Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame


TPWD | October 13, 2016

Deadline for submission is Dec. 31

ATHENS, Texas — Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through Dec. 31 for induction into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.

fishermanThe nominee must be a Texan or Texas organization. Individuals may be living or deceased. Selection will be made by an independent committee and induction will take place during the annual Hall of Fame banquet at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens.

The most recent additions to the Hall of Fame are volunteer angling instructor Randi Wayland, outdoor writer Ray Sasser, and the world’s oldest competitive bass fishing tournament, the Texas State Bass Tournament.

Videos about prior inductees may be viewed in the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame at TFFC; some are also available on YouTube. Brief biographical sketches of past inductees and links to videos and the nomination form may be found at