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 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.
As an important tips, here are some information that can help and guide you as you go start your experience this sustainable, affordable, and fun 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. Never ever dive alone and make sure you dive with a buddy, as you may not know the possibilities underwater, also you may want to have with you a dive knife both for safety and fishing, it may come handy when 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. 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.
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.