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Recent Records

Women Speargun
9/12/2020
Maya Western
Muskellunge, Tiger
Men Speargun
5/12/2020
Patrick T. Ryan
Triggerfish, Titan
Women Speargun
1/24/2020
Lori R Nishimura
Snapper, Mexican Barred
Women Sling
3/16/2020
Morganne Esteves
Grouper, Tiger
Men Speargun
7/12/2020
Zachary Alek Brown
Tuskfish, Blackspot
Men Speargun
10/3/2020
Matthew Deichsel
Buffalo, Bigmouth
Men Speargun
9/24/2020
Cecchetti Massimo
Seabass, European
Women Speargun
6/3/2020
Tracy Fridye
Halibut, California
Men Speargun
7/31/2020
Helmuth Hampl
Pompano, Blackblotch
Men Speargun
9/13/2020
Jake Lords
Trout, Brook
Women Sling
10/17/2020
Andrea Cahill
Margate, White
Men Sling
7/18/2020
Greg Dudley
Bass, Striped (Freshwater, Landlocked)
Women Speargun
6/27/2020
Skye Bailey
Snapper, Northern Red
Women Speargun
1/7/2020
Tanya Nadauld
Trevally, Yellowspotted
Women Speargun
6/18/2020
Tanya Nadauld
Sailfish, Indo-Pacific
Men Speargun
9/25/2020
Jimmy Previti
Grouper, Sawtail
Women Speargun
4/13/2020
Lori R Nishimura
Grouper, Leopard
Women Speargun
7/20/2020
Talya Semrad
Cabezon
Men Speargun
2/3/2020
Jake Poad
Snapper, Midnight
Men Sling
4/21/2020
Christopher Prem
Triggerfish, Grey
Women Speargun
6/8/2020
Kelsey Albert
Cod, Atlantic
Men Speargun
6/8/2020
Matthew Deichsel
Catfish, Channel
Men Speargun
7/1/2020
Anthony Borghi
Wiper
Men Speargun
12/15/2019
Jorge Paulo Lemann
Sweetlips, Minstrel
Women Sling
7/1/2020
Skye Bailey
Snapper, Northern Red
Women Speargun
3/16/2020
Lisa Ferrier Rafkin
Grouper, Leopard
Men Sling
5/8/2020
Joseph K. Wall
Trevally, Giant
Men Speargun
9/8/2020
Ramon E. Rodriguez Ruiz
Parrotfish, Midnight
Men Speargun
2/25/2020
Diego Santiago Baltazar
Grouper, Gag
Women Speargun
8/15/2020
Sadie Peachey
Halibut, Pacific

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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