BSA Event Calendar 2021

The UK Spearfishing Competition season is upon us! Usually this starts a couple of months earlier, but lets face it, 2021 isn’t a typical year… That’s not to say every event on the calendar is of a competitive nature. Over the last few years, the BSA has added social dives to the calendar to encourage…

Winter Spearfishing: What’s The Best Thing You Can Do?

Winter Spearfishing. Is it really a thing here in the UK? The days are shorter and the mornings are colder. Winter is here, and as it brings with it the colder weather, it also drives most of the fish out into deeper and warmer waters. As well as this, Spearfishing in the UK in general…

How to Perform the Perfect Spearfishing Duck Dive

Performing a perfect, well executed Duck Dive is something often overlooked by novice and experienced Spearos alike. Most people just want to get into the water and catch fish, and won’t think too much about technique and performance. However, this mind set fails to recognise that actual dive itself can have a big impact on…

7 Easy Tips That Will Improve Your Spearfishing Technique

Improving your Spearfishing Technique: We’re all looking for quick and easy ways to improve our Diving and Hunting technique so that we can catch more, and bigger fish. As you become more of an experienced Spearo, the scope of ways to improve your technique grows smaller and smaller. But alas, there are always new things…

The Best Spearfishing Fins For You? Carbon vs Plastic

Your choice of fins for Spearfishing is likely going to be based on cost. At least, at first. When you’re starting a new sport or hobby you just want equipment that’s reliable to get you hooked. And when it comes to starting out Spearfishing, your fins need to be just that. A reliable piece of…

UK Minimum Size Limits

Why Do We Have Size Limits? Here in the UK, we have Minimum Size Limits applied to the fish you can take from our oceans (just like everywhere else in the world really). This means that whilst participating in recreational fishing (Angling and Spearfishing for non commercial purposes), you must only take fish at, or…

Types of Speargun

As I’m sure you’re now aware, there’s a lot more to Spearguns than first meets the eye. You’ll be shopping around looking for the perfect Speargun when something weird and wonderful catches your eye. In this article we’re going to look at the types of Speargun, focusing on the 3 most commonly used. These are:…

Where To Buy Spearfishing Equipment

Once you get the idea of wanting to start Spearfishing, one of the first things you’ll wonder is ‘where am i going to buy Spearfishing Equipment from?’ Well, this is a question with loads of answers to, but knowing who you can trust with your money is another thing entirely. I have seen circumstances where…

Spearfishing Floats, Buoys and Boards

As you become more of an avid Spearo and meet up with other divers, or just browse online for new equipment – you’ll notice that Spearfishing floats come in all shapes and sizes. Whether it be a simple Torpedo Float, body board, a more circular buoy type body with a flag in the middle, they…

Spearfishing Courses In The UK

Spearfishing Courses being available in the UK give you the chance to begin your Spearfishing Journey with a headstart. Spearfishing can be very daunting to a beginner, and it’s easy to question whether you’re doing the right thing. The purpose of Spearfishing courses are to ensure that novice divers are able to dive safely, and…