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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
1/27/2008Calvin Carter Sr.Chain Pickerel4 lbs.24
2/24/2008Kristine ShelhorseChannel Catfish29 lbs., 06 oz.37
2/24/2008Jay ShelhorseYellow Perch1 lbs., 04 oz.12 1/2
2/24/2008Jay ShelhorseYellow Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.13 1/2
2/25/2008Daniel BarnesBlue Catfish37 lbs., 03 oz.41 1/2
3/22/2008John GoulaitStriped Bass38 1/4
3/25/2008Howard PeregoyBlue Catfish35 lbs.42
4/2/2008Mary McDanielCrappie15 1/4
4/2/2008James Skinner Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 06 oz.
4/12/2008Gary Dunn, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 03 oz.16
4/12/2008Dave BedardStriped Bass44
4/12/2008Dave BedardBlue Catfish39
4/14/2008Patrick SnellingsStriped Bass37
4/14/2008Jack Rakes Jr.Blue Catfish31 lbs.39
4/15/2008Daniel BarnesBlue Catfish40 lbs., 04 oz.43
7/26/2008Arnold RoseSmallmouth Bass21
7/26/2008Arnold RoseSmallmouth Bass20
7/26/2008Arnold RoseSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
7/26/2008Robert BruceSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/26/2008Robert BruceSmallmouth Bass21
7/30/2008John Morton, Sr.Blue Catfish49 lbs.49
8/1/2008Arnold RoseSmallmouth Bass22
8/1/2008Arnold RoseSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
8/10/2008Larry HodgeBlue Catfish30 lbs.39
8/10/2008Julian HarrellYellow Perch12
8/10/2008Janet CoxBlue Catfish30 lbs.38
8/19/2008Gregory QuannSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
9/12/2008James BeverleyBlue Catfish32 lbs., 08 oz.40
9/24/2008Arnold RoseSmallmouth Bass20
9/25/2008Arnold RoseSmallmouth Bass20
10/4/2008Calvin Carter Sr.Largemouth Bass22
10/4/2008Roger SimpsonSmallmouth Bass21
10/25/2008Cecil Welcher, Sr.Blue Catfish22 lbs., 07 oz.35 1/2
10/26/2008Cecil Welcher, Sr.Blue Catfish32 lbs., 08 oz.40
11/2/2008Cecil Welcher, Sr.Blue Catfish28 lbs., 08 oz.39
11/7/2008Cecil Welcher, Sr.Channel Catfish30 1/2
11/7/2008Cecil Welcher, Sr.Channel Catfish30
11/7/2008Cecil Welcher, Sr.Channel Catfish30 3/4
11/7/2008Cecil Welcher, Sr.Channel Catfish32 3/4

Years Available

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