Is Spearfishing difficult?
As with anything, once you learn a few skills and techniques, spearfishing is not difficult, though it is exciting and challenging. You do want to ensure you learn proper spearfishing safety techniques as it can become dangerous.
How does spearfishing work?
On the most basic level, you take your loaded speargun underwater, properly identify the species you’re hunting, aim, and shoot. Ensuring, of course, there is no one to get hit by a misfire in the area before you shoot. Collect your catch and head back.
What's the best speargun for a grouper?
Ask 5 spearos, you’ll likely get 5 different answers. It really depends on the environment, your size, and what you’re comfortable with. Check out our Speargun Selection video.
Is there grouper season in Florida?
Yes. Grouper season in Florida is determined by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Check out the Florida Grouper Rules for the most up to date information.
What's the largest grouper?
The Goliath Grouper. No, you can’t spear Goliath Grouper. Reference the Florida Grouper Rules to keep yourself in the clear. Don’t forget to read up on the size limits for each species of grouper.
Do I need a license to spear grouper?
Yes. Here’s where you get your State Reef Fish Angler Designation. And, you’ll need to sign up for the State Reef Fish Survey. Check the gear rules for the area you intend to hunt. Florida Grouper Rules are different based on where you go.
How many species of grouper are there?
There are 159 species of grouper.