All the facts and figures behind recreational angling’s most amazing catches are now available in the commemorative 80th anniversary edition of the 2019 IGFA World Record Game Fishes published by The International Game Fish Association.
The IGFA World Record Game Fishes is the world’s most definitive publication of recreational angling records. The 2019 edition includes comprehensive information on all freshwater, saltwater and fly-fishing world records for All-Tackle, Line Class, Tippet Class, Junior & Smallfry and All-Tackle Length categories, including new world records set in the last year.
In addition, the publication features a wide variety of unique content like 80 Years of Fishing for the World chronicling the significant events of the IGFA’s 80-year history, tales of China’s mysterious freshwater game fish in From China with Love, informative tips from top fly fishing anglers in So Fly 22 and a feature article on the IGFA Great Marlin Race in The Race for Billfish.
“We’re excited to fulfill our longstanding role as the angling world record keeper through the release of our iconic annual publication,” said IGFA Acting President Jason Schratwieser. “Angler recognition, game fish conservation and education are the cornerstones of our association. With the latest edition of IGFA World Record Game Fishes, we aim to inform, educate and inspire those who are interested in our sport by celebrating the achievements of anglers around the globe.”
The 2019 world record book also features infographics detailing the IGFA’s signature programs and valuable information on IGFA member clubs, captains and guides, weigh stations and members-only discount programs designed to help recreational anglers connect with each other and access a wealth of relevant and timely information.