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 over the previous 12 months. 

AFTA would like to congratulate our winners, their contribution to our industry is enormously appreciated.

Travis Dowling

Travis Dowling

Victorian Fisheries Authority

2017

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.

Dr Andrew Rowland

Dr Andrew Rowland

CEO RecFishWest

2020-2021

In recognition of Andrew’s work with the WA government during the COVID pandemic, protecting fishing access and securing a $6mil recovery package. 

Would you like to nominate a person who has made a significant contribution to the recreational fishing industry over the last 12 months? AFTA accepts nominations all year long. The AFTA board will do their due diligence and vote accordingly. Please send us an email and let us know your thoughts.