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Recent Records

Men Sling
11/19/2016
Kenneth Julian Martin
Bluefish
Men Speargun
2/18/2017
Wesley James Skinner
Grouper, Black
Men Sling
2/6/2017
Jancy Wilson
Gar, Longnose
Women Sling
9/10/2016
Lindsey Walicek
Bass, Striped

11/14/2016
James Adams
Jack, Horse-Eye
Women Speargun
12/7/2016
Nicole Burko
Snapper, Pacific Cubera
Men Sling
12/17/2016
Greyson Dixon
Grouper, Yellowmouth
Men Speargun
10/12/2016
Dudon Stéphane
Seabream, Gilthead
Men Sling
9/14/2016
James Stack
Silver Redhorse
Men Sling
9/26/2016
Bill W Bronsord
Triggerfish, Ocean
Women Sling
2/14/2017
Summer Sawaya
Amberjack, Greater
Men Speargun
10/14/2016
Carl Crist
Tiliapia
Men Speargun
12/3/2016
Wesley Stewart
Bass, Striped (Freshwater, Landlocked)
Men Speargun
9/14/2016
James Stack
Bowfin
Men Speargun
11/28/2016
David Lewington
Snapper, Scribbled
Men Sling
9/3/2016
Dave Freeman
Snapper, Pacific Cubera
Men Speargun
11/28/2016
Dimitris Tsentas
Dentex, Common
Men Sling
12/28/2016
Jonathan Hernandez
Grouper, Gag
Women Speargun
9/4/2016
Jennifer Budworth
Mulloway
Women Sling
1/6/2017
Laurel Smith
Amberjack, Greater
Men Speargun
10/9/2016
Dudon Stéphane
Cod, Atlantic
Men Speargun
2/28/2017
Wesley Stewart
Bass, Largemouth
Men Speargun
12/31/2016
Nat Davey
Yellowtail, S Pacific
Men Sling
9/1/2016
James Stack
Carp, Common
Men Speargun
12/19/2016
Jorge Paulo Lemann
Jack, Black
Men Speargun
9/21/2016
Aaron Dalman
Silver Redhorse
Men Sling
11/14/2016
James Adams
Jack, Horse-Eye
Men Speargun
11/4/2016
Mike Grummell
Triggerfish, Blunthead
Men Sling
10/9/2016
Dudon Stéphane
Cod, Atlantic
Women Speargun
2/14/2017
Summer Sawaya
Tuna, Blackfin

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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