Peter Fithian

Peter Fithian, an IGFA Trustee Emeritus, is the founder of the venerable Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament (HIBT), which is currently in its 60th year. The HIBT, predicated on good sportsmanship, sets high standards for fair play maintaining a strict adherence to the IGFA's International Angling Rules. 

In addition to running a storied tournament, Fithian was instrumental in the creation of the IGFA Great Marlin Race.