IGFA is proud to announce the 2019 Class of the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame! This year’s inductees include IGFA World Record holder and marine conservationist Terri Andrews; former U.S. President George H.W. Bush; fisheries policy advocate Robert Hayes; pelagic game fish researcher Dr. Julian Pepperell; and tackle industry leader and conservationist Yasuhiko Tsunemi. Congratulations to all inductees on this well-deserved honor!
The 2019 IGFA Tommy Gifford Awards Ceremony will take place on October 31, 2019 during the Fort Lauderdale International Boatshow at the Riverside Hotel, in Fort Lauderdale Florida. For details and ordering tickets visit here.
Each year the IGFA acknowledges outstanding captains and crew members that have made significant contributions to sport fishing through the Tommy Gifford Award. Each year, the Tommy Gifford Award recipients are selected through a rigorous process conducted by the Legendary Captains and Crew Committee. This year’s awardees are Captains Peter Bristow, Bubba Carter, John Cross, Billy Knowles, Bruce Smith and R.T. Trosset.
The IGFA International Auction is the premier fishing event of the year. On January 25, 2020, guests from around the world will gather at the Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale Beach for an evening of food, fun, friends and of course great auction items up for bid. The online auction allows passionate anglers from around the world to join in the fun and place their bids http://bidpal.net/igfa20. Our global reach continues to grow, and it is a great opportunity to showcase your business or products.
For more information on IGFA events, contact Eric Combast, IGFA Development Director, at 954-927-2426 or [email protected]