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IGFA Releases the 2021 World Record Game Fishes Book

DANIA BEACH, FL – The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) recently announced the release of the highly anticipated 2021 World Record Game Fishes book, the world’s most definitive publication of recreational angling records and the organization’s signature membership benefit.

The first thing to catch your eye with the 2021 IGFA World Record Game Fishes book is the beautiful wrap-around cover of Trophy Tarpon, from renowned South African marine artist Craig Bertram Smith.

Open the cover and in addition to the comprehensive listing of IGFA World Records and Slam & Trophy Clubs, the 2021 issue includes five feature articles by industry authorities including discovering the incredible biodiversity and fisheries in Fishing the Solomon Islands: Where Variety is the Spice of Life by Sam Mossman, exploring an angler’s dream location in The Spectacular Seychelles by Sam White, uncovering the comprehensive history of shallow-water boat design in The Evolution of the Flats Skiff by Chris Morejohn, learning the history of fly fishing’s transition over the years in The Evolution of Fly Fishing from Fresh to Saltwater by Monte Burke, and uncovering the facts behind native trout in North America in Wild Trout of the Wild West by Steve Quinn.

“We are very proud to release the 2021 IGFA World Record Game Fishes book,” said IGFA President Jason Schratwieser. “This is something our members and anglers around the world look forward to every year and we are excited to provide them with this impressive publication, which we feel is one of our best yet.”

The 2021 IGFA World Record Game Fishes book also includes an updated version of IGFA’s International Angling Rules, valuable information on IGFA Clubs, Captains, Weigh Stations, members-only discount programs, and more.

The IGFA World Record Game Fishes is an annual publication and a signature benefit of IGFA Membership. The printed version of the annual publication is sent to all current members at the Individual Membership level or higher, which is $50 per year. All paying members of the IGFA receive access to the annual publication. All IGFA publications, past and present, are available for online access only through the IGFA’s Digital Membership at $20 per year.

During this limited time offer, new members will also enter a drawing to win an impressive gift package including a YETI Flip 18 filled with product from our partners at YETI and Savage Gear, as well as two new IGFA hats.

To learn more about the organization and to receive access to the 2021 IGFA World Record Game Fishes, please visit

About the IGFA

Founded in 1939, the IGFA 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 also maintains world records in freshwater, saltwater, fly fishing and junior angler categories. The IGFA has members in more than 100 countries.


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