International Underwater Spearfishing Association
World Record  
14.2 kg. ,   31.3 lbs.
Tripletail    Lobotes surinamensis
Record Category: Men Speargun

Diver: Blake Ittmann
Date: 9/19/2018
Location: US

On Wednesday morning September 19, I was diving murky water rigs in search of mangroves and tripletail. I had already shot a 15 pound tripletail so I had plenty enough tripletail to eat. At this point I figured I would dive in search of a much bigger fish. I dove down into very murky surface water and it opened up to about 5’ of visibility and I saw this fish inside of a platform and shot it right behind the gills. The fish put up a fight and took a second dive to get untangled and out of the platform. When I surfaced I knew I had a true giant of a tripletail. We took pictures and headed elsewhere in search of other fish, as we had more than enough white meat to go around.

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