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News: IGFA class of 2012 Hall of Fame inductees

In 1957, Darrell Lowrance established the Lowrance sonar electronics company and introduced the first “little green box” portable sonar unit. It was the first portable fish-finding instrument for anglers and it revolutionized the way people fished.

Tonight, the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) will induct five new members to its The Hall of Fame

Tonight the International Game Fish Association will induct five new members to its 2012 Hall of Fame. The five men include pioneers in research, champions of game fish advocacy and innovators in fishing technology. Across their specialties, each of five inductees share a common thread — their dedication to recreational angling.

These new members will join the Hall and be honored alongside the 93 current members. Their contributions to game fishing have done much to advance the sport through techniques, technology, conservation and cooperation. This year’s honorees include Capt. Al Anderson, Mike Leech, Darrell Lowrance, Monty Padilla and Capt. Bill Poole. [Read More]

Information!

www.igfa.org/

The International Game Fish Association headquarters,
IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum, and E. K. Harry Library of Fishes
are located at:

300 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach , Florida 33004 U.S.A.

Tele: (954) 927-2629

FX: (954) 927-4299

Email: hq@igfa.org

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