If you love fishing and also have the interest in doing extreme sports then you may possibly be interested about spearfishing as well.
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 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.
In any of this activity, you have ensured that safety is always in place at all cost, as this kind of sport thus involve risk and hazards that cannot be determined. 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. 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.
With the right knowledge, training, skills, and equipment, you will find the experience of spearfishing more rewarding and fulfilling.