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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
2/8/2016David JenkinsWhite Perch1 lbs., 10 oz.13 3/4
2/16/2016Kenny HowellStriped Bass37 1/4
2/28/2016Alex LouderbackSmallmouth Bass6 lbs., 2 oz.23
3/6/2016Ronald Wilson, Jr.Crappie15 1/4
3/6/2016Ronald Wilson, Jr.Crappie15
3/8/2016Christopher BoltStriped Bass20 lbs.36
3/10/2016Richard SwaggertyWhite Perch13 1/4
3/12/2016David CliftonCrappie2 lbs., 10 oz.17
3/13/2016Robert Clark, Jr.Striped Bass20 lbs., 8 oz.38
3/15/2016James SwaggertyYellow Perch12 1/4
3/19/2016James Gray Jr.Striped Bass23 lbs.38 1/2
3/20/2016Ronnie EckartStriped Bass26 lbs., 2 oz.41 1/2
3/22/2016Christopher BoltStriped Bass20 lbs.36
3/24/2016Frank Williams, IVStriped Bass26 lbs., 8 oz.39 1/2
3/24/2016Richard HaleCrappie2 lbs.15 3/4
3/26/2016Scott StagisLargemouth Bass22 1/4
3/26/2016Gregory HedrickSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.21
3/31/2016Greg McNeilLargemouth Bass22 1/2
4/1/2016Olivia HarrisCrappie2 lbs., 2 oz.15 1/2
4/2/2016George Dooley, Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 8 oz.15 1/4
4/4/2016Cliff BrillLargemouth Bass8 lbs., 4 oz.22 1/4
4/4/2016Jimmy HunzikerCrappie2 lbs., 7 oz.15 3/4
4/10/2016Gregory HedrickSmallmouth Bass20
4/12/2016Joe CrouchLargemouth Bass22
4/12/2016Herbert Lewis Jr.Smallmouth Bass20 1/4
4/14/2016Christopher BoltStriped Bass20 lbs.36 1/4
4/17/2016James SwaggertyCrappie15 1/2
4/17/2016Gregory HedrickSmallmouth Bass20
4/18/2016Jeffrey MarshCrappie15 1/2
4/19/2016Randy MarshYellow Perch1 lbs., 11 oz.15 1/2
4/19/2016Archie MusgroveLargemouth Bass22
4/21/2016Ralph BartonLargemouth Bass23
4/23/2016Blaine CoonCrappie2 lbs., 8 oz.15 3/4
4/24/2016Ralph BartonStriped Bass38
4/24/2016Johnny RamirezCrappie15 1/4
4/26/2016Charles Switzer, IIILargemouth Bass5 lbs., 14 oz.26
4/29/2016Ronnie EckartLargemouth Bass7 lbs., 2 oz.22
4/29/2016Thomas ChurchCrappie2 lbs., 3 oz.16
4/30/2016John CrockCrappie2 lbs.15 1/4
5/1/2016James Gray Jr.Yellow Perch1 lbs., 4 oz.13
5/1/2016James Gray Jr.White Perch1 lbs., 4 oz.13 1/4
5/3/2016George HedrickWhite Perch13
5/4/2016Carlton Dixon SRStriped Bass35 1/2
5/6/2016John Engleby IIICrappie15 1/2
5/8/2016Frederick Price Jr.Crappie15 1/2
5/8/2016Alex LouderbackStriped Bass17 lbs., 7 oz.38
5/13/2016Jan BartonStriped Bass37
5/14/2016Casey DavisWhite Perch13 1/4
5/15/2016Donald Elliott, SrStriped Bass26 lbs.39
5/15/2016Steve SheetzSunfish11
5/18/2016Cliff BrillYellow Perch1 lbs., 11 oz.14 1/4
5/19/2016Richard LasherWhite Perch13 1/4
5/22/2016Daniel RohrigStriped Bass30 lbs., 2 oz.42
5/22/2016Paul Gray Jr.Largemouth Bass22
5/24/2016Monica HallYellow Perch14
5/28/2016Jody HedrickSmallmouth Bass21
5/30/2016Patsy CannonStriped Bass40 1/4
6/1/2016Thomas McClungChannel Catfish20 lbs.36
6/4/2016Ronnie EckartCrappie2 lbs., 4 oz.16 1/2
6/7/2016Jerry KeenWhite Perch1 lbs., 5 oz.13 1/4
6/10/2016Tom McClungChannel Catfish20 lbs., 3 oz.35 1/2
6/11/2016Archie MusgroveSmallmouth Bass20 1/2
6/12/2016David CrosswhiteSmallmouth Bass20
6/17/2016Gerald VestSmallmouth Bass4 lbs., 8 oz.21
6/18/2016Chapman SmithStriped Bass19 lbs., 15 oz.37
6/20/2016Olivia LockeStriped Bass1 lbs.37 1/2
6/21/2016Matthew ReynoldsStriped Bass21 lbs.37
6/21/2016Lasher SimpsonWhite Perch13
7/8/2016Ty GrandinettiStriped Bass25 lbs., 4 oz.42 1/2
7/11/2016Linda HarveySmallmouth Bass20
7/14/2016Matthew ReynoldsStriped Bass22 lbs.38 1/2
7/20/2016Linda HarveySmallmouth Bass21
7/27/2016Craig KahounStriped Bass37
7/29/2016Pete BodineStriped Bass40
7/29/2016Timothy ReynoldsStriped Bass21 lbs., 6 oz.38 1/2
7/31/2016David CrosswhiteSmallmouth Bass20
7/31/2016David CrosswhiteSmallmouth Bass21 1/4
8/4/2016Gaylon Orebaugh, Jr.Smallmouth Bass21
8/15/2016Julie RodriguezSmallmouth Bass20 3/4
8/20/2016Mary MarshallWhite Perch13 1/4
8/20/2016Ronnie EckartWhite Perch1 lbs., 4 oz.13 1/2
8/20/2016Cathy SmithCrappie2 lbs.15 1/2
8/20/2016Cathy SmithCrappie1 lbs., 14 oz.15 1/4
9/3/2016Nicholas PappasWhite Perch13 1/4
9/17/2016Terry JonesSmallmouth Bass22
9/19/2016David McCartneyStriped Bass20 lbs., 3 oz.41
9/26/2016Shannon BurnettSmallmouth Bass20
9/28/2016David SealCrappie1 lbs., 13 oz.15 1/4
9/28/2016Linda HarveyStriped Bass38
10/1/2016Jody DraperMuskellunge20 lbs., 7 oz.42
10/1/2016Jeffrey SmithStriped Bass17 lbs.37 1/2
10/9/2016M. Keith HeadStriped Bass39
10/15/2016Ethan PainterSmallmouth Bass3 lbs., 15 oz.20 1/2
10/26/2016Paul ChampagneMuskellunge15 lbs., 2 oz.38
10/30/2016Michael PendletonStriped Bass19 lbs.37
11/13/2016Cody MannCrappie2 lbs., 5 oz.18
11/13/2016Victor TurnerStriped Bass18 lbs., 5 oz.37
11/19/2016Matthew LawrenceSmallmouth Bass5 lbs.20 1/4
11/19/2016Matthew LawrenceStriped Bass24 lbs.37 1/2
11/25/2016Jerry Smith Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 4 oz.15 1/2
11/26/2016Matthew LawrenceStriped Bass21 lbs.37 1/4
11/26/2016Michael WillisCrappie2 lbs., 5 oz.15 1/4
11/27/2016Jerry Smith Jr.Crappie2 lbs., 1 oz.15 1/4
12/1/2016Stephanie GardnerWhite Perch13
12/1/2016Richard Flippen Jr.Striped Bass37
12/1/2016John FallsYellow Perch13 1/2
12/1/2016Joshua HutchersonLargemouth Bass6 lbs.22 1/4
12/3/2016James Gray Jr.Channel Catfish12 lbs.31
12/3/2016Christopher BoltLargemouth Bass6 lbs.22
12/3/2016Jason LawrenceStriped Bass25 lbs.38
12/5/2016Jason LawrenceStriped Bass21 lbs.38
12/6/2016Dianna WeinerCrappie2 lbs., 1 oz.16
12/12/2016Ronald Wilson, Jr.Yellow Perch12
12/21/2016Cory SteeleHybrid Striper39 1/2
12/25/2016Joe Burwell, Sr.Striped Bass20 lbs.39

Years Available

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