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Hall of Fame Nominations

Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through November 1 for induction into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. To submit a nomination, download one of the forms below or call (903) 676-2277 to request a form by mail.


  • Anyone may nominate an individual or organization that they feel has created a lasting, beneficial impact on freshwater fishing in Texas.
  • Individual nominees can be living or deceased.
  • Nomination packets must be postmarked on or before November 1 to be considered.

Selection Criteria

Nominations will be reviewed by an independent selection committee made up of media and industry professionals from across the state. Nominees will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Ethics
  • Leadership/Commitment
  • Unselfish contributions to the sport
  • Scope of impact on freshwater fishing
  • Overall contribution to the sport or to fisheries management in Texas

See list of prior inductees.