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IGFA Conservation Advocacy Update for April 2022

IGFA Conservation Advocacy Update Over the past six months, the […]

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7 hours ago

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released the 2021 Report to Congress on the Status of U.S. Fisheries which includes information on the health and sustainability of fish stocks caught by both recreational and commercial fisheries. In 2021, U.S. fisheries held steady with more than 90% of stocks not subject to overfishing, and 80% not overfished. The number of stocks on the overfishing list also held steady at 26, and the number of overfished stocks slightly increased to 51, up from 49. Stay tuned for more information from the NOAA Fisheries report or check it out for yourself here ➡️ bit.ly/3z41ulb. ... See MoreSee Less
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8 hours ago

On August 1, 2014, Joe Ludlow set the IGFA All-Tackle World Record for opah with this impressive 81.99-kilogram (180-pound, 12-ounce) fish. Ludlow was fishing off Baja California, Mexico 🇲🇽 with Excel Long Range Sportfishing and needed 40 minutes to land the record opah after it hit the jig he was working. Ludlow’s fish topped the previous record by more than 19-pounds. ... See MoreSee Less
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12 hours ago

Congratulations Hannah H. of California, US, for winning the 2022 IGFA Fish Art Conservation Award! This award was created in partnership with Wildlife Forever’s Fish Art Contest, which connects young people to the outdoors using art, science, and creative writing.Not only did Hannah win the IGFA Fish Art Conservation Award with her spectacular striped marlin piece, but it also earned her Best in Show and 1st place in her grade division!The IGFA congratulates Hannah on this impressive achievement, and thanks all the participants who made their submissions to the IGFA Fish Art Conservation Award this year.View all 2022 winners at ➡️ bit.ly/3lMs7D3. ... See MoreSee Less
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