These tips are designed to penetrate and hold your prey with as little force and as little damage as possible. The point is capable of piercing the fish skin with very little force. The tip causes a tiny puncture wound only slightly larger than the stainless cable. The cable slips out of the body of the Stinger, allowing the tip to turn sideways and capture the fish. When the tip is deployed, the very end of the cable is captured by a locking retainer attached to the body of the Sea Stinger. When the fish is secured, the retainer is simply rotated to align the clearance slot with the cable and the cable and tip are released.
The Sea Stinger 1 (SS1) has four main advantages over other types of spear points: