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Recent Records

Men Speargun
10/3/2020
Matthew Deichsel
Buffalo, Bigmouth
Men Speargun
9/25/2020
Jimmy Previti
Grouper, Sawtail
Women Sling
12/10/2020
Sabine Banet
Wahoo
Women Sling
10/8/2020
Dr Kelsea Albert
Plaice
Men Sling
12/26/2020
Joshua Crockwell
Grouper, Black
Men Sling
3/23/2021
Dimosthenis Adamis
Leerfish
Women Speargun
12/23/2020
Erin Mcginty
Sailfish, Indo-Pacific
Women Sling
10/17/2020
Andrea Cahill
Margate, White
Men Sling
3/23/2021
Dimos Adamis
Leerfish
Women Speargun
9/12/2020
Maya Western
Muskellunge, Tiger
Men Sling
11/27/2020
Kunpei Kosaka
Coralgrouper, Blacksaddle
Men Speargun
7/1/2020
Anthony Borghi
Wiper
Men Sling
10/27/2020
Salman Alblawi
Grouper, Brown Marbled
Men Speargun
9/8/2020
Ramon E. Rodriguez Ruiz
Parrotfish, Midnight
Women Sling
11/30/2020
Stephanie Schuldt
Snapper, Dog
Women Speargun
8/15/2020
Sadie Peachey
Halibut, Pacific
Men Speargun
7/12/2020
Zachary Alek Brown
Tuskfish, Blackspot
Women Sling
7/1/2020
Skye Bailey
Snapper, Northern Red
Men Speargun
9/24/2020
Cecchetti Massimo
Seabass, European
Women Speargun
1/17/2021
Kara Pedersen
Jobfish, Green
Men Speargun
8/1/2020
Victor Serraventoso
Grouper, Orange Spotted
Men Sling
7/18/2020
Greg Dudley
Bass, Striped (Freshwater, Landlocked)
Women Sling
1/26/2021
Stephanie Schuldt
Triggerfish, Ocean
Women Speargun
10/11/2020
Dr Kelsey Albert
Pollack
Men Speargun
7/31/2020
Helmuth Hampl
Pompano, Blackblotch
Men Sling
11/25/2020
Kunpei Kosaka
Tuna, Dogtooth
Women Speargun
7/20/2020
Talya Semrad
Cabezon
Men Speargun
9/28/2020
Diego Santiago Baltazar
Yellowtail, S Atlantic/African
Men Speargun
9/13/2020
Jake Lords
Trout, Brook
Men Sling
3/23/2021
Dimos Adamis
Leerfish

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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