The International Game Fish Association wants you to become an Official IGFA Weigh Station!

All Official IGFA Weigh Stations receive:

  • Listing on the IGFA's interactive online map as an Official IGFA Weigh Station inclusive of contact info, complete description, photo, and location of services and amenities.
  • Listing on the IGFA Mobile App (currently available for Apple and Android devices) with maps and directions to your location from anywhere in the world
  • Listing in the IGFA World Record Game Fishes and International Angler magazine distributed in more than 140 countries and territories.  Digital version on the IGFA website has active links for email and website addresses.
  • Listing in the IGFA Go-Fish Directory located in the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum where thousands of visitors have access on a touch-screen.
  • Publicity to generate traffic to your business and referrals from IGFA headquarters.
  • Continuously updated information from IGFA on world records, junior world records, fly records, and the latest international fishing news.
  • IGFA materials including: IGFA membership brochures; IGFA world record application forms; and Slam and Trophy Club application forms. (More copies available at no cost, by request.)
  • Decals identifying your business as an Official IGFA Weigh Station.   
  • Annual regular membership in IGFA which includes the IGFA World Record Game Fishes book and a year subscription to the International Angler magazine with record updates.  Access to Members-Only sections on the IGFA website.
  • Free testing and annual certification of official scale used in your business. (Maximum scale weight that can be certified by IGFA is 100 pounds.) Shipping costs not included.  Note: Your scales may also be certified for accuracy by government agencies or other qualified and accredited organizations.

To become an Official IGFA Weigh Station:

  • Maintain an accurate scale on the premises that is certified annually.
  • Every year, Send IGFA headquarters copies of the current scale certification showing scale’s accuracy, scale brand, maximum weight and scale increments.  Weigh Stations will be processed; unfortunately however, they cannot be listed on the website, in IGFA publications, or given referrals until IGFA has received a copy of current certification.
  • Maintain a supply of record applications, etc. for your customers (free from IGFA.)
  • Pay an annual fee of $100 (USD) to cover listing in publications and website, and for servicing. 

 For more information about the Official IGFA Weigh Station program, please contact Darlene Daniel at 954-927-2628 or email

Become an Official IGFA Weigh Station or Renew today