Welcome to the IGFTO
We’re looking forward to welcoming you as a new IGFTO observer. IGFTO is made up of many different men and women that have two things in common – a love of fishing and a desire to preserve our precious resource of game fish. Our members are experienced fishermen. Most have captained their own boats or participated in tournaments as anglers so they know their way around boats and what to expect at sea in tournament conditions.
We take observing as serious business. An observer’s job is to see that all boats participating in a tournament play by the same rules so that no boat has an unfair advantage over the others. Many tournaments have high stake cash prizes and an observer’s behavior must be beyond reproach. IGFTO has a reputation among tournament directors and captains as being the best in the business and we are dedicated to keeping it that way.
Please click on the appropriate link below and complete the form it will take you to. The information will be reviewed by our membership committee. We look forward to welcoming you to join us in maintaining the highest level of professionalism for our sport.
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