Spearfishing

Spearfishing is a form of freediving and fishing that has been popular since the early civilization. Early humanity used to fish with sharped sticks in rivers and lakes as a means of fishing.

Modern spearfishing has evolved somewhat with elastic-band and compressed gas powered spearguns used to hunt fish with specialized techniques and equipment employed depending on the environment such as blue-water or freshwater hunting.

We focus on sustainable spearfishing which means being highly selective in what you catch and only what you can eat.

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Dive Rite Introduces New Spearfishing BCD

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For those who like to spearfish with scuba gear, Dive Rite this week introduced a new BCD that caters to that particular crowd. The HunterPAC BCD has configurable D-ring mounting points for carrying a spearfishing stringer or a ZooKeeper’s Lionfish Containment Unit. Additional D-rings can also be added to the BCD. It retails for US$440. […]

Shark Shield Opens First U.S. Office

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Shark Shield this week announced the opening of its first U.S. office in St. Petersburg, Florida. According to the company announcement: After 12 years of leadership in the Australian spearfishing and dive market, we are now opening our U.S. office to support local U.S. spearfishers and divers and to educate other water sports enthusiasts on […]

Registration Now Open For Tampa Bay Spearfishing Challenge

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The Tampa Bay Spearfishing Club in Florida recently announced that registration for its next annual tournament beginning Friday, May 2, is now open. According to the club’s website: “The Tampa Bay Spearfishing Challenge . . . remains one of the most fair and exciting tournaments for beginning and experienced shooters alike as the random drawing prize […]

Art Pinder — In Memoriam

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It was my honor to be friends with Art Pinder for the last ten years of his life. I met him when we wanted to write a magazine article about him and found him living in Palm Bay, Florida, away from the limelight. I was struck by the fact that he was as funny as […]

Blue Wild Ocean Adventure and Marine Art Expo Set for February 2014

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The Blue Wild Ocean Adventure and Marine Art Expo is set to take place at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center from February 22 to 23, 2014 and will feature the top names in Freediving,  Spearfishing, Scuba Diving, Underwater Photography and Videography as well as Marine Artists, and other exhibitors from around the world.  […]

Spearfishing Legend Art Pinder Dies At 84

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Art Pinder, the legendary spearfisherman, has died at the age of 84 at his home in Palm Bay, Florida. Pinder, along with his brothers, won the 1954 National Underwater Spearfishing Championship.  He also won the 1983 US National Spearfishing Championship with Don Delmonico. He also helped bring Spearfishing to the fore by appearing on the […]