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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 has […]

Newly Approved IGFA World Records for November 2019

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

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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From flies and lures to luxurious once-in-a-lifetime fishing expeditions, there is truly something for everyone in The 36th Annual IGFA International Auction on January 25, 2020. Ready to bid on your dream vacation or gear? Click below to register, and you can start bidding on select items now! The silent auction will run from now until the end of the evening on January 25, 2020, so stay tuned as we reveal more details and products each week!
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🚨Some news from us:
We just launched the Boat Builders for Billfish Coalition, an industry-led alliance to generate support for the IGFA Great Marlin Race (IGMR), the world’s most extensive billfish satellite tagging program.

The IGFA established the Boat Builders for Billfish Coalition to create a secure future for billfish and the anglers that pursue them.
Our partners at Release Boatworks are onboard!

Learn more about the program and the benefits of becoming a partner:
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