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Recent Records

Men Speargun
7/8/2019
Francisco Loffredi
Queenfish, Talang
Women Speargun
9/28/2019
Jennifer Yarbrough
Buffalo, Bigmouth
Women Sling
7/20/2019
Shelby Lynn Peterson
Carp, Common
Women Sling
10/30/2019
Julie Higgs
Cobia
Men Speargun
7/23/2019
Donald Bodkin Iii
Halibut, Pacific
Men Sling
6/17/2019
Christopher Sheets
Walleye
Women Sling
8/22/2019
Julie Higgs
Margate, Black
Men Speargun
8/16/2019
Dudon Stéphane
Grunt, Sompat
Women Speargun
9/2/2019
Skye Bailey
Tuna, Pacific Bluefin
Men Speargun
8/25/2019
Paul Young
Bass, Striped (Freshwater, Landlocked)
Women Sling
9/9/2019
Magali Côté
Carp, Common
Men Speargun
8/18/2019
Brendan Dyer
Tautog
Women Speargun
10/29/2019
Abbie Donaldson-Woodard
Jack, Horse-Eye
Men Speargun
6/27/2019
Dudon Stéphane
Snapper, Gorean
Women Speargun
6/30/2019
Karena Ferguson
Catfish, Channel
Men Speargun
8/1/2019
Kostas Dafereras
Seabream, Gilthead
Men Speargun
9/27/2019
Steel Rockett
Bowfin
Men Speargun
8/11/2019
Anthony Broadhead
Wolffish, Atlantic
Men Speargun
10/13/2019
Corey Fujita
Coralgrouper, Roving
Men Speargun
8/24/2019
Wesley Stewart
Paddlefish, American
Women Speargun
7/8/2019
Talya Davidoff
Cabezon
Men Speargun
8/2/2019
William Bailon
Snapper, Yellow
Men Speargun
10/12/2019
Simatis Christodoulos
Seabream, Gilthead
Men Sling
7/9/2019
Cameron A. Kirkconnell
Snapper, Northern Red
Men Sling
8/29/2019
Judd Rosen
Tuna, Dogtooth
Women Speargun
7/20/2019
Julie Higgs
Jack, Crevalle
Men Speargun
7/23/2019
Donald Bodkin Iii
Halibut, Pacific
Women Sling
7/14/2019
Talya Davidoff
Cabezon
Women Speargun
6/30/2019
Breanna Blankenship
Bass, Striped (Freshwater, Landlocked)
Men Speargun
8/21/2019
Pepe Urbalejo
Grouper, Sawtail

T
he mission of the International Underwater Spearfishing Association is to promote ethical, safe, and sportsmanlike spearfishing practices, to encourage and support a sense of environmental responsibility among divers, to establish uniform regulations for the compilation of world spearfishing records, to provide basic spearfishing guidelines for use in other spearfishing activities, and to participate in educational and scientific programs.


Every fish is a gift. Only one is Fish of the Year!

2017 Fish of the Year - Nikki Watt - Black Marlin  - Tanthra Australia

             The IUSA Board evaluates all world records approved during the year and determines which, in its opinion, is the Fish of the Year. The criteria for the Fish of the Year is based on the following factors:

  • size of the fish
  • Difficulty due to the fish’s behavior
  • How much more the fish weighs than the prior record
  • How long the prior record was in place
  • Method of catch
  • Rarity of the catch
  • Depth the fish was taken


RULES UPDATED


IUSA Has updated the rule D(2) regarding eligible sling/polespear gear as follows:

The spear must be charged by muscle power, the charge held in place by hand and released
by hand release only, no mechanical trigger release or holding mechanism is allowed to
be used or to be on the polespear or sling.




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