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Recent Records

Women Sling
7/20/2017
Danielle Kenney
Jack, Horse-Eye
Women Sling
5/22/2017
Magali Côté
Carp, Common
Men Sling Freshwater
6/26/2017
Thomas Jay Naegele
Bowfin
Women Sling
7/13/2017
Danielle Kenney
Jack, Horse-Eye
Men Sling
6/26/2017
Thomas Jay Naegele
Bowfin
Men Sling
5/7/2017
Scott Brown
Snapper, Northern Red
Men Sling
6/26/2017
Giovanni Vitalie
Lingcod
Women Speargun
4/2/2017
Nikki Watt
Marlin, Black
Women Sling
5/26/2017
Danielle Kenney
Snapper, Mutton
Men Speargun
4/28/2017
Dewald Lategan
Tuna, Bigeye
Women Sling
7/17/2017
Taylor Barit
Snapper, Gray (Mangrove)
Men Sling
5/3/2017
Lopaka Bounds
Jack, Crevalle
Men Speargun
5/24/2017
Wayne A Cypriano
Knifejaw, Spotted
Women Sling
7/20/2017
Sophia Pallavicini
Drum, Black
Women Sling
4/9/2017
Taylor Barit
Grouper, Black
Men Speargun
2/28/2017
Wesley Stewart
Bass, Largemouth
Men Speargun
7/26/2017
Vaggelis Lagonas
Dentex, Common
Women Speargun
6/16/2017
Summer Sawaya
Snapper, Atlantic Cubera
Men Speargun
5/24/2017
Wayne A Cypriano
Knifejaw, Spotted
Women Sling
5/11/2017
Cheyenne Lee
Jack, Crevalle
Women Speargun
2/14/2017
Summer Sawaya
Tuna, Blackfin
Men Sling
5/30/2017
Gary Godoy
Knifejaw, Spotted
Women Speargun - Freshwater
6/22/2017
Shelby Lynn Peterson
Muskellunge, Tiger
Women Sling
7/20/2017
Cheyenne Lee
Cobia
Women Speargun
5/25/2017
Valentine Thomas
Coralgrouper, Squaretail
Men Speargun
5/13/2017
Shane Cabiles
Knifejaw, Spotted
Men Speargun
7/1/2017
Brian Webster
Barracuda, Pacific
Men Speargun
2/18/2017
Wesley James Skinner
Grouper, Black
Men Speargun
6/28/2017
Daniel J Byrne
Salmon, Chinook
Men Speargun
6/28/2017
Daniel J Byrne
Salmon, Chinook

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.


             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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