NSW STATE PAIRS RESULTS 2019

NSW STATE PAIRS RESULTS 2019

Thank you to all that attended the event. The conditions were very difficult with low vis and strong currents. TOP 3 DERRICK CRUZ & PARRY GRYLLIS - 1428ANDREW KYLE & MAX KYLE - 759GARY BAXTER & SCOTT WILLIAMS - 539 JUNIOR CHAMPION ANDREW KYLE & MAX...

A BRIEF LOOK AT AUSTRALIAN SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING PERIODICALS

A BRIEF LOOK AT AUSTRALIAN SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING PERIODICALS

Inscriptions from the Depths of Time In February of 1951 the Underwater Spear Fishermen’s Association (USFA) produced its first magazine, “Spearfishing News”. With USFA secretary Jim Ferguson as editor this publication consisted initially of 6 typewritten pages....

SPEARFISHING AND THE USFA – NSW’S PIONEERING YEARS

SPEARFISHING AND THE USFA – NSW’S PIONEERING YEARS

Indigenous Australians were skilled at spearing fish from above the water surface and ventured underwater while breathing through hollow reeds to capture water birds and turtles, but it was not until 1917 that spearfishing as we know it was introduced to Sydney by...

VALE GEORGE DAVIES BEM PIONEER SPEARFISHER

VALE GEORGE DAVIES BEM PIONEER SPEARFISHER

Athol Bryan ( George) Davies was born on the 17 th May 1923 and left us on 5 th June 2019 at the age of 96. George could rightly be described as the father of Spearfishing in Australia. George’s interest in spearfishing began when the July 1939 issue of “Popular...

NSW STATE TITLES LOCATION

NSW STATE TITLES LOCATION

Hello Everyone, The location for day 1 of the state titles will be available on our facebook event at 5pm today. FACEBOOK EVENT INFORMATION LINK We look forward to seeing you tomorrow morning. Scott Williams Sports Secretary USFA

2018 NSW State Titles

On behalf of the USFA we would like to thank all the competitors who entered and braved the weather in the 2018 NSW State Titles. A special thanks to our safety boat drivers Paul Christie and Alex Lewis. We really appreciate you both donating your time. Thanks again...

2018 Canada Cup

2018 Canada cup place listing and photosThanks again to the event sponsors Adreno www.spearfishing.com.auPhoto credit to Felix Halter Canada-Cup-2018-Final-Place-ListDownload

Sydney Cup 2018

SIGN ONAt Bonna Point Boat Ramp, KurnellMeet & weigh:  Bonna Point Reserve ShedsSign on from 7am on the dayAlliman Competition—$10 sign on for food & beverage—payable on the day.SIGN ON FEESenior  -  $50Junior  -  $25Other Information...

2018 USFA Executive Committee

Underwater Skindivers & Fisherman's Association office bearers: Office Person Chairman Peter Saunders Vice Chairman Bob McComb Secretary Vacant Assistant Secretary Mel Brown Treasurer Vacant Assistant Treasurer Lee Dalli Membership Officer Simon Horvath...

2017 Individual state titles

Only one more week until the 2017 Individual state titles The NSW individual state titles will be held over the weekend of the 28th and 29th of October on the beautiful Central Coast of NSW. The competition is generally rotated through the zones every 4 years with the...

2017 South Coast Mighty Bonanza

I guess when I first heard about this massive, huge, big money fishing comp I was a bit ““oh yeah” line fishing, so what?!?”  I was surprised that there was going to be a spearfishing event, I pricked my ears and I liked the phrases I was hearing “great for the...

South Coast Fishing Bonanza

 The Bonanza:September 29th/30th October 1stBased at Tomakin/Batemans BayHosted by the Tomakin Fishing ClubThe USFA was invited to run the Bonanza, the first-time spearfishing has been included in such an event, on behalf of the Tomakin Sports and Social Fishing Club....

NSW State Titles – 2017

This year the 2017 individual State Titles were held by the Central Coast Sealions.The weekend started at the North end of the Central Coast at Norah Head. Day 1 - Norah Head Day 1, started with sign on from 7am which saw 33 divers including 5 female divers from all...

Canada Cup 2017

Sunday the 12th Of February saw the 65th running of the Canada Cup. An amazing turnout of 67 divers signed on with an impressive turnout of 21 boats . After a quick briefing the divers hit the water and the boats slowly made their way out of the Haven ready for the...