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Vampires on the Fly

Vampires on the Fly Targeting Payara on Brazil’s Remote Xingu […]

The 30×30 Initiative: What Anglers Need to Know

The 30×30 Initiative: What Anglers Need to Know In recent […]

World Records for August 2021

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

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The IGFA is a nonprofit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making, record keeping and recognition of outstanding accomplishments in the field of angling.

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16 hours ago

The IGFA would like to extend a huge “thank you” to IGFA Representative Captain Elmer Pillon with rhino_diaries for donating a full-day fishing trip to help our Education team create another virtual fishing field trip! 🎣 This trip took IGFA staff into Everglades National Park where we caught and released tarpon, snook, and several other species! It was an amazing experience with lots of firsts and loads of fun! 🙌🏼Thank you, Captain Elmer, for all your support in educating anglers and building new generations of ethical anglers! ... See MoreSee Less
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19 hours ago

The common carp and both smallmouth and largemouth buffalo share similar characteristics. These species are common across most of North America and can often be found inhabiting the same waters. This species ID chart will help you differentiate between which species you’ve caught. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

Recently, the IGFA facilitated youth fishing clinics during the Ohana Salty Classic KDW Fishing Tournament hosted by the Sailfish Marina & Resort in Palm Beach County, a tournament that benefits the youth and families of Boys Town South Florida! 🎣 These young anglers went through the IGFA Passports to Fishing stations, went fishing in the marina, and earned their Certificate of Recognition! 🙌🏼Thank you to Boys Town South Florida for inviting the IGFA to be part of this event! ... See MoreSee Less
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