In this sub-section of the Spearfishing Chronicles, we will cover the different types of fish that you can legally head out to spearfish. Depending on the area and the spearfishing regulations, there will be a variety of species available for you to target.
Here’s an overview of some of the common spearfishing species that anglers can pursue:
These are just a few of the types of species available. Our team at Alpha and Omega Outdoors will do our best to keep you updated on these fish and the regulations in your area. Be sure to check with local authorities before spearfishing, as regulations may vary from place to place. Happy spearfishing!
Check out our articles on these amazing fish below:
Cobia can be hard to harvest since they are rarely seen in groups, but once you manage to catch one, can you actually eat it? Find Out now!
Flounder are commonly targeted for spearfishing but takes a lot of time searching for them, as they’re not easy to spot underwater.
Hogfish get their name from their abnormal appearance, which looks very similar to a hog (pig) and a fish. They are easy to spot underwater.
Some common names for the lionfish include zebrafish, and firefish. This fish species is native to the Indo-Pacific. Click to learn more.
Mahi-Mahi are exhilarating to hunt when spearfishing, as they do not sit still and are never found hanging around near the bottom.
The swift and powerful marlin represents the ultimate challenge in spearfishing for many. Learn more about this fish in my article.
Red Snapper are one of the most popular fish you can catch. Find out what makes them highly sought after and how to identify them!
Learn about the tuna fish, its characteristics, where it lives, what it eats, and how to catch it. Click to learn more!