Channel catfish spearfishing! oct 2020

Channel catfish is my new favorite freshwater fish! The channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) are found in heavy current and most divers and spearfishermen have rarely even seen this type of catfish. It’s called “barbu” in Québec and here is the government chart for the fish : https://mffp.gouv.qc.ca/faune/peche/poissons/barbue.jsp To be honest, it’s barely “spearfishable”. You may… Read More »

45 pound yellowtail

Shot this yellowtail at 23 meters near La Paz. I was fishing with my 130 with two bands and a 7.5 mm tahitian shaft. After landing this fish I started using a slip tip. Given the power of those monsters, I didn’t trust my ability to always get a good shot. It took forever to… Read More »

Ghetto style knife sharpening.

I use cheap knives. They don’t sharpen easy and I don’t usually care all that much. I mainly use them to brain fish… but then I would enjoy having a “sharpish” edge once in a while. I tried many things and found this quick solution…