2022 IWFA Awards

Anne D. Crowninshield Award

Linda Denkert

239,886 points – 1st Time


Kay Rybovich Award

Brooke D. Black

50 Species, 2nd Time


Sponsored Awards

Ann C. Kunkel Newcomer Award

Sponsored by Ann C Kunkel

Amy Dougherty, 70,764 points, 30 Species


Kay Young Memorial Trophy

Sponsored by Gillen Yacht Service

Tonya Love Cheatham

January 20, 2020, Blue Marlin, (Pacific) Los Suenos


Fleming Tournament Award

Sponsored by Molly Fleming

Connie O'Day, 135 points, 2nd Time


Orvis Total Fly Award

Sponsored by Orvis Fly Fishing

Linda Denkert, 114,186 points, 39 Species, 2nd Time


Vernon Fly Release Award

Sponsored by Joan Vernon

Linda Denkert, 20,874 points, 39 Species, 2nd Time


Arostegui Trout Fly Fishing Award

Sponsored by Arostegui Family

Suzie Peachin, 4 species, 11,390 points, 1st Time


Junior Angler Awards

Fleming Top Species Award

Sponsored by Molly Fleming

Emily Hanzlik, 35 Species, 4th Time


Top Freshwater Angler

Sponsored by the Black Family

Samantha Martin, 405 points, 1st Time


Top Saltwater Angler

Sponsored by the Denkert Family 

Mecartney Black, 570, 2nd Time



Annual Individual Species Award Winners


Thank you to the 2021 IWFA Award and Luncheon Sponsors

Catawba River Outfitters

CB's Saltwater Outfitters

Fishe Wear

Fin Island Company

Florida Keys Outfitters

Four Seasons Guide Service

Roberta & Martin Arostegui

The Black Family

The Bokor Family

The Denkert Family

Ladies Love Pink

Lisa O. Everett

Molly Fleming

Pat Ford

Chris Howard

Joan Vernon


St. Croix

Papa’s Pilar Rum

Gillan Yacht Services

Quepos Fishing Adventures

Ann Kunkel’s Jewelry bequest will sustain the Newcomer Award for the next 24 years!

Thank you to Our 2022 Sponsors: AFTCO | The Bokor Family | Bull Bay Rods | CCA Florida | CCA Texas | CCA South Carolina | CCA Louisiana | Casa Vieja | Columbia | Coolibar | Corkcicle | Costa | Daiwa | Danco | DePaulas Jeweler | Engel Coolers | Hell's Bay Boats | Hook and Tackle | Markey's Marine Services | Mitch Howell | Nautilus Reels | Papa’s Pilar | Plantation on Crystal River | Power Pro | Power-Pole | Salt Strong | Shimano | Simms | Smith Optics | Yeti

Jamie Engel & The Florida the Keys Hometown Team