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2022 IGFA Mediterranean Championship

2022 IGFA Mediterranean Championship The IGFA held the inaugural IGFA […]

In Memoriam: Mark Sosin and Dr. Iain Nicolson

In Memoriam Mark Sosin and Dr. Iain Nicolson Over the […]

IGFA Europe & Mediterranean Regional Council

IGFA Europe & Mediterranean Regional Council Meeting   On Saturday, […]

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8 hours ago

Mark your calendars for the 2023 IGFA Light Tackle Open‼️ Join us in beautiful South Florida at Sailfish Marina Resort from March 29-31, 2023 🌴. Learn more at ➡️ igfa.org/light-tackle-open/. ... See MoreSee Less
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18 hours ago

On July 19, 2022, Lisa Kitagawa landed this impressive 16.58-kilogram (36-pound, 10-ounce) yellowtail on a live sardine. With this fish Lisa can potentially set the IGFA Women’s 6-kg (12 lb) Line Class World Record for the species. She was fishing with captain Daron Muratyan aboard the “Peruz” when this beautiful yellowtail struck. She then returned to the Balboa Angling Club to record an official weight on a certified scale. This record is currently pending and under review. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

Today we are excited to feature Captain Joe Hatcher, a newly approved IGFA Captain. Joe was introduced to freshwater fishing at a very early age by his father. He learned techniques that would allow him to be successful for a wide variety of species, in a broad range of waters that would later include surf fishing. Nearly 10 years ago, Joe found a new passion in land-based Shark Fishing in the Atlantic waters of Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina and proudly participates in NOAA’s Cooperative Shark Tagging Program. It is that same passion that has driven him to teach and guide others in an experience of a lifetime with Full Send Guide and Outfitter. ... See MoreSee Less
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