Steve Medeiros, Coventry, Rhode Island (Popular Vote)
Through the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association, Medeiros has made accomplishments including gaining access for anglers, getting kids out fishing, enhancing reefs, protecting forage species and more.
Capt. Billy Sandifer, Corpus Christi, Texas** (Popular Vote)
For years, Sandifer has been a guardian angel of Texas' Padre Island National Seashore, organizing hundreds of volunteers for beach cleanups and providing daily fish and bird reports.