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What color can I paint my gear with?

noobey

Member
Jul 23, 2018
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I'd like to put some vibrant colors on my speargun, so that I don't loose it in murky waters.
But I don't want to scare off any fish with my colors scheme.

I read that white spooks fish. I suppose because it looks like the underbelly of larger fish.

So what's the safest color to use? Bright neon green, or yellow?
I also understand that color fades in deeper waters, but that's not a concern right now. I'm still splashing about in the kiddie-pool.
 

scole

Member
Jan 30, 2015
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Jalisco, Mexico
I have a Dorado print rash guard. Everytime I dive with it I am surrounded by interested fish. A Dorado paint job might make your gun easy to see, and attract fish as well
 

Jane Hunt

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Aug 17, 2018
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You could also use diving labels that you can buy on www.divinglabels.com - they are personalised identity labels for diving and underwater gear. If you choose the 3M option, these are reflective, so that if you drop your speargun in murky water, it can be picked up by torchlight.
 

Brochman

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Jul 16, 2016
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If you attach your speargun to your diving float then its problem solved as boats can see where you are and your never going to loose your speargun.