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IGFA Announces 2021 Annual Award Winners

IGFA Announces 2021 Annual Award Winners Recognizing angling achievement, conservation, […]

New Products March 2021

New Products To have your new product featured, we invite […]

World Records for February 2021

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

IGFA Rules: Top Shot, Backing and Classifying your Line Class

Top Shot, Backing and Classifying your Line Class Captain Fly […]

Slow Pitch Jigging Techniques

Slow Pitch Jigging Techniques Shimano Pro-staff instructor Yamamoto-san teaches the […]

IGFA Rep Profile: Shamin Shaimah, Malaysia

IGFA Representative Feature Shamin Shaimah, Malaysia  Since 2014, Shamin Shaimah, […]

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5 days ago

Today, we travel back to 1987 to the small country of Liechtenstein 🇱🇮 to view this beautiful collection of stamps from the E.K. Harry Library of Fishes depicting freshwater fish of Europe. In this collection, we find the European bullhead, stone loach, grayling, brown trout, and northern pike. With the exception of the European bullhead and stone loach, these fish can be found in the IGFA’s World Records Database! ➡️ ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

Beginning last Thursday (April 1, 2021), Western Dry Rocks located in the Florida Keys off Key West, will be closed to fishing until July 31st, 2021. The closure was advocated by the IGFA and implemented by the MyFWC Florida Fish and Wildlife to protect populations of permit, snapper, and grouper species that spawn in this small area. This closure is expected to improve recruitment and resiliency of these important fisheries. To learn more about this closure, check out FWC’s video ➡️ ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

Wyatt Frankens recently submitted this 3.43-kilogram (7-pound, 9-ounce) smallmouth/largemouth hybrid Micropterus dolomieu x salmoides to potentially set the IGFA All-Tackle Record for the species. Wyatt is no stranger to large bass and was fishing on the Oh Ivie Reservoir when he hooked this amazing hybrid on a megabass swimbait. The record is currently pending review and awaiting approval. ☑️ Rod – CastAway Rods ☑️ Reel – Shimano North America Fishing☑️ Line - Seaguar Fluorocarbon ... See MoreSee Less
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