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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
1/25/2011Calvin Carter Sr.Chain Pickerel4 lbs., 10 oz.25
2/7/2011Charles LancasterChain Pickerel4 lbs.24
2/27/2011Kevin CarrSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
3/5/2011Keith HardestyBlue Catfish50 lbs.39
3/19/2011Jack Rakes Jr.White Perch2 lbs.12 1/2
3/21/2011John MartineauBlue Catfish61 lbs., 8 oz.48 1/2
3/27/2011Nathaniel MoserBlue Catfish43 lbs.42
4/11/2011Phillip WallaceStriped Bass22 lbs., 10 oz.38
4/14/2011Phillip WallaceStriped Bass25 lbs., 6 oz.40 1/2
5/26/2011Thomas RussellGar40 1/2
6/6/2011Roger ShepardSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
6/6/2011Carl ShepardSmallmouth Bass20
6/23/2011James CivitareseSmallmouth Bass22
7/2/2011Wayne Johnson, Jr.Largemouth Bass22 1/2
7/2/2011Rachel VandiviereBlue Catfish31 lbs., 4 oz.37 1/2
7/9/2011Charles Fincham, Jr.Blue Catfish39 lbs., 1 oz.38 3/4
7/16/2011Steven SennottBlue Catfish43 lbs.41 1/2
7/16/2011Shane MorrisBlue Catfish40 lbs., 9 oz.41
7/16/2011Glenn AndersonBlue Catfish40 lbs., 8 oz.47
8/6/2011Brian SwainBlue Catfish37 lbs.40
8/23/2011Jack Rakes Jr.Channel Catfish18 lbs.32
9/9/2011Travis HiltonBlue Catfish41 lbs.42
10/10/2011Robert BreedenSmallmouth Bass21
10/10/2011Hank Rakes Sr.Blue Catfish43 1/2
10/10/2011Mathew GookinSmallmouth Bass22 1/2
10/18/2011Kellam BrooksSmallmouth Bass21
11/12/2011George RakesBlue Catfish40
11/12/2011Ross CarmackBlue Catfish43
11/20/2011Elizabeth ThomasStriped Bass38 lbs.44
11/20/2011Steven SeberStriped Bass37 lbs.45
12/3/2011Charles Fincham, Jr.Blue Catfish39 lbs.42 1/2
12/3/2011William FinchamBlue Catfish45 lbs., 11 oz.46
12/4/2011Charles Fincham, Jr.Blue Catfish39 1/4
12/4/2011Charlie Fincham Sr.Blue Catfish40 lbs.43
12/17/2011Michael FinchamBlue Catfish40 1/2
12/30/2011Aaron DrydenSmallmouth Bass20 1/2

Years Available

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