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Stay up-to-date on operations adjustments and temporary closure of TPWD offices, state parks, recreation facilities and water access points due to COVID-19. Please follow guidance from local authorities, Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Additional Information:

Angler Recognition Program Application Form media download(PDF 587.4 KB)

 

Texas Elite Anglers

Anglers who catch trophy class fish of five different species are recognized as Elite Anglers. For details on how you can qualify for this award, see the Elite Angler guidelines.

Saltwater Awards

  • Christopher Albertson
  • Ramon Barron Jr.
  • Ron Belicek
  • Jacob Bolton
  • Randall Bradfield
  • Bradley Carroll
  • Jeremy Chavez
  • Eric Clark
  • Rickey Collard
  • Donald Crain
  • Ann Curry
  • Felipe Diaz
  • Clark Freeby
  • Cody Freeby
  • Eric Freeby
  • Bernardino Gonzalez Jr.
  • Jay Hakala
  • Jaden Holcombe
  • William Holcombe
  • Jake Hornberger
  • Bobby Ingram Jr.
  • Dustin Koreba
  • Zhen Li
  • Brody McBee
  • Mathew McBee
  • J C Melendez-Otero
  • Wray Morris
  • Steve Mullins
  • Barry Osborn
  • Karen Osborn
  • David A. Pratt
  • Aaron W. Price
  • Jose Ramos Jr.
  • Aaron Reed
  • Vincent Rinando Jr.
  • Branden Ringham
  • Terry Smart Jr.
  • Filip Spencer
  • Rod Spivey
  • Ronald Thompson
  • Kenneth Thyssen
  • Ernst Toepfer IV
  • Emanuel Torres Jr.
  • Jason N. Truong
  • Si Van
  • Dale Wofford
  • Dixie Wofford
  • Kimberly Wofford

Freshwater Awards

  • Phillip Arkoos
  • Janice Arnsdorff
  • Raymond Austin Jr.
  • Paul Birinyi
  • John H. Boatright
  • Benjamin Burns
  • Alexander Butler
  • Omar Calzada
  • Mark Carpenter
  • Bradley Carroll
  • Cecilia Castro
  • Dustin Cole
  • David Cook
  • Michael Cox
  • Donald Crain
  • Mathew Cruz
  • Federico del toro
  • Chuck Dewey
  • Mike Doran
  • Philip Duggins
  • Dylan Edwards
  • Mark Edwards
  • Keatyn Kole Eitelman
  • Benny Elliott
  • Raymond Esckilsen
  • Gary Fahrni
  • Richard Fleury
  • Leo Flores
  • Chris Fowler
  • Ron Frederich
  • Eric Freeby
  • Randal Frisbie
  • Marco N. Garcia
  • Aaron Gaston
  • Brian Gibson
  • Doug Grammer
  • David Hartley
  • Jason R. Hennesey
  • Clifford Hilbert
  • Cliff Hill
  • Matthew Hodges
  • Alan Hunter
  • Alan Hunter
  • Jackie Kennedy
  • Erik N. Lane
  • Robert Martin
  • Robert Martin
  • Adam McCoy
  • Jimmy McCoy
  • Jamie Meaux
  • Fisher Miller
  • Keith Miller
  • Matthew Morton
  • Jamie K. Mowrey
  • Tyler Nash
  • Sam Ortega
  • Barry Osborn
  • Karen Osborn
  • Michael Patitucci
  • Brent Pauling
  • Eric Porter
  • Gary Rethmeier
  • Jordan Rethmeier
  • Richard Rhodes
  • Richard Ryel
  • Mike Schlimgen
  • Eli Smart
  • Dylan Sorrells
  • Todd Strong
  • Carey Thorn
  • Kindred Turner
  • Suojin Wang
  • Chad E Yoas

Contact:

Inland Fisheries • (512) 389-4444 • anglers@tpwd.texas.gov
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department • 4200 Smith School Road • Austin, Texas 78744