Ready, Aim, Sushi

Two of the world's best spearfishermen hunt for fish the size of offensive linemen.

Jan 20, 2009
Outside Magazine

Kirkconnell spears a bull mahi mahi    Photo: D.J. Struntz

*Caution: The following video and gallery contain sensitive material, including the death of a large shark. All parties involved wish to emphasize that this killing was made in self-defense.

Video: Ready, Aim, Sushi
Underwater filmmaker Ryan McInnis of InSea.TV accompanied spearfishermen Craig Clasen and Cameron Kirkconnell on recent hunts for tuna in the Gulf of Mexico. During the course of one dive, a tiger shark charged McInnis. The following short includes the ensuing back and forth between the divers and the shark.
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Gallery: Spearfishermen
Photographer D.J. Struntz captured the freedivers' encounters with large sharks, sea turtles, and numerous large fish.
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