MAKO’s Spearfishing Traveler Pole Spear is a spearfishing device that is perfect for spearos who are frequent travelers.
It is great for small-medium fishes and includes 3 pole spears, which makes it very versatile. It is also praised by enthusiasts if the sport because of its ability to take in targets weighing about 10-15 pounds.
Sometimes, you have to do some traveling or road tripping in order to pursue spearfishing spots. Thus, this model will greatly benefit those who are not only into the sport, but also spearos who love to travel and explore new places as well.
- Measures 6′ 7″ and disassembles to 27.5″ for easier storage.
- Perfect for traveling
- Will not produce unnecessary fiberglass splinters
- Sunken flush screws as connecting joints
- 3 switchable sections for three varying pole spear lengths.
- Has a 5-prong paralyzer tip with Sure Grip barbs
- 1 full-length MAKO Spearguns Latex Power Band
AdvantagesMAKO’s Spearfishing Traveler Pole Spear is a traveler-friendly pole spear that can be broken down into a more compact piece so it will fit inside your bag.
It makes use of a sturdy, corrosion-repelling, anodized aircraft-grade aluminum which means you won’t have to deal with splinters from materials like worn-down fiberglass. The spear’s joints are attached firmly due to the recessed flush screws positioned on the connectors, providing a smoother release while fishing.
The device has 3 interchangeable options to better accommodate your preferences. If, for example, you are trying to pin down risky fish species like the lionfish, you can choose the unit’s 3-prong barbless lionfish tip.
This is designed for targeting lionfish and it features 3 prongs without the barbs for easier removal.
You can also purchase an adapter for a bigger range of pole spear tips. MAKO has a Tip Adapter available which lets spearos line up their spear tip arrangement expressly to the fish they are tailing.
As for other users’ comments, the majority of them have been nothing but positive. They all agreed that the pole spear was not only great for travel but is also an excellent investment that is worth the money. One said that the spear was light yet durable and will prove advantageous to divers.
The threads linking the sections of the spear appeared to be firm and stable, another said. The same user also added that the device was just the right weight and the latex band that comes with it sure packs some much-needed punch.
According to another user, the spear was appropriate for its price. He appreciated that it can be broken apart into 4 pieces and is understated and low-key and just perfect for travel. In addition, the quality of the material and the latex band was awesome for its retail price.
The unit’s paralyzer tips for open water shots ran parallel with each other, which makes for a great tip. Once it gets into a fish, the tip will open wider and this will in turn help grasp the fish.
The Sure Grip barbs on the paralyzer tips was also beneficial since it helped the spear in gripping the target even more so there are fewer chances for the target to escape.
There were a few number of unsatisfied users who had nothing glowing to say about the product. One user commented that the device was too light for his liking. Another said that the tips of the spear were not that sharp as suggested.
Despite the few drawbacks, the Spearfishing Traveler Pole Spear was praised in general by plenty of users. Traveling spearos who love exploring new places to hunt, be it the wild or the ocean, will be glad to know that there is a device that they can take anywhere they go.
It is meant for agile, bigger fish and because of its 3 optional functions, you will be able to customize your methods and just choose a function that will suit the kind of fish you are going to hunt.