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.
By all means, spearfishing is known as an extreme sports and when you get into this kind of sport you will need to have the ability to stalk and shoot fish underwater with the use of a speargun, freediving with our without air tanks.
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.
Here are some important tips that you can use as a guide as you go your way in experiencing this sustainable, affordable, and above all, lots of fun sports that you ever venture.
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. And when diving already avoid sticking your hand or spear in dark holes as that can be a threat for the likes of eels strapping your arm.
You may have the need to pick as well the right gears and spearfishing equipment that you need that is of good quality and a wetsuit is more suitable for this, and much more select a mentor that you can rely on with expertise and experience.
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 enough knowledge, skill, and training, you will find spearfishing sport as something worth doing and you will be able to develop more as you go further into your experience.