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IGFA World Record: Video Shows Process for Submitting Your Fish

The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) recently released a new video that outlines the entire process of submitting an IGFA World Record. The video is available here on the IGFA’s YouTube Channel

In addition to detailing the steps of applying for an IGFA World Record, the video also provides helpful tips and best practices on how to properly document and release your world record catches alive.

“This video addresses what is without a doubt the most frequently asked question we receive at the International Game Fish Association,” said IGFA President Jason Schratwieser. “We are very pleased with how this video turned out and I’m hopeful that it will serve as a resource for anglers from around the world for years to come.”

The IGFA receives roughly 500 world record applications a year, and currently maintains world records for a total of 1,650 different species of freshwater and saltwater fish. In recent years, nearly half of all IGFA World Records approved have been for fish that were released alive.  

Find more information about applying for an IGFA World Record here.

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About the IGFA

Founded in 1939, The International Game Fish Association is a nonprofit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making, record keeping and recognition of outstanding accomplishments in the field of angling. The IGFA maintains world records in freshwater, saltwater, fly-fishing and junior angler categories. The IGFA has members in more than 100 countries.

Vision

Establish the International Game Fish Association as the most widely recognized authority on game fish and angling-related matters in the world. 

Mission

The International Game Fish Association is a nonprofit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices, through science, education, rule making, record keeping and recognition of outstanding accomplishments in the field of angling.

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