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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
2/10/2002Kevin WashingtonGar19 lbs.50
2/21/2002James RogersYellow Perch1 lbs., 10 oz.13 3/4
2/23/2002Roger OwenSmallmouth Bass21
2/23/2002Steve RiceYellow Perch1 lbs., 05 oz.14 1/2
2/25/2002James HancheySmallmouth Bass20
3/2/2002Christopher PomfreyYellow Perch1 lbs., 05 oz.13
3/7/2002Chip HudsonYellow Perch1 lbs., 09 oz.13 3/4
3/7/2002Chip HudsonYellow Perch12 1/2
3/7/2002Chip HudsonYellow Perch1 lbs., 04 oz.12 3/4
3/7/2002Chip HudsonYellow Perch12 1/4
3/7/2002Clint PetersYellow Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.15
3/7/2002Chris WilliamsBlue Catfish20 lbs.35 1/4
3/7/2002Joseph HubbardYellow Perch12 1/2
3/8/2002Bryan CurryYellow Perch1 lbs., 05 oz.
3/8/2002Chris WilliamsBlue Catfish20 lbs.34 3/4
3/8/2002Bryan CurryYellow Perch1 lbs., 13 oz.13 1/2
3/9/2002William HottBlue Catfish20 lbs.35
3/9/2002Robert EdwardsBlue Catfish20 lbs.35
3/11/2002William MillsYellow Perch12
3/12/2002William MillsYellow Perch12
3/29/2002Frank MacDonaldBlue Catfish38 lbs.39 1/2
4/1/2002Christopher WaybrightStriped Bass27 lbs.37 3/4
4/2/2002W. Richmond McDanielStriped Bass39 3/4
4/13/2002Frank MacDonaldBlue Catfish32 lbs., 07 oz.38
4/13/2002Scott WallaceBlue Catfish34
4/14/2002Adam MescoBlue Catfish27 lbs., 15 oz.
4/16/2002Victor ElliottBlue Catfish24 lbs., 14 oz.35
4/27/2002Larry TaylorChannel Catfish17 lbs., 05 oz.
4/27/2002John JensenBlue Catfish36
4/27/2002John JensenBlue Catfish35 1/2
5/4/2002William R. P. Barber, Jr.Blue Catfish22 lbs., 08 oz.36
5/27/2002Steven Evans, Jr.Gar50 3/4
5/27/2002Erik HuefnerGar12 lbs., 06 oz.45
5/31/2002Ashby CarterGar16 lbs., 08 oz.47
6/1/2002William HottBlue Catfish37 lbs.38
6/1/2002William HottBlue Catfish55 lbs.45
6/4/2002Michael StaffordGar11 lbs., 04 oz.40 1/2
6/9/2002Gary PuffenbargerBlue Catfish23 lbs., 07 oz.36
6/14/2002Preston Upshaw Jr.Blue Catfish36
6/15/2002R. Hunter Crosby, IIIGar41
6/15/2002Hunter CrosbyGar47
6/15/2002Steven AnthonyBlue Catfish26 lbs.36 1/2
6/21/2002Calvin Anthony, IIBlue Catfish40 lbs.
6/22/2002Phil ParkerBlue Catfish39
6/22/2002Gary PuffenbargerGar42
6/22/2002Lynn Wilhoit, Jr.Gar43 1/2
6/22/2002Charles Rudisill, Sr.Blue Catfish32 lbs., 14 oz.38 1/2
6/22/2002Charles Rudisill, Sr.Blue Catfish38 lbs., 15 oz.40
6/22/2002Charles Rudisill, Sr.Blue Catfish28 lbs., 13 oz.39
6/23/2002Charles Rudisill, Sr.Blue Catfish39
6/23/2002Gary PuffenbargerBlue Catfish35
6/28/2002Luther Dunn, Jr.Blue Catfish25 lbs.
7/5/2002John CarnealChannel Catfish14 lbs., 12 oz.30 1/2
7/5/2002Wesley CarnealChannel Catfish16 lbs.31
7/5/2002Wesley CarnealChannel Catfish13 lbs., 12 oz.32 1/2
7/5/2002Wesley CarnealChannel Catfish17 lbs.32
7/7/2002Charles Rudisill, Sr.Blue Catfish41
7/11/2002W. Richmond McDanielGar42
7/12/2002Mark DunniganBlue Catfish22 lbs., 05 oz.36
7/13/2002Robert EdwardsBlue Catfish22 lbs.35 1/2
7/13/2002David TownsendBlue Catfish31 lbs., 07 oz.39 1/4
7/16/2002Stephen TaylorBlue Catfish34
7/20/2002Steven AnthonyBowfin11 lbs., 12 oz.31
7/21/2002R. Hunter Crosby, IIIBlue Catfish25 lbs., 05 oz.
7/24/2002John Washington, Jr.Blue Catfish22 lbs., 07 oz.34
7/28/2002Artis Rook, Jr.Blue Catfish42 lbs.39 1/2
8/4/2002Charles Rudisill, Sr.Blue Catfish41
8/9/2002Robert Scruggs, IIBlue Catfish30 lbs.36 1/2
8/10/2002John Washington, Jr.Blue Catfish24 lbs., 08 oz.36
8/24/2002Lewis HooperBlue Catfish28 lbs., 08 oz.
8/24/2002William Smith, Jr.Blue Catfish24 lbs.
8/26/2002William Morris, IIIGar16 lbs.50
9/2/2002Luther Dunn, Jr.Blue Catfish27 lbs.36
9/8/2002Louis Davis, IIIBlue Catfish27 lbs., 13 oz.39
9/13/2002Kevin WashingtonBlue Catfish23 lbs., 04 oz.38
10/4/2002W. Richmond McDanielGar50 1/4
10/6/2002Charles Rudisill, Sr.Blue Catfish35
10/10/2002Randolph JarrattBlue Catfish28 lbs., 04 oz.
10/12/2002Kevin CarsonBlue Catfish31 lbs.39 1/2
10/12/2002Kevin CarsonBlue Catfish28 lbs.38 1/2
10/12/2002Kevin CarsonBlue Catfish21 lbs.
10/12/2002Kevin CarsonBlue Catfish30 lbs.36
10/20/2002Benjamin DavisChannel Catfish12 lbs., 03 oz.30
10/26/2002Randolph JarrattBlue Catfish32 lbs., 14 oz.
10/26/2002Randolph JarrattBlue Catfish36 lbs., 05 oz.
10/26/2002Randolph JarrattBlue Catfish21 lbs., 11 oz.
10/26/2002Randolph JarrattBlue Catfish24 lbs., 11 oz.
10/26/2002Randolph JarrattBlue Catfish25 lbs., 15 oz.
11/2/2002Randy FrancisBlue Catfish21 lbs., 01 oz.37
11/2/2002Randy FrancisBlue Catfish22 lbs., 10 oz.36 1/4
11/2/2002Randy FrancisBlue Catfish33 lbs.39
11/8/2002Kellam BrooksSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
11/8/2002Kellam BrooksSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
11/8/2002Randy FrancisBlue Catfish29 lbs., 07 oz.39
11/9/2002Randy FrancisBlue Catfish26 lbs.42
11/10/2002William Hawkins, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21
11/10/2002Randolph JarrattBlue Catfish32 lbs., 12 oz.
11/10/2002James MontgomeryLargemouth Bass25 1/4
11/27/2002Guy CarsonBlue Catfish24 lbs.36
11/27/2002Guy CarsonBlue Catfish24 lbs.34 1/2
11/27/2002Frank MacDonaldBlue Catfish25 lbs., 05 oz.35

Years Available

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