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Spear Fishing?

New Jersey
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86 posts
16 reviews
Spear Fishing?

Does anyone know if you can travel from the US to Costa Rica with a spear gun? In a checked bag? I did a search and only saw a couple of posts about spear fishing.

Los Angeles
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198 posts
1. Re: Spear Fishing?

According to the TSA website a spear gun is allowed as a checked item on an airplane. I would check the TSA website for further information. As for the local laws of Costa Rica allowing spear gun fishing I do not know that. One of the locals who post to this board might be able to help.

quepos, costa rica
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438 posts
2. Re: Spear Fishing?

I have had clients from Hawaii bring their guns and there are no local laws against it as long as your outside a national park.

New Jersey
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16 reviews
3. Re: Spear Fishing?

Thanks all. Will check with TSA.

4. Re: Spear Fishing?

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