What Should Divers Do For Their Safety

What Should Divers Do For Their Own Safety? Q&A

If you’re a diver, then safety needs to be a top priority. You should always be asking, “What should divers do for their own safety?” Or better yet, if you were advising a friend, what would you tell them? It bears repeating… No amount of fun is worth the unnecessary risk of dying! You are

Swimming Underwater

Swimming Underwater — How to Swim Underwater Safely

Underwater swimming is dangerous if you’re not careful. Anytime you are swimming underwater, whether, in a pool or the ocean, you are at risk of drowning. To help you prevent something catastrophic from happening to you, let’s go over the ground rules for swimming underwater safely. I’m a fan of looking up to those who

Person Drowning Underwater

Shallow Water Blackout (How and Why It Happens)

Shallow water blackout happen when your brain is starved of oxygen. It’s a defense mechanism of the body. Similar to when a person faints on land, this could happen while you’re underwater. Typically due to your mammalian dive reflex, you have a certain amount of time before brain damage can occur. If no one is

Dive Knife

Best Dive Knife – Our Top 6 Picks for 2023

Our best dive knife for scuba & freediving in 2023 is Cressi Skorpion Dive Knife. This tempered stainless steel knife tops our list because it’s durable, sharp, and safe. It has a sheath with a locking mechanism. The other option is the AquaLung Squeeze Lock Knife, which is small, easy to use, and has a

Spearfishing Gear

17 Spearfishing Gear Essentials For Catching More Fish

Not having the right spearfishing gear when entering the ocean is dangerous. Too many spearos have become frustrated or worse been put in situations that can lead to disastrous consequences due to bad gear selection. Take for example a bad dive knife. Listen to more spearfishing tips on the Cast & Spear Podcast Spearfishing Gear

How To Catch White Seabass

According to Captain Mark Winch, you’ll want to try a few different approaches to catch white seabass. The first is slow trolling a large mackerel on a Carolina rig using a 4-ounce egg sinker, 40-pound fluorocarbon, to a #1 or #2 treble hook. If the squid is around, you can fly line squid using a

Freediving Mask Comfort

Best Freediving Masks for Deep Dives – Top 5 Picks for 2023

  The best freediving mask for deep dives in 2023 is SalviMar Noah Mask. However, in this article, we will review the top 5 freediving masks for deep dives, and each option has unique features that make them comfortable to wear for an extended period. SalviMar Noah Mask stands out because it’s comfortable, light, and

3 Ways To Navigate Vegan Hate Against Spearfishing

Spearfishing is unethical, unnecessary, and is direct animal suffering… At least, according to most vegans.  How do I know? Sharing my catches on social media has taught me that a tribe of individuals is militant in their desire to stop any human interaction with animals.  It’s as if no animal feels scared, suffers, or dies

How To Kill A Big Fish (And Be Mentally Ready For It)

I was 30 when I put a knife through a big fish’s brain. I was 15 hours south of the US border, floating by myself in the Pacific Ocean. I had just finished a seven-minute rodeo with my largest yellowtail trying my best not to get tangled in my reel line. Adrenaline was coursing through

types of fishing

Types of Fishing: Most Common Techniques and Methods

Saltwater and freshwater fishing are the two main types of fishing you’ll encounter. Under these two, the most common fishing techniques and methods include fly fishing, ice fishing, shore fishing, spearfishing, baitcasting, trolling, and more! Whether you’re a seasoned fisherman or just starting out, there’s a type of fishing that’s perfect for you. In this

Roller Speargun Conversion Tips

Roller spearguns are all the rage right now. They allow you to pack a punch in a shorter gun with reduced recoil. Recoil is the killer of accuracy in spearguns. I’ve been using the Pathos roller for some time, but my buddy Brian recommended I try out the MannySub roller kit because of the ceramic

How To Tie The Double Palomar Knot

The standard Palomar Knot is hard to beat. However, if you’re looking to add a bit more security to your knot, then we recommend the following. Palomar Knot Strength Analysis The folks over at Salt Strong did a great analysis of the differences between the Palomar, the double, and the improved double. Depending on the