Spearfishing: Knowing the Basics
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 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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.