is limited to five fish
per day, using rubber band or spring type harpoons, and only while free-diving.
Here are the regulations
must have a valid individual fishing permit
And must be in good conditions to practice this sport.
The underwater fishing will be performed swimming or freediving only.
should mark its position with a red/orange clearly visible buoy and carry a knife as a security
It is prohibited to tie up the speargun line to any body part.
A member does not load or keep the speargun loaded out of the water
, on land or aboard a boat
As fishing gear
only spearguns with bands or slings are allowed.
No spearfishing in protected areas.
It is prohibited to capture non authorized species.
It is not allowed to commercialize any of the catches
It is not allowed to tie up your captures to the body.
It is strictly prohibited to spearfish any mammal or seabird.
Respect seasons and minimum sizes per specie.
It is strictly prohibited to use fishing nets to practice spearfishing.
It is prohibited to fillet the catches aboard a boat
The fishing should be done within the laws and regulations
of the waters a member is in.
The use of artificial lights and night fishing are not allowed.
Maintain an appropriate distance within another boat of at least 200 meters.
The use of explosive tips or gas is not allowed.
It is obligatory to always work
in couples as spearfishing implies a risk to the life of those who practice it.
Members must carry a first aid kit.
Spearfishing must abide to the Mexican laws and rules about on the matter (Fishing law, Regulation of fishing law NOM-017-PESC-1994).
Fill in the fishing records.
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