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WT Cobia Naples Spearfishing

Naples Spearfishing

John D'Orazio

John D'Orazio

Executive Partner at SlideMoor
I am an avid boater, spearfisherman, and pilot. I have always had a strong love for the water and all of the beauty and mysteries the ocean contains.
John D'Orazio

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One of my favorite hobbies is spearfishing while freediving. There is nothing like the feeling you get when you’re multiple stories under the water searching for that prized fish. Keeping calm while having surges of adrenaline makes for an intense experience to say the least. For those freedivers out there I don’t need to say anymore, but for those unfamiliar with the sport, please see my post on freediving here!

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What is Freediving? | SlideMoor Blog

What is Freediving?

John D'Orazio

John D'Orazio

Executive Partner at SlideMoor
I am an avid boater, spearfisherman, and pilot. I have always had a strong love for the water and all of the beauty and mysteries the ocean contains.
John D'Orazio

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Freediving is the sport of underwater diving without the use of a breathing apparatus. Divers hold their breath, descend into the water, explore, and ascend back to the surface each dive. It is a freeing and peaceful activity that affords divers the many pleasures of an up close experience of marine life. Continue reading

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Spearfishing for Snapper

James Murphy

James Murphy

Partner/Head of Marketing & Sales at SlideMoor
I've lived on the water for most of my life. I have an affinity for all things revolving around the ocean. Recently, my aim has been set on the thrills of spearfishing!
James Murphy

Let’s get this out of the way first; I’m talking about free-diving.  That’s the real sport in spearfishing; pushing yourself to the limit each dive and battling nature on one breath.   Not SCUBA.  Check out my comparison commentary HERE Continue reading

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Spearfishing: Free-Diving vs. SCUBA Diving

James Murphy

James Murphy

Partner/Head of Marketing & Sales at SlideMoor
I've lived on the water for most of my life. I have an affinity for all things revolving around the ocean. Recently, my aim has been set on the thrills of spearfishing!
James Murphy

There are two very different types of pastimes that fall under the name “spearfishing.”  But lets be clear on some of the differences so we don’t get them confused.

SCUBA Diving
Spearfishing with SCUBA consists of strapping on a tank and a whole bunch of other gear, going down under the water for an hour, and slowly moving around looking for unsuspecting fish to come in your range. SCUBA is largely about being able to aim your gun when you happen to cross paths with the right fish. Continue reading