Category: Overseas Fishing News

England 14th in World Big Game Trolling Championships, South France: Germany B Champions

This year’s FIPS-M 27th World Championship for Big Game Trolling took place in Frontignan, South of France from 29th September to 6th October with 14 nations competing to target the giant bluefin tuna and swordfish abound in the area. Team England consisted of; Andy Atkins (manager), Peter Bailey, Jack Challis and Jon Patten. Unfortunately the […]

New world black crappie record for delighted Lionel

The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) has approved Lionel Ferguson’s 5lb 7oz black crappie as the new All-Tackle world record. Ferguson’s historic catch is the heaviest crappie ever recorded by the IGFA and replaces the previous record for black crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus) that has stood since 2006. Ferguson caught the record crappie on May 15, […]

World record leather bass

Ricci Chavez caught this potential IGFA All-Tackle world record leather bass (Dermatolepis dermatolepis) while fishing out of Los Buzos Panama Kayak Fishing Lodge. The fish weighed in at 28lb 2oz (12.78kg), Chavez’s and is heavy enough to replace the existing record of 27lb 8oz if accepted. WORLDWIDE FISHING ADVENTURES – PANAMA

Chris tames potential new world record golden mahseer in northern India at 75lb….

Chris Beale caught and released this potential new All-Tackle world record golden mahseer (Tor putitora) that weighed in at an impressive 34 kilograms (75 pounds) while fishing the Mahakali River in Northern India with local guide Bobby Saptal. Hong Kong resident Chris needed 20 minutes to tame the beautiful fish which was quickly weighed and released. […]

Bolivia hitting the bucket list for travelling anglers as Art strikes IGFA catfish world record

Amazon-Angler.com’s friend and client Art Wenson from Columbus, Ohio USA has just smashed the World Record with a 17lbs 8oz Granulated Catfish on a trip with us on the Rio Madidi in Bolivia. Primarily Amazon-Angler’s exclusive Arapaima and Giant Catfish destination, Art used cut fish bait to wrangle this strange-looking Catfish from a deep hole […]

Beautiful blue peacock bass looks set for new IGFA all tackle world record

Brazilian angler Mariozan Gomes do Nascimento potentially set the new IGFA All-Tackle world record for the blue peacock bass (Cichla piquiti) with this stunning  5-kilogram (11-pound) fish that he caught and released while fishing Lago do peixe Angical in the Tocantins state of Brazil, South America. See the blue shadow on the tail extremities? The […]