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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
1/6/2008Robert ScruggsStriped Bass21 lbs., 08 oz.42
1/8/2008Burl NidifferCrappie15 1/2
1/8/2008Davy DillonStriped Bass37 1/2
1/8/2008John NovitskyYellow Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.12 1/4
1/8/2008Charles HowarthStriped Bass37 1/4
1/12/2008Kathy CottleCrappie15 1/2
1/12/2008David OwensStriped Bass25 lbs., 06 oz.42
1/15/2008John NovitskyStriped Bass37 1/4
1/26/2008Gerald HazelbakerLargemouth Bass23 1/2
1/27/2008Bruce CottleCrappie2 lbs., 07 oz.16 1/2
2/3/2008Jeffrey FulcherLargemouth Bass22 3/4
2/3/2008Macky MayStriped Bass26 lbs., 09 oz.40
2/5/2008Carlos BrownStriped Bass21 lbs.37 1/4
2/5/2008Michael PerkinsLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 02 oz.25 1/4
2/9/2008Robert ScruggsWhite Perch13
2/9/2008Robert ScruggsLargemouth Bass25
2/12/2008John Shoffner, Jr.Striped Bass38 1/2
2/15/2008Jesse Saunders Jr.Striped Bass42
2/16/2008Robert ScruggsWhite Perch13
2/16/2008James BennettCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15 1/2
2/16/2008Robert BennettCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15 3/4
2/19/2008John Shoffner, Jr.White Perch13
2/19/2008Ray GoldstonStriped Bass31 lbs., 11 oz.42 3/4
2/29/2008Lacy BurnetteLargemouth Bass23 1/4
3/7/2008Troy BrooksYellow Perch12 1/4
3/9/2008Travis PatsellStriped Bass21 lbs.38
3/9/2008Travis PatsellChannel Catfish14 lbs.31
3/11/2008Jesse Saunders Jr.Muskellunge17 lbs., 06 oz.40 1/2
3/13/2008Terry WoodCrappie15
3/15/2008Nickolas HatcherLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 12 oz.23 3/4
3/17/2008Johnathan OverstreetWhite Bass3 lbs., 15 oz.18
3/20/2008Travis PatsellFlathead Catfish26 lbs.40
3/21/2008John NovitskyWhite Perch13
3/22/2008David UnderwoodCrappie15 1/4
3/24/2008Cheyene WilliamsonCrappie15
3/28/2008Robert BennettWhite Perch1 lbs., 05 oz.14
3/28/2008Robert BennettCrappie2 lbs., 06 oz.15 3/4
3/28/2008David UnderwoodCrappie2 lbs., 12 oz.16 1/4
3/28/2008Robert ScruggsYellow Perch1 lbs., 04 oz.12 1/2
3/28/2008Robert ScruggsWhite Perch1 lbs., 08 oz.14
3/28/2008Paul Germain, IIICrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.15
3/30/2008Bill PrivettCrappie16 1/2
3/30/2008Robert BennettWhite Bass3 lbs., 6 oz.19 1/2
3/30/2008Robert BennettCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15
4/2/2008Gene Reed, Jr.Crappie15 1/4
4/2/2008Timothy CreechStriped Bass22 lbs.36
4/2/2008Robert BridgmanFlathead Catfish28 lbs., 4 oz.38 1/2
4/5/2008Harrison LabbanSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/6/2008Michael ChampaLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 02 oz.22 1/4
4/7/2008Robert ClarkBrook Trout2 lbs., 12 oz.18
4/9/2008Robert BennettCrappie2 lbs., 06 oz.15 3/4
4/9/2008Robert BennettCrappie2 lbs., 04 oz.15 1/2
4/10/2008Barry GriffithLargemouth Bass9 lbs., 02 oz.23 3/4
4/11/2008Jackie Pugh, Jr.Striped Bass38 1/4
4/11/2008Michael PyrtleSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21 1/2
4/13/2008Robert ScruggsCrappie15
4/17/2008Stephen McCallumLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 01 oz.22 1/4
4/17/2008Thomas GrayStriped Bass37 1/2
4/19/2008James Cale, IIStriped Bass37 1/4
4/19/2008Gilbert CaseyCrappie2 lbs.15
4/19/2008Robert ShortWhite Perch15 1/4
4/20/2008Howard ByrdSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/23/2008William Kost, Jr.Striped Bass37 1/4
4/23/2008Thomas GrayStriped Bass25 lbs., 03 oz.41
4/24/2008Robert WellsStriped Bass20 lbs., 02 oz.37 3/4
4/25/2008Donald MacBrair IISmallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/25/2008Paul Ferguson Jr.Striped Bass22 lbs.37
4/25/2008Timothy Frink Jr.Smallmouth Bass21 1/4
4/26/2008Daniel JonesWhite Perch1 lbs., 04 oz.13 1/4
4/27/2008Brian HoganStriped Bass20 lbs.37 1/2
4/28/2008Colby BrownCrappie2 lbs., 03 oz.16
4/29/2008Tony RobertsLargemouth Bass8 lbs.23
5/1/2008James SwaggertyYellow Perch12 1/4
5/1/2008Andrew HunterYellow Perch12 1/4
5/2/2008Thomas GrayStriped Bass33 lbs.44
5/2/2008James Gray Jr.Flathead Catfish26 lbs., 06 oz.38
5/2/2008Kevin ToshWhite Perch13
5/2/2008Barry HunterSmallmouth Bass20
5/3/2008Craig ChadwickCrappie15 1/2
5/3/2008Kevin ToshWhite Perch13
5/3/2008Tony RobertsLargemouth Bass22
5/3/2008Ronald WilsonFlathead Catfish33 lbs., 12 oz.
5/3/2008David JenkinsCrappie15 1/2
5/6/2008Macky MayStriped Bass27 lbs., 12 oz.41
5/6/2008James WeaklandStriped Bass25 lbs., 06 oz.40
5/6/2008Paul CravenLargemouth Bass24 1/4
5/7/2008Burnett FauverStriped Bass20 lbs., 05 oz.39
5/8/2008Winfred ComptonRock Bass1 lbs., 06 oz.12 3/4
5/9/2008Travis PatsellBlue Catfish38
5/10/2008Spencer WildSmallmouth Bass20
5/11/2008Robert AdkinsCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.15 3/4
5/20/2008Mike SustekStriped Bass37 1/2
5/21/2008Eric ParrishLargemouth Bass22 1/2
5/21/2008Lewis HillLargemouth Bass25
5/24/2008Richard SimonCrappie15
5/24/2008Perry St. JacquesCrappie15
5/24/2008Robert BennettCrappie2 lbs., 07 oz.16 1/4
5/25/2008Kenneth Kinder, Jr.White Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.14 1/2
5/26/2008Joey HallWhite Perch15
5/26/2008Joey HallWhite Perch13 1/2
5/26/2008Joey HallWhite Perch13 3/4
5/28/2008Lee LasherStriped Bass37 1/4
5/29/2008Ronnie CookeStriped Bass22 lbs., 02 oz.39 1/4
5/30/2008Timothy Frink Jr.White Perch16
6/1/2008Gary Miller Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 01 oz.15
6/1/2008Peggy WellsStriped Bass22 lbs., 08 oz.40
6/1/2008Marsha HelsingCrappie15
6/3/2008Steven RigneyYellow Perch12 3/4
6/5/2008Jake PhillipsSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
6/7/2008Hunter KrycinskiSmallmouth Bass20 1/4
6/7/2008Chris JusticeStriped Bass38
6/8/2008Luke DelPoSmallmouth Bass5 lbs., 04 oz.21
6/9/2008Jerry BryantStriped Bass37
6/9/2008Robert ScruggsSmallmouth Bass21
6/11/2008Rebecca PayneLargemouth Bass22 1/2
6/12/2008Billy ClevingerWhite Perch1 lbs., 06 oz.13 1/2
6/12/2008David CrosswhiteLargemouth Bass22 1/2
6/12/2008Jody HedrickWhite Perch13
6/13/2008Gregory HedrickLargemouth Bass22 1/2
6/13/2008Hunter WoodCarp30 lbs.
6/14/2008Theresa PerdueMuskellunge23 lbs., 13 oz.43
6/14/2008Timothy Frink Jr.Largemouth Bass23 3/4
6/17/2008Michael HarichLargemouth Bass22
6/19/2008Renate CravenLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 07 oz.24 3/4
6/19/2008Don RedfordStriped Bass37
6/20/2008Christopher MayLargemouth Bass22 1/2
6/20/2008Glenda AlbertStriped Bass29 lbs., 08 oz.38
6/20/2008Travis SouthLargemouth Bass11 lbs., 04 oz.25 3/4
6/22/2008Steve SouthwickStriped Bass37
6/24/2008Gregory HedrickLargemouth Bass22 1/2
6/24/2008Homer ReedWhite Perch13 1/2
7/1/2008Jody HedrickLargemouth Bass22
7/1/2008Derek MayhewStriped Bass29 lbs.41 1/2
7/1/2008Derek MayhewCarp30 lbs.39
7/3/2008Kelsy PadgettCrappie16
7/3/2008Kelsy PadgettCrappie15
7/4/2008Paul DoughtonSmallmouth Bass20
7/6/2008Bryce YoungStriped Bass24 lbs.42
7/14/2008Jerry RobertsSunfish1 lbs., 06 oz.10 1/2
7/15/2008Douglas VanceLargemouth Bass24 1/2
7/17/2008John AllenLargemouth Bass22 1/2
7/22/2008John AllenSmallmouth Bass20
7/22/2008Harry TownsendSmallmouth Bass6 lbs., 03 oz.25 1/4
7/25/2008Samuel DawsonSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
7/25/2008David JacksonLargemouth Bass24
8/3/2008Christopher MayLargemouth Bass22 1/4
8/7/2008Robert WellsStriped Bass21 lbs., 11 oz.39
8/7/2008Matthew CrushStriped Bass21 lbs., 08 oz.39
8/8/2008Robert HodgesLargemouth Bass23
8/8/2008Robert HodgesYellow Perch13 1/2
8/8/2008Michael ChampaLargemouth Bass22 3/4
8/15/2008Jacob RobertsSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
8/16/2008Jerry DeLongChannel Catfish30 lbs.40
8/17/2008Raymond Shelton, Jr.Largemouth Bass22
8/21/2008David ClarkFlathead Catfish39 lbs.43
8/22/2008Mark KieferStriped Bass37
8/22/2008William Tilley, Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/2
8/27/2008Terry SmithLargemouth Bass22
8/30/2008Morgan LeftwichStriped Bass37 1/2
8/31/2008Travis PatsellFlathead Catfish28 lbs.40
9/1/2008Stacy HedrickStriped Bass37
9/1/2008Jerry DeLongChannel Catfish20 lbs.35
9/6/2008Randall MartinLargemouth Bass23 1/4
9/11/2008Charles HunterLargemouth Bass22 1/2
9/27/2008James Gray Jr.Carp34
9/27/2008Cecil Welcher, Sr.Striped Bass21 lbs., 07 oz.37 1/2
9/30/2008Kevin HallLargemouth Bass24 1/2
10/3/2008Tony CainYellow Perch12
10/3/2008Tony CainYellow Perch13
10/4/2008Gary Miller Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15
10/4/2008David ClarkStriped Bass21 lbs., 08 oz.39
10/6/2008William Kost, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21
10/7/2008Christopher MayWhite Perch1 lbs., 04 oz.14
10/7/2008Gilbert CaseyCrappie2 lbs.15
10/9/2008Macky MayLargemouth Bass22 1/4
10/10/2008Macky MaySmallmouth Bass21
10/11/2008David CrosswhiteSmallmouth Bass6 lbs., 02 oz.21 1/2
10/14/2008Joe CrouchSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
10/18/2008Christopher BeckStriped Bass24 lbs., 08 oz.40
10/18/2008Rocky MabeCarp37
10/30/2008Travis PatsellChannel Catfish12 lbs.30
11/2/2008Tracy DevaneyStriped Bass20 lbs.34
11/3/2008Janet HarrisCrappie15
11/3/2008Harvey LockhartBrook Trout2 lbs., 05 oz.17
11/5/2008Lacy BurnetteStriped Bass23 lbs.40 1/2
11/8/2008Travis LivelyLargemouth Bass22
11/22/2008Charles GentryYellow Perch12 1/4
11/23/2008Brandon HedrickLargemouth Bass22 1/4
11/24/2008Burl NidifferCrappie15 1/4
11/28/2008Michael PendletonMuskellunge25 lbs.40
11/28/2008Dillon MayYellow Perch12
11/28/2008Kyle PattersonYellow Perch12
11/28/2008Isaiah MayYellow Perch12
11/29/2008Gary Miller Jr.White Perch1 lbs., 05 oz.13
11/29/2008Andy FedakLargemouth Bass22 1/4
11/29/2008Isaiah MayYellow Perch12 1/4
12/5/2008Charles GentryCrappie15 1/4
12/13/2008Richard Yates, IIIWhite Perch14
12/20/2008Earl BargerFlathead Catfish40
12/21/2008Robert BennettCrappie2 lbs., 05 oz.15 1/2
12/21/2008Robert BennettCrappie2 lbs., 02 oz.15
12/28/2008Robert BennettCrappie2 lbs., 10 oz.16 3/4
12/29/2008Burl NidifferLargemouth Bass22
12/30/2008Allen VandergriftCrappie2 lbs., 01 oz.16 1/2
12/31/2008Daniel BussjaegerStriped Bass28 lbs.40

Years Available

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