Fishing News


Gulf States to Manage Red Snapper » 04/18/2018 - NOAA Fisheries has approved exempted fishing permit applications by the five Gulf of Mexico states that will allow each state to manage the recreational red snapper fishing season for private anglers ...
Florida Announces 40-day Red Snapper Season » 04/18/2018 - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Gov. Rick Scott are excited to announce a 40-day recreational red snapper season for both Gulf state and federal waters. A 24-day season...
Outdoor Recreation Roundtable » 04/17/2018 - Congressional and administration officials joined recreation industry leaders yesterday to mark the formal launch of the nation’s premier coalition of outdoor recreation trade associations, the ...
Blue Marlin World Cup Championship » 04/17/2018 - With just over three months remaining before the highly anticipated 2018 Blue Marlin World Cup Championship, which takes place on July 4th, the event’s organizers have several important announce...
Palm Beach KDW Set to Go » 04/16/2018 - The 16th annual Palm Beach County KDW Classic, one of Florida’s largest fishing tournaments, returns to the Riviera Beach Marina Village on June 1st & 2nd.

The popular contest ho...
Artist Supports Recovery Efforts » 04/16/2018 - Due to the generosity of artist and IGFA representative David Wirth, Florida Keys angling associations have received a second wave of financial support from the International Game Fish AssociationR...
Team Hell's Bay Repeats as Champion » 04/11/2018 - Against a backdrop of a partial moon and stars, plus a throng of cheering fans, a tired but triumphant Team Hell’s Bay was the first skiff to idle to the dock at the Cabin Bluff Lodge late Wedne...
World Record Game Fishes Publication » 04/10/2018 - All the facts and figures behind recreational angling’s most amazing catches are now available in the 2018 edition of IGFA World Record Game Fishes published by the International Game Fish Assoc...
International Billfish Meeting » 04/09/2018 - Earlier this spring, IGFA hosted the Fifth Meeting of the Consortium on Billfish Management and Conservation (CBMC) where partner organizations, scientists, consultants, and government agencies throug...
Big Rock Founder Passes » 04/02/2018 - Bob Simpson had a vision of boosting the economy by highlighting fishing on the Crystal Coast. Sixty years later his idea has turned into the largest tournament of its kind in the United States. ...