Spear fishing

Q: If a person shoots a fish or kills it is it halal to eat?


A: Yes it is halaal. One does not have to slaughter a fish in order for it to be halaal.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

( حرم حيوان من شأنه الذبح ) خرج السمك والجراد فيحلان بلا ذكاة (الدر المختار 6/ 294)


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)