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.
By all means, spearfishing is known as an extreme sports and when you get into this kind of sport you will need to have the ability to stalk and shoot fish underwater with the use of a speargun, freediving with our without air tanks.
If in any event that you are a beginner in this kind of sport you may need to acquire such skills to also learn to swim professionally, equalize, hold your breath and also being patient to be able to pull it off.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.