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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
1/12/2012Donnie ClementsCrappie2 lbs., 8 oz.15 1/2
2/1/2012Grayson SainatoYellow Perch12 1/4
2/18/2012Joel BrownStriped Bass24 lbs.37
2/23/2012Grayson SainatoYellow Perch12 3/4
3/10/2012Johnny Lee ColeyBlue Catfish74 lbs.47
3/18/2012David RobinsonBlue Catfish34 lbs., 8 oz.
3/21/2012Steven MitchellLargemouth Bass22
3/26/2012Truman FenderCrappie2 lbs., 6 oz.16
3/31/2012William CrabtreeBlue Catfish38 lbs., 8 oz.38
3/31/2012Steven MitchellYellow Perch12
3/31/2012Steven MitchellYellow Perch12
3/31/2012Steven MitchellYellow Perch1 lbs., 4 oz.13 1/2
4/1/2012Stacie CrabtreeBlue Catfish35 lbs.
4/5/2012Thomas Poythress, Jr.Blue Catfish48 lbs.43 1/2
4/5/2012Matthew HaskinsCrappie2 lbs., 4 oz.15 1/2
4/8/2012Chad Emory, SrBlue Catfish60 lbs.49
4/12/2012William CrabtreeBlue Catfish43 lbs., 8 oz.44 1/2
4/12/2012Tracy BoydYellow Perch12
4/12/2012Tracy BoydYellow Perch12 1/4
4/28/2012James Briggs Jr.Yellow Perch13
4/29/2012Danny BestChain Pickerel24
5/4/2012Robert FloydLargemouth Bass25 1/4
5/5/2012Tony MitchellYellow Perch12
5/5/2012Tony MitchellYellow Perch12
5/13/2012James Briggs Jr.Striped Bass22 lbs., 3 oz.34 1/2
5/16/2012Danny BestGar45 1/2
5/27/2012James GogginBlue Catfish31 lbs.38 1/4
5/28/2012William CrabtreeBlue Catfish35 lbs.39 1/2
6/2/2012Robert AllenWhite Perch13
6/16/2012Rodney Thomas, Jr.Blue Catfish37 lbs., 8 oz.39 1/4
6/17/2012Tyler DixGar47
7/5/2012William ThomasYellow Perch12 1/2
7/6/2012Cody BeaverBlue Catfish40 lbs.41
7/11/2012Chad FarqBlue Catfish45 lbs., 6 oz.46
7/13/2012Jerry EcholsWalleye26 1/4
7/23/2012Linda NewtonBlue Catfish37 lbs.42 1/2
7/25/2012Joseph Church Jr.Largemouth Bass22
7/28/2012Harold AndrewsBlue Catfish42 lbs.44
7/29/2012Andrew BagwellWalleye7 lbs., 3 oz.28
8/5/2012Andrew BagwellWalleye6 lbs., 4 oz.26
8/8/2012Kristopher GrollerBlue Catfish38 1/4
8/14/2012Joseph Church Jr.Largemouth Bass23 1/2
9/1/2012John Yarbrough, VBlue Catfish35 lbs.
10/25/2012William FowlerCrappie15
10/25/2012William FowlerCrappie2 lbs., 6 oz.18
11/1/2012Danny BestCrappie15
11/18/2012Patrick SnellingsLargemouth Bass22 1/2
11/22/2012Thomas Pearce Jr.Chain Pickerel4 lbs., 1 oz.27

Years Available

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