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14 hours ago

Do you remember the first time you went fishing or the time you caught your very first fish? Tsadik S. will definitely remember his! He spent the first 12 years of his life never going fishing until his mom signed him up for the IGFA Fishing Day Camp, held at the IGFA Headquarters in Dania Beach, FL. Not only did he learn how to cast a fishing rod, bait his hooks, and tie fishing knots, but he also caught his very first fish! 😍 By the end of the day, Tsadik was not only excited that he finally got to fish, but he was eager to teach his sister how to fish too! The IGFA hopes his joy and newfound passion for fishing continues for years to come!What is your first fish story? 🎣 ... See MoreSee Less
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16 hours ago

Spencer Alan McCormack has added another IGFA World Record smallmouth bass to his angling resume with this 51-centimeter smallie he caught on September 3, 2022, while fishing a lake in Emmet County, Michigan, USA 🇺🇸, setting the new All-Tackle Length Fly World Record for the species. This impressive smallmouth struck his gurgler fly and was released alive after the proper documentation was completed. Congratulations, Spencer on adding to your already impressive smallmouth record resume! ... See MoreSee Less
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IGFA Representative from Italy, Paolo Pacchiarini, was fishing the Traun River in Austria 🇦🇹 on July 14, 2022, when he landed this beautiful 1.59-kilogram (3-pound, 8-ounce) grayling. With this fish, Paolo set the IGFA Men’s 1-kg (2-lb) Tippet Class World Record for the species. Paolo fooled the grayling with a nymph fly and landed the fish after a short fight. After recording the weight and snapping a few photos, Paolo released the fish safely. Congratulations, Paolo on another impressive IGFA World Record! ... See MoreSee Less
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