Emerald Coast Open: lionfish hunting for good
Team StingMaster had the pleasure of attending and sponsoring the 2022 Emerald Coast Open Lionfish Derby from May 13-15 in Destin, Florida. We had so much fun that we thought we’d give you all a little run-down of what happened. We were vendors during the Lionfish Removal Awareness Day Festival that coincides with the tournament, […]
Pain scientists discovered a treatment for jellyfish stings
UPDATED MARCH 2022: StingMaster is currently on sale – you can order it with this 10% discount code: JELLYFISH10 Jellyfish stings are the worst Jellyfish stings are an unfortunate reality year-round and are especially bad in the summer when these creatures are more prevalent. In the past years, the Rhode Island coast hosted thousands of […]
Jellyfish facts you didn’t know
Think you know everything there is to know about jellyfish? Guess again – we have compiled a list of 12 different jellyfish facts that we bet you’ve never heard before.
Learning to Hunt Lionfish: Eco-Tourism Trips
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re interested in hunting lionfish. However, jumping right into the game on your own can be daunting. That’s why a number of companies and organizations set-up lionfish hunting eco-tourism trips to handle the logistics for you so that you can learn how to safely hunt lionfish with experts around, […]
A Survey of the Different Species of Lionfish
Lionfish aficionados know that the Red Lionfish, the lionfish species that invaded the Gulf of Mexico, is not the only lionfish in the ocean. In fact, there are no less than TWELVE different species of lionfish, two of which have become invasive species (Pterois volitans in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean, Pterois miles in […]
How to safely hunt lionfish
It’s no secret that lionfish are an incredibly invasive species that ravage local reef populations. Lionfish hunting is the best in-between of satisfying your fishing/hunting/diving itch, while also doing something that’s great for our reefs. But how do you get started? Look no further. We have a complete guide right here Equipment you need Polespear […]
Lionfish Hunting: Are lionfish edible?
It’s no secret that lionfish are an incredibly invasive species that ravage local reef populations. Government efforts include paying people to hunt lionfish (yes, you read that correctly). Read our blog post last week to learn about how to make money hunting lionfish! The logical next question would be: what do I do with all […]
Lionfish Hunting: How to Make Money Hunting the Invasive Lionfish
It’s no secret that lionfish are an incredibly invasive species that ravage local reef populations. However, a relatively well kept secret is that you can actually make a fair amount of money hunting lionfish! It’s the best in-between of satisfying your fishing/hunting/diving itch, while also doing something that’s great for our reefs. But how do […]
Cooking the Invasive Lionfish: Lionfish Coconut Curry
Lionfish are an invasive species in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Atlantic coast of the US and in the Mediterannean – basically, anywhere that lionfish can be found outside of the Indo-Pacific. Their invasion poses huge problems for reef fish populations, since lionfish can eat basically any fish that is smaller than it. To combat […]
Lionfish, an invasive species: How did they get into the Gulf of Mexico?
Pterois volitans, the red lionfish, is an incredibly invasive species in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean and is travelling up the Atlantic Coast of the United States. The fish is originally from the Indo-Pacific part of the world, but mysteriously made its way very west all the way to North America in the 90s. There […]