The 2019 IGFA Tommy Gifford Awards Ceremony will take place on October 31, 2019, during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show at the Riverside Hotel, in Fort Lauderdale Florida. For details and ordering tickets visit here.
Each year the IGFA acknowledges outstanding captains and crew members that have made significant contributions to sport fishing through the Tommy Gifford Award. Each year, the Tommy Gifford Award recipients are selected through a rigorous process conducted by the Legendary Captains and Crew Committee. This year’s awardees are Captains Peter Bristow, Bubba Carter, John Cross, Billy Knowles, Bruce Smith, and R.T. Trosset.