45th ANNUAL FORKED RIVER TUNA CLUB TOURNAMENT
Approved For ROLEX/IGFA Inshore Championship: August 16 - 18, 2002.
Dania Beach, Florida,U.S.A.
– The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) starts the new year
announcing its third year of the ROLEX/IGFA Inshore Championship
Tournament series, an international fishing competition that draws anglers
from various worldwide locations. The
Inshore Championship Tournament (ITC) will take place in the spring
of 2003 in the Florida Keys, and is expected to include 2002 ITC
qualifying event champions.
The IGFA welcomes the 45TH
Annual Forked River Tuna Club Tournament as a qualifying event for the
ITC, with the winner being invited to compete in the ITC held in 2003.
As an ITC qualifying event each participating angler will receive a
one-year membership in IGFA. For more information on the 45th
Annual Forked River Tuna Club Tournament scheduled for August 16 - 18,
2002 in Forked River, New Jersey, please contact Capt. Jim Giffoniello at
(609) 693-5353, or Email:
Tournament directors involved
in offshore, inshore, light tackle and fly-fishing tournaments are invited
to contact IGFA for more information on the Rolex/IGFA championship
series. There are plans in the future for a freshwater world championship
event. Up to date information on tournaments, IGFA news and more can be
found on the IGFA website
IGFA is a nonprofit membership
supported conservation and record keeping organization, founded in 1939,
with members in over 120 countries. The
association’s headquarters are in the 60,000 square foot IGFA Fishing
Hall of Fame and Museum in Dania Beach, Florida.
For further information,
contact Michael Myatt at the International Game Fish Association, 300 Gulf
Stream Way, Dania Beach, Florida 33004 · (954)
Fax (954) 924-4299 ·