Gibbs was selected by a panel of judges based on his contributions to the fishing industry in the fields of journalism, conservation and philanthropic leadership. He has been OL’s fishing editor for 33 years and was named as one of 50 Legends of Fishing in a Field & Stream article. Gibbs is also an inductee to the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.
Jerry Gibbs Given Award
At the recent ICAST show in Las Vegas, OL Fishing Editor Jerry Gibbs received the Samuel L. Johnson Fishing Journalist of the Year award.