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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
3/14/2015Steven ShontzBlue Catfish31 lbs.37 1/2
4/4/2015Jennings MercerBlue Catfish35 lbs.40
4/18/2015Daniel MinkCrappie16
4/18/2015Willie CrowderBlue Catfish39 1/2
4/26/2015Willie CrowderBlue Catfish42 lbs.42 3/4
5/2/2015Patrick RoweBlue Catfish45 lbs.44 1/4
5/3/2015Grayson SainatoGar50 1/2
5/5/2015Matthew BriggsCrappie16
5/5/2015Sherren HollandBlue Catfish42 lbs.43 3/4
5/11/2015Danny BestLargemouth Bass23
5/23/2015Matthew BriggsWhite Perch13 1/4
5/23/2015Derek Allen RoweBlue Catfish52 lbs.
5/23/2015James Briggs Jr.Yellow Perch12 1/4
5/25/2015Marcia FenwickBlue Catfish30 lbs.38
5/30/2015James Briggs Jr.White Perch13 1/4
6/13/2015Thomas GyoryBlue Catfish38
6/15/2015Linda NewtonWhite Perch1 lbs., 5 oz.14
7/2/2015Jon Hall, Sr.Largemouth Bass22 3/4
7/21/2015Bodie FenwickBlue Catfish47 lbs., 8 oz.43
8/15/2015George VannoyYellow Perch14
8/29/2015Michael Kingrey, Jr.Largemouth Bass22 1/4
8/29/2015Michael Kingrey, Jr.Largemouth Bass23 1/2
9/5/2015Jon HallLargemouth Bass22 1/2
9/11/2015Joseph Church Jr.Crappie15 1/2
9/16/2015Roger Wilborn Jr.Blue Catfish38 1/2
9/20/2015Cynthia KriparosBlue Catfish43
9/28/2015Jon HallLargemouth Bass23
10/20/2015Danny BestCrappie15
10/21/2015David CollinsCrappie2 lbs.15
10/24/2015Basil BryantBlue Catfish40 1/2
10/26/2015Donnie ClementsCrappie2 lbs., 3 oz.15 1/4
10/30/2015David CollinsCrappie2 lbs.15
10/30/2015Carol CorkerSunfish11 1/2
12/24/2015Jason BrockCrappie2 lbs., 2 oz.16

Years Available

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