It requires training, knowledge, and skill. You even need a fishing license.
You can expect to gain expert knowledge about how to take care of your diving gear, how to identify fish, how to operate a speargun and the safety guidelines.
This list of states requires you to get your license: – California – Hawaii – Florida – North Carolina – Oregon – Texas
A spearfishing club organizes social events for its members and assists with lessons on licenses. You can expect to fork over anywhere from $25 to $40 for an entire year.
If you are an experienced diver, you should have most of the equipment you’ll need, but there is still the hunting aspect to consider.
Diving of any kind can be dangerous, even for professionals. If anything goes out of your hand, your spearfishing buddy can provide immediate help.