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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