The requirements for spearfishing for spearfishing are minimal: the ability to harpoon a fish weighing 3 kg from a gun from a short distance. Preference should be given to small compact pneumatic guns, since hunting is mainly carried out in the labyrinth of underwater crevices and grottoes, where the main thing is to find fish.
The croaker, a brownish-purple bottom fish with golden bronze sides, is quite common on the rocky coasts of the Crimea and the Caucasus. Yellow with black stripes of the dorsal and caudal fins, a white abdomen and a pronounced white border around the mouth, a small non-poisonous spine near the anal fin. In shape, the croaker is similar to carp, although it has finer scales. Unlike mullet, this fish is not flocking – you will often find more than two or three individuals together. Continue reading