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Old 10-10-2011, 10:32 PM   #38
Bill McIntyre
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Re: Advise on spearfishing alone

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Originally Posted by freedivehunter View Post
NEVER DIVE ALONE The first rule of freediving is: Freediving can only be conducted under the direct supervision of a properly trained buddy

This includes spearfishing , depth diving, static apnea, and dynamic apnea.

This is taught in all Fii courses.
We've done this so many times before that I hesitate to even get into it again, that advice is totally unrealistic for a freedive spearfisherman in a coastal California kelp bed. We don't do it, and its useless to preach at us. All that is useful is to discuss how to minimize the risk. Otherwise you are pissing up a rope.
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