Best Spearfishing Gloves – Our Favourites for 2020

Spearfishing Gloves

Spearfishing has been around since humans first learnt how to hunt, therefore having the best spearfishing gloves possible will make your time in the water more comfortable, safe and hopefully improve your chances of catching more fish! 

It's important to choose some spearfishing gloves that are strong enough to not tear, warm enough to keep you in the water for a long time and flexible enough so you keep your hand dexterity and therefore can easily use your speargun for shooting and reloading whilst under water. 

Whilst comparing the best spearfishing gloves, we took many factors into the decision making process. We initially looked at the material which directly affects the strength, warmth and dexterity of the gloves. Secondly we considered the palm coating, this will help determine if the gloves will have enough grip to allow you to swim fast and handle the speargun appropriately without dropping it in the water. 

After a lot of research we came to the conclusion there is no exact perfect spearfishing glove - usually a glove has more particular qualities than the next. You therefore need to take into consideration your spearfishing style, where you intend to spearfish and the fish you want to catch!

Best 5 Spearfishing Gloves of 2020

After hours and hours of researching spearfishing gloves, going over customer reviews and tech specifications. We have come to the conclusion of our 5 favourite spearfishing gloves that you should be using in 2020. Our analysis is complete with Pros & Cons of each which will help you decide which gloves you want to buy.

1: EDITORS CHOICE



Cressi has been a leader in producing a range of products related to water sports and diving for many years. This editors choice was a simple one, these spearfishing gloves have really set the bar high. 


Made from a single-lined layer of high stretch neoprene, these gloves boast comfort and warmth.


Keep a firm grip on your speargun with a non-slip finish on the entire surface of the gloves. You'll never drop your gun again. 


Available in 2.5mm, 3.5mm and 5mm thickness, there is a range of gloves to match whatever water temperature you will be spearfishing in. These Cressi gloves also offer great flexibility with their semi-bent fingers - this will also create a much more natural fit. 


In our opinion if you want the best of the best spearfishing gear then these gloves will be perfect for you. 


PROS & CONS

  • Non Slip Finish
  • Many thickness sizes to choose from
  • Pre-bent fingers for great flexibility
  • Customers report on great abrasion protection
  • No cons with these spearfishing gloves

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2: OUR TOP PICK



Unlike typical dive gloves, these gloves are produced from kevlar, making them extremely resistant to cuts and abrasion. Perfect if you are also using the gloves to hunt marine life such as lobster and crabs or you are navigating through sharp coral reefs and rocks. 


Customers report on the very soft interior of the glove making it easy to have full control over your fingers with very little resistance from the glove. 


This glove comes in a wide array of sizes and there is guaranteed to be one perfect for you. 


PROS & CONS

Unlike typical dive gloves, these gloves are produced from kevlar, making them extremely resistant to cuts and abrasion. Perfect if you are also using the gloves to hunt marine life such as lobster and crabs or you are navigating through sharp coral reefs and rocks. 


Customers report on the very soft interior of the glove making it easy to have full control over your fingers with very little resistance from the glove. 


This glove comes in a wide array of sizes and there is guaranteed to be one perfect for you. 


PROS & CONS

  • Produced from Kevlar for great protection
  • Top of hand is further protected with a rubber design
  • Great finger manoeuvrability allowing for easy shooting 
  • Not a purpose built spearfishing glove but it does the job excellently

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3



OMGear have been producing spearfishing gloves which have been loved by their customers for many years now. 


These gloves are made from a soft neoprene which is also laminated with stretchy nylon to increase their durability and elasticity. 


You wont have to worry about having a loose wrist as these gloves have a handy velcro strap on the wrist to ensure they don't loosen. 


There is a high grip rubber anti-slip palm which makes sure you have tight hold of your speargun at all times. Another awesome feature is the fact that the seams are glued instead of stitched; this is to help keep warm water inside the gloves and cold water out. 


PROS & CONS

OMGear have been producing spearfishing gloves which have been loved by their customers for many years now. 


These gloves are made from a soft neoprene which is also laminated with stretchy nylon to increase their durability and elasticity. 


You wont have to worry about having a loose wrist as these gloves have a handy velcro strap on the wrist to ensure they don't loosen. 


There is a high grip rubber anti-slip palm which makes sure you have tight hold of your speargun at all times. Good grip will also make it easier to adjust your freediving mask underwater. Another awesome feature is the fact that the seams are glued instead of stitched; this is to help keep warm water inside the gloves and cold water out. 


PROS & CONS

  • Soft neoprene laminated with nylon
  • Adjustable Velcro strap
  • Anti-slip palm rubber
  • Seams are glued
  • No cons with this glove

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4



These gloves from NeoSport promise great flexibility and durability. They are produced from Neoprene to ensure your hands stay warm and have high textured palms to give you a better grip on your speargun or diving flashlight.


These spearfishing gloves offer great dexterity in your hands and ensure you can operate your speargun as required. 


PROS & CONS

  • Come in varying thicknesses 
  • Wrist Fasteners
  • Textured Palm 
  • Good dexterity 
  • Few customers report the glove is weak at the seam 

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5



The gloves are made from our special blend of UHMWPE fabrics creating a glove that is light, flexible, and offers incredible protection that is claimed to be up to 15 times stronger than steel.


These gloves are not only incredibly strong but the dexterity in your hands remains as if you aren't even wearing the gloves. 


The abrasion and cut resistance makes these gloves ideal to navigate through sharp terrain such as corals and rocks. It also makes these spearfishing gloves perfect for hunting lobster, crabs and eels. 


PROS & CONS

The gloves are made from our special blend of UHMWPE fabrics creating a glove that is light, flexible, and offers incredible protection that is claimed to be up to 15 times stronger than steel.


These gloves are not only incredibly strong but the dexterity in your hands remains as if you aren't even wearing the gloves. 


The abrasion and cut resistance makes these gloves ideal to navigate through sharp terrain such as corals and rocks. It also makes these spearfishing gloves perfect for hunting lobster, crabs and eels. 


PROS & CONS

  • Incredibly strong and abrasion resistant
  • Good dexterity 
  • Anti-slip palm coating
  • May not be as warm as neoprene models

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Conclusion

Overall our two best spearfishing gloves to buy are the Cressi Neoprene High Stretch Gloves and the D Vein Kevlar Spearfishing Dive Glove. Although any of the gloves on our list will serve you very well. 

Our two top choices offer strength, warmth whilst maintaining a good degree of dexterity and won't hinder your ability to use the speargun. 

If you are also looking for a speargun then check out our top recommendations for spearguns in 2020

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