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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
1/26/2001William WallBlue Catfish35 lbs.40 1/2
1/26/2001Linwood Mills, Sr.Blue Catfish25 lbs.38 1/2
1/26/2001Linwood Mills, Sr.Blue Catfish32 lbs.39
2/9/2001Linwood Mills, Sr.Blue Catfish26 lbs., 08 oz.36
2/10/2001Sidney Harrison, Sr.Chain Pickerel5 lbs., 04 oz.25 3/4
2/10/2001Gary LohrLargemouth Bass24
2/20/2001Brian KapriveLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 08 oz.26
2/22/2001Thomas Pearce Jr.Largemouth Bass23
2/24/2001Linwood Mills, Sr.Blue Catfish20 lbs., 12 oz.35 1/2
2/24/2001Linwood Mills, Sr.Blue Catfish20 lbs., 12 oz.38
2/24/2001Linwood Mills, Sr.Blue Catfish20 lbs., 04 oz.34 1/2
2/24/2001Dennis GilmerLargemouth Bass22 3/4
2/28/2001Damond Brown Jr.Blue Catfish35 lbs.40
3/8/2001Aubrey HowertonBlue Catfish37 lbs.
3/12/2001Daniel HuffmanLargemouth Bass24
3/16/2001William WallBlue Catfish22 lbs.
3/20/2001Joseph Church Jr.Largemouth Bass24 1/2
3/23/2001Tony SpiritiBlue Catfish33 lbs.37
3/24/2001Sherman Payne Jr.Largemouth Bass9 lbs., 06 oz.24
3/24/2001Elliott Harrell, IIILargemouth Bass23
3/26/2001Charles HammCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15 1/4
3/28/2001John Harper, Jr.Blue Catfish23 lbs.39
3/30/2001Randy ClaryBlue Catfish24 lbs.35
3/30/2001Jeff EdwardsBlue Catfish25 lbs., 08 oz.37
3/30/2001Frank Wright Jr.Blue Catfish36
3/30/2001Frank Wright Jr.Channel Catfish22 lbs., 04 oz.34
3/30/2001John Harper, Jr.Channel Catfish14 lbs.30 1/2
3/31/2001Ben GodboltLargemouth Bass23
4/3/2001John Harper, Jr.Blue Catfish35 lbs.39 1/2
4/8/2001William GregoryBlue Catfish22 lbs., 08 oz.37 1/2
4/8/2001David WorleyBlue Catfish25 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/2
4/9/2001William Hughes, IIIBlue Catfish27 lbs., 12 oz.39
4/11/2001Michael WalkerBlue Catfish21 lbs.35
4/17/2001Terry EagleWalleye5 lbs., 08 oz.26
4/17/2001Bradley RainesBlue Catfish35 lbs.40
4/18/2001Bradley RainesBlue Catfish20 lbs.35
4/18/2001Robert Lohr, Sr.Carp43
4/19/2001Bradley RainesBlue Catfish28 lbs.38
4/21/2001William HillBlue Catfish21 lbs.35 1/4
4/21/2001George Langley Sr.Blue Catfish40 lbs.
4/23/2001Joseph Church Jr.Blue Catfish38 lbs., 12 oz.42 3/4
4/23/2001Jeremiah GilmerYellow Perch1 lbs., 08 oz.13
4/23/2001Richard ClarkBlue Catfish47 lbs.46
4/24/2001David Lee WilliamsBlue Catfish48 lbs.44
4/24/2001David Lee WilliamsBlue Catfish27 lbs., 08 oz.36
4/26/2001Marvin GloverBlue Catfish24 lbs., 08 oz.38 3/4
4/26/2001Marvin GloverBlue Catfish23 lbs., 08 oz.35 1/4
4/26/2001Marvin GloverBlue Catfish23 lbs.37
4/27/2001Thomas MinnenokWalleye5 lbs., 14 oz.25
4/27/2001Ben GodboltLargemouth Bass22 3/4
4/28/2001Marvin GloverBlue Catfish31 lbs., 08 oz.42 3/4
4/30/2001James PierceBlue Catfish25 lbs., 12 oz.36
4/30/2001Arley KennedyLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 02 oz.23 1/2
5/3/2001John Harper, Jr.Blue Catfish23 lbs.36
5/4/2001Claude BrameBlue Catfish39 lbs.45
5/6/2001Larry HolteWalleye5 lbs., 08 oz.23
5/7/2001Kenneth ParkerStriped Bass20 lbs., 05 oz.35 1/4
5/12/2001David HolteWalleye5 lbs., 04 oz.25
5/12/2001David HolteWalleye5 lbs., 08 oz.25
5/12/2001Clark WestCrappie2 lbs.15
5/13/2001Randy ClaryBlue Catfish21 lbs.35
5/13/2001Randy ClaryWalleye5 lbs., 08 oz.23
5/13/2001Horace Boltz Jr.Largemouth Bass8 lbs.24
5/13/2001Michael WalkerBlue Catfish33 lbs.38
5/14/2001Keith King, Jr.Striped Bass22 lbs., 08 oz.
5/17/2001Shawn EvansYellow Perch1 lbs., 04 oz.13
5/19/2001J. Eric HootsBlue Catfish32 lbs.36 1/2
5/19/2001Paul WrayGar46 1/2
5/21/2001Joseph Church Jr.Striped Bass20 lbs., 07 oz.
5/21/2001Robert FourdyceBlue Catfish34 1/4
5/22/2001Brandon Stamper, Jr.Sunfish1 lbs., 03 oz.
5/23/2001Jeremiah GilmerSunfish1 lbs.
5/23/2001John Harper, Jr.Blue Catfish25 lbs.35
5/24/2001Robert AllenBlue Catfish27 lbs.36
5/25/2001Andrew HolteWalleye6 lbs., 12 oz.26 1/2
5/25/2001Glenn HarrisBlue Catfish25 lbs., 08 oz.36
5/25/2001Glenn HarrisBlue Catfish21 lbs., 12 oz.34
5/25/2001David HolteWalleye5 lbs., 08 oz.27
5/27/2001Frances JoynerBlue Catfish21 lbs., 14 oz.33 1/2
5/28/2001Chris TooneWalleye5 lbs., 14 oz.26 1/2
5/30/2001David HolteWalleye8 lbs.28
5/31/2001Jacob BaconBlue Catfish30 lbs., 08 oz.39 1/4
6/4/2001Jerry JohnsonChannel Catfish13 lbs., 07 oz.31 1/2
6/4/2001Jerry JohnsonChannel Catfish13 lbs., 04 oz.31
6/9/2001David HolteWalleye6 lbs.25 1/2
6/10/2001Daniel HarrisWalleye6 lbs., 11 oz.25 1/2
6/14/2001Rudy LeuasseurChain Pickerel24 1/2
6/16/2001Roy BowenLargemouth Bass22
6/16/2001Claude BrameWalleye5 lbs., 04 oz.
6/16/2001Claude BrameBlue Catfish25 lbs.36
6/24/2001David CooperLargemouth Bass23
6/29/2001Ryan PetrasekBlue Catfish24 lbs.37 1/2
7/1/2001Jerry JohnsonLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 10 oz.24 1/2
7/5/2001Palmer MooreWalleye5 lbs., 07 oz.27
7/5/2001Nick GalatisLargemouth Bass22 3/4
7/15/2001Darrell RobersonLargemouth Bass22 1/4
7/16/2001David Fuller IIILargemouth Bass23
7/16/2001Edgar SandersLargemouth Bass22 1/2
7/22/2001Chris TooneWalleye5 lbs., 06 oz.26
7/22/2001Thomas MooreWhite Perch13 1/4
7/29/2001Erik PackardLargemouth Bass24
8/2/2001Edward FoleyLargemouth Bass25
8/4/2001Jerry JohnsonWalleye5 lbs., 06 oz.28
8/5/2001Chris TooneWalleye5 lbs., 02 oz.26
8/11/2001Joseph Sutton Jr.Largemouth Bass8 lbs.23 1/2
8/13/2001Howard Abston, Jr.Largemouth Bass22 3/4
8/14/2001Jeffress ParkerBlue Catfish24 lbs., 12 oz.39
8/18/2001David Fuller IIILargemouth Bass23
8/20/2001David JoynerBlue Catfish24 lbs.34 1/2
9/2/2001Ryan BrownLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 02 oz.24 1/4
9/3/2001David HolteWalleye6 lbs., 01 oz.26 1/2
9/6/2001Joseph Church Jr.Blue Catfish20 lbs., 08 oz.36
10/12/2001Shelby WalkerBlue Catfish38 lbs.41 1/2
10/20/2001J. David DickensYellow Perch12
10/30/2001Douglas OvermanGar10 lbs.43
11/10/2001Mickey SouthallChain Pickerel30 1/2

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