International Underwater Spearfishing Association
World Record  
19.4 kg. ,   42.7 lbs.
Catfish, Flathead    Plyodictis olivaris
Record Category: Men Speargun

Diver: Aaron kropiewnicki
Date: 7/31/2022

We decided last minute to head out for a dive despite hearing bad water reports and headed to an area that is protected from the big waves. Visibility was pretty bad but cleared up at the bottom. I was peeking in under some structure and spotted the catfish holed up and took the shot right through the hill plates for a quick and easy retrieval. Got the fish out of water and knew it was a big one! Shot with a Riffe Euro 110x.

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