Successful participants will receive prizes in recognition of their saltwater fishing accomplishments, plus the chance to win monthly raffle prizes like rods, reels, filet knives and landing nets courtesy of the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida and our generous Partners. Visit our Programs page to learn more and Submit Catches to get recognized when you Catch a Florida Memory!

Prizes

All successful participants are eligible to win monthly raffle prizes such as rods, reels and fillet knives. Participants will receive one raffle entry for each verified submission to the program. Raffle prizes are donated by partners and drawings will be held before 11am ET on the third Thursday of every month. The raffle item won will be mailed to the participant’s address on file. Participants can only win one raffle prize per calendar year. View the official Saltwater Angler Recognition Program Raffle Rules.
Each time an angler submits a valid Saltwater Grand Slam, they will receive a t-shirt, certificate of accomplishment, various FWC saltwater publications and will become a member of the corresponding Grand Slam Club. Anglers who are awarded at least three different Grand Slams may apply for Grand Slam Club Recognition Tiers for the opportunity to receive additional prizes.

Anglers who are awarded at least three different Grand Slams may apply for Grand Slam Club Recognition Tiers for the opportunity to receive additional prizes.

  • Tier 1: 3 different Grand Slams
  • Tier 2: 6 different Grand Slams
  • Tier 3: Grand Slam Master Angler – completed all eligible Grand Slams

Each time an angler submits a valid application for a Saltwater Life List Club, they will receive a certificate of accomplishment, various prizes, FWC saltwater publications and will become a member of the corresponding Life List Fish Club.

Saltwater Fish Life List Club Categories
  • 10 Fish Club: 10 total different Life List species caught
  • 30 Fish Club: 30 total different Life List species caught
  • 50 Fish Club: 50 total different Life List species caught
  • 71 Fish Club – Life List Master Angler: All 71 total Life List species caught
Each time an angler submits a valid Reel Big Fish Application, they will receive a t-shirt, certificate of accomplishment, various FWC saltwater publications and will become a member of the corresponding Reel Big Fish Club. Anglers who are awarded at least five different Reel Big Fish species certificates may apply for Reel Big Fish Club Recognition Tiers for the opportunity to receive additional prizes.

Anglers who are awarded at least five different Reel Big Fish species certificates may apply for Saltwater Reel Big Fish Club Recognition Tiers for the opportunity to receive additional prizes.

  • Tier 1: 5 different Reel Big Fish species
  • Tier 2: 10 different Reel Big Fish species
  • Tier 3: 15 different Reel Big Fish species
  • Tier 4: Reel Big Master Angler - all 30 different Reel Big Fish species
  • Partners

    Visit our Partners page to learn how your company can provide prizes to support Saltwater Angler Recognition programs.

    Disclaimer

    Neither the FWC nor the State of Florida endorse any individual company, and each company is solely responsible for their products/services and fulfillment of any offers. State laws prohibit false claims or fraud when claiming prizes.

  • Eligibility

    To be eligible for prizes, anglers must comply with all rules for FWC Saltwater Angler Recognition Programs and each individual program. Prizes typically arrive 4 to 8 weeks after approval (not submittal). All prizes are given pending availability. FWC reserves the right deny any application for the Saltwater Fish Life List Program and to change recognition prizes at any time without notice.

Example certificates
Example t-shirt