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How To Freedive To 70 Feet On One Breath

Are you interested in learning how to freedive? With the right mindset and proper training, you’ll be able to reach new depths and have skills that will improve your life. In this article, I’ll share tips that freediving experts such as Ted Harty from Immersion Freediving have shared with me that helped me dive down

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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

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Is Spearfishing Sustainable? A Beginner’s Guide

Are you wondering if spearfishing is sustainable? Within the community, it’s fairly clear the answer. However, some people only see spearfishing from a negative external vantage point and have developed negative opinions. In this article, we look at what aspects make spearfishing sustainable and how it can get out of hand. Many new spearfishers gloss

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Mahi Mahi Spearfishing Tips For Beginners

Mahi mahi spearfishing is awesome! Mahi mahi, coryphaena hippurus, are plentiful pelagic fish that grow fast and taste great. If there’s one fish to not feel guilty taking home for the dinner plate it’s this one. Your friends and family are going to love it raw, cooked mahi, or smoked. In this short guide, we’ll

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Controversial Killing of Big Dusky Flatheads

The death of any creature is a tragedy. The loss of life, no matter how big or small leaves behind a ripple effect that is felt by all. The tragedy is amplified when the life in question is a majestic creature like the dusky flathead. The dusky flathead is one of the largest species of

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Why Diving Is Best Planned

You’ll find a breathtaking world teeming with life beneath the ocean’s surface – from stunning coral reefs and colorful fish to sprawling underwater landscapes. But exploring this vast and mesmerizing underwater realm takes careful planning and preparation, especially when diving for fish. Our expert Dr. Daniele Abela, an experienced diver from New England, said, “A

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Applying Italian Spearfishing Techniques to Cold Water

As the popularity of spearfishing continues to grow, so does the number of people looking for ways to improve their success in the sport. One area that has seen a lot of attention lately is cold water spearfishing. While most people think of spearfishing as warm water activity, there are many places where cold water

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Florida Spearfishing VS California Spearfishing

There is a clear divide between those who hail from Florida and those from California regarding spearfishing. With its warm water and abundance of fish, some say Florida is the best place to spearfish. At the same time, others claim that California, with its rocky coastlines and kelp forests, is the ideal destination. Florida and

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Is Spearfishing Dangerous?

One of the first questions any spearo gets is “is spearfishing dangerous?” In fact, every time I pack my wetsuit and rack up my speargun, I can tell my wife has some reservations about the whole ordeal. “Who’s your dive buddy today? Are they experienced? What are the conditions like? Are you gonna run some

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Being a Woman in a Male-Dominated Sport

Being in a world that is predominantly filled with men in the field of sports, it can be hard to find a sport or activity to participate in that you feel comfortable. When it comes to sports, many are traditionally seen as ‘male-dominated.’ This includes football, spearfishing, basketball, and hockey. For women who want to

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10 Spearfishing Tips For Beginners

If you want to improve your spearfishing, get a mentor. Don’t do what I did. Buy gear and just wing it. It’s a terrible idea. Not only did I put myself in danger, but I put my dive partner at risk. Having a base level of competence before getting into the ocean with a speargun

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How Deep Can You Scuba Dive?

Scuba diving is one of the most dangerous and rewarding hobbies out there. Diving deep down into the sea isn’t part of humanity’s evolutionary traits. Still, thanks to advances in science and technology and the creation of scuba diving gear, it is now attainable for a human to stay underwater for almost as long as

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Freshwater Spearfishing 101 — Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Interested in spearfishing in freshwater? It’s not impossible. You’re in luck! We’re sharing tips that’ll help you get started. Here is a brief summary of everything you need to know so you can be fully prepared for your first freshwater spearfishing. These are firsthand guides from expert Jake Lords, the freshwater spearo from Utah.  Listen

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