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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
1/1/2005Robert HowardCrappie2 lbs.15
2/20/2005Rodney KegleyYellow Perch12
2/20/2005Rodney KegleyYellow Perch12 1/4
3/6/2005Michael SielickiCrappie2 lbs., 05 oz.15 1/2
3/6/2005Robert HowardCrappie2 lbs., 03 oz.15 1/2
3/12/2005Arthur Young, Jr.Blue Catfish31 lbs., 08 oz.40
3/15/2005Kevin CarrBlue Catfish42 lbs.43
3/19/2005Kevin CarrYellow Perch12
3/21/2005Bryan WilsonSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
3/26/2005Melvin Bennett, SrYellow Perch13 1/4
3/27/2005Kevin ClowerSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
3/28/2005Daniel BarnesBlue Catfish35 lbs.42
4/1/2005Harry WilhelmWhite Perch1 lbs., 04 oz.12 1/2
4/1/2005Harry WilhelmWhite Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.12 3/4
4/2/2005Brian MyersWhite Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.13 1/2
4/4/2005Robert FosterBlue Catfish34 lbs., 02 oz.
4/10/2005Wayne Johnson, Jr.Blue Catfish41
4/16/2005Gary Dunn, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 04 oz.
4/21/2005David HoffmanSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/23/2005Melvin Bennett, SrYellow Perch12 1/2
5/7/2005Delbert PankninCrappie2 lbs.15
5/14/2005Robert Clark IIGar42 3/4
6/11/2005Arthur Bourne, Jr.Crappie15 1/4
6/18/2005Douglas JettLargemouth Bass23 1/2
6/24/2005Billy MassisCrappie2 lbs.15 1/4
6/29/2005Steven Morrison, Jr.Sunfish11
7/1/2005Kevin FitzgeraldBlue Catfish44 lbs., 09 oz.
7/9/2005Joshua FitchettBlue Catfish30 lbs., 02 oz.
7/10/2005Richard Hix, Sr.Blue Catfish45 lbs., 07 oz.
7/24/2005Jack PippinBlue Catfish37 lbs.43 1/2
7/30/2005Robert FenterGar42
7/31/2005Raymond ChokovGar12 lbs., 02 oz.44 1/4
7/31/2005Raymond ChokovGar12 lbs., 04 oz.44 1/2
8/6/2005Vernon Galyen, Sr.Blue Catfish42 lbs., 04 oz.
8/12/2005Joshua AkersBlue Catfish31 lbs., 03 oz.
8/20/2005Melissa DimelerBlue Catfish38 lbs.42 1/2
8/28/2005Justin AdamsCrappie15
9/25/2005David Major, Sr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/4
10/3/2005Harold Endicott, IIBlue Catfish53 lbs., 08 oz.43
10/21/2005Harry WilhelmBlue Catfish60 lbs., 02 oz.
11/5/2005William Sanders, Jr.Blue Catfish33 lbs., 06 oz.
11/5/2005Jack Rakes Jr.Blue Catfish32 lbs.39 1/2
11/12/2005Aaron WrightBlue Catfish30 lbs., 08 oz.39
11/13/2005Jack Rakes Jr.Blue Catfish37 lbs.44

Years Available

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