Wednesday, February 24, 2016

'Bonefish Sam' inducted into the IGFA Hall of Fame

PLANTATION, Florida -- Bimini’s great bonefish king and Bahamian sports icon, the late Samuel Achilles “Bonefish Sam” Ellis was posthumously bestowed the legendary “Tommy Gifford Award” and inducted into the Hall of Fame by the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The ceremony took place at the IGFA Headquarters on February 13, 2016.

The Tommy Gifford Award is awarded to Captains and Crews that have contributed to the sport by an invention, outstanding catch or catches, or have set an outstanding example of their trade.  Read more >>