History of The International Game Fish Association

Established 1939

 

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 History Timeline

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Announces Monumental Sale of Headquarters to Bolster Endowment for Global Conservation Efforts

November 1, 2023

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Announces Monumental Sale of Headquarters to Bolster Endowment for Global Conservation Efforts

The 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 announced the strategic sale of its building and…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Billfish Research and Conservation Endowment

April 2, 2023

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Billfish Research and Conservation Endowment

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Billfish Research and Conservation Endowment The Future of Billfish…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Teaches 100,000 Youth Around the World to Fish!

June 23, 2022

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Teaches 100,000 Youth Around the World to Fish!

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Teaches 100,000 Youth Around the World to Fish! In…

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Jason Schratwieser Elected President

January 25, 2020

Jason Schratwieser Elected President

Jason Schratwieser served the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 as conservation director since 2003…

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Victory for Billfish Conservation

August 6, 2018

Victory for Billfish Conservation

 The International Game Fish Association (新澳门六合彩开奖直播) celebrated the signing of House…

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Nehl Horton becomes President of the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播

September 1, 2017

Nehl Horton becomes President of the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播

Nehl Horton, 新澳门六合彩开奖直播鈥檚 seventh president, is a veteran business leader,…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 hosts the 6th International Billfish Symposium

September 14, 2016

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 hosts the 6th International Billfish Symposium

The 6th International Billfish Symposium (IBS) was held in September…

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First publication from the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Great Marlin Race

January 11, 2016

First publication from the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Great Marlin Race

The first scientific publication from the IGMR, titled 鈥淚nfluence of temperature…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 partners in the FAO Caribbean Billfish Project

January 1, 2015

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 partners in the FAO Caribbean Billfish Project

From 2015-2018, the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 participated in the Caribbean Billfish Project…

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Female freshwater world record categories added

April 1, 2014

Female freshwater world record categories added

At the January 2014 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 annual meeting, a decision was…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Great Marlin Race sets records

February 9, 2012

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Great Marlin Race sets records

The longest distance ever tracked by a satellite tag on…

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Billfish Conservation Act signed into law

October 5, 2011

Billfish Conservation Act signed into law

Signed into law by President Obama on October 5th, 2012,…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 participates in the first IUCN global assessment of tuna and billfish species

February 15, 2011

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 participates in the first IUCN global assessment of tuna and billfish species

From Feb. 15-18, 2011, marine fishery biologists from four countries…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 launches All-Tackle Length Record release category

February 9, 2011

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 launches All-Tackle Length Record release category

After several years in the making, the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 was pleased…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 and Stanford University partner to form the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Great Marlin Race

January 11, 2011

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 and Stanford University partner to form the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Great Marlin Race

Under the leadership of 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Chairman at the time Packy…

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Take Marlin off the Menu

August 9, 2010

Take Marlin off the Menu

Concerned about the health of billfish fisheries, the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 and…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 hosts World Recreational Fishing Conference

November 10, 2008

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 hosts World Recreational Fishing Conference

The 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 hosted the 5th World Recreational Fishing Conference (WRFC)…

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Rob Kramer becomes President of the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播

March 21, 2003

Rob Kramer becomes President of the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播

The 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Board of Trustees elected Rob Kramer as 新澳门六合彩开奖直播…

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First Annual 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Fishing Hall of Fame Induction

January 18, 1999

First Annual 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Fishing Hall of Fame Induction

The Inaugral 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Fishing Hall of Fame recognized extraordinary achievements…

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Expansion of 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 World Records, new categories for female anglers

January 1, 1998

Expansion of 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 World Records, new categories for female anglers

In the beginning of 1998 word record categories grew once…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Trustees approve new logo created by Dr. Guy Harvey

January 26, 1996

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Trustees approve new logo created by Dr. Guy Harvey

By the early 1990s, the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播鈥檚 original logo had been…

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Line testing, scale certification and 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Slams and Trophy Fish Clubs added

January 1, 1993

Line testing, scale certification and 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Slams and Trophy Fish Clubs added

In his first Presidential letter to members in the 1993 World…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 relocates and Mike Leech becomes 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 President

January 1, 1992

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 relocates and Mike Leech becomes 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 President

By early 1992, 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 moved from Ft. Lauderdale to Pompano…

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No Billfish on the Menu campaign

July 4, 1990

No Billfish on the Menu campaign

In an effort to inform the public about the dwindling…

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All-Tackle records program expanded

October 3, 1984

All-Tackle records program expanded

In 1984, E.K Harry and the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 Board of Trustees…

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First 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 International Auction & Banquet

January 26, 1984

First 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 International Auction & Banquet

The 新澳门六合彩开奖直播鈥檚 first big fundraiser was held in 1984  in…

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The 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 holds the World Angling Conference

January 1, 1984

The 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 holds the World Angling Conference

One of the primary means of connecting scientists and anglers…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 starts freshwater line-class and tippet-class records

January 1, 1980

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 starts freshwater line-class and tippet-class records

In absorbing freshwater and fly fishing responsibilities E.K. Harry noticed the…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 becomes the keeper of freshwater and saltwater fly records

June 1, 1978

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 becomes the keeper of freshwater and saltwater fly records

One of E.K. Harry鈥檚 most ambitious goals was realized in…

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World Record Marine Fishes redesign

April 2, 1978

World Record Marine Fishes redesign

In May 1978, 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 members were stunned when they pulled…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 adopts the metric system

January 1, 1977

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 adopts the metric system

On January 1, 1977, 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 established a metric line-class system…

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Elwood K. Harry becomes 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 President

January 30, 1975

Elwood K. Harry becomes 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 President

Elwood Harry was appointed 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 President in 1975. From the…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 becomes a nonprofit

March 3, 1973

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 becomes a nonprofit

Elwood K. Harry joined the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 in 1962 as vice…

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Library of Fishes takes shape

February 1, 1973

Library of Fishes takes shape

Surely one of 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 President E.K. Harry鈥檚 most personally satisfying…

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Marine Angler newsletter

January 1, 1973

Marine Angler newsletter

A bimonthly newsletter entitled International Marine Angler was begun in 1973, a…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 releases first edition of World Record Marine Fishes

January 2, 1971

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 releases first edition of World Record Marine Fishes

One of 新澳门六合彩开奖直播鈥檚 President Bill Carpenter鈥檚 most significant contributions was…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 relocates to Florida, William K. DuPont Carpenter becomes President

January 1, 1958

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 relocates to Florida, William K. DuPont Carpenter becomes President

By 1958, the organization had outgrown its American Museum of…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 recognizes nylon lines, changes record categories from thread-count to breaking strength

January 1, 1949

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 recognizes nylon lines, changes record categories from thread-count to breaking strength

In 1949, for the first time, the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 began to…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 publishes organization and rules

January 1, 1945

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 publishes organization and rules

Only a few months after that first meeting there were…

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Michael Lerner becomes 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 President

January 1, 1944

Michael Lerner becomes 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 President

In 1944, Dr. William K. Gregory retired from the American…

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新澳门六合彩开奖直播 contributes to war effort

February 2, 1943

新澳门六合彩开奖直播 contributes to war effort

  Michael Lerner assisted in the design of a new…

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Official 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 yearbook and linen line recognized

January 1, 1943

Official 新澳门六合彩开奖直播 yearbook and linen line recognized

Despite a serious war-related paper shortage and the required vetting…

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The International Game Fish Association formally launched

June 7, 1939

The International Game Fish Association formally launched

From the 新澳门六合彩开奖直播鈥檚 founding in 1939 to his resignation as…

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