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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
1/6/2008James Chadwick IIMuskellunge24 lbs.46
1/11/2008Matt GillispieMuskellunge40 1/4
1/26/2008M. Russell SaundersMuskellunge44
1/29/2008Robert CrowlMuskellunge23 lbs., 07 oz.45
1/30/2008Cliff SongerMuskellunge15 lbs., 05 oz.40 1/4
2/2/2008Matt GillispieWalleye25
2/3/2008Matt GillispieMuskellunge45
2/5/2008Tim LaneSmallmouth Bass21
2/9/2008Casey JonesCarp28 lbs., 05 oz.37
2/11/2008Edward LawtonMuskellunge16 lbs.40
2/18/2008Taylor LinkousMuskellunge17 lbs.41
2/21/2008Taylor LinkousMuskellunge21 lbs.44
2/23/2008Matt GillispieMuskellunge42 3/4
2/23/2008Craig ChildersSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
2/24/2008Ron LordenMuskellunge23 lbs.44
2/25/2008James PadgettWalleye15 lbs., 05 oz.35
3/2/2008Ron LordenMuskellunge19 lbs.42 1/2
3/3/2008Bane BillingsWalleye5 lbs., 02 oz.26
3/7/2008N. Scott MeyerhofferMuskellunge43
3/8/2008N. Scott MeyerhofferSmallmouth Bass21
3/13/2008Chetina O'NealRainbow Trout22
3/14/2008Guy RinehartSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/17/2008David BlessingSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
3/18/2008M. James SayrsSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
3/18/2008John MullinsSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/18/2008Brent SheltonSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 10 oz.21 1/2
3/22/2008Leslie StiltnerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/22/2008Leslie StiltnerSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
3/22/2008Thomas MartinSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 05 oz.22
3/22/2008Bob DickinsonSmallmouth Bass22 1/4
3/23/2008Douglas ThomasSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
3/24/2008Gregory RifeSmallmouth Bass20
3/24/2008William Christian IIISmallmouth Bass20
3/25/2008Darrell WoodringSmallmouth Bass20
3/28/2008James HyltonSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
3/28/2008Randy Compton, IISmallmouth Bass20
3/28/2008Hank Lane, IIISmallmouth Bass7 lbs., 02 oz.24
3/28/2008Jeffery WarterSmallmouth Bass20
3/28/2008Jeffery WarterSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/29/2008Michael Semenec, Jr.Smallmouth Bass22
3/29/2008Michael Semenec, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21
4/2/2008William FreemanSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/4/2008Richard Toney Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
4/4/2008John PopeSmallmouth Bass20
4/4/2008Jack Dean, IISmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/5/2008Randy Compton, IISmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/5/2008Randy Compton, IISmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/5/2008Jack LeeMuskellunge17 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/2
4/7/2008Russell Williams Jr.Smallmouth Bass21
4/8/2008Russell Williams Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
4/8/2008Russell WilliamsSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/10/2008Mitchell HopkinsSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
4/10/2008Mitchell HopkinsSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/10/2008Travis FiserSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/11/2008Stephen MiklandricSmallmouth Bass21 3/4
4/11/2008Matt GillispieSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/11/2008William BairdSmallmouth Bass23
4/12/2008Jessica LambertSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/12/2008Glennis QuesenberrySmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/15/2008Rick SheltonSmallmouth Bass21
4/15/2008Rick SheltonSmallmouth Bass20
4/16/2008James HowardSmallmouth Bass6 lbs., 04 oz.23
4/16/2008Lanny Sparks Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
4/17/2008J. David CarterSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/19/2008Connie WalkerWalleye30 1/4
4/21/2008Shawn HamiltonSmallmouth Bass21
4/21/2008Kevin ConneenSmallmouth Bass22
4/22/2008Gary HarmonWhite Bass18
4/22/2008Darrell WoodringSmallmouth Bass20
4/22/2008Darrell WoodringSmallmouth Bass21
4/23/2008Arama WolfeSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
4/24/2008Hank Lane, IIISmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/24/2008Mark CrouseYellow Perch12 1/4
4/26/2008Mendy SmithSmallmouth Bass20
4/26/2008Otto SchonfelderSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/26/2008Basil Harper, Jr.Muskellunge40
4/26/2008Clayton RickmanSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 04 oz.22 3/4
4/27/2008Andrew LoweSmallmouth Bass20
4/27/2008Zachary PattesonSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/1/2008Walter Gordon, Sr.Smallmouth Bass21 1/2
5/3/2008Wayne BreedloveSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/3/2008John JamesSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
5/4/2008Billy DeatherageFlathead Catfish26 lbs., 09 oz.40 1/2
5/5/2008David Buck, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21 1/2
5/8/2008Mark SteversSmallmouth Bass21
5/9/2008Derek AlexanderSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
5/10/2008Steven HallSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
5/10/2008Randall AlfordCarp24 lbs., 10 oz.34 1/2
5/10/2008Randall AlfordCarp31 lbs., 07 oz.36
5/10/2008David CunninghamSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 05 oz.22
5/11/2008Katie AlexanderSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/11/2008John Alexander, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/14/2008Jason MonkSmallmouth Bass21 3/4
5/14/2008Brian HeathSmallmouth Bass20
5/15/2008H. Donald Swaim, JrSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 01 oz.20
5/15/2008Matthew SmithSmallmouth Bass21
5/15/2008Matthew SmithSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
5/17/2008Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge18 lbs.40
5/17/2008William RascherSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/17/2008Susan MitchellSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 01 oz.22 1/2
5/18/2008Christian HellmerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/18/2008Matthew CornsSmallmouth Bass22 1/4
5/20/2008Josh HollieSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.19
5/21/2008John BeaversSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 02 oz.20 1/2
5/24/2008Roy Donavant, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21 1/2
5/24/2008William RhoadesMuskellunge22 lbs.40
5/24/2008William YostSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
5/24/2008Anthony AlexanderSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/24/2008David ScottWalleye6 lbs., 10 oz.28
5/24/2008Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge20 lbs.42
5/25/2008Levi O'DellSmallmouth Bass20
5/25/2008Gilbert AmburgeySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/26/2008Jeremy DuncanCrappie2 lbs.15 1/4
5/26/2008SueAnn ChapmanSmallmouth Bass21
5/29/2008Angelica GiraldoSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
5/29/2008Henry HooverMuskellunge20 lbs.40
5/30/2008Wayne WhiteSmallmouth Bass24
5/31/2008Randall AlfordCarp27 lbs., 10 oz.38
5/31/2008Randall AlfordCarp27 lbs., 13 oz.38
5/31/2008Randall AlfordCarp25 lbs., 01 oz.34
6/1/2008William HainesStriped Bass20 lbs., 01 oz.39 1/2
6/5/2008Bill BelcherSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 10 oz.21 1/4
6/8/2008Matthew ClickMuskellunge16 lbs., 04 oz.40
6/8/2008Edward LawtonMuskellunge15 lbs.40
6/8/2008William HainesSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 04 oz.21
6/13/2008Edward LawtonMuskellunge22 lbs.43
6/14/2008Ryan CravenSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/15/2008Robert ChapmanSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
6/16/2008Zachary PauleySmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 05 oz.21
6/18/2008Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge18 lbs.40
6/19/2008Leslie StiltnerSmallmouth Bass21
6/21/2008Jack AndersSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/22/2008Darren ViarsSmallmouth Bass20
6/22/2008Jacob SheppardSmallmouth Bass22 1/2
6/23/2008Lacy Johnston, Jr.Muskellunge21 lbs.43
6/24/2008Lee HammersleySmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 08 oz.22 1/2
6/25/2008Preston ChrismanSmallmouth Bass20
6/26/2008Michael MawyerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
6/26/2008Darleen DennisSmallmouth Bass20
6/28/2008Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge18 lbs.
6/28/2008William HainesMuskellunge29 lbs., 09 oz.45
6/29/2008William HainesMuskellunge30 lbs., 09 oz.46 1/2
6/30/2008Joey LangdonSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
6/30/2008Adam FrostSmallmouth Bass20
7/1/2008Matthew BaldwinSmallmouth Bass20
7/1/2008Danny O'Dell, Jr.Smallmouth Bass5 lbs.20 1/4
7/1/2008Danny O'Dell, JrSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20 1/4
7/3/2008Carrie ScaggsSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/3/2008William Lovell, Jr.Channel Catfish30
7/4/2008David CunninghamSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 07 oz.22 3/4
7/5/2008Amanda SlateWalleye5 lbs., 04 oz.25 1/2
7/5/2008Connie WalkerSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
7/5/2008Jonathan PfahlSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/6/2008Barry HunterSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/9/2008Daniel FallacaroSmallmouth Bass20
7/10/2008Matthew BaldwinSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/12/2008Frederick Blevins, Jr.Muskellunge41
7/12/2008Brandon PerkinsChannel Catfish31 3/4
7/13/2008Elizabeth ClickMuskellunge21 lbs., 10 oz.45
7/13/2008Joshua SpicerRainbow Trout4 lbs., 02 oz.22 1/4
7/16/2008Joey SantollaChannel Catfish30
7/18/2008Joshua SpicerSmallmouth Bass6 lbs., 01 oz.21 3/4
7/18/2008John GloverSmallmouth Bass20
7/19/2008James TaylorSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 04 oz.21
7/19/2008William HarrisSmallmouth Bass23
7/19/2008Tom McAvoySmallmouth Bass22
7/25/2008Mary ColemanSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 06 oz.13 1/2
7/26/2008Alvin GillespieSmallmouth Bass21
7/27/2008Tecumseh LeesonSunfish1 lbs., 03 oz.11
7/27/2008Tecumseh LeesonSunfish1 lbs., 03 oz.11 1/4
7/27/2008Benjamin WingfieldSmallmouth Bass21
7/30/2008Hal RobinsonSmallmouth Bass21
7/31/2008Dakota KilgoreSmallmouth Bass22
8/1/2008Sheila LilesSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/3/2008Joshua SpicerSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 02 oz.20
8/5/2008Danny O'Dell, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
8/6/2008King MontgomerySmallmouth Bass20
8/7/2008M. Todd SadlerSmallmouth Bass22
8/7/2008William HainesMuskellunge18 lbs., 13 oz.42 1/2
8/8/2008Jeffrey ConleySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/8/2008Jeffrey ConleySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/8/2008Jeff MyersSmallmouth Bass21
8/9/2008Mark ChildressSmallmouth Bass20
8/9/2008Eric ChildressSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/10/2008Robert BurtonSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
8/10/2008Mitchell DowdyMuskellunge39 lbs.51
8/10/2008Phillip LinkerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/11/2008Tony PhippsRock Bass1 lbs., 08 oz.13 1/4
8/12/2008Jason NewmanSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/16/2008Danny O'Dell, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/16/2008John ReedSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
8/17/2008Mitchell DowdyMuskellunge42
8/19/2008Andrew RiffeSmallmouth Bass21
8/19/2008Danny O'Dell, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 3/4
8/20/2008Dick DavisSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/21/2008Arthur DavisSmallmouth Bass20
8/21/2008Gerald DavisSmallmouth Bass21
8/22/2008John CampbellSmallmouth Bass21
8/22/2008Joshua SpicerCarp21 lbs., 03 oz.34 1/2
8/23/2008Mark ChildressSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/23/2008Mitchell DowdyMuskellunge43 3/4
8/23/2008John FeldenzerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/23/2008John FeldenzerSmallmouth Bass22
8/23/2008John FeldenzerSmallmouth Bass21
8/23/2008John FeldenzerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/23/2008Levi Graves, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
8/23/2008Linda NesterSmallmouth Bass22
8/24/2008Danny O'Dell, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
8/24/2008Terry BaldwinSmallmouth Bass20
8/24/2008John FeldenzerSmallmouth Bass23 1/2
8/25/2008Carroll ColemanSmallmouth Bass20
8/26/2008Derek AlexanderSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/26/2008Richard AustinSmallmouth Bass20
8/27/2008Capt. Forest PressnellMuskellunge25 lbs.46
8/29/2008Lori GreenfieldChannel Catfish30
8/30/2008Joshua DeMossSmallmouth Bass22
8/30/2008Benjamin GreenfieldChannel Catfish31
8/31/2008Ron LordenMuskellunge23 lbs., 3 oz.45 1/2
8/31/2008Danny O'Dell, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/31/2008William GraybillSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
9/1/2008Timothy DixonYellow Perch1 lbs., 07 oz.13 1/2
9/5/2008Christian HellmerWalleye11 lbs.32
9/6/2008Leslie BowmanSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
9/6/2008Leslie BowmanSmallmouth Bass21
9/7/2008William YostSmallmouth Bass22
9/11/2008Jason DotsonSmallmouth Bass23 1/4
9/11/2008James LegerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
9/12/2008David SableSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
9/15/2008Benjamin GreenfieldChannel Catfish30
9/18/2008Robert BelcherMuskellunge18 lbs.41
9/18/2008Benjamin GreenfieldChannel Catfish30
9/20/2008Jeffrey BloomquistSmallmouth Bass20
9/20/2008Donna PresleySmallmouth Bass21
9/20/2008Charles Toney, IISmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 08 oz.22
9/21/2008Andrew SpencleySmallmouth Bass20
9/21/2008Mark KieferSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
9/21/2008Allen GibsonSmallmouth Bass20
9/24/2008Timothy DixonWalleye11 lbs., 11 oz.33 1/4
9/25/2008James MoreheadSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
9/25/2008Charles Toney, IISmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
9/26/2008Charles Toney, IISmallmouth Bass20
9/27/2008Rick FitzpatrickSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
9/27/2008David HolleySmallmouth Bass22
9/30/2008William HainesRock Bass1 lbs., 03 oz.11 3/4
10/2/2008Wally HeinzelmannSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
10/2/2008Wally HeinzelmannMuskellunge43
10/4/2008Wally HeinzelmannSmallmouth Bass21
10/4/2008Mark ChildressSmallmouth Bass21
10/5/2008Matthew CornsSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
10/5/2008Matthew CornsWalleye5 lbs., 08 oz.26
10/5/2008Brian EpperleySmallmouth Bass22
10/5/2008Scott DeffenbaughSmallmouth Bass21 3/4
10/8/2008Wally HeinzelmannSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
10/11/2008Mitchell DowdyMuskellunge37 lbs.49 1/2
10/11/2008Thomas NaveSmallmouth Bass23
10/13/2008Bart RulonSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
10/15/2008Frederick Blevins, Jr.Muskellunge40 1/2
10/16/2008Jerry SimmsSmallmouth Bass21
10/16/2008Michael HorneSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
10/16/2008Wally HeinzelmannSmallmouth Bass22 1/2
10/17/2008A. Stuart Maclin, Sr.Walleye8 lbs., 08 oz.30
10/17/2008Chad LinkousMuskellunge25 lbs., 08 oz.47 1/2
10/18/2008Robert SuddarthMuskellunge50
10/20/2008Jeffrey ColemanSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
10/23/2008Wally HeinzelmannSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
10/26/2008Christian HellmerSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
10/27/2008Richard HartSmallmouth Bass22
10/31/2008William BairdSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
11/1/2008Richard Franklin, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21
11/2/2008Richard Franklin, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/2
11/6/2008Michael ColemanMuskellunge41
11/22/2008Ron LordenMuskellunge21 lbs., 12 oz.44 1/2
12/6/2008James WrightWalleye6 lbs., 10 oz.25
12/14/2008David CunninghamSmallmouth Bass22
12/27/2008William YostSmallmouth Bass6 lbs., 02 oz.23
12/27/2008Andy ReedSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
12/30/2008Dylan StapletonSmallmouth Bass21 1/4

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