Noob Spearo Ultimate Guide’s 

Target Spearfishing Species

This is a collection of the best articles and podcasts for targeting specific species spearfishing. For every new species that a spearo would like to hunt he/she must first learn to find a location that holds the fish, identifying the species above and below the water is next and then working out the best approach to hunt the fish.

This post should give you some ideas into hunting specific species successfully!

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Ultimate Guide's Resources

Spearfishing California – Ling Cod

Spearfishing California – Ling Cod

Spearfishing Ling Cod In North California Ling cod (Ophiodon elongatus) are one of the primary targets in Northern California for line anglers and spear fishermen alike. They are one of the biggest fish in Northern California and have great eating qualities. They are...

Spearfishing Green Jobfish

Spearfishing Green Jobfish

Here’s a quick run down on spearfishing Green Jobfish. These are a few of the Tips that Tim McDonald shared with us recently in episode 70 of the Noob Spearo Podcast. When speaking with Tim it’s clear how much time and effort he has put into deciphering these fish....

5 tips for Spearfishing Pearl Perch with Tim McDonald

5 tips for Spearfishing Pearl Perch with Tim McDonald

Pearl Perch are a fisho's delight. They're easy to catch and they taste great. For most spearo's they're a little out of reach and generally considered a deep water fish. Tim McDonald and co have made Spearfishing Pearl Perch their own. During our interview with Tim...

Spearfishing Barramundi with Tim McDonald

Spearfishing Barramundi with Tim McDonald

“if you’re a QLD diver and you want to shoot a Barramundi, head north in winter and that’s your best chance to shoot a barra in water that’s clean enough to dive” Spearfishing Barramundi can be a challenging prospect. These fish inhabit tropical and subtropical...

NSP:070 Tim McDonald | Targeting Species Spearfishing

NSP:070 Tim McDonald | Targeting Species Spearfishing

Interview with Tim McDonald Targeting species spearfishing with Tim McDonald, what a treat! We have a good Q&A session about finding and hunting Barramundi, Pearl Perch and the infamous Green Jobfish that challenge many spearos. There are some hairy stories in...

Hunting Striped Sea Bass with David Hochman

Hunting Striped Sea Bass with David Hochman

David Hochman is a veteran Striped Sea Bass hunter and hold’s both the Striped Sea Bass world record at 68.5lb and the pole spear world record at 54lb. He’s been spearfishing the area for 40 years and now takes great joy in running his spearfishing charter business...

Hunting, Wahoo, Dogtooth and  Yellowfin Tuna in North Queensland

Hunting, Wahoo, Dogtooth and Yellowfin Tuna in North Queensland

Travis Hogan holds a passion for hunting big pelagic species like Dogtooth Tuna, wahoo and yellowfin Tuna on the Great Barrier Reef. Travis is the owner of Aimrite Australia and we spoke to Travis about his passion for Bluewater hunting in North Queensland and what it...

Targeting Black Spot Tusk Fish

Hunting blackspot tuskfish is whole lot of fun. Tusk fish are tasty, good fighters and look great both underwater and in photos. In this article I'll explain how I learnt to hunt these epic reef fish and finally shoot a big one (10kg). A few years back on an inshore...

NSP:062 Jim Russell North California Spearfishing

NSP:062 Jim Russell North California Spearfishing

 Interview with Jim Russell Listen and subscribe to the Noob Spearo Podcast on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Podbean Monkey Face Prickle Back state record holder Jim Russell....wait a minute. What? Monkey Face Prickle Back? before we...

NSP:052 Niall Cameron the Mussel Cracker

NSP:052 Niall Cameron the Mussel Cracker

 Interview with Niall Cameron the Mussel Cracker Listen and subscribe to the Noob Spearo Podcast on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Podbean (Unfortunately we lost a bit of sound quality with this interview so our apologies!) Bloody cracker...