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.
Spearfishing is considered to be an extreme sport and it needs as well the ability and skill to stalk and shoot fish underwater with the use of a speargun,that with free diving and without the use of air tanks in most cases.
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. 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.
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. 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.
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.