To be widely acknowledged as a leader in fishing conservation and protection of our marine resources.
To be widely acknowledged for being a role model supporter of youth fishing. This includes knowledge transfer, boating skills, and stewardship of resources.
To be widely acknowledged as a “Trust” that makes a meaningful difference in the lives of youth that show an interest in acting as stewards of marine resources and recreational fishing.
IFACT exists to support and encourage conservation projects, including but not limited to the protecting, preserving, and restoring of water quality, flats, marine life, sea grass, reefs and mangroves. Additionally, we are committed to developing the future stewards of our marine resources and recreational fishing through youth fishing tournaments, education, and scholarships.
Recognizing that that the youth of this country are the future stewards of our marine environment, the IFC and its members are both partners in, and the leading fundraisers of, the Islamorada Fishing and Conservation Trust (IFACT), a 501(c)(3) charity that fosters youth fishing and seeks to instill the importance of an environmental ethics in future generations.