubbardBlue Catfish52 lbs., 13 oz.43
12/21/2019Stephen MiklandricBlue Catfish47 lbs., 12 oz.45
12/21/2019Stephen MiklandricBlue Catfish79 lbs., 8 oz.50
12/21/2019Corey WalshLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 11 oz.25
12/22/2019Erich J. P. FaberBlue Catfish36 lbs., 8 oz.42 1/4
12/22/2019Peter FaberBlue Catfish62 lbs., 4 oz.49 3/4
12/22/2019Camden Andrew HubbardBlue Catfish41 lbs., 8 oz.41 1/2
12/27/2019Camden Andrew HubbardBlue Catfish57 lbs., 6 oz.46 1/2
12/27/2019Herbert ClevingerGar16 lbs., 12 oz.
12/28/2019Jarrod SowellBlue Catfish38 lbs., 9 oz.37
12/31/2019Amos Lee DrakeBlue Catfish56 lbs.52

Years Available

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