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.
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.
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 the right knowledge, training, skills, and equipment, you will find the experience of spearfishing more rewarding and fulfilling.