Spearfishing

Dive into spearfishing with this introductory class! Build on your freediving ability to learn underwater hunting skills, speargun loading and rigging, fish filleting, and species-specific regulations. Class will end by bringing your catch to a local restaurant to enjoy a meal you sourced straight from the ocean!
Class Schedule
8am
8am
Meet on shore, introductions, goals and safety briefing
8:30am
8:30am
Practice rigging and handling your speargun
9am
9am
Underwater target practice
10:00 - 13:00
10:00 - 13:00
Underwater hunting
13:00
13:00
Learn knife skills to clean and prep your fish on shore
14:00
14:00
Head over to local ocean-to-table restaurant Wild Fish to feast on your catch!
16:30
16:30
Class graduation
Location

This class takes place at Carmel State River beach in Monterey or a nearby cove, depending on wind conditions and swell.
Gear

Spearguns are provided.


You need to bring your own freediving gear suitable for the ocean:

...plus swimmers, towel, sunscreen, snacks and water.


You can order any freediving gear you need from the Fins and Foam Gear Shop.

Prerequisites

You don't need any spearfishing experience to take this class, but you must be a certified freediver. If you don't have your freediving certification yet, you should take the Fins and Foam Beginner Class before booking this class.

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