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blue water hunting with pole spear

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dru

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im based in bermuda and spearguns are illegal all together, i do a lot of spearing on the reef here and in the last 6 times out got 6 grouper between 40 and 100lbs, i want to break in to blue water but not sure what kinda distance you need. we get HUGE schools of YFtuna, wahoo, dolphin and blue marlin (the most common in out waters), also get the rare BFtuna in the winter. im currently gettting a spear made that would have about a 12 foot range on it. would this be enough? i currently got a henley spear with a detachable tip i was going to go straight to a nilon line attached to a float.
advice would be great on float set up..and lenght of line.. i was going to use about 100feet of yellow nylon attacted to a wire lead and to the tip.. with a boat bumper i was thinking about filling with foam (one of the cylender ones about 8 inch in diamiter) would this work?
any help would be great. thanks
dru
 
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Oldsarge

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Balls! Hey dru, if you manage to pull this off, we will definitely want pictures. DeeperBlue Member Nails Yellowfin with Polespear!! There's a headline I'd dive into.
 

drunkinbda

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yeah..oh and i got an underwater camera to document as it goes on..even do up a short movie if needs be!!!!
 

sniper nick

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good luck! i wouldnt say its impossible, before 96, they said it was impossible to land a marlin on speargun.......... look whats been acheived since then!
 

alexanderXP

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i hadnt tryed it before,but isnt it good to have some bait?i am talking about of taking a nice 300g fish,cutting it open tie it to a brick throw in a bout 6m deep water some where and wait??

and then big or middle fishes just want to take a bite and you slaughter them down=

i will try this in greece some where???
THANKS!
may be you tried it?
 

Bjordnolf

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Go on spearboard.com there is a polespear guru there that does bluewater spearing just search. Oceaned is his name if I recall.
thanks
 
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