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IGFA Rules: Bridling Baits

Bridling Baits Captain Fly Navarro of Fly Zone Fishing and IGFA Marketing Director Jack Vitek […]

Picking the Best Men’s Costa Frames for You

Costa Men’s Sunglass Size Guide 2019 Costa has been making big waves with a variety […]

New Research Identifies Critical Forage Species for Game Fish

New Research Identifies Critical Forage Species for Game Fish New research recently published in the […]

The Striped Bass Road Trip Playbook

The Striped Bass Road Trip Playbook By Nick Honachefsky   Any angler from the Northeast […]

Newly Approved IGFA World Records July 2019

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

2019 Tommy Gifford Award Recipients Announced

2019 Tommy Gifford Award Recipients Announced Each year, the IGFA acknowledges outstanding captains and crew […]

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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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Earlier this month, the IGFA New Jersey Representatives held their 5th Annual Kids Fishing Clinic in Toms River, New Jersey. 22 young anglers from Rutgers University’s Ocean County 4 H, enjoyed presentations by Clean Ocean Action, the American Littoral Society, The Fisherman Magazine and Ecoventures, on marine conservation and ethical angling. Participants also enjoyed a fishing trip aboard the BINGO, where they were able to put their new angling skills to practice. Thank you to everyone that participated in this amazing event!

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Lauren Noel Dunn potentially defeated her own current IGFA 4 kg (10 lb) Tippet Class World Record with this 9-pound, 0-ounce bowfin she caught while fly fishing in Lake Champlain, Vermont, on July 1, 2019. Dunn fought the fish for five minutes after it struck the Mr. Bow-regard fly she was casting. Duun's bowfin bested her current record by a pound and a half.

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Mary Kim Davis has potentially set the new IGFA Women’s 6-lb Line Class World Record for landlocked striped bass. Davis caught this impressive 23-pound striper on July 27th, 2019, while fishing in Liberty Reservoir, Maryland. She fought the fish for almost 10 minutes after it ate the live perch she was casting.

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