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Lure and Hook Size Selection

Peter Pakula’s Tips on Lure and Hook Size Peter Pakula of Pakula Lures and partner […]

IGFA Rules: Heavy Tackle Leaders

Leader Length and Material for Line Classes Over 10 kilograms (20 pound) Captain Fly Navarro […]

Holiday Gift Guide

The IGFA Holiday Gift Guide for inshore, offshore, and just about any other shore.  We […]

Teaching Florida’s Youth to Fish Responsibly and Ethically

Teaching Florida’s Youth to Fish Responsibly and Ethically   Over the past decade the IGFA […]

Newly Approved IGFA World Records for November 2019

Here are the newly approved records for November 2019.  The November 2019 records are a […]

Black Marlin Fishing on the Great Barrier Reef

Giants on the Great Barrier Reef

Giants on the Great Barrier Reef Article and Photography by Kelly Dalling Fallon ( During […]

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Looking ahead the focus of the IGFA is to strengthen and expand IGFA’s global network, establish International Game Fish Angling Day (IGFA Day) on June 7, 2019, teach 100,000 kids to fish, launch three major signature research initiatives – two of them focused on fresh water science and re-establish the IGFA as a leader in recreational angling competitions.

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Talk about an amazing weekend! 🙌🏼 This past Saturday, the IGFA facilitated another Learn-to-Fish clinic in National Park Service locations in the southeast region thanks to a grant provided by the National Park Foundation. New and experienced anglers ranging from 6 to 66 years old stopped by Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina to go surf fishing after learning the basics with IGFA's Passports to Fishing program.

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A year ago today, Adam Garcia caught and released this giant cutthroat trout on while fishing Pyramid Lake, Nevada. Measuring out to an impressive 85 centimeters, Garcia’s catch earned him the All-Tackle Length world record which previously stood at 81 centimeters.

Rod: G.Loomis. Reel: PENN Fishing. Line: Power Pro fishing line.
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