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North wales, Anglesey Spearfishing


New Member
May 14, 2021
Hi all, I’m interested in getting into Spearfishing but I’m not sure how to start and was wondering if anyone could give me some advice. Should I start by booking myself into a Spearfishing course to meet people and get some information as to where to go? If so, can anyone recommend a good school? How did you get into Spearfishing?
I have some freediving experience in Thailand and Indonesia a while back.
Thanks in advance

Mr. X

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Staff member
Forum Mentor
Jul 14, 2005
DeeperBlue used to have an experienced female volunteer staff member in North Wales. I believe she was an air stewardess/air crew. She was a lovely person but tragically died in car accident some years ago. Would have been the ideal contact for you.

There are a number of forum members in. North Wales and others who visit regularly, when not locked down. So hopefully somebody will respond to this thread.

I vaguely recall some forum members trying to form a Welsh club a few years ago. That could be ideal but haven't heard much since.

Spearfishing-specific training is a viable option these days and will suit some people, others not. I think most people know which they'd prefer. I learnt by doing it and from friends on this forum who helped guide me. But I had done some snorkeling and quite a lot of open water swimming ( triathlon) before and rock climbing, including soloing, to quite a high level, so felt reasonably comfortable taking this new, potentially dangerous, activity on. I have to remind myself sometimes that not everybody (inc. my son) has that sort of background to draw on. - The Worlds Largest Community Dedicated To Freediving, Scuba Diving and Spearfishing


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