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Five takeaways on bar crossing with Bill Corten

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Words by Noob Spearo’s Isaac ‘Shrek’ Daly. Bill Corten is a local South East Queensland boating legend that’s seen more than his fair share of boating mishaps as part of maritime safety in Queensland. Bill, once a spearo himself, has been running coastal bar crossing courses in South East Queensland for many years on board his Cruise craft, Reel Affair. We recently spoke with …

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Sharks and Body Language, lessons learned from an interview with Kimi Werner

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This blog post is brought to you by Noob Spearo Podcast. Entering the water Kimi Werner had some trouble with her dive mask and was reaching up to fix it. As she was distracted by her mask, a huge silhouette glided past quietly behind her. Her dive buddy alerted her to the fact and she quickly ducked below to inspect the …

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6 Tips for Spearfishing Safety

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Adreno’s Wayne Judge is a world-renowned freediver and freediving coach who has been spearfishing for over 30 years. Here’s his expert tips on how you can be a better and safer spearo and dive buddy. You can find a video of him talking about these tips is at the bottom of this blog.  Tip 1 – Always dive with a buddy …

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What would you do to save your dive buddies?

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We found this conversation on Cameron Kirkconnell’s Instagram account and, finding it full of useful information and different perspectives on how to handle the situation, we felt compelled to help spread the word. Who knows, it could save you or a dive buddy one day.  Cam posted the question to his Instagram account, asking: “How would you answer this? One of …

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What do you do when Crayfish season closes?

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There’s nothing quite as satisfying as diving down amongst a bed of rocks and weed, swimming into a dark cave sometimes the length of your body, shining your torch into a crevice and peering in to see a Godzilla Crayfish in all its mighty staring back at you from the dark – ripe for the taking! For many spearos, Crayfish hunting …

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Choosing spearfishing Fins

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Fins are as diverse as the water activities we use them for, be it spearfishing, snorkelling, scuba diving or freediving. Lucas explains all these different types of fins. So, with a world of options at your fingertips how do you know what to choose? Well, there’s a few ways to do it so we recommend establishing what you want to …

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Choosing a Spearfising Flasher

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Spearfishing flashers, also known as teasers, are designed to lure in a variety of pelagic and reef fish making the task of finding and shooting them easier. Spearfishing flashers have been used for generations as a way of attracting fish by reflecting light through the water, making larger fish species think there is bait in the area or feeding occurring. …

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Choosing the Right Float Line

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It’s important to dive with a float and you attach your speargun to your float using a float line. A float line enables you to to drop your speargun and retrieve it from the surface simply by pulling the line up. Adrenos Sam talks us through some helpful float line tips. Float lines are made using a variety of materials …

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Beuchat Marlin Oceania Review

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When you want a speargun specifically to suit Aussie conditions what do you do but get one of the best manufacturers in the world to design and build one. Adreno founder Tim Neilsen did just that resulting in the Beuchat Marlin Oceania. The gun now ranks as Adreno’s top rated gun online by reviews. Adrenos Kahlee talks us through the …

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Choosing a Snorkel

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Snorkels are used in a range of water activities from spearfishing to scuba diving. If you want to get the most out of your time in the water, you need to make sure your snorkel is suited, so here’s the rundown on what you need to look for. Lucas talks us through some of these helpful tips in choosing the …