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Carlos Correa – Colombian 68m National Record in Free Immersion [VIDEO]

Colombian Freediver, Carlos Correa recently set a new National Record in Free Immersion (FIM) by diving to 68m in the 2014 Caribbean Cup Freediving Competition in Roatan, Honduras.  You can see the record breaking dive in the video below. Read More »

Australian Ladies Freediving Record BROKEN!

Australian freediver Christina Saenz has been training hard and her efforts paid off last week as she dived to a new Australian Women’s record depth of 60m! The avid freediver now holds Titles for the Free Immersion and Constant Weight disciplines.     Free immersion is where the diver pulls themselves down a guide rope using only their arms. For ... Read More »

New Freediving World Record is SET!

There is a new ‘deepest man’ in the freediving discipline of constant weight. Alexey Molchanov set the new official World Record today, successfully diving to 125m (410 feet), on a single breath. Alexey’s dive time was three minutes and fifty two seconds. World Record holder Alexey Molchanov The previous world record of 24m has been held by Austrian Herbert Nitcsh ... Read More »

Eleven-foot Mako Shark Denied World Record

On April 15, Florida angler Joey Polk brought in an 11-foot, 805-pound mako shark with the help of his cousins Earnie Polk and Kenny Peterson. At the time, the veteran anglers were sure that they had just harvested the largest shortfin mako caught from land. This certainty stemmed from the fact that Joey and Earnie Polk each held the world record at ... Read More »

Florida Angler Catches, Releases 1,000-pound Hammerhead

Palm Beach County angler Peter Buban made the astounding catch of a 13-foot, nine-inch hammerhead shark earlier this month, and in the middle of a tournament no less. According to WTFV, Buban caught the 1,000-pound fish while competing in the 2014 Blacktip Challenge fishing tournament. Not surprisingly, Buban ended the day with the largest fish caught in the tournament’s six-year history, ... Read More »

New Zealand Angler’s 907-pound Bluefin Tuna Challenges World Record

On June 19, Donna Pascoe of New Zealand found herself fighting a massive Pacific bluefin tuna for over four hours. After she managed to land the beast, crew members began congratulating her—they told her she just took the new world record. According to the Houhora Big Game & Sport Fishing Club, Pascoe’s fish weighed in at just over 907 pounds. ... Read More »

Freshwater striper record falls on Hudson

Albany — Like most anglers who tie into big fish, Eric Lester had the kinds of things happen that allow big fish to escape. But a funny thing happened when the Campbell Hall (Orange County) man battled a behemoth striped bass last month on the Hudson River. Despite his reel separating from his rod, and despite the line becoming entangled ... Read More »

Record mangrove snapper angler having trouble avoiding fish’s close cousin

Todd Black caught a state-record mangrove snapper on Memorial Day Weekend that is leading the summer-long STAR tournament, and no one can claim Black lucked into the fish. The 40-year-old Baton Rouge resident has been fishing offshore out of Cocodrie since he was a boy, and he seldom misses a weekend. But he’s seen the fishing for mangroves change dramatically in recent years, and ... Read More »

World Record Tripletail

(Sydney Guice, 9, of Mandeville, Louisiana holds what may be the IGFA Small Fry record tripletail. Photo Credit: Sonny Schindler) Been have hit and miss days with the big bull reds. Some days you can’t get away from them and some days, none of the 9 nine boats get a strike from one. One good theory we are going with, is ... Read More »

UK Angler Lands Potential Record Wolf Fish in Suriname

UK angler Richard Hart made sure to keep his fingers well away from the wolf fish’s mouth as he held it up for a picture. Richard Hart’s recent fishing expedition to Suriname and Guyana ended with the angler catching a 26-pound, one-ounce giant trahira, also known as a wolf fish. If certified by the International Game Fish Association (IGFA), Hart’s catch would ... Read More »

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