April 23, 2015

International Game Fish Association Newsletter
IGFA Newsletter

April 23, 2015

Rare Video Footage  

Biggest Smallmouth Ever

Step back in time with D.L. Hayes just moments after he caught the All-Tackle smallmouth bass

As a supporting member of the IGFA, you have full access to this exclusive footage and the IGFA's entire media suite. Simply log-in and enjoy! View here >>


Chinook Salmon   Golden Dorado

Big Chinook from Chile

What happens when a massive Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) unexpectedly takes the fly you're casting for trout? Angler Steve...Read more >>


Golden Dorado on Plug

On a recent trip to Argentina, Jim Schmid caught and released this beautiful golden dorado (Salminus brasiliensis) while casting a Rapala...Read more >>


Pro Tips for Poling a Skiff  

 Pro Tips on Poling Skiffs

When targeting game fish in shallow water, a stealthy approach is essential  

Renowned inshore guide, Capt. Joe Gonzalez, discusses the basics of poling skinny-water boats to ensure a quiet, stealthy, and successful approach to fish holding in shallow water. View here >>



Great Marlin Race News  

Aussie Black Sets IGMR Record

A black marlin tagged off Australia logs an historical record-breaking distance 

The 340 kg (750 lb) fish traveled 3,815 nautical miles (nm) from where it was tagged last October, off Lizard Island, Australia, and is the longest track ever recorded by a black marlin. It is also the second longest track ever recorded in the IGMR and has now taken the lead in this year's race. Learn more >>


IGFA Trophy Fish Club  

IGFA Trophy Clubs by Length

Weighing fish on a certified scale is no longer the only option for IGFA's Trophy Clubs

Anglers can now qualify for the IGFA's Trophy Clubs with the length measurement of their catch. This not only makes it more convenient for anglers, but it also promotes the safe release of the catch.

Want to learn more about the different IGFA Trophy Clubs? Click here >> 

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