News From IGFA

Posted on August 24th, 2013 by Mike

HOT News from the IGFA
 May 2006

Chicago/Miami USA defending champs race away with title in Rolex/IGFA Offshore Championship Tournament
Team releases a record 10 marlin in last day of world offshore championship 

The defending 2005 Rolex/IGFA Offshore Tournament Champions are now the 2006 Rolex/IGFA Offshore Champions. The USA team with members from Miami, Fla, and the Chicago, Ill., suburbs, caught and released a single day record 10 marlin in the final round of the four day event, considered the world championship of offshore fishing  

Their boat, among the 64 tournament teams from 33 countries, was the last into the Cabo San Lucas, Mexico port flying only one blue pennant bearing a marlin in white along with a red release flag. But the smiles on the team members