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Best Spearguns – An In-Depth Look.

 Best Spearguns UPDATED:11/08/2020

Whether you are deep diving, hunting the deep blue sea or you are scouring the reefs for your next meal or maybe you’re just a hobbyist spearfishermen. You will need to equip yourself with the best spearguns available today. Having the best speargun will pay for itself and after many successful shots, they will soon become your best friend out in the deep blue waters.

Like any tool out there it is very important to do your research and find the best options available that will best suit your needs. Let’s face it, spearguns can be quite expensive so you’d want the best possible investment on your tool.

From beginner to expert and depending on the game fish you plan to hunt, as well as your diving/freediving capabilities will all dictate the type of speargun you should buy.

Here at, we went out to review some of the best spearguns out there to make it much easier for you to choose. Since reviewing tools can become quite costly and time-consuming we will guide you through some of the best spearguns available today.

2019 is approaching. Maybe it’s time to get that amazing speargun you’ve been searching for. Please read on.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”28969″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]

Best Speargun On The Market.

We don’t want to bore you with all of the reading so we’ll go ahead and show you our list of 10 spearguns for you to consider. The spearguns which we will cover is merely our expressed opinion and results will vary to each individual. Below are the best spearguns available and if you want to learn more continue reading below.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column 0=””][vc_column_text 0=””]

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JBL Woody MagnumBand61.3″[vc_btn title=”CHECK PRICE” color=”warning” link=”||target:%20_blank|rel:nofollow”]⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
 Mares Pure InstinctMares Pure InstinctPneumatic35.4″ to 47.3″[vc_btn title=”CHECK PRICE” color=”warning” link=”||target:%20_blank|rel:nofollow”]⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
 Mares Viper Pro SpeargunsMares Viper ProBand29.5″ to 47.2″[vc_btn title=”CHECK PRICE” color=”warning” link=”||target:%20_blank|rel:nofollow”]⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
 Mares Sten speargunMares StenPneumatic16.5″ to 39.4″[vc_btn title=”CHECK PRICE” color=”warning” link=”||target:%20_blank|rel:nofollow”]⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
 Beuchat Arka Competition SpeargunBeuchat Arka CompetitionBand19.7″ to 39.4″[vc_btn title=”CHECK PRICE” color=”warning” link=”||target:%20_blank|rel:nofollow”]⭐⭐⭐⭐
 Cressi Comanche speargunCressi ComancheBand23.6″ to 43.3″[vc_btn title=”CHECK PRICE” color=”warning” link=”||target:%20_blank|rel:nofollow”]⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
 Cressi SL Star speargunCressi SL StarPneumatic15.7″ to 27.5″[vc_btn title=”CHECK PRICE” color=”warning” link=”||target:%20_blank|rel:nofollow”]⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
 JBL Magnum 38 speargunJBL Magnum 38Band42.0″[vc_btn title=”CHECK PRICE” color=”warning” link=”||target:%20_blank|rel:nofollow”]⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
 Cressi Apache speargunCressi ApacheBand13.8″ to 29.5″[vc_btn title=”CHECK PRICE” color=”warning” link=”||target:%20_blank|rel:nofollow”]⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
 Beuchat Espadon speargunBeuchat EspadonBand13.8″ and 19.7″[vc_btn title=”CHECK PRICE” color=”warning” link=”||target:%20_blank|rel:nofollow”]⭐⭐⭐⭐


JBL Mid Handle Magnum Woody 3 Band Spear Gun

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The JBL Woody 3 Mid-Handle Series has an overall length of 56 inches. It has Two #328 Slings and a reach of 28 ft.  It is also combined with the same smooth performance from there M8 Trigger mechanism.

With increased power and mid-handle maneuverability. Also equipped is a solid African mahogany CNC machined barrel, Integrated full spear shaft track for maximum accuracy. This speargun is positively buoyant (without shaft loaded).

It also comes with a lifetime warranty on its M8 three piece trigger mechanism. Comfortable in both blue water and just straight off the beach for some quick reef action. The unique design is capable of handling the insane amount of pressure 2400 lbs at the same time being able to deliver a super smooth trigger pull of less than 8lbs


Mares Pure Instinct Cyrano Evo

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The Mares Pure Instinct Cyrano EVO is a Pneumatic Speargun. 47-Inch with amazing precision, speed, and power. This speargun offers great maneuverability and it’s easy to use. The people over at Mares has over 50 years of experience when it comes to developing pneumatic spearguns. With this experience, they ended up developing the Cyrano Evo HF.  It’s a major improvement in the evolution of pneumatic spearguns.

The new concave surface handle offers a high-function grip. The distance between the trigger and handle is easily adjusted to your personal preference. The release mechanism has been modified to allow a greater sensitivity and touch. It has a 230% faster load time and a 7mm Tahitian shaft and an included vertical spiro reel. Increased air volume thanks to the hydroforming technology used in the Cyrano EVO HF which has a 20% increased air volume. With the newly designed shape of the outer barrel, it offers better buoyancy and stability when firing the Cyrano Evo HF speargun.


Mares Viper Pro

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The innovative technology behind the Mares Viper Pro Spearguns offers great precision and power. Increased maximum rigidity and manageability.  The Mares Viper Pro Spearguns are available in 75, 90, 100, 110 and 120-CM Lengths. With a stainless steel side line-releaser and two alligator clips. A 6.5-MM Tahitian Shaft with S-power speed 19-MM circular sling. Just like the Mares Cyrano Evo HF series it includes a vertical spiro 65 reel. Also comes with an adjustable trigger and optional swiveling band fork adapter for dual slings. It is designed for two 16-MM bands so all you dual-band guys will love it!


Mares Sten Speargun

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The Mares Sten Pneumatic Speargun comes with a double barb spear tip and is ultra lightweight making it easy to transport around. Includes a holster and 45 cm speargun shaft. The Mares Sten Pneumatic Speargun uses a two-piece head and an 8-mm shaft with a threaded tip. It has a connecting piston which is located between the trigger with a 1.5-mm release cog which offers high sensitivity. It comes in 42, 58 and 70-CM sizes in a power adjusting system.


Beuchat Arka Competition Speargun

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The Beuchat Arka Speargun has the traditional look and feels with maximum power and efficiency. It has a low profile muzzle, shaft guides with an automatic line release. Features a prosoft handle with a stainless steel trigger. Great speargun with long-term and reliability in mind. Equipped with a 25MM Barrel and a 6MM shaft. Although a downfall to this gun would be the shaft. The notch isn’t deep enough which sometimes pops off.


Cressi Comanche Speargun

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Cressi Comanche Speargun is a world champion speargun. Here is the deal…cressi wanted to design a high-end speargun by continuously fine-tuning the Comanche. It features special anti-corrosion aluminum tubes which help with barrel bending. With thermoplastics that guarantees a very light nondeformable point. The handgrip is comfortable for incredible firing accuracy. The hydrodynamic point makes it possible to lower the bands which help to optimize the thrust and optimal visibility while aiming. With sternal support while reloading and a gentle shaft release system. A dovetail triggering for the reel. A diameter of 16 mm and articulated wishbone. A four line release and butt extension allow for quick reloading. The anatomical muzzle perfectly alights the shaft for exceptional accuracy.


Cressi SL Star Spearfishing Speargun

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This pneumatic speargun the Cressi SL Star has been in production for quite some time. Known for their reliability, precision and power makes the Cressi SL Star quite robust. The Cressi SL Start is able to fire quickly and is easy to use. Not to mention ultra light. With it’s high grip handle the Cressi SL Star is able to be held in line with your arm effortlessly. With the bright colored handle, if you drop your spear gun it’s easier to see when it hits the sea-floor. It also has an eyelet located on the handle which you can attach your lanyard. Equipped with a safety catch that prevents accidental firing. Includes an 8mm threaded stainless steel tempered shaft. The shaft thread is 7MM. The Cressi SL Star comes in three different lenghts, 40, 55 and 70MM. The internal barrel is 13MM


JBL Magnum 38 Special Double Sling Spear Gun

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The JBL Magnum Series of spearguns is one of the most widely used spearfishing guns worldwide. Equipped with a 1 1/4 inch drawn alloy barrel and a stainless trigger, shaft, and point. The handle is a two-piece cast aluminum which allows strength and easy maintenance. Depending on which model the JBL Magnum series comes with either a two or three 9/16 inch Hi-Mid bands that have stainless wire wishbones. The overall length is 36 inches with a 728-SA Shaft. Two #214 Slings and a 14 ft reach.


Cressi Apache Speargun

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The Cressi Apache Speargun makes a great entry level speargun. It’s a good speargun for any beginner looking to get into the sport of spearfishing. It’s capable of handling small to medium sized game fish and also makes a great secondary speargun. Its compact size is great for spearfishing near reefs and caves that require close proximity. The Cressi Apache has a closed muzzle which makes it easy to load and offers great accuracy. A sealed 26mm 1-inch Barrel has enhanced corrosion resistance. The compact size gives it easy maneuverability and quick muzzle pointing. Equipped with 13mm Powerband and the standard stainless steel wishbone with a Tahitian style tip with flopper shaft barb. The speargun handle has a safety trigger mechanism. A 6.5mm stainless steel shaft with dual notches. It comes in multiple lengths from 35 to 75MM.


Beuchat Espadon Speargun

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The Beuchat Espadon Speargun is also a versatile entry-level speargun. Making it easy for beginner spearfishers to learn on. 25-MM aluminum tube and compact muzzle equipped with 13-MM circular powerbands and standard wire wishbone. A light galvanized 7mm steel shaft with screw-on single barb and an 8MM speartip which has a 6MM thread. As mentioned it is an entry level speargun which doesn’t have the power as the other above mentioned spearguns. It also has no reel attachment which isn’t really needed since it would be mainly used as a backup speargun or one that a beginner would use. If you wish to add a bit more power you’ll be able to upgrade the 16mm bands with 18mm bands and the trigger mechanism will still handle it. It does have a plastic trigger mechanism but still great for beginners.

[/su_column][/su_row][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][su_box title=”Did you know?” box_color=”#8fff17″ title_color=”#000000″]Spearfishing is a full-fledged sport. It’s actually one of the most ancient forms of fishing. Over time as technology developed so did the spearfishing equipment. Which went from ordinary poles to what we know as today as spearguns which fires the spear shafts / pole[/su_box][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Best Speargun In The World

The best speargun in the world would be the Mosasaurs which is capable of firing multiple spears simultaneously. Here is the video in action.

With all jokes aside (that wasn’t a real speargun by the way). There is no real best speargun in the world as each speargun is crafted for their own purpose.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_video link=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column 0=””][vc_column_text]

Best Speargun For Beginners

Some of the best spearguns for beginners would be smaller and more compact spearguns which would make it easier to load and fire. You can find some starter spearguns ranging from $100 – $175 these will take you a long way and once you have crafted and sharpen your skills with spearfishing you can always upgrade to the larger more expensive spearguns available.

As mentioned above we also went over a few beginners spearguns such as the Cressi Apache and The Beuchat Espadon Speargun which are great for entry-level spearfishers. Both of those are considered band spearguns and go great for reef and shallow water spearfishing.

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What To Look For In A Spearguns

Just like any tool out there. There are certain things to take into consideration when choosing your speargun. When hunting underwater your speargun will be your main tool and know what to look for will help with your underwater hunts. Here are some things to consider when choosing a speargun that will best suit you.

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Different Types Of Spearfishing

Ask yourself what type of spearfishing do you plan to do? Are you a deep sea scuba diver out to conquer the great depths of the water or are you more of a freediver out hunting the reefs of the oceans?

Depending on your style of spearfishing that’s one thing to take into consideration.

If you plan to do more shallow water diving then a gun that has less power and a smaller range might suit your needs. Also if you’re a beginner you’d want to start out small then work your way up.

If you plan to hunt large fish then you’ll need a much longer and larger speargun that are capable of longer range. This would be recommended for the experts who are hunting deep waters and require more skill in handling these type of gun.

With larger and more powerful spearguns it will allow you to quickly put a large fish to a stop and with the required skills you’ll be able to stop them with 1 single shot.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Type Of Speargun

When it comes to spearguns, there are two different types of spear guns on the market. Band Spearguns vs Pneumatic Spearguns. They both perform the same task which is to shoot fish but both are completely different. Depending on your style of spearfishing you’ll need to know the difference. Continue reading or simply click on the link above to find out the difference between the two very similar yet very different type of speargun.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column 0=””][vc_column_text]


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Having the correct length in your speargun will determine the size of fish you are trying to hunt. A shorter length speargun is often used by beginners since it is much easier to control and shoot. A longer speargun is preferred by skilled spearfishermen out for those large fish such as marlin.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]


The shaft is the actual spear used in your speargun also considered a spear rod. The shaft is fired into the fish. Each manufacturer uses different types of the spear shaft.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]


A breakaway shaft is the heaviest spear on the market and is used to hunt big game fish. Here is a video on how to rig a breakaway which will give you a visual idea of a breakaway speargun. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_video link=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Single Flopper

The single flopper shaft is a single barb spear which is ideal for reef and medium-sized fish. Here is a video on how to replace your single barb flopper which will also give you an idea of what a single barb flopper is.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column 0=””][vc_column_text]

Double Flopper

Just like the single flopper except it has two barbs on the spear shaft. When hunting big fish you’ll want a double flopper shaft.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Speargun Range

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Depending on your length and type the range of your speargun varies from speargun to speargun. Longer band spearguns will give you a longer range than a shorter band speargun same goes for the pneumatic spearguns.


Spearguns, as mentioned previously, can be quite costly ranging anywhere from $100 to $1000+, especially for hand-crafted custom spearguns. Going with the most expensive speargun on the market won’t make you a better-skilled spearfishermen and it’s always best to start small and work your way up to the larger custom spearguns. As you grow you’ll want to upgrade.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Band Spearguns

The most commonly used gun is the Band Spearguns. This is considered to be the original speargun and is proven for many years and is quite often the most popular choice when it comes to spearguns. These require a lot of maintenance and will help keep you stealth underwater since it’s silent. A band speargun uses rubber to fire the spears.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

Pneumatic Spearguns

A Pneumatic speargun uses compressed air and which makes it smaller and more compact to use. It’s small making it easy to shoot and carry however it is much more difficult to load. But because it uses compressed air it makes this type of gun great for those that are scuba diving.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_video link=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Best Pneumatic Speargun

As far as price, stability, accuracy and size we will have to give this one to Cressi SL Star Spearfishing Speargun. It’s affordable and packs a punch. Best of all it is silent.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Other Spearguns To Consider

Mentioning just 10 spearguns as our top pick was a tough call so below we are going to list other spearguns which we consider to be of value. These spearguns are also easy to load. We will update the list as the year progresses on. For now, enjoy the bonus spear guns below[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

AB Biller Wood Mahogany Special Speargun (Made In U.S.A.)

Most Spearguns are made of 3 basic materials Metal Aluminum and Wood. Each has its own benefits.

Wood: Wood guns are preferred by many experienced spearos and spearing champions. AB Biller wood guns are often their choice.

Why choose wood? It’s beautiful. Which wood is best for me? It’s a matter of which look you prefer.

There are three types of wood choices Mahogany, Padauk, and Teak.

AB Biller Mahogany guns have 3 coats of polyurethane that give a nice shine mahogany wood.

Padauk has a deep cherry color with swirly, interlocking grains. Teak is a highly valued wood with a light brown color accentuating the grains in the wood.

Both Teak and Padauk are hand rubbed with boiled linseed oil giving the guns a perfect finish.

There are practical reasons to buy a wood gun.

AB Biller wood guns are more accurate, quiet and neutrally buoyant for easy handling underwater. Also able to use a special double sling with this type of gun. Superb trigger mechanisms making this easy to choose the best speargun.

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  • Includes: AB Biller Wood Mahogany Special Speargun
  • Double Barb Rockpoint tip: hardened stainless steel
  • 5/16 inch stainless steel shaft, Two 9/16″ rubber slings

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Review on Riffe Mahogany Competitor Series Spearguns

Anglers and also those people who take up sports fishing as one of their preferred pastimes can switch to using underwater spearguns for grabbing or shooting large fishes found commonly around reefs or at the bottom of the seabed. For this purpose, you need to purchase a quality product from the market that will provide you suitable assistance with the task.

That’s when the Riffe Mahogany Competitor series speargun comes into action. From the moment this product was launched in the market, it has received many positive reviews from its users. Because of the unique design of this speargun series, it has become one of the ideal choices of anglers and sports fishing enthusiasts.

The products introduced in the competitor series are better in many aspects when compared to the old models of the company. All the upgrades that are done in the spearguns are to the mark making it more convenient for beginner level anglers as well.

Let us take a look at some of the pros and cons offered by this new series of Riffe spearguns.

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  • The Riffe padauk wooden spearguns got replaced by the latest Mahogany series spearguns. As these spearguns are manufactured with the use of Mahogany wood they are apt for handling more pressure while catching big fishes and animals underwater.
  • Straightness is one thing which is quite essential when it comes to well-designed speargun and this product does offer this feature to its users.
  • These spearguns are made keeping in mind the Hawaiian design system.
  • The user can easily load the gun with proper safety measures that are present in it.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1520612634090{background-color: #dd3333 !important;}”]Cons:

  • The Riffe Mahogany Competitor Series spearguns are a bit too expensive as compared to other brands of spearguns.
  • The heavy-weight handle makes it difficult to use at times.
  • The product series comes only in Hawaiian setup that creates a problem for users who are not familiar with this design system.

On the whole, if you are searching for the best, accurate, sharp and most effective speargun then Riffe Competitor series is what you should purchase.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]


So there you have it. We hope you found the information here on our website extremely informational and that it helps you to choose the right speargun. We are constantly updating and adding to our site so always be sure to check back for future updates. If you enjoyed this review on some of the best spearguns on the market then you’ll probably also be interested in reading up on our post about fishing kayaks which a lot of spearos like to use because it’s cheaper and easier to get out into the deep blue quicker. Also be sure to read up on our post about the best spearfishing floats. After all, you should be practicing safe diving when you’re out spearfishing. Always remember to spear only what you plan to eat! Till then, have a great day and be safe out there![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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