The International Game Fish Association announces the imminent release of its long-awaited history book,
Big Game Fishing Headquarters: A History of the IGFA
Full Scale Release in August
will release a special first edition of its history book Big Game Fishing Headquarters:
A History of the IGFA later this summer.
Written by award-winning copywriter and IGFA Representative Mike Rivkin, the work is a comprehensive look at the development of big game fishing and the IGFA’s pivotal role in same. The book will focus on the IGFA’s event-filled 66-year history and include more than 200 heretofore unpublished photographs and documents from the IGFA’s enormous archives.
“Indeed, this is the first time that the IGFA has ever given a writer access to the vast store of its internal records,” commented IGFA President Rob Kramer. “Every long-time member and friend of the IGFA will be fascinated by the pioneering photographs and unedited correspondence from the organization’s earliest days.” Such compelling personalities as IGFA founder Michael Lerner and long-time Vice President Ernest Hemingway are reviewed, and early angling hotspots such as
Other chapters look at the history of the IGFA’s rules of angling, how world records are set and lost, and the organization’s all-new Museum and Hall of Fame in
The book’s author is 49-year-old Mike Rivkin, a successful catalogue publisher widely known for his celebrated copywriting skills. Rivkin is also a veteran offshore angler, member of
For more details or to reserve your own numbered copy, visit the IGFA’s website
Crystal Carey at 954-924-4310.
IGFA PR counsel