IWFA Master Angler Program Species List 2019.01.01

IWFA MASTER ANGLER PROGRAM SPECIES LIST

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Species

Tackle

Categories

Maximum

 line test

Minimum

length inches

Minimum length centimeters

Amberjack, Greater

G

30 lb.

48 in

122cm

Bass, Largemouth

S
P

8 lb.
8 lb.

22 in

56 cm

Bass, Smallmouth

S
P

8 lb.
8 lb.

22 in

56 cm

Bass, Striped

Landlocked
Salt

S
P
G

12 lb.
16 lb.
20 lb.

42 in
42 in
48 in

107 cm
107 cm
122 cm

Bonefish 

F

12 lb. tippet

24 in

61 cm

Bonito

Atlantic
Little Tunny
Pacific
Skipjack Tuna

F
S
P

8 lb. tippet
8 lb.
8 lb.

30 in

76 cm

Carp, Grass 

F

8 lb. tippet

32 in

81 cm

Cobia 

P
F

16 lb.
20 lb. tippet

48 in

122 cm

Drum, Red

F
S
P

16 lb. tippet
12 lb.
16 lb.

30 in

76 cm

Grouper, Black 

G

30 lb.

40 in

102 cm

Jack, Almaco 

G

30 lb.

46 in

117 cm

Jack, Crevalle

Atlantic
Pacific

S
P

12 lb.
16 lb.

26 in

66 cm

Mackerel

Cero
Spanish

S
F

8 lb.
8 lb. tippet

28 in

71 cm

Marlin, Black

G
F

50 lb.
20 lb. tippet

Any Size

 Any Size

Marlin, Blue

Atlantic
Pacific

G
F

30 lb.
20 lb. tippet

Any Size

Any Size

Marlin, Striped

 

F
G

20 lb. tippet
20 lb.

Any Size

Any Size

Marlin, White

 

F
G

20 lb. tippet
20 lb.

Any Size

Any Size

Muskellunge

S
P

12 lb.
16 lb.

45 in

114 cm

Peacock Bass

Blackstriped Butterfly
Orinoco
Speckled

F
S

8 lb. tippet
8 lb.

22 in

56 cm

Permit

F
S

12 lb. tippet
12 lb.

28 in

71 cm

Pike, Northern

S
P

12 lb.
16 lb.

45 in

114 cm

Roosterfish

S
P
G

12 lb.
16 lb.
20 lb.

40 in

102 cm

Sailfish

Atlantic

Pacific

G
F

12 lb.
12 lb. tippet

Any Size

Any Size

Salmon, Chinook

F
S

12 lb. tippet
12 lb.

40 in

102 cm

Salmon, Chum

F

8 lb. tippet

30 in

76 cm

Salmon, Coho

F

8 lb. tippet

30 in

76 cm

Seatrout, Spotted

S
F

8 lb.
8 lb. tippet

26 in

66 cm

Shark

Black Tip
Bonnethead
Hammerhead
Mako
Porbeagle
Thresher
Tiger
Tope
Whaler
White

F

20 lb. tippet

60 in

152 cm

Snapper, Cubera

Atlantic
Pacific

G

50 lb.

36 in

91 cm

Snook

Atlantic
Pacific

F
S
P

12 lb. tippet
12 lb.
16 lb.

32 in

81 cm

Spearfish

Atlantic
Shortbill

G
F

20 lb.
20 lb. tippet

Any size

Any Size

Swordfish

G
F

50 lb.
20 lb. tippet

Any Size

Any Size

Tarpon 

F

20 lb. tippet

60 in

152 cm

Trevally, Giant

S
P

12 lb.
16 lb.

30 in

76 cm

Trout, Brown

F

6 lb. tippet

24 in

61 cm

Trout, Rainbow 

F

6 lb. tippet

24 in

61 cm

Tuna, Blackfin

F
S
P

16 lb. tippet
12 lb.
16 lb.

30 in

76 cm

 

*G=Guide / S=Spin / P=Plug / F=Fly