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2022 Tommy Gifford Awards Ceremony

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23 hours ago

Barry Osborn continues his amazing 2021 season with yet another IGFA All-Tackle Length Record. He was fishing Lake Granbury, Texas, on November 11th when he landed this 63-centimeter channel catfish. With this fish Barry can potentially set the IGFA All-Tackle Length World Record on Fly for the species. He landed the catfish on a carp slayer minnow fly after a short fight. Barry currently has a 61-centimeter channel catfish record pending as well. This record is currently pending and under review. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 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 'Salmon Plug' by Martin Fish Lure Co. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

Did you know you can break up the IGFA’s Intro to Fishing course into different sessions and learn as a group? This resource is available for anyone to learn, and it only takes one to enroll. You can watch the lessons as a family, a group, a club, a class, etc., and it is available at no cost. Better yet, to encourage participation in recreational fishing and continue learning about our beloved sport, the IGFA is offering a free, Digital Membership upon completion of the course! Remember, after you learn from this resource, make sure you get outside, go fishing, and recreate responsibly. 🎣Enroll for free here ➡️ bit.ly/2Jw5CPz! ... See MoreSee Less
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