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Chris Thompson and yellowfin tuna speared at Guadalupe Island, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) A freediving spearfisherman glides quietly through the kelp forest in search of game fish to hunt.  The most skilled spearfishermen forego the use of SCUBA, which is noisy underwater and scares away fish.  Instead, they practice breathhold techniques to move silently through the water.  San Clemente Island Chris Thompson and yellowfin tuna speared at Guadalupe Island, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Craig OConnor and his pending spearfishing world record North Pacific yellowtail (77.4 pounds), taken on a breathold dive with a band-power speargun near Abalone Point.  Guadalupe Island is home to enormous yellowtail.  The three most recent spearfishing world records for Northern yellowtail have been taken at Guadalupe. July 2004, Seriola lalandi, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Craig OConnor and his pending spearfishing world record North Pacific yellowtail (77.4 pounds), taken on a breathold dive with a band-power speargun near Abalone Point.  Guadalupe Island is home to enormous yellowtail.  The three most recent spearfishing world records for Northern yellowtail have been taken at Guadalupe. July 2004, Seriola lalandi, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Craig OConnor and his pending spearfishing world record North Pacific yellowtail (77.4 pounds), taken on a breathold dive with a band-power speargun near Abalone Point.  Guadalupe Island is home to enormous yellowtail.  The three most recent spearfishing world records for Northern yellowtail have been taken at Guadalupe. July 2004, Seriola lalandi, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Joe Tobin (left) and James Tate (right) with yellowfin tuna (approx 60 pounds each), taken by breathold diving with band-power spearguns near Abalone Point.  Guadalupe Island, like other Eastern Pacific islands, is a fine place in the world to spear large yellowfin tuna.  July 2004, Thunnus albacares, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Joe Tobin (left) and James Tate (right) with yellowfin tuna (approx 60 pounds each), taken by breathold diving with band-power spearguns near Abalone Point.  Guadalupe Island, like other Eastern Pacific islands, is a fine place in the world to spear large yellowfin tuna.  July 2004, Thunnus albacares, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Joe Tobin (left) and James Tate (right) with yellowfin tuna (approx 60 pounds each), taken by breathold diving with band-power spearguns near Abalone Point.  Guadalupe Island, like other Eastern Pacific islands, is a fine place in the world to spear large yellowfin tuna.  July 2004, Thunnus albacares, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) James Tate with yellowfin tuna (approx 60 pounds) taken by breathold diving with a band-power speargun near Abalone Point.  July 2004, Thunnus albacares, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Craig OConnor and his pending spearfishing world record North Pacific yellowtail (77.4 pounds), taken on a breathold dive with a band-power speargun near Abalone Point.  Guadalupe Island is home to enormous yellowtail.  The three most recent spearfishing world records for Northern yellowtail have been taken at Guadalupe. July 2004, Seriola lalandi, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Craig OConnor and his pending spearfishing world record North Pacific yellowtail (77.4 pounds), taken on a breathold dive with a band-power speargun near Abalone Point.  Guadalupe Island is home to enormous yellowtail.  The three most recent spearfishing world records for Northern yellowtail have been taken at Guadalupe. July 2004, Seriola lalandi, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Craig OConnor and his pending spearfishing world record North Pacific yellowtail (77.4 pounds), taken on a breathold dive with a band-power speargun near Abalone Point.  Guadalupe Island is home to enormous yellowtail.  The three most recent spearfishing world records for Northern yellowtail have been taken at Guadalupe. July 2004, Seriola lalandi, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) James Tate with yellowfin tuna (approx 60 pounds) taken by breathold diving with a band-power speargun near Abalone Point.  July 2004, Thunnus albacares, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) James Tate with yellowfin tuna (approx 60 pounds) taken by breathold diving with a band-power speargun near Abalone Point.  July 2004, Thunnus albacares, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) James Tate with yellowfin tuna (approx 60 pounds) taken by breathold diving with a band-power speargun near Abalone Point.  July 2004, Thunnus albacares, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Joe Tobin (left) and James Tate (right) with yellowfin tuna (approx 60 pounds each), taken by breathold diving with band-power spearguns near Abalone Point.  Guadalupe Island, like other Eastern Pacific islands, is a fine place in the world to spear large yellowfin tuna.  July 2004, Thunnus albacares, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)

Updated: December 2, 2020