As part of my visit to Omersub and the tour of their history and facilities Carlo Forni interviews General Manager Lorenzo Borri.
Spearfishing is a form of freediving and fishing that has been popular since the early civilization. Early humanity used to fish with sharped sticks in rivers and lakes as a means of fishing.
Modern spearfishing has evolved somewhat with elastic-band and compressed gas powered spearguns used to hunt fish with specialized techniques and equipment employed depending on the environment such as blue-water or freshwater hunting.
We focus on sustainable spearfishing which means being highly selective in what you catch and only what you can eat.
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A lot of spearfishing advocates claim that their sport is more environmentally friendly because, unlike recreational or commercial fishermen who use hook-line-and-bait systems, the spearo can select his/her specific fish. A recent study published in “Fisheries Management and Ecology,” however, appears to conclude that recreational spearfishing competitions off the Northwestern coast of Spain helped reduce […]
Ever dreamt of spearfishing off the coast of Alaska? Have that on your bucket list? The Freedive Shop is offering two trips this coming May on a liveaboard salmon troller for spearos interested in hunting Halibut, Lincod, Salmon or Rockfish. The two $2700-per-person trips — May 16th to 21st and May 31st to June 6th — […]
Hi to all the “sea salt for breakfast, lunch and dinner” enthusiasts around the Globe. Welcome the Deep Spearfishing Encyclopedia, Part 4: Respect. A very sensitive topic, it is not one of the most heavily discussed out there. We like to shoot fish or “take” from the sea. And most of us tend to believe […]
Following on from yesterday’s general coverage of the EUDI Show 2015 in Bologna, Italy – we’ve picked out details of the global launch of several new Spearfishing products. A lot of work around carbon fiber fins, with three companies presenting all new products: from Carbonio GFT Alpha fins, to the Cetma new Prana, to the […]
Many companies are present this year at what is the European show of spearfishing, freediving and scuba diving, the Eudi Show 2015 held in Bologna, Italy. Most of them are actually Italian, but often have an international presence and are known all around the world. DeeperBlue.com was there already yesterday at the opening of the […]
Buckle up, here comes the Deep Spearfishing Encyclopedia, Part #3: Awareness. Our lives are a myriad of interconnected events, stories and details. And quite often the very ‘devil is the details’. Given the context, the sport of spearfishing is very similar. Our underwater journey is a combination, a chain of little details which go hand […]