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Spearfishing noob question!

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Apr 28, 2023
Hello, My name is Rohit
I have read the Alberta Fishing regulations 2023. It says that
'Only persons who are swimming may spearfish'
I want to ask you guys,

What if the person do spearfishing in shallow water bodies or shallow streams? Can he just stand in the water and spearfish without swimming?
Thanx in advance for your response.
From what you write, it sounds like not. Not swimming.

Although I am aware of a historical spearing incident in the seaside shallows of a location N. Wales, this forum is aimed at divers and Spearfishing while diving I.e. swimming.

Also, in Great Britain, I believe Spearfishing is still illegal in all freshwater. (Possibly to help prevent salmon poaching?)But best to check the local laws yourself though ;)
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