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2020 World Record Game Fishes Book

IGFA Releases the 2020 World Record Game Fishes Book Get […]

IGFA Rules: Netting a Fish from Land

IGFA Rules Pertaining to Netting a Fish from Land Captain […]

Mourning the Passing of Patti Carr

IGFA Mourns the Passing of Patti Carr The IGFA mourns […]

International Angling Day

International Angling Day June 7, 2020 The IGFA to host […]

World Records for May 2020

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

Slam & Trophy Clubs May 2020

Newly Approved Slam & Trophy Fish Clubs To see all […]

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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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Attention Junior Anglers‼️ This week's IGFA Family DIY Activity is called "Rock Fish". Get ready to get creative and put together some gifts for friends and family with the IGFA 🙌🏼 #fishIGFA ... See MoreSee Less

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8 hours ago


The IGFA is saddened to learn of Allen Merritt’s recent passing. A member of the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame and a big game angling pioneer, Captain Allen Merritt left an indelible mark on sport fishing. Learn more about his incredible life in this video from his induction into the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame.

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9 hours ago


The class tippet is the weakest link of a fly leader. IGFA Representative, IGFA World Record holder and owner of The Angling Company in Key West, Florida Nathaniel Linville has developed a slick knot that allows you to connect your class tippet to your 12-inch bite tippet that is clean, strong and straight to help give you an edge on finicky tarpon or any other fish when you need to use a shock tippet. ... See MoreSee Less

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