International Underwater Spearfishing Association
World Record  
16.9 kg. ,   37.3 lbs.
Bass, Striped (Freshwater, Landlocked)    Morone saxatilis
Record Category: Men Speargun

Diver: Wesley Stewart
Date: 8/4/2014

It was another day of getting out of work early and driving two hours north to my spot. My wife and I were leaving on a dive drip on our honeymoon that coming Thursday. So I was really just planning on getting some deeper longer dives in. I brought my gun just incase. My four hours of planned training were all gone on the third dive when he swam past me. I stoned him as he was turning away from me. I had shot one before that was the same length but he had an empty stomach. This one clearly had been eating so I knew he would be close.

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