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The IGFA is a nonprofit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making, record keeping and recognition of outstanding accomplishments in the field of angling.

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5 hours ago

It’s been 42 years since Canadian angler Ken Fraser set the IGFA All-Tackle World Record for bluefin tuna with this behemoth that tipped the scales at an incredible 1,496 pounds. Fraser was fishing Auld’s Cove in Nova Scotia, Canada 🇨🇦, aboard the “Lady & Misty”. Fraser, an experienced tuna fisherman, needed only an hour to land the record tuna after it ate the rigged mackerel he was trolling. Congratulations to Ken Fraser on an incredible catch that has stood the test of time! ... See MoreSee Less
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8 hours ago

This week we will be focusing on tuna and looking back at Ken Fraser’s amazing bluefin All-Tackle World Record. Before we begin to highlight some incredible records let's test our ID skills. These main tuna species can sometimes be difficult to distinguish. With large yellowfin and bigeyes often feeding in the same areas they can be difficult to properly identify. Here we show you the important physical characteristics you can use to determine which species you caught. Join us this week as we highlight one of the most memorable records we hold. #fishIGFA ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

Get the history behind some of the most iconic fishing lures out there and discover some unexpected facts about your tackle through our "Vintage Lures" series. Up next, the 'Pal-O-Mine' by Pflueger. ... See MoreSee Less
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