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Industry News: International Game Fish Association to relocate

The IGFA will be reducing its footprint in Dania Beach, again. They plan to stay in their South Florida home and remain a valuable tourist destination. [...]

September 12, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

Is it a new knot? No, I’m a frayed knot

The Bristol knot is stronger than a Surgeons or Albright, according to the IGFA's Instron Machine tests. Also, it is easier to tie. [...]

June 27, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: April 6-12

Catch this weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

April 13, 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

If you fly fish, you owe Joe Brooks

Lefty Kreh had this to say about Joe, “Joe changed our fly fishing world as no one else has.” Joe Brooks pioneered fly fishing like no other [...]

August 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: IGFA’s Kramer to step down

IGFA President Rob Kramer is stepping down and Nehl Horton will be installed as the new president on September 1 [...]

August 28, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Why are shark flies orange or orange?

Shark fishing, catch and release, has been popular in South Florida for decades. Spinner sharks along the Atlantic coast of South Florida are winter regulars [...]

May 18, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: IGFA Presidential search to get underway

In sports fishing, there are rules and records. Founder Michael Lerner and Vice President Ernest Hemingway launched the IGFA. It has flourished under Rob Kramer. [...]

April 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide