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Spear Fisher

Catch fishes using barbed spears.

What does a Spear Fisher do?

Catches fish, such as eels, salmon, and swordfish, using barbed spear: Spears fish from platform built in stream or on river bank or from fishing vessel, using harpoon attached to buoy by rope, and allows fish to tire. Hoists fish from water, using gaff. Kills swordfish with club, rifle, or gaff. May be designated according to gear used as Fisher, Eel Spear; Gaffer; Harpooner; or according to quarry sought as Fisher, Swordfish.