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Llyn Peninsula - Absolute Beginner

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May 25, 2021
Hi All,
Ive been lurking on this forum for a few weeks now. I enjoy eating fish and Ive always liked the idea of catch and cook, i guess I think there’ll be something satisfying about it. So Ive been thinking about giving spearfishing a try. A few lads i play rugby with have organised a weekend away in abersoch next weekend, so i thought this would be a good chance to head over early on the Friday and catch the high tide in the afternoon.

As a total beginner i’d appreciate a bit of advice on the crucial gear I’d need. Ive had a look at this page https://www.spearfishing.co.uk/beginners-guides/spearfishing-kit-guide/ Wetsuit (7mm?), speargun, mask, snorkel, fins etc. i know I’ll need but if there was any specific advice on kit that would be really appreciated.
Also is there anything which isn’t a necessity? (My budgets a bit limited).

Lastly If someone was happy to recommend a good place to try / bob about in the sea on the llyn peninsula - as a total beginner that would be appreciated too :)



Feb 5, 2021
Hi, a 5mm spearfishing wetsuit will be perfect, a good fitting mask and snorkel, some fins, a weight belt, socks and gloves

Speargun on the the hand, whats your price limit for a gun, that will give me a good idea on where to point you

as for spots i would be happy to recommend one, when you see this message drop me a DM

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