AFTA Industry Recognition
~ A celebration of our fishing community ~
In 2017, AFTA introduced the Industry Recognition awards, these awards are simply recognition from the industry of a individual’s significant contribution to the recreational fishing industry.
AFTA would like to congratulate our winners, their contribution to our industry is enormously appreciated.
Retired Managing Director Daiwa Australia
On Bob’s retirement, the AFTA board wishes to recognise his commitment to the recreational fishing tackle industry in his 19-year role as the Managing Director of Daiwa Australia. Here’s to many relaxing fishing days ahead Bob!
Dr Andrew Rowland
In recognition of Andrew’s work with the WA government during the COVID pandemic, protecting fishing access and securing a $6mil recovery package.
CEO Victorian Fisheries Authority
In recognition of VFA’s Target One Million Program. Committing significant dollars to the recreational fishing industry, in the hope to grow participation to one million anglers by 2020.