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Zapping lionfish without thumping your eardrums

A Florida spearfisherman who has been sniping invasive fish on their home turf has plans to release his “underwater suppressor” to the public.

Courtland Hunt, a spearfisherman out of Anna Maria Island, has been documenting his on-going sea hunt between man and lionfish with gently-modified Gen 3 Glock 17, lead-free ammo, and purpose-built muzzle device for the past couple years.

Now, branded as the FireFish, the NFA-compliant underwater suppressor (which is baffleless and doesn’t en-quiet anything above water), is nearing production.

I dig the shoot/don’t shoot trials…

More in my column at Guns.com

Zapping Lionfish via suppressed Glocks

One of the most controversial fish in the waters around Florida these days is the invasive lionfish. Released by aquarium owners and others who didn’t want them anymore, they can lay millions of eggs and have few natural predators in the Gulf.

Courtland Hunt, a spearfisherman with Go Fish Productions out of Anna Maria Island, documented their on-going sea hunt between man and lionfish with gently modified Gen 3 Glock 17s, lead-free ammo and underwater suppressors (which do nothing to quiet the Sara McGlockland above water).

Here’s the gist in the below video and more in my column at Guns.com