Awards

Washington State Council IFFF Awards

 

 

 

 

WSCIFFF FEDERATOR OF THE YEAR Criteria - An award presented annually to that individual or director who has demonstrated unusual devotion to the Council and through outstanding contributions has benefited this Federation Council as a part of a National organization or international organization.

-A minimum of five years membership and service to the Federation is required.
-Service should be voluntary. Time as a paid employee of the FFF should be given little consideration.
-The individual should not have previously won this award.
-This award should be for achievements that are Council wide in scope.
-Continuing service is of prime importance. Therefore, considerations generally should be weighed 70% for cumulative service and 30% for achievements in the past year.
-Devotion and contributions to the Council should be consistent with FFF objectives, and be superior to those of other candidates

WSCIFFF FEDERATOR OF THE YEAR

2010 Carl Johnson
2011 Larry Gibbs
2012 Pat Herdt
2013 Bob Bates and Sam Matalone
2014 Jim Maus and Mike Clancy
2015 Jerry McBride
2016 David Paul Williams

 

 

Washington State council Fly tying Hall of Fame AWARD Criteria - An award plaque presented annually to that person who has made significant contributions to the arts of fly tying.

-Must be a WSCFFF member.
-Can be an amateur or professional. (This is a difficult area. What an amateur does out of sheer love and enjoyment, a professional must do to make a living. Nevertheless, it is often the professional who, through their skills, offers more to the advancement of the art. Therefore, it will be necessary to make some judgment on intent. Obviously, if the primary intent is to teach and share knowledge, it should merit serious consideration.)
-Areas for judgment are: tying skill, creativity or innovation, and sharing knowledge by teaching or publication.
-Advancement of the arts need not be on a national scale, it can be at local or regional levels.
-Participation in the FFF is not a prerequisite, but any such activity as benefits the Federation should be highly regarded.
-Achievements and contributions should promote the advancement of the arts and qualification should be superior to other candidates.

 WASHINGTON STATE COUNCIL FLY TYING HALL OF FAME AWARD

2007 John Newbury
2008 Harry Lemire
2009 Steve Brocco
2010 Bob Bates -- Posthumous: Boyd Aigner, Everett Caryl, Walt Johnson, Al Knudson
2011 Darrel Martin -- Posthumous: Wes Drain, Enos Bradner, Ed Wolf
2012 Preston Singletary -- Posthumous: Sid Glasso and Joe King
2013 Bob Newman -- Honorary: Tak Shimizu
2014 John Gort
2015 Larry Nicholas
2016 Vern Jeremica

 

Photo Gallery Hall Of Fame Tiers 

 

The Jimmy Green Memorial Flycasting Instructors Award Criteria- An award given by the Washington State council in recognition of those individuals who have made significant contributions to the FFF casting certification program, have dedicated themselves to flycasting instruction and have shared their knowledge with others.

The award will be given annually, if warranted, to a person, a couple or club who have dedicated their lives to fly-casting instruction.
The nomination must be made by an FFF member. 
The recipient must be a member of the WSCFFF. 
The recipient must be an FFF Certified Instructor. 
ADDITIONAL CRITERIA that may be considered in selecting recipients of this awar

        a. The candidate should be known as a motivator of students.
        b. The candidate is known for sharing their knowledge of teaching with others.
        c. The candidate has made a significant, long-term contribution to the art of fly-casting instruction

 

THE JIMMY GREEN MEMORIAL FLYCASTING INSTRUCTORS AWARD

2007 Tony & Marilyn Vitale
2008 Don Simonson
2009 John Reid
2012 Steve Rajeff
2014 Tim Rajeff
2016 Aaron Reimer

WASHINGTON CONSERVATION AWARD – This is an award or awards, to a group or organization that has made noteworthy and significant contributions to the conservation, protection, or restoration of our fishing resources. The following conditions will apply:

A. The group or organization need not be affiliated with the FFF.

B. Any national or local clubs, groups or organizations, as well as national or state agencies, may be considered for this award.

C. This award could be based upon a single outstanding contribution or on a continuous series of significant efforts promoting fishery conservation in this state.

D. The group or organization has not won the award previously.

E. This award need not be an annual award, but will be bestowed when recognition is merited.

“Noteworthy and significant contributions” are those that have clearly brought a benefit or improvement to the waters, the fish, and the fishing in Washington State, either throughout the state or to any of its parts and were achieved by the group through the application of uncommon dedication and effort. These contributions would be consistent with the philosophy and policies of the FFF.

All nominations will be routed by the Council to the VP Conservation for evaluation of each nominee and the VP Conservation will make recommendations to the Council.

 

WASHINGTON CONSERVATION AWARD

2008 Methow Valley Fly Fishers
2011 Spokane River Forum
2015 Cowlitz Fly Anglers

 

 

 

 

BILL MACKAY CONSERVATION AWARD – This is an award or awards given to an individual that has made noteworthy and significant contributions to the conservation, protection, or restoration of our fishing resources. The following conditions will apply:

A. The individual need not be affiliated with the FFF.

B. Any individual may be considered for this award.

C. This award could be based upon a single outstanding contribution or on a continuous series of significant efforts promoting fishery conservation in this state.

D. The individual has not won the award previously.

E. This award need not be an annual award, but will be bestowed when recognition is merited.

“Noteworthy and significant contributions” are explained in the Washington Conservation Award.

All nominations will be routed by the Council to the VP Conservation for evaluation of each nominee and the VP Conservation will make recommendations to the Council.

 

 

BILL MACKAY CONSERVATION AWARD

2008 Gary Loomis
2008 Bill Mackay
2009 Kevin Ryan
2009 Jerry McBride
2011 Andy Dunau
2013 John Newbury

CLUB EDUCATION AWARD - An award or awards, to a FFF Club or other organization that has made extraordinary contributions to the education of fly fishers, including youth, and or education about our fisheries resources, including regulations. The criteria are as follows:

A. The Club or organization need not be affiliated with the Federation.

B. Eligible for this award would be national or local Clubs, groups or organizations and national or state departments or agencies.

C. This award should be based upon a single outstanding contribution or on a continuous prominent effort promoting education of fly fishing.

D. The club or organization should not have previously won the award.

E. This award need not be an annual award, but would be given on an "as merited" basis.

F. Extraordinary contributions are those that are superior and conspicuous in relation to others and consistent with the philosophies of the Federation.

All nominations will be routed by the Awards Chair to the VP Education for evaluation of each nominee and the VP Education will make recommendations to the Awards Committee.

 

ORGANIZATION EDUCATION AWARD

2011   Wenatchee Valley Flyfishers
2014   Fidalgo Fly Fishers
2016 Spokane Fly Fishers

 

 

INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION AWARD - An award or awards, to an individual that has made extraordinary contributions to the education of fly fishers, including youth, and or education about our fisheries resources, including regulations. The criteria are as follows:

A. The individual need not be affiliated with the Federation.

B. This award should be based upon a single outstanding contribution or on a continuous prominent effort promoting education of fly fishing.

C. The individual should not have previously won the award.

D. This award need not be an annual award, but would be given on an "as merited" basis.

E. Extraordinary contributions are those that are superior and conspicuous in relation to others and consistent with the philosophies of the Federation.

All nominations will be routed by the Awards Chair to the VP Education for evaluation of each nominee and the VP Education will make recommendations to the Awards Committee.

 

INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION AWARD

2011 Cece Badda, Easton School District
2013 Jesse Scott

 

 

 IFFF FEDERATOR OF THE YEAR

1983 Danny Beatty
1988 Starr Thurston
2011 Carl Johnson
2013 Carl Zarelli

 MCKENZIE CUP

1971 Washingon Fly Fishing Club
1978 Inland Empire Fly Fishing Club
1984 Clark Skamania Fly Fishers
2007 Evergreen Fly Fishing Club
2008 Puget Sound Flyfishers
2011 Olympic Peninsula Fly Fishers

 BUZ BUSZEK AWARD

1980 Boys Aigner

2009 John Newbury

 IFFF CONSERVATION AWARD


2002 Vernon Young
2008 Evergreen Fly Fishing Club
2010 Bill Redman

 DON HARGER MEMORIAL AWARD

2007 Ed Rice
2010 Carl Johnson

 ARNOLD GINGRICH LITERARY AWARD


2010 Les Johnson

 LEW JEWETT MEMORIAL AWARD


2002 Jim Green
2008 Bill Redman, John Newbury

RODERICK HAIG-BROWN AWARD


2012 Darrel Martin

COUNCIL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

2007 Jimmy LeMert
2008 Vern Jeremica
2009 Jerry McBride
2010 Larry Gibbs
2011 Mike Clancy
2012 Len Zickler
2013 Pat Herdt
2014 David Paul Williams; Vicki Hoagland

Silver King Award

1996 Bruce Ferguson

Dick Nelson Fly Tying Teaching Award

2013 Bob Bates

Mel Krieger Fly Casting Instructor Award

2013 Don Simonson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WA STATE LEGISLATURE

IS IN SESSION

 

An Open Letter to IFFF members in Washington from Danny Beatty Past President of the IFFF

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