President Jason Schratwieser

Elected President January 2020, Jason Schratwieser joined IGFA as its Conservation Director in 2003, and has been working in the field of fisheries management and conservation since 2000.  Prior to being elected President, he oversaw IGFA’s various conservation-related activities such as collaborative research, fisheries policy and advocacy.

During his tenure at IGFA he’s been instrumental in the passage of the Billfish Conservation Act of 2012 and a subsequent amendment that was passed in 2018.  He also  co-directs the IGFA Great Marlin Race with partners at Stanford University. 

Schratwieser holds a master’s degree in marine biology and a minor in oceanography from Old Dominion University.   Jason enjoys virtually all types of fishing, especially shallow-water sight-fishing with fly and light tackle.

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