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Costa Sunglasses Works to “Untangle” the Oceans

Costa Sunglasses Works to “Untangle” the Oceans Check out this impressive video from our partners at Costa who have developed a […]

IGFA Attends AREA Conference

Last week, IGFA Youth Education Manager Lisa Morse attended the Aquatic Resources Education Association (AREA) Biennial Training Conference in Lake Tahoe, California. […]

Hot Catches: November 1, 2018

Hot Catches: November 1, 2018 Romano’s Chinook Salmon Elyse Romano potentially set the new women’s 6 kg (12 lb) line […]

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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.

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Finnish angler Tomi Valkamaa potentially set the new men's 8-pound line class world record for zander with this quality 12-pound, 12-ounce fish that he caught on November 10, 2018 while fishing Finland's Aland Islands. If approved, the catch will replace the existing record of 10 pounds, 4 ounces. #fishigfa #joinigfa Finland Pro Fishing Finland Zander fishing ...

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On November 10, 2018, the first youth angling event in Asia working toward IGFA’s 80th anniversary initiative to teach 100,000 kids to fish around the world was hosted by The Milkfish Lady in Jugra, Selangor, Malaysia with thirteen new anglers. This is the third continent working to help the IGFA reach its goal with youth angling events occurring in North America, Europe, and now Asia. Thank you to all who are working diligently to educate the next generation of educated, ethical, and accomplished anglers, and we look forward to future possibilities and partnerships. #fishIGFA ...

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Adam Garcia caught and released this giant cutthroat trout on November 11, 2018 while fishing Pyramid Lake, Nevada. Measuring out to an impressive 85 centimeters, Garcia’s catch qualifies him for the potential new All-Tackle Length world record which currently stands at 81 centimeters. #fishigfa #joinigfa ...

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