May 7, 2013

NOVA and IGFA International Billfish Symposium Set For 2015

Written by IGFA & NOVA | Photos: Guy Harvey PhD The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) will host an International Billfish Symposium at its headquarters in Dania Beach, Florida during August 2015.  The event will be co-chaired by Jason Schratwieser, Conservation Director for IGFA, and Dr. David Kerstetter, director of […]
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December 24, 2012

IGFA Fish Release Recommendations

Written by Guy Harvey Outpost | Lead in Picture: Ken Neill Modifying the types of hooks you use can significantly affect a fish’s chances for survival after it is released.  When fishing with natural bait (dead or alive), IGFA strongly encourages the use of non-offset circle hooks.  Extensive research on […]
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October 9, 2012

Billfish Conservation Act is Signed into Law

Written by IGFA | Artwork by: Guy Harvey President Obama signed the the Billfish Conservation Act into law, effectively banning the importation of all billfish into the continental United States. The signing marks the culmination of a united undertaking by a diverse coalition of angling and conservation organizations working in cooperation with […]
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September 12, 2012

Billfish Conservation Act passes US House of Representatives

Written by IGFA | Artwork by: Guy Harvey Recreational anglers and ocean conservationists scored a big victory in Congress today as the Billfish Conservation Act passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives. The bill still must pass the Senate where it has the support of both Florida Senators Bill Nelson […]
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September 5, 2012

Blue Moon Magic

Written by Ozzy Delgado | Photos by: Martini Arostegui Every year around the Full Moon of July and August, cubera snapper (Lutjanus cyanopterus) come into shallower water to spawn. This year was a little different having a blue moon over Miami. This is when a second full moon occurs in […]
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