Anglers Community: Where do we start?

Because of space and other limitations, we have presented the seed of an idea that hopefully will begin to grow. It is up to the sportfishing community to decide whether the International Congress of Sportfishing has the potential we think it has. Maybe it is time for several fishing clubs or associations to meet and […]

Sportfishing community: What we do

One of our main problems is that the sportfishing community is fragmented. We do not have a common voice. There is Trout Unlimited, Fly Fishing Federation, B.A.S.S., IGFA, The Billfish Foundation, Muskies Inc., Atlantic Salmon Association, American Museum of Fly Fishing, The National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame, American Sportfishing Association, Izaak Walton, and […]

Catch-and-release is all wrong

Catch-and-release is not only becoming popular in angling circles in U.S., it’s becoming an important fishing philosophy in many countries. Catch-and-release lets anglers enjoy their sport but not diminish the resource. But PETA, PISCES and other anti-fishing organizations claim this approach is still cruel and that the fish suffers tremendous traumatic and physical effects. Here’s […]