JBL Spearguns reviewed by real spearo’s

If you’re looking for spearfishing gear that has stood the test of time, JBL is a brand that’s been making great spearguns for over 40 years now. Their target is primarily the beginners market, and JBL is one of the most common names you’ll hear when you’re researching cheap spearfishing gear. But that’s not the kicker. In the past some of the JBL spearguns were a little inferior, but recently I’ve been rather impressed with what this brand has been putting out. Especially the JBL Woody Elite Sawed-Off Magnum Speargun.

But what the brand does best is how simple their spearguns are. Which means less problems as there’s fewer possible things that can go wrong. And makes JBL spearguns perfect spearguns for beginners. Plus they’re cheap. Across their range they have three different “series” to classify the different types of JBL spearguns.

The Woody is JBL’s entry-level speargun, and as you can imagine it’s carved out of a piece of wood. African mahogany to be exact. Upgrading a little and you’ll find their Elite line, which features a better shaft and you can swap out the wood barrel for an aerospace alloy. And finally you’ve got the Magnums. With a cast aluminium handle and stainless steel trigger mechanisms, this is the line that helped JBL step up their game and really make a name for themselves with spearos the world over. It’s a beautiful speargun that can’t be beat on price.

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Finding the best spearfishing gear can be tough. There’s so many brands. And that’s before you start even diving into the different types of speargun, or whether or not you need carbon fiber fins. The list goes on. Check out our buying guides and ensure you’re making the right call, before spending a single dime.

The “best” cheap speargun for under $100

With spearfishing getting more and more popular, it's important those getting started know what to look for in a speargun. It's all well and good to want the bells and whistles of a top-of-the-line speargun, but I want to let you in on a little secret. There's plenty of great spearguns around that'll set you back less than $100. Just because you're buying a cheap speargun, it doesn't mean it's not going to help you catch a feed of fish.

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The first time I got my hands on a pneumatic speargun it was a pleasant surprise. I'll admit it. I was a doubter. Growing up I always used banded spearguns, and that's all I knew when it came to spearfishing. But once I started experimenting with pneumatic spearguns, I quickly grew to love the size-to-power ratio. They just pound. Especially for short, dirty cave guns. In this guide today, I want to share with you my pick for the best pneumatic speargun in the market, so you can buy the best.

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