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Old 09-20-2010, 04:00 PM
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Anyone hear ever done Spearfishing and do you need to obtain a permit before doing so?
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Old 11-01-2010, 12:31 PM
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I spearfish in the ocean, never done it in freshwater. Its a blast!
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Old 11-30-2010, 04:12 PM
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what do u mean spearfishing? Back in Michigan we would got spearing in the little river and creeks.
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Old 12-01-2010, 06:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Nessmuk View Post
Anyone hear ever done Spearfishing and do you need to obtain a permit before doing so?
In Canada, you need a headress with eagle feathers and have a powwow and you are good to go. Friends would demand you bring whiskey and smokes!

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Old 05-01-2011, 05:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Nessmuk View Post
Anyone hear ever done Spearfishing and do you need to obtain a permit before doing so?
I don't know about where you live. in kansas, we need a fishing license and can spear only rough fish.

it's listed in legal equipment along with bowfishing.
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:50 PM
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Originally Posted by nsdemit View Post
I don't know about where you live. in kansas, we need a fishing license and can spear only rough fish.

it's listed in legal equipment along with bowfishing.
same with wisconsin
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Old 05-09-2011, 01:39 PM
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My son & I scuba dive/spearfish here in Florida. Down here you have to have a salt water fishing license & you can only spear certain species of fish. The list is available at fwc.com. We mostly shoot grouper, hog snapper & grunts (grey snapper).
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Old 08-21-2011, 07:52 PM
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spearfish is cool, but it's hard
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Old 08-21-2011, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by richwrench View Post
My son & I scuba dive/spearfish here in Florida. Down here you have to have a salt water fishing license & you can only spear certain species of fish. The list is available at fwc.com. We mostly shoot grouper, hog snapper & grunts (grey snapper).
And it's illegal in Freshwater here. Basically you can shoot NON GAME fish both below and above the water like we do. Good luck!
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Old 10-17-2011, 05:30 AM
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I live in the thumb of michigan, every year in the late spring early summer the carp and gar run. Im only 16 but ive been doing it for about 5 years. We take our bows,homemade spears, machetes and just about anything else you can find. THe water is only about a foot to 2 feet deep, my favorite set up is my old 1987 PSE game getter bow with 3 fish arrows and a sharpened piece of re-bar with a nail threw it for a barb. Went out this past year with my brother,my fishin buddy and me. We got over 350 carp in about 2 weeks. LOTS OF FUN. and a decent way to practice archery and primitive weapon skills.
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