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8 hours ago

IGFA Rep Omar Khalifa recently submitted this beautiful 2-kilogram (4-pound, 7-ounce) squaretail coralgrouper to potentially set the IGFA All-Tackle Record for the species. Omar currently holds the All-Tackle Record with a 1.80-kilogram (3-pound, 15-ounce) fish landed on May 4th of this year. Both fish were caught while trolling in the Red Sea off Hurghada, Egypt 🇪🇬. Congratulations Omar on another nice fish! This record is currently pending and under review. ☑️ Rod and reel – Shimano North America Fishing ☑️ Line – Ande Monofilament ☑️ Lure - Rapala ... See MoreSee Less
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13 hours ago

Results from the 2020 Master Angler Billfish Tournament/Magdalena Bay event are in! Today we reveal the 3rd place finisher, a 110lb striped marlin tagged with a PSAT aboard the Reel Time captained by Grant Hunner on November 4, 2020. This PSAT, sponsored by Crean Foundation, popped up 714nm from where it was tagged after 152 days on the fish. It is estimated that this striped marlin traveled a total distance of 1,110nm!!!Learn more about the IGFA Great Marlin Race at bit.ly/2IZy2C1 and check back next week for the second-place finisher!The IGMR, presented by Costa Sunglasses, is a research collaboration between IGFA and Stanford University and is sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's Outdoor Fund, EdgeWater Boats, and Release Boatworks.#fishIGFA Balboa Angling Club ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

#TBT to this beautiful 14.63-kilogram (32-pound, 4-ounce) taimen caught by Alexander Kirichko on this day in 2007. With this fish Alexander set the IGFA Men’s 3-kg (6lb) Line Class Record for the species. He was fishing in the Uda River in Russia 🇷🇺 when he landed this fish while casting a lure. He fought the taimen for 22 minutes before being able to land and document the fish. He was then able to release the fish safely.☑️ Rod - G. Loomis ☑️ Reel - Shimano North America Fishing ... See MoreSee Less
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