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April 19, 2004
New Angler Awards To Recognize Fishing Elite
AUSTIN, Texas — Catching a big fish can be just as much a matter of luck as skill. But it takes more than luck to catch several different big fish.
There is an elite group of anglers who prove their ability regardless of the water they fish, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wants to recognize their achievements through a new Elite Angler Awards program.
A component of TPWD’s Angler Recognition Awards program, the Elite Angler Awards honor anglers who attain five different freshwater or saltwater big fish awards. Separate categories will recognize freshwater and saltwater anglers.
The program begins May 1 and is open to anyone. There is no time limit to gather the required five different fish species to qualify.
Anglers who achieve this ranking will be announced at the end of the year and will receive a special certificate commemorating their accomplishment.
For more information about the Elite Angler Awards program, contact Joedy Gray, TPWD Angler Recognition Awards Coordinator, 4200 Smith School Road., Austin, TX 78744 or by phone at (512) 389-8037 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about the program is also available online at (http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/).
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