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The IGFA and Wild Oceans rescue the stallions of the oceans

Thanks to the IGFA and Wild Oceans' hard work we now have the Billfish Conservation Act - no billfish can be sold in the continental United States. [...]

August 10, 2018 RECENT, Slide

The IGFA, quietly, makes good things happen

If you live on or near the Atlantic or Pacific coasts of the U. S., billfish are on menus and sold at high-end fishmongers. That's about to become illegal. [...]

June 28, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Angler Backed Billfish Conservation Act Passes U.S. Senate

It is not small news that a coalition of U. S. politicians, in this intemperate populist climate, have come together and shown world leadership on a matter of conservation that will affect the entirety of billfish populations [...]

October 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Billfish Conservation Act passes house of “NO” and Senate

After four years of work, recreational anglers and ocean conservationists can today celebrate a rare feat: the Billfish Conservation Act passed the Senate and is now headed to President Obama’s desk for his signature. [...]

September 24, 2012 News, RECENT