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IGFA School of Sportfishing Spring 2014 Classes
IGFA School of Sportfishing
 

The popular IGFA School of Sportfishing, brought to anglers by Mercury Marine, is back with the Spring 2014 session. Hands-on class activites include bait rigging, knot tying, bridling, cast netting, crimping, and more. Take your sport fishing to the next level by learning from the best! More >>

IGFA Fishing Day Camp | April 18th
IGFA Fishing Day Camp | April 18th
 

Fishing day camps are available for boys and girls ages 7 – 13 from 9 am to 5 pm during school closure days in Broward County and give children the opportunity to have fun while being educated on local habitats and fishing practices. All bait and tackle are provided! More >>

11th Annual World Record Achievement Awards
11th Annual World Record Achievement Awards
 

To catch a fish is great, but to catch a world record fish is even better. The IGFA will honor the top world record producing anglers and manufacturers of the past year, as well as the newest IGFA Lifetime Achievement Award winners, on Saturday, April 26, 2014. More >>

Observer Training Course | Cartagena, Colombia | May 3rd
Observer Training Course | Cartagena, Colombia | May 3rd
 

The IGFA OTC trains captains, anglers, and mates to participate as observers in national and international billfish tournaments. The next course will be held at Club de Pesca de Cartagena in Cartagena, Colombia on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 2:00 - 4:30 pm. More >>

Family Fishing Clinic | May 10th
Family Fishing Clinic | May 10th
 

Great for novice anglers of all ages, clinic participants will learn the basic parts and functions of different rods and reels, how to cast a fishing rod, the different types and functions of baits and lures, different line classes, how to tie knots, catch and release techniques, and the safety that goes along with fishing. Once the clinic portion is done in the IGFA's classroom, you will get to apply what you've just learned in our front ponds, weather permitting.  More >>

IGFA Great Marlin Race at Custom Shoot Out | May 14 - 17
IGFA Great Marlin Race at Custom Shoot Out | May 14 - 17
 

We are learning more than ever before about some of the ocean's most majestic apex predators thanks to recreational anglers and their commitment to tag and release research. Learn how you can get involved in the next IGMR event at the Custom Shoot Out at Abaco Beach Resort & Marina in the Bahamas this May. More >>