NANFA's Annual Meetings

General Information

NANFA's annual meetings offer a mixture of rewarding activities for NANFA members: the chance to meet other members, to learn about regional fish issues, and to see local native fishes in their native habitats.  In addition, the auction is a great way to pick up unique items!


2024 NANFA Convention, Broken Bow, Oklahoma, hosted by Brandon Brown

Past Meetings

Past Meeting Sponsors

2023 NANFA Convention, Columbia, South Carolina, hosted by Dustin Smith
2022 NANFA Convention, 50th Anniversary in Minnesota, hosted by Ray Katula, Jenny Kruckenberg, and Konrad Schmidt
2019 NANFA Convention, Jackson, MS, hosted by Matt Wagner, Jan Hoover and Martin Moore
2018 NANFA Convention, Young Harris, GA, hosted by Johnathan Davis and Michael Wolfe
2017 NANFA Convention, Meramec State Park, MO, hosted by Bob Hrabik
2016 NANFA Convention, Portsmouth, NH, hosted by Josh Jarvis and Mike Lucas
2015 NANFA Convention, Tahlequah, OK, hosted by Brandon Brown
2014 NANFA Convention, Linville Falls, NC, hosted by Fritz Rohde
2013 NANFA Convention, Cumberland Falls State Park, KY, hosted by Josh Blaylock
2012 NANFA Convention, Salt Fork State Park, OH, hosted by Brian Zimmermann
2011 NANFA Convention, Roanoke, VA, hosted by Drew Gunthorpe
2010 Convention - Ash Meadows, NV, hosted by Peter Unmack
2009 Convention - Tampa, FL, hosted by Brian Skidmore and Charles Nunziata
2008 Convention - Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, Athens, TX, hosted by Wayne Heaton
2007 Convention - Clarion Hotel in Greensboro, North Carolina, hosted by Gerald Pottern and Fritz Rohde
2006 Meeting - Cape Girardeau, Missouri, hosted by Missouri Dept. of Conservation
2005 Meeting - Little Rock, Arkansas, hosted by Brian Wagner
2004 Meeting - Columbia, South Carolina, hosted by Dustin Smith and Chip Rinehart
2003 - Huntsville, Alabama, hosted by Bruce Stallsmith 2002 - Ann Arbor, Michigan, hosted by Leo Long and Bob Muller 2001 - Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio, hosted by Robert Carillio

NEW! David Neely created a wonderful tribute to the extinct and extirpated fishes of Ohio.

2000 - Jackson, Mississippi, hosted by Martin Moore

NEW! You can own apparel displaying the artwork used at the 2000 convention!

David Neely created two terrific images for the occasion:

1999 - Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, hosted by Elmer Guerri and the Illinois/Indiana regional group. 1998 - Chattanooga, Tennesee, hosted by Casper Cox 1997 - Portland, Oregon, hosted by the Oregon/Washington regional group 1996 - New Orleans, Louisiana, hosted by the Louisiana regional group
The first official national meeting
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