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 list of important points that can be your pointers as you start to experience this kind of sports that are all the same sustainable, fun, and affordable compared to any other extreme sports.
In any of this activity, you have ensured that safety is always in place at all cost, as this kind of sport thus involve risk and hazards that cannot be determined. 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.
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.
In all this, you will learn better if you get a little orientation and lessons about this sport, and do more practice until you get to master the skill before you go for the real one to ensure that you are well equipped, ready, and confident in your underwater 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.