Slideshow: Honoring Highliners

National Fisherman’s Highli111115 HighlinerProgram 2015The 2015 Highliner Award program. Click for a full-size version.ner Award dates back to 1975 when then-West-Coast-based NF associate editor Robert J. Browning had the idea to recognize fishermen for their overarching contributions to the industry and their communities. In 2015, we welcome three new members to the club, and we have now recognized 120 Highliners since the award’s inception, along with a number of other industry contributors who have received special awards.

Have a look at our 2014 and 2015 Highliner classes, then learn more about our newest inductees in this piece from National Fisherman editor Jessica Hathaway. 

Download the 2015 Highliner Award Program.





About the author

Jessica Hathaway

Jessica Hathaway is the editor in chief of National Fisherman. She has been covering the fishing industry for 13 years, serves on the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute’s Communications Committee and is a National Fisheries Conservation Center board member.

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