March 26, 2015

International Game Fish Association Bi-Weekly Newsletter
IGFA Newsletter

March 26, 2015

IGFA WORLD RECORDS
Hart's Trahira       McKenzie's Squirefish

Big Wolfish on the Fly

Fly angler Richard Hart braved the rugged jungles of Suriname to hunt the notorious trahira (Hoplias spp.), appropriately nicknamed wolfish due...Read more >>

     

Squirefish on Light Tackle

Using only 2 kg (4 lb) line, Linda McKenzie skillfully played this potential world record snapper (squirefish) (Pagrus auratus) for nearly an hour...Read more >>

 

IGFA TIPS & TECHNIQUES


Kite Fishing How-To  

Go Fly a Kite

Kite fishing is a highly effective way of presenting live bait, no matter what you're targeting 

Learn the basics of operting a kite fishing rig in this instructional video with legendary Capt. Bouncer Smith and IGFA Hall of Famer Mark Sosin. View here >>

 
Cast Net How-To  

Cast Netting Made Easy

Learning to throw a cast net can cut down on time spent chasing bait and increase your time fishing

Angling great Tommy Green demonstrates a fool-proof method to throwing a cast net, that will fill your bait well in no time. View here >>

 
IGFA CONSERVATION NEWS

Gulf Red Snapper Law Change  

Gulf States to Manage Red Snapper

Recreational anglers welcome a new management plan for red snapper in Gulf of Mexico 

Fish and wildlife directors in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas have agreed to individually manage each of their respective states' red snapper regulations, rather than the US Federal government. 

But what does this new legislation mean for recreational anglers?  Learn more >>

 
IGFA MEMBER NEWS

IGFA Relocates Hall of Fame  

IGFA Relocates Hall of Fame Exhibit

IGFA Headquarters will remain in South Florida, but first floor exhibits will be moved

The decision comes after several months of discussions among IGFA Board Members concerning the benefits of moving the attraction and its relevance to the IGFA’s overall mission. Read more >>

 
Palm Beach Boat Show  

IGFA Member Discount

All IGFA members receive $5 off tickets to the Palm Beach International Boat Show 

From March 26-29, attendees can enjoy the incredible boats, yachts and products at one of the largest boat shows in the US. And don't miss the FREE IGFA School of Sportfishing sessions held during the show. Learn more >>

 
Global Rescue
 

Mar. 26-29

IGFA School of Sportfishing at Palm Beach Int'l Boat Show

Mar. 27

IGFA Fishing Day Camp

Apr. 3

IGFA Fishing Day Camp

Apr. 17

18th Annual New Jersey IGFA Fundraising Auction & Banquet

Apr. 18

12th Annual IGFA Angling Achievement Awards Ceremony

May 13-16

IGMR at the 2015 Custom Shootout in the Abacos, Bahamas


 
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