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How can I submit my IGFA record?

How can I submit my IGFA record?

To apply for a world record, the angler must submit a complete IGFA application form, the mandatory length of line and terminal tackle (described below) used to catch the fish, and acceptable photographs of the fish, the rod and reel used to catch the fish, the scale used to weigh the fish, and the angler with the fish …

How much money do you get if you catch a world record fish?

The first two freshwater all-tackle state records earn $100,000 each. The first two saltwater, all-tackle state records earn $100,000 each. And the big winner is the angler who catches the first new IGFA-certified, all-tackle world record. He or she gets $1 million.

What do you do if you catch a world record fish?

Quickly return to shore and weigh your fish on an IGFA certified scale with the help of several witnesses. Make sure to take plenty of photos and measurements so the judges can verify that the catch is genuine. Then, mail in a completed application form with a 50 foot sample of your line and leader to the IGFA.

What qualifies as a world record?

All Guinness World Records record titles must fulfill key criteria including: Measurable – Is it the fastest / longest / heaviest / most? Breakable – Can the record be broken or repeated by someone else? All our record titles must be open to being challenged.

What’s the biggest fish ever caught on record?

great white shark
According to IGFA records, the largest fish ever caught was a great white shark that weighed an unbelievable 2,664 pounds (1,208.389 kg.). Caught off the coast of Ceduna, Australia, in 1959, it took angler Alfred Dean just 50 minutes to win the fight against this one-ton shark.

What is the world record permit?

Permit are essentially shallow water, schooling fish occurring over sandy flats and reefs in depths of from 1 to 17 fathoms. They travel in schools of ten or more fish, though occasionally they may be seen in great numbers. They tend to become more solitary with age.