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!
- Deep Reef Hunting Technique with Ryan Myers
- Transferable Skills from Line Fishing to Spearfishing with Jack Strickland and Aaron Gallager
- Learning and mastering a species in Spearfishing with 7x New Zealand champion Dwayne Herbert
- Mulloway Masterclass, hunting the infamous Jewfish with Louie Van Senden
- Snapper Snooping with Luke Potts
- White Mussel Cracker with Niall Cameron
- Barramundi, Pearl Perch and Green Jobfish with Tim McDonald
- Nor California Species with Jim Russell
- Month of Mackerel Comprehensive Guide with interviews, articles and more.
- Striped Bass with David Hochman Blog
- Targeting Ling Cod
- Targeting Green Jobfish
- Targeting Barramundi
- Targeting Pearl Perch
- Targeting Striped Bass
- Targeting Pelagic species like Wahoo, Dogtooth Tuna and Yellowfin Tuna
- Targeting Blackspot Tuskfish
Ultimate Guide's Resources
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
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
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
“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
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 Bass with David Hochman
Spearfishing Striped Bass Masterclass with David Hochman David Hochman is a veteran Striped Bass hunter and hold’s both Striped Bass world records. On the speargun at 68.5lb and on the pole spear world record at 54lb. He’s been spearfishing the area for 40 years and...
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
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
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...