IGFA Tommy Gifford Awards

tommy gifford awards

The primary criteria for receiving the Tommy Gifford Award from IGFA, is that the captain or crew member must have provided leadership in their trade and have earned the respect of their peers, providing a meaningful contribution to the sport of recreational angling over an extended period of time. The nominee must demonstrate that he or she has espoused the angling ethical standards stated by the founders of the IGFA. 


Nominations should include letter(s) of recommendation outlining why the nominee should be considered and supporting articles or other materials that exemplify the nominee's achievements. Nominations and the supporting materials should be sent to:

Captain Skip Smith

Legendary Captains & Crew Committee
300 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, FL 33004