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Andy is a former US Navy Diver and Submariner, 20 year PADI Dive Instructor, USCG 100 ton Captain, Inventor & entrepreneur, manufacturer, Yachtbroker, skilled mechanic & electrician, and an avid hunter of lionfish.

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Lionfish Florentine with Lemon Cream Sauce

May 23, 2017 1 Comment
Lionfish Florentine with Lemon Cream Sauce

Here’s an intermediate level lionfish recipe to make your mouth water! 1 to 1-1/2 pounds of Lionfish fillets 3 tbsp Dijon mustard Spinach Coating for fish 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 3 tbsp butter, melted ⅓ cup grated parmesan 2 tbsp parsley Lemon Cream Sauce 2 tbsp butter 1 shallot, finely chopped 1¼ cups dry white […]

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How to start lionfish hunting

May 9, 2017 1 Comment
How to start lionfish hunting

Beginners guide to lionfish hunting So you’ve read about lionfish, you understand what a problem they are, and lionfish hunting sounds like a lot of fun but how do you  start lionfish hunting? What gear do you need to get, what dive preparations and certification do you need, and how do you actually hunt lionfish? […]

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What eats lionfish

May 1, 2017 0 Comments
What eats lionfish

Do lionfish have predators? What eats lionfish in the Atlantic? This is one of the most frequently asked questions that we hear. If lionfish are not a problem in the Indo-Pacific region why are their invasive populations expanding in the Atlantic, what eats lionfish over there in their home range? Unfortunately, because lionfish are NOT […]

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8 best places to hunt lionfish on vacation

April 20, 2017 6 Comments
8 best places to hunt lionfish on vacation

These are the best places to hunt lionfish on vacation based on ease of regulations, number of lionfish, and quality of the dive destination. Dive operators in the United States and around the Caribbean have figured out that allowing visitors to hunt lionfish is a double win because it increases tourism and it helps the […]

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9 Best tips for hunting lionfish

April 4, 2017 1 Comment
9 Best tips for hunting lionfish

Hunting lionfish for the last 8 years and in 10 different countries around the Caribbean I’ve speared thousands of them in many different types of environment and structure. In some locations they will be so thick you feel like you’re just taking out the trash, while in other places it feels like someone has been […]

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Lionfish Sausage Recipe

March 31, 2017 2 Comments
Lionfish Sausage Recipe

Looking for a unique way to prepare your lionfish? Our lionfish sausage recipe is a different and surprisingly delicious way to eat the invasive species. Start by assembling your lionfish sausage ingredients The ingredients we used are: 2 lbs lionfish fillets (make certain no bones remain) chopped into small pieces 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted […]

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6 reasons to eat lionfish

March 27, 2017 3 Comments
6 reasons to eat lionfish

Why eat lionfish? Lionfish have less mercury than other popular fish Even though lionfish are predatorial and consume lots of other fish and shrimp, this study of mercury levels in lionfish from Florida shows that lionfish have less mercury per kilogram of fillet than most other popular fish. In their testing it was found that […]

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Why is a lionfish called a lionfish?

March 22, 2017 0 Comments
Why is a lionfish called a lionfish?

How did the lionfish get its name? Like the King of the Jungle, the lionfish struts around his home reef without fear, safe in the knowledge that he has no predators. But is this truly how the lionfish got his name? Most likely the name comes from the long, flowing dorsal spines and wide pectoral […]

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How lionfish spread against the prevailing ocean currents of the Caribbean

March 18, 2017 0 Comments
How lionfish spread against the prevailing ocean currents of the Caribbean

Without a doubt the invasion of Indo-Pacific lionfish into the marine environment of the western Atlantic is the worst example of an invasive marine species takeover of critical waters in recent history. Most shocking has been the incredible speed with which the lionfish has spread around the Caribbean and entire western Atlantic and established itself […]

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Lionfish hunting on vacation

March 16, 2017 0 Comments
Lionfish hunting on vacation

  There are many terrible and devastating aspects to the lionfish invasion of the western Atlantic waters but there is also one positive by-product which we can highlight and take advantage of. Because the invasive lionfish hails from the Indo-Pacific region it also thrives in the warm clear waters of the Caribbean Sea, home to […]

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