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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
3/11/2014Justin LargenLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 7 oz.22 1/4
3/15/2014Nicholas DeShongFlathead Catfish45
3/30/2014James MurphyBlue Catfish37 lbs.
3/30/2014James MurphyBlue Catfish34 lbs.
4/12/2014Christopher WellsBlue Catfish39 1/4
4/12/2014Dodie MouldenLargemouth Bass22 1/4
4/13/2014Jeremy UtterbackBlue Catfish39
4/14/2014Kent HalsteadStriped Bass38
4/27/2014Heath HuntleyBlue Catfish40 lbs.41 1/4
4/28/2014David BurchettBlue Catfish31 lbs.
4/28/2014David BraggBlue Catfish31 lbs.
5/6/2014Brent KnightBlue Catfish36 lbs., 6 oz.
5/6/2014Brent KnightBlue Catfish36 lbs., 3 oz.
5/6/2014Shana KnightBlue Catfish50 lbs., 6 oz.
5/6/2014Joseph ArmentroutBlue Catfish47 lbs., 10 oz.
5/6/2014Joseph ArmentroutBlue Catfish52 lbs.
5/7/2014David HenkinBlue Catfish31 lbs., 10 oz.
5/10/2014David HowardWhite Perch13
5/10/2014Lawrence AtkinsStriped Bass20 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/2
5/10/2014Robert BruceBlue Catfish42
5/30/2014Christopher WellsCarp20 lbs., 2 oz.34 1/2
6/6/2014Christopher WellsCarp35
6/21/2014Nelson KnightBlue Catfish38 lbs., 10 oz.
7/19/2014Eric HouserBlue Catfish64 lbs.46
7/19/2014Therese HouserBlue Catfish48 lbs.45
7/25/2014Shane BucklesBlue Catfish48 lbs., 1 oz.41
7/25/2014Robert BruceBlue Catfish66 lbs., 8 oz.46
7/25/2014Robert BruceBlue Catfish44 lbs., 2 oz.42
7/26/2014Courtney HouserBlue Catfish48 lbs.46
8/1/2014Robert BruceChannel Catfish17 lbs., 10 oz.32
8/1/2014James MilesBlue Catfish38
8/16/2014Robert BruceBlue Catfish31 lbs., 4 oz.40
8/16/2014James MilesBlue Catfish36 lbs.38 1/2
9/6/2014Christopher SipeBlue Catfish34 lbs., 1 oz.41 3/4
10/5/2014Ethan SemonesBlue Catfish30 lbs., 6 oz.38 1/2
10/5/2014Ethan SemonesBlue Catfish38
10/11/2014Christopher WellsBlue Catfish39
10/18/2014Christopher WellsBlue Catfish39 lbs., 1 oz.43
11/30/2014Christopher WellsBlue Catfish54 lbs., 10 oz.44
12/14/2014Mark SmithBlue Catfish39
12/30/2014Christopher WellsBlue Catfish35 lbs., 10 oz.39 1/2
12/30/2014Christopher WellsBlue Catfish33 lbs., 12 oz.

Years Available

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