The Canadian Angler Hall of Fame is made up of individuals from the angling community and are nominated and voted upon by the Canadian Angler Hall of Fame Alumni. The categories are:
Angler – an avid angler be it recreational, competitive or otherwise.
Advocate – a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of the industry.
Media – the means of communication, radio, television, newspapers, and/or magazines, that reach or influence people widely.
Industry Leader – a person who has taken the initiative to help the industry in a positive way.