International Underwater Spearfishing Association
World Record  
14.7 kg. ,   32.4 lbs.
Bass, Striped (Freshwater, Landlocked)    Morone saxatilis
Record Category: Men Sling / Polespear

Diver: Wesley Stewart
Date: 9/8/2014

I just got off work and made the 2 hour drive north to my spot. I was trying a new spot and was about 2 hours in to it. I had seen several fish just none worth taking. So i went a little shallower and made a dive. By the time I got to the bottom I realized there was a giant tree right in front of me. So I decided to aim to the right and as soon as I did my fish came right from behind the tree. I hit him right in the head. He still managed to put up a really good fight after bending my spear tip.

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