Latest Publications


Latest News

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 […]

New Products May 2020

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

Learn More


About Us

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.

IGFA Instagram

This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

Error: Connected account for the user joinigfa does not have permission to use this feed type.

Try using the big blue button on the "Configure" tab to reconnect the account and update its permissions.

IGFA Facebook

1 hour ago


No better way to start the week than with a shiny new IGFA World Record Certificate! Congrats to angler Lucas Methner on his IGFA All-Tackle Length World Record for speckled peacock bass 🏆.

#fishIGFA Barco Zaltana
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

19 hours ago


We continue our IGFA Historic Video Series with "Cat Caye Marlin" 🎥 Enjoy this short vintage film and be sure to tune in every Thursday and Sunday for more historic footage from the IGFA's vault 🎬. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

22 hours ago


‼️Check this out‼️ Because Covid-19 disrupted in-person classes at schools and universities for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, one university professor at Freed-Hardeman University in Tennessee utilized the IGFA’s Intro to Fishing online course for students taking his Freshwater Fishing PE course.

One student, Logan, reached out to the IGFA saying, “This class was a great beginners level course. There are three of us that took the class and really took to fishing because of it!”

Logan and his friends, Evan and Joel, continue to improve their fishing skills and strive to learn more. You can improve your skills as well with IGFA’s online fishing course. Enroll for FREE today at
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Upcoming Events