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Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 06-29-2017, 09:28 AM
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Posted By orcawealth
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

went out Tuesday and Wednesday 10 miles out anclote 35 feet freediving. tues the fiz was 5-7 feet in the evening just awful next day in the morning was top to bottom....go figure. its like the...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 06-19-2017, 02:39 PM
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Views: 641,505
Posted By orcawealth
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

that was the issue not so much. we got a bunch of good size mangrove snapper 4 hogs and a keeper grouper. didn't see as much fish as I was hoping. been my experience that when the viz is good...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 06-19-2017, 02:02 PM
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Posted By orcawealth
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Went out sat. Sunday. Between 30 feet and 45 feet diving and Freediving water was top to bottom both days. best viz in awhile. We were between 6-12 miles off Anclote.
Forum: General Freediving Area 08-10-2014, 07:57 PM
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Posted By orcawealth
Re: Bahamas Freedive Trips

Joe

I'm also a pilot and freediver (intermediate freedviver cert) have a172xp based out of hidden lake fa40. I keep my boat down in big pine key but did keep a boat down in Bimini for a few years...
Forum: Miami and The Florida Keys 05-20-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,321
Posted By orcawealth
Re: Cudjoe Key Trip (One Open Slot)

i am going to be in big pine key with my boat all of june. fii interm freediver. will be looking for people to dive(free, shootfish) with, safety first, 30-60 feet. pm in june if your looking to...
Forum: Diving Safety, Accidents and Incidents 03-20-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 78,963
Posted By orcawealth
Re: Advice on spearfishing alone

Ive owned the frv and have used it extensively over the last 8 months. One of the things that is left out of the conversation on the vest is that you preset when it's going to take you to the...
Forum: Diving Safety, Accidents and Incidents 12-29-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 78,963
Posted By orcawealth
Re: Advice on spearfishing alone

i dive alone sometimes, its often hard to find someone to go. I think you can be reasonably safe if you take proper precautions. i own the freediver recovery vest, I set it so it sends me to the...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 12-15-2011, 09:25 PM
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Views: 641,505
Posted By orcawealth
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Out 6 miles due west of Clearwater 30 foot of water 5-8 foot viz. milky water.
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 10-14-2011, 05:45 PM
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Posted By orcawealth
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

top to bottom in 30 feet at clearwater reef today. 3-4 foot swells but viz was 25 feet. A couple of others said it was even better thurs.
Forum: General Freediving Area 10-08-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 94,320
Posted By orcawealth
Re: The freediver's safety vest--IT'S ABOUT TIME!

One of the reasons for the high cost on the vest is issue of possible vest failure. The vest has back ups so it has redundancy. In addition he spared no expense on any of the components. He has...
Forum: General Freediving Area 09-26-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,433
Posted By orcawealth
Re: freediving course?

Bull, if you are comfortable In the water and can hold your breath a minute take the intermediate. Twice as long more dives, more technique and most important more safety it will not only help you...
Forum: General Freediving Area 09-25-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,433
Posted By orcawealth
Re: freediving course?

They just had a pfi intermediate in Tampa wrapped up today.
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 09-21-2011, 10:32 AM
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Views: 641,505
Posted By orcawealth
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

It was awful as of Sunday and last night we got rain so my guess is 5-7 feet at the 25-35 foot level.
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 09-20-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,633
Posted By orcawealth
Re: Freediver Recovery Vest

ive got it. you will not notice the vest after a few dives. the build quality is insane. Terry also bends over backwards to make sure you are happy with the purchase. All the parts on the vest...
Forum: General Freediving Area 09-20-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,982
Posted By orcawealth
Re: looking for freedivers out of tarpon springs

Ozona email me offline and I willput you on email dist. list for guys in the area that freedive and are looking for people to go on regular basis. we are up to about 15 people who have expressed...
Forum: General Freediving Area 09-14-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,982
Posted By orcawealth
Re: looking for freedivers out of tarpon springs

Email me off line orcawealth@gmail.com. I will put you on a dist. List I'm putting together we got about 8-10 guys who are interested in spearing in this area so I'm going to try and shoot everyone...
Forum: General Freediving Area 09-13-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,982
Posted By orcawealth
Re: looking for freedivers out of tarpon springs

If your 16 your to young to go out on my boat no offense but if something were to happen to you I don't want your family owning my boat after. If your dad dives as well I don't mind both going with...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 09-11-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 641,505
Posted By orcawealth
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

9-11 west of Hudson 40 feet of water 20 foot.
Forum: General Freediving Area 09-08-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,671
Posted By orcawealth
Re: Sarasota Freedive courses?!

Performance free divers is holding a class in Tampa. The intermediate free diver class the third week in September. Last I checked there were five spots available. I'm taking the class.
Forum: General Freediving Area 09-01-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,974
Posted By orcawealth
Re: free diving Tampabay area

you guys interested in meeting up when conditions merit up her in the tampa area send me an email offline at orcawealth@gmail.com I will email you when conditions look good so we can coordinate...
Forum: General Freediving Area 08-30-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,974
Posted By orcawealth
Re: free diving Tampabay area

Rinaldo

ok, that makes 2 so far. if you know other divers lets get them on board. I kiteboard and there is a real active group the northcounty kiteboarders who like us, it's not a safe sport to...
Forum: General Freediving Area 08-29-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,974
Posted By orcawealth
free diving Tampabay area

Any interest in forming a freediving club/group for the tampabay area?
We could form a email dist. list of when people are going as well as those looking for buddies to dive with.

any interest...
Forum: General Freediving Area 08-27-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 94,320
Posted By orcawealth
Re: The freediver's safety vest--IT'S ABOUT TIME!

Recieved my vest friday initial impression is good on the quality will post a lengthy review after I've been in the water. The build quality seems excellent however the warranty is a litle quirky. ...
Forum: General Freediving Area 08-23-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 94,320
Posted By orcawealth
Re: The freediver's safety vest--IT'S ABOUT TIME!

ordered mine be here Friday. 4 kids= 3,000 being a fair price to pay for added safety. Plus in the gulf we often have viz between 10-15 feet how effective is a buddy in that environment?
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 08-21-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,839
Views: 641,505
Posted By orcawealth
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Tarpon reef 28 feet of water free diving hit head on bottom before I could see it.... 3-5 feet maybe just awful
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