April 23, 2019

Spearfishing hotspots

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Besides coming home with the freshest sea food medley the planet can offer, one of the best things about spearfishing is exploring the beautiful coastline of the UK. However all too often we get comfortable with our local hunting spots and forget the amazing aspect of ocean exploration; instead opting to stick to what we know and burying that sense of adventure we once embraced so much. This area on spearfishing.co.uk is aimed at rekindling that sense of adventure and exploration by sharing those amazing spots with other spearos. While we’re not looking to expose all our cherished secret spots, it’s important that we encourage fellow spearos to keep that fire alive!

This is also aimed at new spearos who need some safe places to get started while they find their feet.

Help your community! We are always looking to add new places to help out new spearos and pros alike. So get involved, write up a location and send it through to support the sport and help it grow.

Spearfishing Porthoustock

PorthoustockThe ‘not so secret' secret spot of Porthoustock. On its day I don’t think this place can be beaten, it’s a real profile pic generator.  Big bass, big Pollock and grey mullet if you are so inclined. You can drive right on the pebble beach meaning minimal distance to trek with your gear. Just make sure you very publicly put some change in the voluntary donation box.


Spearfishing in Swanpool

swanpoolAnother touristy beach that produces Pollock, mullet and bass.  You are heading to the point on the right and beyond.  You can gain entry from the beach which is a longer swim or there is overgrown path you can take via walking up past the restaurant. If you are swimming out from the beach keep your eyes peeled for bass lazing in the sandy shallows as they sometimes snooze there after a good feed.


Spearfishing in Caerhays / Porthluney cove

Porthluney-CoveThis is a very busy tourist beach so if the suns out expect a lot of very concerned looks as you march towards the ocean looking like a navy seal.  If the tide is out then it’s a bit of stomp and if its in, it’s a bit of swim past the shallow water. You want to hug the left hand side rocks and head to the point.  Don’t bother looking for fish until you have passed this point.


Spearfishing Cornwall

cornwallCornwall is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful coastlines of the UK and an amazing place to explore and spearfish.  The North coast is typically more for surfing while the sheltered south coast is perfect for chasing the bass.  The underwater reefs of Cornwall are very kelpy.


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