Fishing News


Protect the Bluefin Option » 06/13/2018 - Over the past several years, the bluefin tuna (BFT) incidental bite in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) has picked up. Through the efforts of The Billfish Foundation, GOM anglers have an allocation of 1.5 met...
Billfish Conservation Act Passes » 06/08/2018 - Conservationists and anglers are commending the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources for advancing H.R. 4528, a bill to amend the Billfish Conservation Act of 2012, sponsored by Congressman Darre...
IGFA Celebrates 80 Years » 06/08/2018 - The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) today announced five new initiatives designed to strengthen its stature as one of the world’s leading conservation-based recreational angling organ...
Road to Redemption » 06/08/2018 - Simms Fishing Products, preeminent manufacturer of waders, outerwear, footwear, and technical apparel in fishing, is pleased to announce the official release of "Beyond the Horizon." The award-winning...
Red Snapper Season Opens in Florida » 06/06/2018 - The recreational red snapper season will start June 11 in Gulf state and federal waters and remain open through July 20, closing July 21. This year and next year are unique compared to previous years ...
Funds for Hurricanes Ready » 06/06/2018 - On the eve of the 2018 hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) is poised to help the recreational angling community recover from natural disasters throug...
AFTCO Launches Womens' Line » 06/04/2018 - For over 60 years, AFTCO has manufactured precision fishing tackle and performance clothing proven for its dependability, durability and pure on the water functionality. AFTCO is changing the game in ...
2018 Key West Marlin Tournament » 06/01/2018 - Legendary author Ernest Hemingway fished for “big-game” in Key West waters during the 1930s, and contemporary anglers can follow his lead July 18-21.

Anglers targeting marlin a...
Tommy Gifford Award Winners » 06/01/2018 - The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) announced its 2018 Tommy Gifford Award winners in recognition of their significant contributions to recreational angling as captains, guides or crew.
Big Rock Ladies Tournament » 06/01/2018 - The Big Rock Keli Wagner Lady Angler Tournament (KWLA) is gearing up for another record-breaking year as it celebrates its 21st annual event next weekend, June 8-9.

The KWLA Tournament is t...