The TCAFS Awards Programs is administered by the Awards Committee, a group that solicits and evaluates nominations and selects recipients for outstanding a variety of awards.
OUTSTANDING FISHERIES WORKER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Special Recognition in Fisheries Work
Criteria for Nomination
- Nominations can be made only by members in good standing.
- The recipient may or may not be a member.
- The recipient may be an individual or organization.
- Recognition should be based on fisheries-related work done in the State of Texas, but can span more than one year.
- Work does not have to fit into the other award categories.
|1978||Edward R. Lyles (FWS)|
|1979||Charles Inman (TPWD)|
|1981||Jim Davis (TAES)|
|1982||Robert P. Hofstetter (TPWD)|
|1983||Robert J. Kemp (TPWD)|
|1987||The Sportsmen's Club of Texas|
|1988||Kirk Strawn (TAMU)|
|1991||The Wetland Habitat Alliance of Texas|
|1992||Bobby Farquhar (TPWD), Andy Sansom (TPWD), Rudy Rosen (TPWD)|
|1993||Joe Martin (TPWD), Steve Gutreuter (TPWD)|
|1994||Bob Howells (TPWD)|
|1995||Tom Hefferman and Robin Reichers (TPWD), S. Ken Johnson (TAMU)|
|1996||Reeves County Water Improvement Board|
|1997/1998||Fred Janssen, Chris Cummings, Danny Lewis, Dan Stickland, Gary Graham (TPWD), Jim Davis (TAMU)|
|1999||Pat Hutson (TPWD)|
|2000||Joe Fries, Emily Harber, team - Joe L. Hernandez and Robert W. Wienecke, and John Moczygemba|
|2001||Rhandy Helton (TPWD), Rosie Roegner (TPWD), Walter D. Dalquest|
|2002||Ray Mathews Jr (TWDB), Austin Bass Club of the Deaf (ABCD)|
|2003||Larry McEachron (TPWD)|
|2004||Deborah Wade (TPWD)|
|2005||Jimmie Green (TPWD) and Kirk Green|
|2006||Bruce Hysmith (TPWD) and Joan Glass (TPWD)|
|2007||Robert Howells (TPWD), Fred Janssen (TPWD), Craig Scofield (TPWD), and Sandy Henry (Science Spectrum, Lubbock)|
|2008||Chad Thomas (TXSTATE)|
|2010||Mandy Scott (TPWD)|
|2011||Craig Bonds (TPWD), Carl Kittel (TPWD), and Brian Van Zee (TPWD)|
|2012||Seven Coves Bass Club, TTU-Department of Biology (Gene Wilde, Aaron Urbanczyk, Doug Knabe), TPWD-River Studies (Kevin Mayes, Clint Robertson, Kevin Kolodzjcyk), TPWD-Hatcheries (Dale Lyon, Carl Kittel, Daniel Field, Greg Polk), Kevin Mayes (TPWD)|
|2013||Kirk Winemiller (TAMU), Loraine Fries(TPWD) and Joe Fries (USFWS), East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation, Randy Rushin (Water Monitoring Solutions)|