New Law Will Ban Spearfishing With Scuba In The Gulf Of Mexico Starting 2018.

Spear fishing guns are legal only free diving. No tanks allowed when using spear guns. Big forst time offense fines and prison terms if caught spearfishing with tanks multiple times. Also, it is totally ILLEGAL with scuba equipment or any type of fishing equipment within Marine Reserves and punishable by up to 5 years in prison. This law is set to pass and begin January 1st of next year, 2018.