May 7, 2015

International Game Fish Association Newsletter
IGFA Newsletter

May 7, 2015


Rainbow Trout Record  

New Rainbow Record?

Lee Novotny pulled this beautiful rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) from the chilly waters of Idaho's Clearwater River on February 19th after a 30 minute battle on fly tackle.   

For more information on this catch, and other potential world records...Click here >>


Historic Footage from Costa Rica  

How the Times Have Changed

Decades ago we couldn't fathom that the world's fisheries could deteriorate as they have

That's why the IGFA continues to promote productive science and ethical angling to ensure the future of our sport. View here >>


Tips for Rod Storage  

Rod Storage Done Right

Space is limited on small boats. Make the most of it with these simple tips. 

Properly organizing your rods and reels on a boat not only saves space, but it can also increase your efficiency when the fish show up.  View here >>


Great Marlin Race News  

Black Marlin Spans Pacific  

One marlin's incredible journey across the Pacific Ocean makes history as the IGMR surpasses 100,000 total nautical miles (nm)

A black marlin traveled 5,716 nm from where it was tagged last October off Australia, nearly reaching South America in only 180 days.

This is the longest track ever recorded in IGMR history and is the longest distance ever recorded by a satellite-tagged billfish. More info >>


Hall of Fame 2015  

Hall of Fame Inductees Revealed

Five incredible sportsmen to be awarded the top honors in the world of recreational angling

The IGFA is pleased to announce the 2015 Fishing Hall of Fame inductees: C.M. "Rip" Cunningham, George Hommell, Jr., Thomas M. Evans, Jr., Flip Pallot, and Neil Patrick.

Learn more about these incredible anglers and how to reserve your seats for this memorable induction ceremony. More info >>


Chester Wolfe Award  

Rewarding Good Sportsmanship

No matter how small the gesture, the act of sportsmanship is a great one 

The IGFA – Chester H. Wolfe Outstanding Sportsmanship Award was established by Mrs. Barbara Wolfe in memory of her late husband to honor both his love of sport fishing and passion for ethical behavior on the water. It is awarded annually to a deserving individual nominated by a fishing club or tournament for embodying sporting and ethical behavior. More info >>

Global Rescue

May 13-16

IGMR at the 2015 Custom Shootout in the Abacos, Bahamas

May 23

IGFA Observer Training Course - IGFA Headquarters
June 8 - Aug 14 IGFA Summer Camp
June 27 IGFA Observer Training Course - Jensen Beach, FL

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