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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 2 Comments
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 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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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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