TBF Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

Rybovich Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented in November

The 2016 TBF Rybovich Lifetime Achievement Award winners
The Billfish Foundation's 2016 Rybovich Lifetime Achievement Award winners.Courtesy TBF

The Billfish Foundation has announced the winners of its prestigious Rybovich Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016: Capt. Kelvin “Red” Bailey, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; Capt. Ernie Foster, Hatteras, North Carolina; and Bonnie Powell, Brandon, Florida. The award is named in honor of the late John Rybovich, a pioneer in billfish conservation and sport-fishing vessel design. The award presentations will be made during TBF’s annual gala, held on November 4, 2016 at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort in Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida.