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 in this kind of sports which can be demanding you have to learn some basic as well to in terms of swimming and diving, holding your breath, equalizing, and being patient for you to be able to successfully indulge in this,
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.