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3 Compelling Reasons To Try Spearfishing

Pat Green   Sep 21, 2021

If you’ve already tried snorkeling and scuba diving, spearfishing is the perfect next step for your aquatic adventures. The Earth is mostly covered by water. In fact, 71% of it is so no one can call themselves a world traveler without diving into the oceanic depths of this planet. Know these compelling reasons to try spearfishing during your next nautical adventure and get into the water as soon as possible.

Experience Untouched Nature

The oceans are one of the few places in the world that are virtually untouched by mankind and the creatures in the ocean are nothing like the ones on land. When you go spearfishing, you’ll be able to explore underwater caves and corals and see sea turtles, dolphins, and fish in their natural habitat. The memories that you make while doing underwater activities will last with you for a lifetime and you’ll never forget the amazing things you see down there.

Catch Your Own Meal

The practice of catching the food you put on your table has largely been left to hunters who troll forests for deer during the fall, but spearfishing gives you the chance to leave Bambi alone and consume freshly-caught seafood. Over 90% of the seafood consumed in the United States is imported and the ways in which it is caught are typically a mystery to the consumers. Catching your own food gives you great satisfaction similar to that of growing your own vegetables. You know exactly where your seafood came from and can have pride in the fact that you got it from the ocean to your table. If you’re having a family dinner with the meal that you caught, that also factors into a great sense of satisfaction.

Exercise In A Unique Way

When you go spearfishing you are typically free diving into the waters. Sometimes, you will be outfitted with a snorkeling mask and gear, but this still means you will have to hold your breath while underwater. This exercise tests your lung capacity, and the act of moving through water will give your legs a good workout. Swimming has been known as an effective form of exercise, especially for those who have trouble exercising on land. It takes the physical pressure off of your body while exercising the muscles in your legs, arms, back, and core.

Spearfishing is a great activity for anyone looking to do something during vacation, or even a day trip. You can do it with family and friends or go on a solo adventure to discover the oceanic depths. Start your adventure, and experience all of the benefits of the activity first-hand.