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11 hours ago

Where in the world are IGFA Passports to Fishing kits? 🌎🌍🌏📍 Location: France! 🎣 Event Host: Big Game Fishing Club de France - BGFCF and FishFriender 🐟 Event Details: January 20-22, 2023 - Passports to Fishing sessions were offered at the Carrefour National Pêche et Loisirs, a premier fishing show in France that returned with record numbers after a two-year pause from the pandemic. 🏆 Number of Participants: 200!!Congratulations on a successful event! Thank you to the tireless efforts of all volunteers and educators in the IGFA’s international network of supporters who continue educating new generations of ethical anglers around the world! 🙌 The IGFA Passports to Fishing program, supported by Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Fish Florida, and Mercury Marine, is a global angling education program for youth and beginner anglers with product support from Bass Pro Shops, Rapala, Plano Fishing, danco pliers, and Zebco. ... See MoreSee Less
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19 hours ago

What an incredible night! Thank you for attending and supporting the IGFA's 39th Annual International Auction last Friday, January 27, 2023. Check out some photos from one of our most memorable events of the y#fishIGFAhIGFAImages by Debra Todd Photography ... See MoreSee Less
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Ng Yam Pin recently submitted this beautiful 12.70-kilogram (28-pound) snakehead to potentially set the IGFA Men’s 15-kg (30 lb) Line Class World Record. He was fishing the waters of Rawang, Malaysia, when this giant snakehead crushed his lure. Following a short battle, he was able to land the potential record fish. After recording the weight and proper measurements, the fish was released safely. This record is currently pending and under review. ... See MoreSee Less
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