Lifetime Achievement Award
To be bestowed on individuals that are either retired or within five years of retirement and have had a long history of significant contributions.
Outstanding Fisheries Scientist
To be bestowed on the biologist in their early to mid-career for making significant contributions in the past year or over several years.
Distinguished Service Award
To be bestowed on individuals that served as a Chapter officer for more than five years or served the chapter as chair of a long-standing Chapter committee for more than five years.
Friends of Fisheries Award
This award shall be made to non-Chapter member(s) who have distinguished themselves by service or commitment to the Chapter or the fisheries resources of Tennessee.