Spearfishing: Knowing the Basics
When you are into fishing and find this hobby to be fun and at the same time you are fascinated with extreme sports, you may want to know about spearfishing.
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. One safety measure to follow is to dive at all times with a buddy and never alone, that is in case something may happen during the dive to you, then you can also use a dive knife both that can be used for fishing and safety for any cases that it can be needed.
Do your initial research on your diving spots so that you will know what are those that are good for beginners and experts, you can also ask around where best to dive and watch out for the restricted zones, checking the internet will also be a great help. One more thing is to ensure that, when you are diving and you see a dark spot, never stick out your arm or your gear as it can be dangerous with eels lurking that may cause you to be attacked.
It is more important that when you set out for this sport that you invest in gears and spearfishing equipment that are of the best quality and be sure that you also have a mentor to guide you through and learn from him or her the best skill, techniques and in his or her expertise in the field of spearfishing.
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.