The Florida Guides Association honored Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) staff Jim Estes for his conservation efforts. Capt. Pat Kelly, Florida Guides Association president, presented Estes, who is an FWC Division of Marine Fisheries Management employee, with the Capt. Phil Chapman Conservation Award at a Commission meeting in Fort Myers. Estes has been a leader in conservation with the FWC for more than 28 years, working in freshwater fisheries for 26 and recently seeking new challenges and opportunities with saltwater fisheries, where he has already made a significant impact.