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 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.
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. 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 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. 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.
And when you indulge in this sport, better yet pick the best and high quality gears, gadgets, and equipment for spearfishing, and for this wetsuit is more suitable to be worn, and don’t forget to select a mentor in your and learn from his expertise, experience, and skills.
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.
When you are well equipped, have the right knowledge, skill and training in spearfishing, you can be sure that your experience of the adventure will be worth and rewarding, and the more you get into the adventure the more will you have the passion of the adventure of extreme sports with spearfishing.