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Each year the Fisheries Administration Section of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) recognizes outstanding fisheries projects completed with Sport Fish Restoration funds.  These awards are intended to both highlight the importance and effectiveness of the Sport Fish Restoration program and recognize excellence in fisheries management, research, and education. Recipient History The Sport Fish Restoration Program also... Read More


Colorado Parks and Wildlife Receives 2015 SFR Award for Best Fisheries Research and Surveys Project

Past-President Mike Stone (second from right) presents SFR award to Eric Fetherman of Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Others in photo from L. to R.: Brad Neuschwanger, Tracy Davis, Chris Praamsma, CPW Director Bob Broscheid. Investigation of Methods to Improve Spawning, Rearing, and Survival of Sport Fish Species in Hatcheries and in the WildDownload the nomination documentation CPW Whirling Disease Read More

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources Receives 2014 SFR Award for Best Research Project

President-elect Ken Kurzawski presents SFR award.  L to R: Preston Cole – DNR board chair, President-elect Kurzawski, Matt Diebel – Research scientist, John Lyons – Lead research scientist, and Matt Mitro – Research scientist. Development and Evaluation of Watershed Models for Predicting Stream Fishery Potential Download the nomination documentation WI DNR Watershed Fishery Models Read More

Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. Receives 2014 SFR Award for Best Management Project

Past President Doug Nygren presents SFR award.  L to R: , Dan Hughes –  TPW Commission chair, Dakus Geeslin – TPWD Water Resources, Past President Nygren,  Tiffany Morgan – Brazos River Authority, John Tibbs – TPWD Inland Fisheries, Dan Bennett- TPWD Inland Fisheries, John Botros – TPWD Inland Fisheries, and Carter Smith – TPWD Executive Director. Collaboration to maintain quality fisheries in... Read More

Fall 2013 Business Meeting

                Held September 8, 2013 Little Rock, Arkansas President Nygren was unable to attend due to illness, but Mike Stone, president-elect (president by the end of the meeting) did a fabulous job on short notice. Once again, a portion of time was set aside to share common FYI... Read More

Spring 2013 FAS Meeting

  May 15-17, 2013 Kansas City, KS The Fisheries Administration Section spring meeting was held at Cabela’s. 2013 Draft Kansas City Spring Meeting Minutes FAS 2013 Spring Meeting Agenda FAS KC midyear Financial report Reservoir Fish Habitat Partnership Update FAS Spring meeting Kansas Overview AFS Special Committee on Educational Requirements Status Report May 16 2013 ... Read More