5 Spearguns Worth Buying Under $200

If you are looking for a quality spearguns under $200, then you are in luck, there are a few good spearguns within that price range for both beginners and seasoned spearfishermen and women. However, not all are the same, this makes deciding which brand and style to buy a personal choice.

Spearguns have come a long way in their designs over the last 30 years, especially in regards to quality and the use of technology in constructing them, compared to the original wood frame and large rubber band variety. Today, CO2, pneumatics, hydro pneumatic and even spring loaded spearguns are accurate and pack a serious punch, which are the main reasons of their popularity.

Here are our top 5 recommendations for spearguns under $200:

AB Biller Stainless Steel Professional Speargun

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars.

If you are looking for a hardy gun, one that is rugged enough to take ‘anywhere’, one that consistently performs well in all situations, then this is definitely for you. It is basically the exact same gun as the company’s wooden model, but much stronger, and it is designed to accommodate dual 9/16 rubber gun bands. One of the noteworthy benefits, other than it superb accuracy, is the gun’s hand grip, trigger and safety mechanism, all of which are geared for both right and left-handed people. Although, it does take some muscle to load it.

Hammerhead Proteus

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars.

Utilizing Power X-change bands with nylon coated DyneemaTM wishbones and bridles, along a fully railed barrel, this is an underwater gun that is versatile and capable of accommodating a variety of spearheads that can mount on a 6mm threaded shaft, or either a Hawaiian style ‘flopper’ shaft. Along with it’s real-ready design makes it priced afford-ably, that is what truly shines about this gun. For divers who like hunting medium to large fish, this is a good all-around gun to have.

Cressi Apache

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars.

This is one of the most basic, tried and tested spearguns ever made, a gun design that has been around since the late 1940’s that you can depend on, anytime. It is the ideal beginner gun, and when mastered, it truly performs as well as many spearguns above $200, it only lacks the range of more powerful guns.

Cressi Mohicano Camo

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars.

This is an attractive modern speargun that is perfect for stalking your prey – to fully extending the weapon to maximize accuracy – it allows you to closing range on your target while aiming around ledges and under rocks, because of its small size camouflaged design. It is an ideal hunting tool for medium and advance divers looking for small reef fish, with the advantage easy loading, because of it’s small size. For under $200, this is a gun you can pack and take anywhere, perfect for traveling divers.

Mares Bandit

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars.

The Mares Bandit is basic functionality gone pro, because of it’s simple and effective design, and it’s Tricut 7mm spring steel shaft and extruded, light-weight, alloy barrel,  it allows all levels of spear fishermen and women to tag bigger fish. And, it has a range comparable to that of the AB Biller gun, making it an all-around hunting weapon for beginners and experienced levels of spearfishing enthusiasts.

All and all, when comparing these fine spearguns, it comes down to personal choice, the level of the diver, and what size fish are being hunted. For beginners, and those who are looking for a proven, dependable, ease of use gun, that is good for hunting small to mid-size fish, then the Cressi Apache and Cressi Mohicano Camo are the spearguns to consider.

For beginners and medium level divers looking for larger fish, both the Hammerhead Proteus and the Mares Bandit will get the job done, but for the serious hunter, armed with experience, stalking large fish, then there is no other choice than the AB Biller Stainless Steel Professional Speargun.

To help you make the best choice, you can follow the links to view more information about these spearguns and read customers’ reviews.