Spearfishing yellowfin tuna

The yellowfin tuna is one of the most formidable species to target. They are extremely fast, strong beyond belief, and wary of divers. A 60 pound yellowfin is easily capable of drowning a diver, should he or she become caught in the floatline.

How to spearfish Wahoo

Definitely one of the top 5 big game, the wahoo is an inhabitant of warm, clear water. Crafty and intelligent gamefish with huge power and razor sharp teeth, wahoo are a challenging fish to catch. Wahoo grow to in excess of 120 pounds but most ...

How to spearfish red mullet

The Red Mullet is one of the less commonly caught fish. They tend to live near the seabed in small shoals and are easily disturbed. Hunting Red Mullet is a fairly opportunistic affair, there are only a few places where they can be routinely ...

How to spearfish pollock

The pollock is a more common member of the Cod family and is a beautiful fish, brownish copper above, with gold and silver sides. Easily recognised by their protruding lower jaw and moody appearance, pollock offer a strong fight and a definite ...

How to spearfish sailfish

The sailfish is amongst the fastest of all fish, possibly the fastest. Clocked at speeds of up to 70mph and inhabiting the deepest blue water, the sailfish poses a challenge for any diver. We must stress that the sailfish is dangerous to divers ...

How to catch lobster

I’ll make no apologies for what I am about to say. The British lobster is superior to its cousins abroad. We may not have Wahoo or Snappers but our local blue lobster hammers the Maine Lobster and the Cray into the scampi league. North ...

How to spearfish flatfish

We have several species of flatfish in the UK and most behave in a similar way so we will deal with them in one section. The flatfish of interest to the UK spearfishermen are: Flounder Turbot Brill Plaice Sole Skates and Rays Flounder

How to spearfish conger

The conger is often seen as a bit of a bogeyman underwater, leaving divers fearful of holes under ledges or in wrecks where a conger may lurk. In reality, conger are not aggressive fish, so you have little to fear if you’re just searching ...

How to spearfish a grey mullet

The mullet is a great sporting fish and for most of us represents the first ‘silver’ fish we capture. Plentiful and predictable, mullet grow to a good size and offer a lot of fun spearfishing, being much more numerous (and somewhat ...

How to spearfish Gilthead bream

The Gilthead. NOT guilthead! Named for the gold stripe on the forehead hence ‘gilt’. An infrequent visitor to our waters with an obsessive spearfishing following. Sometimes called the ‘Golden One’ this is perhaps out most ...