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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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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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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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Lionfish jewelry

December 31, 2016 2 Comments
Lionfish jewelry

Does lionfish jewelry make a difference? On a recent trip to Placencia, Belize to hunt lionfish and enjoy a relaxing vacation, I was approached by a local expat while eating breakfast who had noticed my lionfish t-shirt. “Do you think the lionfish jewelry actually makes a difference when it comes to controlling the lionfish population?” […]

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October lionfish contest, win $400

September 30, 2016 5 Comments
October lionfish contest, win $400

New lionfish contest for the month of October! Anyone who enters a report for a removed or sighted lionfish on the map during the month of October 2016 will be eligible to win. Update November 1, 2016 Congratulations to Patrick VanBrakel for winning the October contest! Patrick has been doing a lot of lionfish hunting […]

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Why I love lionfish

September 27, 2016 2 Comments
Why I love lionfish

“A hunt based only on the trophies taken falls far short of what the ultimate goal should be.” -Fred Bear When you see the beautiful red fish hovering over a coral head with its pectoral fins splayed out widely and the venomous white tips of the dorsal spines flowing like a bird’s feathers you can’t […]

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Largest Lionfish Contest for entire range of invasive lionfish

July 18, 2016 2 Comments
Largest Lionfish Contest for entire range of invasive lionfish

Largest Lionfish Contest Report your lionfish on the lionfish tracking map with a photo of your largest one to enter the lionfish contest for a chance to win a $300 gift certificate from www.LionfishHunting.com , the complete online store for everything lionfish related. A big shout of thanks to Zookeeper Lionfish Containers for their generous contribution […]

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New Lionfish Tracking Map released today

May 17, 2016 0 Comments
New Lionfish Tracking Map released today

The official launch of the first publicly available interactive lionfish tracking map for use around the entire range of the invasive species lionfish occurs this week. This lionfish tracking map, available at http://lionfish.info/lionfish-tracking-map/, allows anybody to directly input where they either removed or spotted an invasive lionfish. If spotted a green pin is plotted on […]

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Lionfish wanted! Sell your lionfish to Florida seafood dealers

March 14, 2016 8 Comments
Lionfish wanted! Sell your lionfish to Florida seafood dealers

Want to sell your lionfish? With a $50 Saltwater Products License (Click here to find information about and the application to obtain your SPL) you can sell your catch to seafood wholesale dealers around the State of Florida. Below is a great list compiled by the FWC Lionfish program (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) […]

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New Lionfish Hunting Gear for 2016

February 21, 2016 0 Comments
New Lionfish Hunting Gear for 2016

The 2016 lionfish hunting season is quickly approaching and we have lots of exciting new lionfish hunting equipment to share with you! The always popular Zookeeper lionfish container is now being made with an all clear housing instead of the original white so that you can easily see how loaded your container has become. The […]

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