Latest International Game Fish Association Stories

2014-03-26 08:23:30

Leaders map out path for federal marine fisheries conservation WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress is currently revising the Magnuson-Stevens

2010-05-13 16:02:00

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Picante Sportfishing, a proud Corporate Sponsor of the International Game Fish Association, would like to announce that the 2010 IGFA Offshore World Championship, often considered the "Olympics" of big-game fishing, is taking place this week in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

2010-05-12 06:50:00

PALMER LAKE, Colo., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "My next goal is 700," says Patrick Sebile, an international angler who recently landed his 600th species, a Vermillion Rockfish, while fishing off Catalina Island, California. There is no other documented case of any angler throughout history who has caught 600 species, apparently putting Sebile in a class by himself as an angler. Since 1984, Sebile has meticulously kept his own records of species caught while traveling the globe to fish in fresh...

2009-12-10 06:50:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike commercial fishing, the major player in depleted fish populations, sport fishing makes up less than 12 percent of the global harvest.

2009-10-15 09:00:00

DAVIE, Fla., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Guy Harvey Inc. and European marine manufacturer, Peer Gynt, today announced the launch of a new line of 26-foot customized center consoles showcasing graphic designs by world-renowned marine wildlife artist and conservationist Guy Harvey.

2009-10-14 15:04:00

DANIA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned marine wildlife artist and conservationist, Guy Harvey, will be inducted into the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) Fishing Hall of Fame on October 27, 2009.

2008-08-24 09:00:22

Virginia's deep-water bottom-fishing scene seems to get increasingly interesting every year. The fishery already has produced world records for blackbelly rosefish, snowy grouper and tilefish. But it also produces pretty strange fish, some of which anglers struggle to identify.

2008-07-13 03:00:15

By Lee Tolliver, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 13--While many Mid-Atlantic residents are thankful Hurricane Bertha veered away from the U.S. coast, surfers are doubly so. Surfers have been swarming the Outer Banks, hoping to ride the hurricane season's first big swells.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.