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19th Annual IGFA Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

The 19th Annual IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri. The Class of 2017 will include individuals from recreational angling, the marine science community and tournament anglers: Rick Clunn, Larry Dahlberg, Peter Fithian, Mike Levitt and Dr. Eric Prince.   

IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Saturday, October 28, 2017

6 – 10 pm

Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium

“The New Home of the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame”

500 W. Sunshine Street  •  Springfield, Missouri  

Scheduled for its grand opening on September 21st, Wonders of Wildlife is the new home of the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame.

Scheduled for its grand opening on September 21st, Wonders of Wildlife is the new home of the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame. Envisioned by noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder/CEO Johnny Morris as the largest, most immersive fish and wildlife attraction in the world, Wonders of Wildlife features a 1.5 million-gallon aquarium adventure and wildlife museum featuring 700 species of fish, mammals, reptiles and birds. Located next to Bass Pro Shops national headquarters, the 320,000-square foot experience celebrates people who hunt, fish and act as stewards of the land and water.

Tickets & Table Sponsorships

Tickets are available for $225 each and table sponsorships begin at $3,000. Tickets and tables may be reserved online by clicking here or via phone by contacting IGFA Development Director, Eric Combast, at 954-924-4325.

Lodging & Transportation

A block of rooms have been reserved at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, located at 231 N. Glenstone Ave., Springfield, MO (located approximately 15 minutes from the Wonders of Wildlife.) The special rate is $119/night. Click here to reserve your room online. If you wish to book over the phone, please call the DoubleTree directly at 417-831-3131 and ask to reserve a room under the group code “GFA.”

The closest airport to Springfield is the Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF), which is located approximately 15 minutes from both the hotel and the Wonders of Wildlife.

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