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

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 […]

Beautiful Icelandic trout sets new IGFA tippet record

IGFA Representative Meredith J. McCord caught and released this beautiful 5.27-kilogram (11-pound 10-ounce) brown trout (Salmo trutta) on May 13, 2018 while fly fishing Iceland’s Lake Thingvallavatn. McCord played the fish for approximately 10 minutes before it was landed, documented, and released alive. If approved, the catch will become the new women’s 3-kilogram (6-pound) tippet […]