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Good Reef fish to eat

Discussion in 'Underwater Hunting' started by bowhunt69, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. bowhunt69

    bowhunt69 Garibaldi

    # of Dives: 25 - 49
    Location: Iowa
    I'm a long time snorkeler and just getting in to scuba classes- I would like to sling or pole fish as I snorkel- where can I find a list of good eating fish - I will be in Culebra this winter-I know that some is national parks but not all-thank you
  2. gypsyjim

    gypsyjim I have an alibi ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: capitol region of New York
    Enjoy Culebra. Both good diving and snorkeling.
    For a good snorkel, try Melonese, just north of town and off the beaten path for most visitors. It's a protected area, so no spearfishing tho. The other better known beach for snorkeling is across the island at Flamingo? Beach.

    There was only one small dive operator on Culebra when we were there in 05, right across the street from the ferry landing. Culebra Divers. Good people, and nice diving. Ask them about spear fishing, and how to find the other dive site you can reach from shore, like Melonese.

    Have fun, Culebra was where I first took my two teens after they did their OW. They loved it!
  3. briankinley2004

    briankinley2004 Captain

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: louisiana
    What "reefs" do you plan to fish? Most snapper, triggerfish and grouper are good to eat where legal.

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