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What is a good torch for shallow spearfishing?

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I have one and works ok, but if the day is too bright, it won't do much to see well, you have to get really close to the rocks and by then, the fish saw me and hid. If the day is starting to get dark then it works amazingly well. I can't remember for the life of my how many LMs it is.. Maybe 300?
 
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Orca small 300lm attaches to mask strap for re-rigging at night really helps a lot
 

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Spearfishing can be an exhilarating experience, full of mystery and expectation. But as it requires you do it underwater, you’ll need lights - not the lights just for your daily home use, but specialty dive lights. Following I share a list of some best torches for shallow spearfishing.

  • XTAR DS1-

Brightness: 1000 lumens

Light Color: White (5500-6500K)

Beam throw: 280m

Weight: 177g

Battery Type: 1 x 21700

  • XTAR Whale D26-

Brightness: 1100 lumens

Light Color: Warm White

Beam throw: 310m

Weight: 248g

Battery Type: 1 x 18650/18700/26650

  • XTAR D26 1600S-

Brightness: 1600 lumens

Light Color: White (6000K)

Beam throw: 538m

Switch: magnetic press switch

Battery Type: 1 x 18650/18700/26650; 2 x 16340/CR123A
 
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Spearfishing can be an exhilarating experience, full of mystery and expectation. But as it requires you do it underwater, you’ll need lights - not the lights just for your daily home use, but specialty dive lights. Following I share a list of some best torches for shallow spearfishing.

  • XTAR DS1-

Brightness: 1000 lumens

Light Color: White (5500-6500K)

Beam throw: 280m

Weight: 177g

Battery Type: 1 x 21700

  • XTAR Whale D26-

Brightness: 1100 lumens

Light Color: Warm White

Beam throw: 310m

Weight: 248g

Battery Type: 1 x 18650/18700/26650

  • XTAR D26 1600S-

Brightness: 1600 lumens

Light Color: White (6000K)

Beam throw: 538m

Switch: magnetic press switch

Battery Type: 1 x 18650/18700/26650; 2 x 16340/CR123A
They're really well priced! For that power I was expecting more expensive, thanks!
 
l love my big blue dive lights. I use a wide-angle and a narrow-angle on my left hand when I dive at night and it's amazing. I bring the narrow one during the day sometimes for wrecks or caves. I highly recommend their 1200 series.
 
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I use Yupard diving torch maybe a 3000 lumens and it is so bright and good.
A little heavy in water but a very bright especially for night dive
 
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