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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
1/2/2001William KempStriped Bass39
1/4/2001Dale WilsonStriped Bass22 lbs., 04 oz.
1/6/2001Scott SandersStriped Bass37 3/4
2/9/2001Bernard BurnetteStriped Bass21 lbs., 04 oz.
2/15/2001James CassadayStriped Bass20 lbs., 03 oz.38 1/2
2/15/2001David DavisStriped Bass20 lbs.37 1/2
2/25/2001Joseph Skillman, Jr.Muskellunge22 lbs.42
2/27/2001Ralph Steele, Sr.Striped Bass21 lbs., 05 oz.
3/2/2001John ThomasStriped Bass20 lbs., 08 oz.
3/3/2001Jeffrey WhittakerStriped Bass27 lbs., 15 oz.40
3/3/2001Kevin PattersonBlue Catfish30 lbs., 15 oz.40
3/4/2001Philip PrimozicStriped Bass20 lbs., 06 oz.
3/4/2001Chris TerryCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.15 1/2
3/6/2001Patricia PerdueCrappie2 lbs., 08 oz.16 3/4
3/10/2001Michael PendletonLargemouth Bass22 1/4
3/10/2001Thomas Campbell Jr.Striped Bass21 lbs., 03 oz.37
3/10/2001Thomas Campbell Jr.Striped Bass25 lbs., 03 oz.37 3/4
3/10/2001Michael MerrimanStriped Bass20 lbs.39 1/4
3/10/2001Shawn GaileyCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.16
3/12/2001Rocky SimonettiStriped Bass37
3/12/2001Rocky SimonettiStriped Bass38
3/14/2001E. B. PadgettStriped Bass26 lbs., 08 oz.39
3/16/2001Raymond Secrist Sr.Flathead Catfish32 lbs., 09 oz.43 1/2
3/17/2001Randall MartinLargemouth Bass23 1/4
3/19/2001Bennie HartLargemouth Bass22
3/20/2001William Turpin, IICrappie2 lbs.15 1/2
3/23/2001Danny MartinStriped Bass38
3/23/2001Jason FenderLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 05 oz.24 1/2
3/23/2001Roger Lee HaynesWalleye7 lbs., 07 oz.26
3/24/2001Michael MabeLargemouth Bass22 1/2
3/24/2001Robert FergusonCrappie2 lbs., 05 oz.16
3/24/2001Richard Greene, Jr.Crappie15 1/2
3/25/2001Rocky MabeLargemouth Bass22 3/4
3/26/2001Garry Kendrick, Sr.Striped Bass37 1/2
3/28/2001Kent TobinStriped Bass20 lbs., 07 oz.37
3/29/2001Jimmy BrownStriped Bass38 1/4
3/29/2001Jimmy BrownStriped Bass37
3/30/2001Danny MatneySmallmouth Bass21 1/2
3/30/2001Danny MatneyLargemouth Bass23 1/2
4/1/2001Oscar KeenSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 01 oz.22 1/4
4/1/2001Clabron Roberts, Jr.Striped Bass20 lbs., 04 oz.
4/1/2001Michael PayneCrappie2 lbs.15
4/2/2001Kyle RoseLargemouth Bass22
4/2/2001Oscar KeenStriped Bass38 1/2
4/2/2001Carlos Brown, Jr.Smallmouth Bass5 lbs., 08 oz.20
4/4/2001Rocky SimonettiStriped Bass23 lbs., 01 oz.40
4/4/2001Rocky SimonettiStriped Bass24 lbs., 05 oz.41
4/4/2001Timothy BurtonLargemouth Bass23
4/5/2001Brian FinlayStriped Bass38 1/2
4/5/2001Timothy BurtonLargemouth Bass8 lbs.23
4/5/2001Terry WatsonSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 03 oz.20 1/2
4/5/2001Rory DunnLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 11 oz.29
4/6/2001Darrien SimpkinsStriped Bass37
4/6/2001John ButcherSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/7/2001Preston Dellinger, Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15
4/7/2001Raymond LavenderCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.16 1/2
4/8/2001Gregory OverstreetSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/8/2001Donald BashoreStriped Bass36 lbs., 09 oz.43
4/8/2001Robert HudsonSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/10/2001Samuel AlticeStriped Bass21 lbs.38 1/2
4/10/2001Rex CliftonLargemouth Bass22 1/4
4/10/2001Albert FuryStriped Bass22 lbs., 14 oz.42 1/2
4/10/2001James FuryStriped Bass39 1/2
4/11/2001Neal StocktonSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
4/12/2001Jerry KeenLargemouth Bass23 1/2
4/12/2001Larry BilelloStriped Bass37 1/4
4/12/2001Ronald HenryWalleye6 lbs., 06 oz.27 1/4
4/13/2001Mark DowneySmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/13/2001Christopher WhittWalleye5 lbs., 04 oz.25
4/13/2001Mark VestCrappie2 lbs.15 1/2
4/13/2001Monty Cruey, Sr.Striped Bass21 lbs., 08 oz.
4/14/2001James LynchFlathead Catfish26 lbs., 09 oz.
4/14/2001James LynchCrappie2 lbs.15
4/14/2001James DavisStriped Bass20 lbs.38
4/14/2001Frederick ScottYellow Perch12
4/14/2001Michael SevertSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
4/14/2001Ronald WeaverStriped Bass37
4/14/2001Sean GriffinStriped Bass20 lbs.39
4/15/2001Steven KramerStriped Bass22 lbs., 08 oz.39
4/16/2001Rachel HydeStriped Bass40 3/4
4/16/2001Gary Owen, Sr.Smallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
4/17/2001Martin CepelnikCrappie15 3/4
4/17/2001Ronnie Slusher Sr.Yellow Perch17
4/17/2001Derek HarrahStriped Bass22 lbs., 12 oz.38
4/19/2001Oscar KeenStriped Bass31 lbs., 04 oz.44 1/2
4/19/2001James GroganStriped Bass34 lbs.46
4/20/2001Doug DellingerCrappie15 3/4
4/21/2001James WeaklandStriped Bass20 lbs., 04 oz.37 1/4
4/21/2001Brian MooreStriped Bass20 lbs.38 1/2
4/23/2001Garry Kendrick, Sr.Striped Bass38
4/24/2001Connie BrownStriped Bass37
4/24/2001Ken EricksonYellow Perch13
4/24/2001Greg VenningStriped Bass28 lbs., 03 oz.42
4/26/2001Jerry KeenStriped Bass37 1/4
4/26/2001James RudisillStriped Bass40 lbs., 10 oz.45 3/4
4/28/2001Barry FranciscoLargemouth Bass22 1/2
4/30/2001Howard Aldinger, Sr.Crappie15 1/4
5/1/2001Ron EgnorStriped Bass20 lbs., 12 oz.37
5/3/2001Timothy Frink Jr.Yellow Perch14 1/4
5/4/2001William HainesLargemouth Bass22 1/2
5/5/2001Bryan DunbarCarp35
5/5/2001Charlie HollawayStriped Bass22 lbs.35
5/5/2001Michael SteeleCrappie2 lbs.15
5/5/2001Kenneth DavisYellow Perch12 3/4
5/5/2001Brian BakerStriped Bass27 lbs.40
5/7/2001Deal LipesStriped Bass20 lbs.38
5/7/2001Jason FenderLargemouth Bass24 1/2
5/10/2001John Alabaster, Sr.Striped Bass21 lbs.37
5/11/2001Gypsy NicholsLargemouth Bass22 1/4
5/11/2001Brian BakerStriped Bass21 lbs.37 1/2
5/11/2001Kenneth ShortStriped Bass34 lbs., 14 oz.42 3/4
5/12/2001Kenny HowellWalleye6 lbs., 06 oz.
5/12/2001Alfred WheelingLargemouth Bass22
5/12/2001Alan HottingerStriped Bass21 lbs.37
5/12/2001Homer Layne Jr.Striped Bass37 1/2
5/12/2001Deborah HansfordStriped Bass37 1/2
5/13/2001John FiggsStriped Bass30 lbs., 08 oz.44
5/13/2001Donald MeadorLargemouth Bass23
5/14/2001Timothy Frink Jr.Carp34 3/4
5/15/2001Roger Otworth, Sr.Rock Bass1 lbs., 10 oz.13 1/2
5/16/2001James RudisillStriped Bass39
5/17/2001Homer ReedStriped Bass31 lbs.45
5/18/2001Charles MarkleyLargemouth Bass24 1/2
5/18/2001Sybil WrayStriped Bass20 lbs., 04 oz.38 1/2
5/18/2001Gene Arthur Jr.Striped Bass24 lbs.43
5/19/2001Jennifer RuckerStriped Bass37
5/19/2001Oscar KeenStriped Bass20 lbs., 04 oz.39 1/4
5/19/2001Regan HallLargemouth Bass23 1/2
5/20/2001Kenneth ShortStriped Bass21 lbs.38 3/4
5/20/2001John ThomasStriped Bass30 lbs., 08 oz.43 1/2
5/21/2001Richard FarlowStriped Bass20 lbs.38 1/2
5/21/2001James RudisillStriped Bass20 lbs., 04 oz.39
5/22/2001Marvin Woods, Sr.Striped Bass22 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
5/22/2001Burley WarfWalleye6 lbs., 02 oz.26 3/4
5/23/2001Joe PendletonStriped Bass38 1/4
5/23/2001Wyatt Hamlett Jr.Striped Bass40
5/26/2001Gary WorrellLargemouth Bass23
5/26/2001Donald Getman, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 01 oz.16
5/26/2001Samuel AlticeStriped Bass37
5/27/2001Clabron Roberts, Jr.Striped Bass21 lbs.35 1/4
5/27/2001Marvin Woods, Sr.Striped Bass24 lbs., 09 oz.40 1/2
5/27/2001William ReichardLargemouth Bass25
5/27/2001Elizabeth LawYellow Perch13
5/27/2001Adam NelsonStriped Bass28 lbs., 01 oz.38 1/2
5/28/2001Carol MayStriped Bass20 lbs.38 1/4
5/30/2001Frank HubbardSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
5/30/2001Michael Setliff, Jr.Walleye5 lbs., 01 oz.23
6/2/2001Ben DavisStriped Bass37
6/3/2001Ronald HenryLargemouth Bass23 1/2
6/3/2001Scott SmithWalleye6 lbs.
6/5/2001Kenneth ShortStriped Bass38 1/2
6/5/2001Merlin WincklerSmallmouth Bass22 1/2
6/6/2001William O'NealStriped Bass37 1/2
6/6/2001Merlin WincklerSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
6/7/2001Billy WallerStriped Bass37
6/8/2001James Gray Jr.Largemouth Bass23
6/8/2001Allen PeckStriped Bass20 lbs., 14 oz.41 1/4
6/11/2001Brian McCallumLargemouth Bass22
6/13/2001James RudisillStriped Bass22 lbs., 06 oz.42
6/13/2001Ted HedrickStriped Bass37 1/4
6/15/2001John Joyce, Sr.Striped Bass20 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/2
6/17/2001Michael FultonSmallmouth Bass20
6/17/2001Fredrick PayneStriped Bass38 1/4
6/17/2001Fredrick PayneChannel Catfish14 lbs., 03 oz.30 3/4
6/18/2001Joe Shelton, Sr.Striped Bass37
6/18/2001L. Gene PetittoStriped Bass21 lbs., 12 oz.
6/19/2001James RudisillStriped Bass21 lbs., 10 oz.40 1/2
6/19/2001James RudisillStriped Bass20 lbs., 02 oz.39
6/20/2001Sidney McCuneLargemouth Bass22 1/2
6/20/2001John Joyce, Sr.Striped Bass37 3/4
6/22/2001Macky MayStriped Bass37 1/2
6/22/2001Justin SimmonsStriped Bass38
6/22/2001John JoyceStriped Bass20 lbs., 12 oz.41 1/2
6/23/2001Travis GrindstaffStriped Bass38
6/23/2001Herbert Pritchett Jr.Striped Bass37
6/23/2001Walt RobbinsWhite Bass2 lbs., 08 oz.18 1/2
6/23/2001Lynda PadgettStriped Bass37 1/2
6/24/2001Henry BergmanStriped Bass22 lbs., 10 oz.40
6/24/2001Henry BergmanStriped Bass21 lbs., 10 oz.40
6/24/2001Michael BergmanStriped Bass25 lbs., 02 oz.40
6/24/2001Wayne BeaversStriped Bass38 1/4
6/24/2001Kevin BrownStriped Bass38 1/4
6/25/2001Charles MayFlathead Catfish26 lbs., 11 oz.39
6/26/2001James McLaughlinStriped Bass32 lbs.43
6/28/2001Julie DanielStriped Bass21 lbs., 10 oz.40
6/28/2001Patricia BurdetteStriped Bass23 lbs.41
6/29/2001Fredrick PayneYellow Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.12 1/4
6/30/2001George RollerStriped Bass20 lbs., 02 oz.
6/30/2001Bobby CrouseFlathead Catfish26 lbs.40
6/30/2001John Joyce, Sr.Striped Bass37 1/2
7/1/2001Gary BryantStriped Bass20 lbs.38
7/2/2001Charles Day IIIStriped Bass22 lbs.37 1/2
7/2/2001Ronnie Slusher Sr.Crappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15
7/2/2001Ray Pavey, Jr.Striped Bass37
7/2/2001Kenneth ShortStriped Bass22 lbs., 14 oz.38 1/4
7/3/2001Kenneth ShortStriped Bass21 lbs., 12 oz.38 1/4
7/3/2001Thomas Crotts Jr.Striped Bass38
7/4/2001Robert WellsStriped Bass37 1/4
7/4/2001David McCallisterStriped Bass39
7/4/2001John Joyce, Sr.Striped Bass38 3/4
7/5/2001Kenneth Zigmond IIStriped Bass31 lbs., 08 oz.42
7/6/2001Dwight Fast, Jr.Striped Bass21 lbs., 02 oz.38
7/6/2001Kenneth ShortStriped Bass28 lbs., 09 oz.44
7/6/2001Mark BorcherdingSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 02 oz.20 1/2
7/8/2001Steve FisherStriped Bass37
7/10/2001Samuel Branch Jr.Striped Bass28 lbs., 05 oz.56
7/10/2001Alfred BeggsLargemouth Bass22 1/4
7/11/2001Dean FergusonStriped Bass37 1/4
7/12/2001Mickey PetittoStriped Bass21 lbs., 04 oz.
7/13/2001Kenneth BrewerLargemouth Bass24
7/14/2001Robert AmickWalleye26
7/14/2001John Joyce, Sr.Striped Bass39
7/15/2001Dennie ThompsonLargemouth Bass22
7/17/2001Karen GrimmettStriped Bass22 lbs., 08 oz.39 3/4
7/20/2001John JoyceStriped Bass37
7/22/2001John SimonettiStriped Bass37 1/4
7/22/2001Mark YoungSmallmouth Bass21
7/22/2001Rocky SimonettiStriped Bass38
7/23/2001Phillip FinchLargemouth Bass22 1/4
7/26/2001Brack Thomas Griffin Jr.Striped Bass22 lbs., 10 oz.41
7/28/2001Robert SowderStriped Bass28 lbs., 04 oz.43 1/2
7/29/2001Jonathan OwenLargemouth Bass22
8/2/2001Marvin ClarkStriped Bass37 1/2
8/3/2001Sherman MooreFlathead Catfish32 lbs., 10 oz.46
8/3/2001John JoyceStriped Bass39
8/5/2001Alton DeisherSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/7/2001Charles DunbarCrappie15
8/8/2001Richard Flippen Jr.Striped Bass38 1/2
8/8/2001Richard Flippen Jr.Striped Bass38
8/8/2001John Joyce, Sr.Striped Bass20 lbs., 11 oz.38 1/2
8/19/2001Eddie Baker, Jr.Largemouth Bass22
8/19/2001Gerald Holland IIFlathead Catfish26 lbs.42
8/19/2001John ThomasStriped Bass23 lbs., 10 oz.44 1/4
8/21/2001Preston Dellinger, Sr.Striped Bass38 1/2
8/21/2001Jerry BissetteStriped Bass37 1/2
8/22/2001Harvey Altice, Jr.Striped Bass38
8/25/2001Paul Germain, IIISmallmouth Bass20 1/4
8/28/2001C. David McBrideStriped Bass38
8/30/2001Shawn CopelandStriped Bass42
9/2/2001Kenneth ShortStriped Bass22 lbs., 09 oz.41 1/4
9/2/2001Philip JonesLargemouth Bass22 1/4
9/8/2001Parker BroganYellow Perch12
9/16/2001Matthew HaskinsSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
9/18/2001Merlin WincklerSmallmouth Bass21
9/19/2001True BurnsLargemouth Bass22 1/4
9/20/2001Merlin WincklerSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
9/22/2001Garry Kendrick, Sr.Striped Bass37
9/23/2001Patrick O'TooleStriped Bass28 lbs.40
9/30/2001Mike FowlerStriped Bass22 lbs., 06 oz.40
9/30/2001Jeremy AmosCrappie2 lbs.15 1/2
10/3/2001James Gray Jr.Striped Bass37
10/10/2001Richard JannaceSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
10/14/2001Stephen McCallumLargemouth Bass22 1/4
10/24/2001Benjamin MullinsCrappie16
10/26/2001Derek SmithStriped Bass37 1/2
11/6/2001Allen Woodie, IIStriped Bass37 1/2
11/6/2001Dean LunsfordStriped Bass38
11/7/2001Garland SlaughterStriped Bass37 1/4
11/8/2001David MorrisStriped Bass42
11/8/2001John BarnesLargemouth Bass24
11/8/2001Robert WoodFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 08 oz.38 1/2
11/9/2001Jonathan BeaversStriped Bass37 1/4
11/9/2001Jonathan BeaversStriped Bass27 lbs.40
11/11/2001John Atwell, Jr.Striped Bass38
11/13/2001Danny Mangus, Sr.Largemouth Bass24 1/2
11/13/2001Bobby Dale FowlerStriped Bass38
11/16/2001Robert BeckmanYellow Perch13
11/16/2001Danny RiddleStriped Bass40 lbs., 08 oz.46
11/17/2001James Gray Jr.Yellow Perch12
11/17/2001Howard Aldinger, Sr.Yellow Perch13
11/17/2001Allen VandergriftYellow Perch13
11/18/2001Joseph WellsSmallmouth Bass21 1/2
11/19/2001Maynard ThompsonYellow Perch1 lbs., 05 oz.12
11/21/2001Troy DossSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
11/21/2001Linda FitzgeraldStriped Bass38 1/2
11/22/2001James Gray Jr.Striped Bass38
11/23/2001Robert BeckmanYellow Perch12
11/26/2001Howard Aldinger, Sr.Yellow Perch13 1/4
11/26/2001Earl ReynoldsFlathead Catfish25 lbs., 13 oz.39 1/2
11/27/2001Howard Aldinger, Sr.Yellow Perch12 1/4
11/28/2001Benjamin MullinsCrappie15
12/1/2001Stanley RichmondSmallmouth Bass20
12/4/2001Lois PerdueYellow Perch12 3/4
12/6/2001Gene Arthur Jr.Striped Bass23 lbs., 12 oz.38
12/6/2001Tommy DooleyYellow Perch12 1/2
12/10/2001Earlie WorrellYellow Perch12 1/4
12/10/2001Owen BooneStriped Bass39 1/2
12/14/2001Paul Germain, IIIStriped Bass20 lbs.38 1/2
12/15/2001Judith BooneSmallmouth Bass20
12/17/2001Charles MarkleyChannel Catfish12 lbs., 08 oz.31
12/18/2001Emanual May, Sr.Striped Bass38 1/2
12/18/2001Emanual May, Jr.Largemouth Bass24
12/19/2001Arnold LillyLargemouth Bass22 1/4
12/22/2001Earl BargerCrappie15
12/22/2001Robert ScruggsStriped Bass21 lbs., 12 oz.42
12/26/2001Warren ChaceStriped Bass20 lbs.38 1/4
12/26/2001Gregory MattoxWalleye6 lbs., 15 oz.28 1/2
12/26/2001Clifford WorrellStriped Bass38 1/2

Years Available

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