2018 Angling Recognition Awards
Recipients of these angling recognition awards include Sally Kurz, Jason Schall, Tom Pfleger, and Mark Davis.
Outstanding accomplishments in the field of light and heavy tackle angling, sportsmanship, and IGFA member acquisition were recently honored at the 34th Annual IGFA International Auction & Banquet.
Bill Shedd Accepts the Bob Herder Light Tackle Award on behalf of Tom Pfleger
Sally Kurz Accepts the IGFA Membership Incentive Award
IGFA Representatives are ambassadors who promote angling, IGFA standards and recruit new IGFA members in their communities. Sally Kurz, who proudly represents California, led recruitment in 2017 by attracting 38 new IGFA members who will help the organization continue its mission of angling stewardship and conservation.
Jason Schall Accepts the Chester H. Wolfe Outstanding Sportsmanship Award
IGFA Chester H. Wolfe Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winner Jason Schall first received the honor in 2014. Since then, Schall became an IGFA Representative for South Carolina and has taken on the voluntary role of “Certified Fishing Instructor” for the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
He travels the state promoting angling and conservation, hosts fishing clinics and tournaments, and shares his passion for fishing with a new generation of anglers.