Back 2 Spearfishing Basics

By: Ultimate Spearfishing  11-11-2011

Dealing with your float line can make or break a dive. It just so happens that when you are having one of those frustrating dives your float line will decide to play silly buggers and tangle around anything that it can. So learning to keep your line under control is the key to happy stress free diving.

I am going to show you how to tie up or shorten your line, this will help you manage it when going through the surf and at other times when you don't need to have it too long. Firstly though, there are a few other float line related tips I’d like to share that will help you keep everything under control.


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