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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
1/3/2009Timmy HillMuskellunge22 lbs., 07 oz.44
1/13/2009Mitchell DowdyMuskellunge41
1/21/2009Edward LawtonMuskellunge17 lbs.42
1/22/2009Edward LawtonMuskellunge18 lbs.43
1/22/2009Clay WalthallSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
2/1/2009Ron LordenMuskellunge19 lbs.41 1/2
2/1/2009James Gray Jr.Muskellunge20 lbs.44
2/8/2009Richard Franklin, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/2
2/8/2009Harold HillMuskellunge44
2/13/2009Edward LawtonMuskellunge15 lbs.41
2/15/2009Harold HillWalleye5 lbs., 13 oz.25
2/15/2009James Gray Jr.Muskellunge31 lbs., 03 oz.50
2/15/2009Ron LordenMuskellunge15 lbs.40
2/18/2009Mitchell DowdyMuskellunge43
2/21/2009Philip LordenMuskellunge16 lbs.41
2/21/2009Robert BrewerWalleye6 lbs., 08 oz.25
2/26/2009John SavilleSmallmouth Bass7 lbs., 02 oz.23
2/28/2009William YostSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
3/6/2009George Joly, JrWalleye5 lbs., 04 oz.24 1/4
3/7/2009Ann HayCarp36 1/2
3/7/2009Stephen MiklandricSmallmouth Bass21
3/7/2009Stephen MiklandricWalleye7 lbs., 03 oz.26
3/8/2009Lee StephensSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/8/2009Johnny BowersSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/9/2009Michael ColemanMuskellunge42
3/9/2009Craig ChildersSmallmouth Bass20
3/10/2009Craig ChildersSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
3/11/2009Robert BurchamWalleye5 lbs., 08 oz.28
3/12/2009Joseph MitchellSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
3/13/2009James SowderSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/14/2009Ron LordenMuskellunge22 lbs.44
3/15/2009Jeffery WarterSmallmouth Bass21
3/15/2009Jeffery WarterSmallmouth Bass20
3/15/2009Jeffery WarterSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
3/15/2009Jeffery WarterSmallmouth Bass20
3/15/2009Christopher BlankenshipSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/16/2009Jeffery WarterSmallmouth Bass20
3/17/2009Lori VanBuskirkYellow Perch1 lbs., 04 oz.13
3/18/2009David WaddellSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 13 oz.23
3/18/2009David WaddellSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 06 oz.21 1/2
3/18/2009Rockey BurlesonSmallmouth Bass21
3/22/2009Johnny BowersMuskellunge18 lbs., 08 oz.40 1/4
3/23/2009James StootsWalleye25 1/4
3/23/2009Robert BurchamWalleye25 1/4
3/23/2009Rockey BurlesonSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
3/23/2009Joshua SpicerSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
3/25/2009Donnie HerndonSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
3/25/2009John HolmesSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
3/26/2009N. Scott MeyerhofferSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
3/26/2009Brian ArmstrongSmallmouth Bass20
3/27/2009N. Scott MeyerhofferSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
3/28/2009N. Scott MeyerhofferSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/29/2009N. Blanton, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/4
3/29/2009N. Scott MeyerhofferMuskellunge41
3/29/2009N. Scott MeyerhofferSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
3/29/2009William HainesSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 06 oz.23 1/2
3/31/2009R. Wayne Collins, Sr.Smallmouth Bass20
4/1/2009Brian PeakMuskellunge21 lbs., 10 oz.43
4/4/2009Tyler YoungSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/4/2009Michael WalkerSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 12 oz.22 1/4
4/4/2009Brian EpperleySmallmouth Bass21
4/4/2009L. Dale CookSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
4/4/2009Matt GillispieSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/4/2009Matt GillispieSmallmouth Bass20
4/4/2009Aaron GrubbSmallmouth Bass21
4/5/2009Kara DixonSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/5/2009Michael HorneSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
4/5/2009Scott WawnerSmallmouth Bass20
4/5/2009Scott WawnerSmallmouth Bass20
4/5/2009Mark ChildressSmallmouth Bass20
4/6/2009Scott WawnerSmallmouth Bass21
4/6/2009Miller CollinsSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/8/2009Timothy MaxeySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/9/2009Gregory RifeSmallmouth Bass20
4/10/2009Gerald NowlinSmallmouth Bass23 1/2
4/11/2009Robert MartinSmallmouth Bass20
4/11/2009Timothy MaxeySmallmouth Bass20
4/11/2009Matthew MartinSmallmouth Bass20
4/11/2009Matthew MartinSmallmouth Bass21
4/15/2009Donald CampbellSmallmouth Bass21
4/15/2009Phung NguyenSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 08 oz.22
4/15/2009Phung NguyenSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
4/16/2009Fred Roberts, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
4/16/2009Fred Roberts, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21 1/2
4/16/2009Fred Roberts, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/17/2009Zachary JonesSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
4/18/2009David RatcliffeSmallmouth Bass20
4/18/2009William YostSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
4/18/2009Tracy LovingSmallmouth Bass21 3/4
4/18/2009Michael TurnesSmallmouth Bass22
4/18/2009Matthew YostSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/18/2009Stephen WithamSmallmouth Bass21
4/18/2009Donnie KilgoreSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
4/19/2009William HainesMuskellunge20 lbs., 08 oz.43 1/2
4/20/2009Craig ChildersSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.23
4/24/2009William HainesFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 10 oz.40 1/2
4/25/2009Dennis Day, IIYellow Perch14 1/4
4/25/2009Robert BurnetteSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/25/2009Toby HinesMuskellunge16 lbs., 06 oz.41 1/2
4/25/2009Thomas CookSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20 1/4
4/28/2009Tim WileySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/28/2009Brian PeakWalleye5 lbs., 08 oz.26
4/29/2009Earl Martin, IIIRock Bass1 lbs., 08 oz.11 1/2
4/30/2009Anthony AlexanderSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 03 oz.22 1/2
4/30/2009William Lovell, Jr.Channel Catfish12 lbs.30
5/1/2009William YostSmallmouth Bass22
5/1/2009Earl Martin, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21 1/2
5/2/2009Brian Crumley, Sr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/2/2009Scott TorgersonSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
5/2/2009David RatcliffeSmallmouth Bass21
5/2/2009Jonathan TorgersonSmallmouth Bass20
5/4/2009Jesse BoyerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/4/2009Craig ChildersSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 08 oz.23
5/10/2009Randall AlfordCarp21 lbs., 10 oz.
5/11/2009James HaySmallmouth Bass20
5/12/2009Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge17 lbs.45
5/13/2009Jesse HallSmallmouth Bass21
5/13/2009Matt HeatonSmallmouth Bass22
5/13/2009Matt HeatonSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 08 oz.20
5/14/2009Milton Britt, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
5/14/2009John JamesSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/14/2009John JamesSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/14/2009Jerry CollinsSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 02 oz.22
5/14/2009Jerry CollinsSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/15/2009Richard BurtonHybrid Striper10 lbs., 04 oz.28 1/4
5/15/2009Randall AlfordCarp38 lbs., 14 oz.41 1/4
5/15/2009Randall AlfordCarp34 lbs., 12 oz.38
5/15/2009Randall AlfordCarp20 lbs., 05 oz.34
5/15/2009Bob DickinsonSmallmouth Bass20
5/16/2009Ellen BerrymanSmallmouth Bass20
5/16/2009Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge40
5/16/2009Joseph RhoadesMuskellunge15 lbs., 08 oz.42
5/16/2009Randall AlfordCarp23 lbs., 10 oz.35
5/16/2009Randall AlfordCarp20 lbs., 14 oz.34 1/4
5/16/2009Darian BrownSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/17/2009Travis WhitlockSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
5/18/2009David SchraderSmallmouth Bass20
5/18/2009Christopher BlankenshipSmallmouth Bass22
5/18/2009Christopher BlankenshipSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
5/19/2009Richard BurtonHybrid Striper24 1/4
5/20/2009Jerry BrickeyMuskellunge18 lbs.40
5/22/2009Deno TuckSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
5/22/2009Dakota KilgoreSmallmouth Bass21
5/22/2009Eddie MarrsSmallmouth Bass21 3/4
5/22/2009Mark SteversSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/23/2009Lynwood Allen Sr.Smallmouth Bass20
5/23/2009Douglas OdellSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
5/23/2009Randall AlfordCarp27 lbs., 10 oz.38 3/4
5/23/2009Lanny Sparks Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
5/24/2009William Hurley, IVRock Bass12 1/2
5/24/2009Joshua ClickRock Bass1 lbs., 01 oz.11 3/4
5/24/2009William HainesRock Bass1 lbs., 01 oz.11 1/2
5/24/2009Philip LordenSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
5/25/2009Toles HartmanSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 07 oz.22 1/2
5/25/2009Earl Martin, IIISmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 04 oz.22 1/2
5/25/2009Robert BurnetteMuskellunge44 1/2
5/30/2009David LovellChannel Catfish15 lbs.31
5/30/2009David LovellChannel Catfish14 lbs.31
5/30/2009Scott RouloChannel Catfish18 lbs.32 1/2
6/1/2009Christopher WalkerChannel Catfish31
6/2/2009Teddy BlevinsMuskellunge15 lbs., 01 oz.37
6/4/2009Edward LawtonMuskellunge17 lbs.42
6/7/2009Marshall PowersSmallmouth Bass22
6/9/2009Dustin BondSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/10/2009Tim O'ConnerSmallmouth Bass21 3/4
6/11/2009Wayne BreedloveLargemouth Bass23 1/2
6/11/2009Robert WallaceSmallmouth Bass22
6/12/2009Charles HollandSmallmouth Bass22
6/12/2009Charles HollandSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
6/12/2009Douglas OdellSmallmouth Bass21
6/12/2009Douglas OdellSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
6/13/2009Marshall Page, Jr.Smallmouth Bass5 lbs., 02 oz.21 3/4
6/13/2009Joshua ClickRock Bass1 lbs., 02 oz.12
6/14/2009Joseph RhoadesMuskellunge29 lbs.48
6/15/2009Marshall PowersSmallmouth Bass20
6/16/2009Gregory CarnealSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 10 oz.22
6/16/2009Brandon SmithSmallmouth Bass20
6/16/2009Larry ReynoldsMuskellunge17 lbs.40
6/16/2009Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge24 lbs.43
6/17/2009Christopher WolfordSmallmouth Bass6 lbs.22
6/17/2009Douglas OdellSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 01 oz.21 1/4
6/19/2009Kirk Hoffarth, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21 1/2
6/19/2009Philip LehmanSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
6/21/2009Jerry CollinsSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21 1/2
6/21/2009Jerry CollinsSmallmouth Bass21
6/22/2009Tony PhippsYellow Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.13 1/4
6/22/2009Joshua StumpSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
6/22/2009Robert StottlemyerMuskellunge27 lbs.48 1/4
6/23/2009Casey JonesWalleye25 1/2
6/24/2009Tom ReedSmallmouth Bass21
6/25/2009Douglas OdellSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
6/26/2009Philip LehmanSmallmouth Bass20
6/28/2009Lee StephensSmallmouth Bass20
6/28/2009Philip LehmanSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/29/2009Jeff MyersSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21 1/4
6/29/2009Rockey BurlesonSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/29/2009Brooks AdkinsSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
6/30/2009Matthew YostSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
6/30/2009Jason LiddleSmallmouth Bass23 3/4
6/30/2009Timothy DixonWalleye8 lbs., 08 oz.30 1/2
6/30/2009Joshua LucasSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/30/2009Adam BlevinsSmallmouth Bass21
7/1/2009William HainesMuskellunge22 lbs., 04 oz.42
7/3/2009Daniel NuckolsSmallmouth Bass20
7/3/2009Brian MurphyMuskellunge18 lbs., 04 oz.42
7/4/2009Corey R. J. RhoadesMuskellunge20 lbs.42
7/4/2009Jay SmartSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/5/2009Joshua ClickMuskellunge20 lbs., 04 oz.40
7/5/2009Matthew YostSmallmouth Bass20
7/5/2009William HainesMuskellunge20 lbs., 03 oz.40
7/6/2009Paul SchlueterSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/8/2009Eric CrouseSmallmouth Bass22
7/8/2009Timothy LucasSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/8/2009Matthew YostMuskellunge28 lbs.48
7/9/2009John GloverSmallmouth Bass20
7/9/2009Mark KieferSmallmouth Bass21
7/10/2009Philip MabeMuskellunge39 lbs., 12 oz.52
7/11/2009Brandon SaulSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/11/2009Brian EpperleyRock Bass1 lbs.12
7/11/2009Adam ChildressWalleye8 lbs., 10 oz.29
7/12/2009Brandon PerkinsSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
7/12/2009Shawn LesterSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/13/2009Charles BuchheimSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/13/2009Jimmie EdwardsSmallmouth Bass20
7/13/2009Hershel DotsonSmallmouth Bass20
7/13/2009Benjamin Smoot, IISmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/14/2009Jerry CollinsSmallmouth Bass21
7/14/2009Noah BattersonSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
7/16/2009Andrew McClaughertyMuskellunge29 lbs., 01 oz.47 1/4
7/16/2009Justin ClineMuskellunge25 lbs., 04 oz.45
7/17/2009Philip MabeMuskellunge41
7/18/2009William Beckner Jr.Walleye27
7/18/2009Darin DickensonSmallmouth Bass21
7/18/2009Robert MullinsMuskellunge34 lbs., 11 oz.51
7/18/2009Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge17 lbs., 04 oz.40
7/18/2009Christopher RhoadesMuskellunge15 lbs.
7/19/2009Aaron ShepherdSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20 1/4
7/19/2009Christine ShepherdSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 04 oz.20 3/4
7/19/2009William HainesMuskellunge25 lbs.44
7/21/2009Sonny Wade, Jr.Muskellunge20 lbs.42
7/23/2009James Cuddihy, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 3/4
7/23/2009Gregory RifeSmallmouth Bass21
7/24/2009Michael SmithSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
7/24/2009Michael WardSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/25/2009Robyn ToneySmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/25/2009Alexander LeonardMuskellunge20 lbs., 11 oz.40 1/2
7/25/2009Rex WilsonWalleye5 lbs., 10 oz.25 1/2
7/26/2009Matthew LandrySmallmouth Bass20
7/26/2009Ron LordenSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/29/2009Corbin HashSmallmouth Bass20
7/30/2009Mark KieferSmallmouth Bass22 1/2
7/31/2009Philip LordenSmallmouth Bass22 1/2
8/1/2009William HainesMuskellunge21 lbs., 15 oz.45
8/1/2009Brian EpperleySmallmouth Bass22
8/2/2009David CunninghamSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/3/2009L. Grinnell IIISmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 04 oz.23
8/6/2009Gregory RifeMuskellunge40 1/2
8/6/2009Gregory RifeMuskellunge26 lbs.47 1/2
8/6/2009Lee HammersleySmallmouth Bass21
8/6/2009Carroll ColemanSmallmouth Bass21
8/6/2009Leslie StiltnerMuskellunge43 1/2
8/6/2009Leslie StiltnerMuskellunge44
8/8/2009William HainesMuskellunge22 lbs., 02 oz.42
8/8/2009Sarah HoppeSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 02 oz.21
8/8/2009Darryl McPetersSmallmouth Bass21
8/9/2009Ricky LucasSmallmouth Bass20
8/12/2009F. Wayne TateSmallmouth Bass20
8/12/2009Edward LawtonMuskellunge15 lbs.40
8/13/2009Timothy CarbaughSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/13/2009Leonard CorumMuskellunge16 lbs., 14 oz.
8/15/2009Jeffery LesterSmallmouth Bass21
8/15/2009Mark ChildressSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/15/2009Ronald AkersSmallmouth Bass22
8/15/2009Melissa CassSmallmouth Bass21
8/15/2009Timothy LucasSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/16/2009Jason StinnettSmallmouth Bass21
8/16/2009William HainesMuskellunge20 lbs., 01 oz.42
8/17/2009Tom McAvoySmallmouth Bass22
8/18/2009Cory JohnsonSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
8/18/2009Joe WilliamsMuskellunge45
8/19/2009Brandon SaulSmallmouth Bass21
8/20/2009Matthew PowersSmallmouth Bass20
8/21/2009Adam SizemoreMuskellunge23 lbs., 05 oz.48 1/2
8/22/2009Timothy CarbaughSmallmouth Bass20
8/24/2009Levi Graves, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20
8/25/2009Joseph SiboldSmallmouth Bass6 lbs.21 1/4
8/28/2009Alice FarmerSmallmouth Bass22
8/29/2009Arch Nave, IIISmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21 3/4
8/29/2009Alex WalterSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/29/2009Lee HammersleySmallmouth Bass23
8/29/2009Thomas NaveSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/30/2009William ThurstonSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/31/2009Michael Collier, Sr.Smallmouth Bass20 3/4
8/31/2009Wayne BreedloveSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
9/1/2009Rodney RatcliffSmallmouth Bass22
9/2/2009Arthur Bostic, IVSmallmouth Bass22 1/2
9/5/2009Alvin GillespieSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
9/5/2009David PurcellSmallmouth Bass21
9/5/2009Matthew LandrySmallmouth Bass21 1/2
9/6/2009Robert SuddarthSmallmouth Bass21
9/8/2009Rebecca DanisonSmallmouth Bass21
9/9/2009Ronnie LindseyYellow Perch12 1/2
9/10/2009Steve BucklandSmallmouth Bass20
9/11/2009M. Todd McCurrySmallmouth Bass20
9/12/2009Alvin GillespieSmallmouth Bass22 1/2
9/12/2009William HainesMuskellunge32 lbs., 02 oz.50
9/13/2009William HainesMuskellunge28 lbs., 12 oz.48
9/16/2009Dan MedlinSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
9/16/2009Michael AllranSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
9/24/2009Trevor RubleSmallmouth Bass20
9/24/2009Trevor RubleSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
9/26/2009Bernard Epperly, Jr.Smallmouth Bass22 1/2
9/27/2009Robert SalisburySmallmouth Bass20 1/4
9/27/2009Matthew SalisburySmallmouth Bass21
9/30/2009Joe Burwell, Sr.Smallmouth Bass7 lbs., 03 oz.23
10/5/2009Jonathan KempSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.22
10/10/2009William HainesSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 01 oz.23
10/16/2009Ken TolleyWalleye5 lbs.26
10/17/2009Capt. Forest PressnellMuskellunge30 lbs.46 1/2
10/18/2009William HainesMuskellunge26 lbs., 02 oz.46 1/4
10/19/2009Jill FerrellSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
10/19/2009Bernard HarveySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
10/24/2009Timmy HillMuskellunge40 1/2
10/24/2009Jeffery WarterSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
10/24/2009Jeffery WarterSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
10/24/2009John CampbellSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 05 oz.22
10/28/2009Laura BoehmSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
10/31/2009Timmy HillMuskellunge40 1/4
11/1/2009Tyler FranklinSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
11/1/2009Matt GillispieMuskellunge40 3/4
11/7/2009Denford DeelMuskellunge40
11/7/2009James Gray Jr.Muskellunge18 lbs.40 1/2
11/8/2009Timmy HillMuskellunge43
11/8/2009Judith SpencleySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
11/19/2009Lucas HashSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
11/22/2009Richard Franklin, Jr.Smallmouth Bass6 lbs., 05 oz.22 3/4
11/24/2009Timothy DixonSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 08 oz.22 1/2
11/26/2009Matt GillispieMuskellunge45 1/2
11/28/2009Timmy HillMuskellunge42
11/28/2009Johnny BowersMuskellunge19 lbs., 15 oz.42
11/30/2009Kenton BowersMuskellunge20 lbs., 12 oz.43
12/1/2009Edward LawtonMuskellunge24 lbs.44
12/6/2009Robert SuddarthYellow Perch12
12/6/2009Timmy HillMuskellunge42 1/2
12/24/2009Robert BurnetteMuskellunge42 1/2
12/28/2009Robert BurnetteSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
12/30/2009Earl Martin, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21
12/31/2009Timothy DixonMuskellunge16 lbs.42

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