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.
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.
As you advance in this sports, you have to make sure that safety will never be compromised as this is the very first rule of the thumb as it may involve risks and hazards along the way. Never ever dive alone and make sure you dive with a buddy, as you may not know the possibilities underwater, also you may want to have with you a dive knife both for safety and fishing, it may come handy when needed.
Another safety tip is to research your diving spot and choose that which is best for beginners and ask around or do your own research on the internet and know which spots are a no no. 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 the right knowledge, training, skills, and equipment, you will find the experience of spearfishing more rewarding and fulfilling.