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Local anglers record citation catches

Big sheepshead and other award-sized fish have brought citations to several residents, as reported in the Aug. 24 version of the online

Qualifying for citations in the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament were the following:

Sydney Hudgins of Gloucester, 11-pound, 4-ounce sheepshead caught Aug. 6 at the Gwynn’s Island Artificial Reef;

Chad T. Walker of Gloucester, 12-pound, 1-ounce sheepshead caught Aug. 9 at Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel;

Gerald Hudgins of Gloucester, 11-pound, 1-ounce sheepshead caught Aug. 15 at the CBBT;

Sam Hicks of Hayes, 13-pound, 12-ounce blueline tilefish caught Aug. 7 at Norfolk Canyon; and,

Donald Marshall of Hayes, 8-pound, 6-ounce flounder caught Aug. 6 at York Spit Light.

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