International Game Fish Association

The International Game Fish Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making and record keeping.

Upcoming Events

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | June 9 - August 15

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

If you’re new to the game or a seasoned vet to the sport, these are must have skills every sportfisherman should know. Taught by Capt. Tony DiGiulian, this hands-on intensive class will cover different types of bait rigging, how to tie critical knots for double line, line to line, terminal connections, and wire twists, and also proper terminal tackle prep like crimping, making leaders and hook sharpening.  More >>

 

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | June 9 - August 15

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

Taught by Capt. Mike Theis, this class is designed for the angler looking to fill their cooler. The majority of prime table fare species occur along the near shore, inside of 800 feet of water. We’ll teach you the most effective strategies for targeting dolphin, kingfish, blackfin tuna, cobia, and more. More >>

 

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | June 9 - August 15

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

Fishing day camps are available for boys and girls ages 7 – 13 during school closure days in Broward County. Campers will spend their day at the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame while learning about fishing techniques and knots, marine biology subjects, participate in wetlands adventures, and fishing! More >>

 

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | June 9 - August 15

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

The IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame recognizes extraordinary achievements in recreational fishing around the world by anglers, captains, scientists, conservationists, writers, and fishing industry leaders. The first class, honoring 29 of the sport's luminaries, was inducted in 1998. Since then, 71 additional fishing greats have been welcomed to the Hall at the annual induction ceremony in October of each year. More >>

 

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | June 9 - August 15

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

IGFA members save $5 off the gate price to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show when you purchase your tickets online! Be sure to join us for one of the largest boat shows in the world, and check out our line up of seminars and sportfishing instructors all weekend long. More >>

 

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | June 9 - August 15

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

The IGFA OTC trains captains, anglers, and mates to participate as observers in national and international billfish tournaments. The half-day session trains attendees on IGFA’s International Angling Rules and billfish identification. Additional topics covered in the class include observer etiquette and boating safety. Join us at IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum and learn what it takes to help more tournaments adopt and support catch and release formats.  More >>

 

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | June 9 - August 15

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

Having good live bait can be the difference between catching fish or not. Capt. Shawn Fairbanks will show you where and how to catch several different species of live bait and how to keep them healthy. When you leave this class, you will be able to throw a cast net. More >>

 

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | June 9 - August 15

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

Fishing day camps are available for boys and girls ages 7 – 13 during school closure days in Broward County. Campers will spend their day at the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame while learning about fishing techniques and knots, marine biology subjects, participate in wetlands adventures, and fishing!  More >>

 

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | June 9 - August 15

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

If you have ever had a slow day trolling and wished for some serious rod bending action, then this is the class for you. Techniques for snapper and grouper are just some of what you will learn from one of the best bottom guys in South Florida- IGFA Legendary Captain Bouncer Smith. More >>

 

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | June 9 - August 15

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

Come explore the Fishing Hall of Fame after hours! Children and families are invited to participate in an evening of fishing, food, and fun activities. Come find out what happens in our Wetlands at night and interact with nocturnal animals. There'll be a virtual fishing tournament, pizza dinner, prize giveaways, and much more. More >>

 

IGFA Fishing Summer Camp | Jun 9 - August 15
 

Mark your calendars for Friday, January 30, 2015 and join us for the 31st Annual IGFA International Auction & Banquet- the social event of the year for anglers worldwide! Surrounded by sport fishing legends and angling aficionados, over 300 attendees will gather to bid on exciting trips, artwork, tackle, jewelry and more to support our shared passion for fishing. Auction items will go online for preliminary bidding worldwide starting on November 4th and tickets and table sponsorships for the event are now available.  More >>