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IGFA Applauds Seasonal Closure of the Western Dry Rocks

IGFA Applauds Seasonal Closure of the Western Dry Rocks The International […]

Protecting a Critical Spawning Aggregation

Leading Recreational Fishing Organizations Unite to Protect a Critical Spawning […]

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Hearing in the Underwater World

  Hearing in the Underwater World By Steve Quinn We […]

New Products February 2021

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World Records for February 2021

Newly Approved IGFA World Records To see all newly approved […]

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3 years ago Faizal Zainal caught this 13.61-kilogram (30-pound) giant snakehead to set the IGFA All-Tackle Record for the species. He landed this fish in Selangor, Malaysia 🇲🇾 while casting a lipped plug. This snakehead was 4 pounds larger than the previous record caught just 5 years prior.Rod – CustomReel – Daiwa Line – Tuffline 25 lb ... See MoreSee Less
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Over the next few weeks we will be highlighting the findings from peer-reviewed scientific publications made possible by data collected by the IGFA Great Marlin Race. This publication comes from Eduardo Wanick’s Master’s degree thesis working with Dr. David Kerstetter at Nova Southeastern University. Eduardo examined the movements of blue marlin in the North and South Atlantic to determine the extent of interactions between the two Atlantic regions. His research also examined blue marlin temperature preferences between Atlantic and Pacific tagged fish to determine habitat preference. For more information, check out Eduardo’s results at ➡️ IGMR, presented by Costa Sunglasses, is a research collaboration between IGFA and Stanford University and is sponsored by EdgeWater Boats, and Release Boatworks. ... See MoreSee Less
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The IGFA applauds the recent decision of the MyFWC Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to approve a four-month (April – July) seasonal closure in a one-square-mile section of the Western Dry Rocks off the Florida Keys. This is major conservation victory will help protect the peak spawning seasons of some of the most important recreational and commercial species in Florida including permit, and multiple snapper and grouper species. Learn more at ➡️ courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ... See MoreSee Less
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