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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.