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The latest news on IGFA world records, conservation and education initiativ

Written By: Colin Johnson
On Date: 11/10/2018

And education initiatives, upcoming events and more!
Potential World Records Check out this gallery of recently submitted IGFA world record applications for the following species:Taimen from Russia Crevalle jack from South Carolina
Smallmouth bass from Canada Speckled peacock bass from Brazil
Managing Game Fish from the Bottom Up
This year, the Forage Fish Research Program led by the IGFA awarded two new fellowships to help us learn more about the little fish that fuel our fisheries. Get to know fellowship recipient Jonathan Peake and how he will be investigating how forage fish communities fluctuate in Florida’s Gulf Coast estuaries.

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How to Fish: Rattling vs. Silent Crank Baits
In this instructional video from our partners at Rapala, professional angler Brandon Palaniuk discusses how he incorporates both rattling and silent crank baits into his routine in order to increase the number of bites and account for changing conditions and fish preference.

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Honoring Top Captains, Crew and Guides
Join us on November 1, 2018 at the Legendary Captains & Crew Awards Ceremony where the IGFA will bestow the prestigious Tommy Gifford Award upon five recipients in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to the advancement of sport fishing through innovation, outstanding catches or noteworthy examples of leadership in their trade.

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IGFA Begins Search for New Headquarters
The IGFA recently announced the kick-off of a site selection process to identify a new headquarters location in South Florida. The process includes plans to sell IGFA’s property in Dania Beach, Florida, which housed the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum from 1999 until its relocation in 2015.

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Upcoming Events


October 13-20, 2018
IGMR Tagging Event at the
Lizard Island Black Marlin Classic



October 15-21, 2018
IGFA at the 65th San Juan
International Billfish Tournament



October 17-20, 2018
IGFA at the Abu Dhabi
International Boat Show



October 23-25, 2018
IGFA at the Aquatic Resources
Education Association (AREA) Conference



October 31-November 4, 2018
IGFA at the Fort Lauderdale
International Boat Show



November 1, 2018
2018 Legendary Captains & Crew
Awards Ceremony















The International Game Fish Association
300 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, FL 33004
954-927-2628
info@igfa.org
www.igfa.org
International Game Fish Association

300 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach, FL 33004

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