Spearfishing for john dory in New Zealand

John Dory (Zeus faber)

Found mainly in areas of broken foul, reefs, estuaries and also harbours they are comfortable in depths up to 150m. They are stealth predators that primarily eat small baitfish. A john dory fillet is hard to beat. Speros would be best to hunt for these slow moving and well-camouflaged fish along the edges of weed lines.