Spearfishing: Knowing the Basics
Fishing is something that can be fun to do, and if you are passionate about it and is also interested in extreme sports, then you may have to get an idea about spearfishing and indulge in it.
As an extreme sports, spearfishing needs the skill and ability for a person to be able to free dive in most cases without air tanks and then stalk a fish and shoot underwater using the speargun.
If you are a beginner, you may need to go through some skills training of some kind to learn to professionally swim, dive, hold your breath, equalize, and be patient in order to make it through spearfishing.
As an important tips, here are some information that can help and guide you as you go start your experience this sustainable, affordable, and fun sports.
You have to make sure that safety is always in place as that is the very first rule of the thumb as this kind of sports involves risk and other hazards. As a safety measure or protocol dive with a buddy just for the possibilities that something may happen like you go blackout that can be fatal, and also use a dive knife both for fishing and safety as that can be useful as well for immediate need like freeing yourself from getting tangled.
Another safety protocol is to do first a research on the dive spots that you are aiming to go, ask around for which die spots are recommended for beginners and which dive spots are a no-go zone, better yet check online for details. Another thing is to be careful not to stick out your hand when diving in dark spots as that can be dangerous especially with possibilities of eel attacks.
And when you indulge in this sport, better yet pick the best and high quality gears, gadgets, and equipment for spearfishing, and for this wetsuit is more suitable to be worn, and don’t forget to select a mentor in your and learn from his expertise, experience, and skills.
It will be best that you get a little orientation and practice in spearfishing before you go for the real thing, just to make sure that you are all ready and equipped to go underwater and be confident in your experience.
With the right knowledge, training, skills, and equipment, you will find the experience of spearfishing more rewarding and fulfilling.