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Forum: Other International 02-28-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,121
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Latham Island, Tanzania report back

The law [66-(1)c] in Tanzania states: "Notwithstanding anything contained in these regulations a person shall not - possess, store, sell, use or cause another person to use harpoon guns, spearguns,...
Forum: Diving Safety, Accidents and Incidents 02-13-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,811
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: FreeDiver's Recovery Vest (FRV)

Great device. Such a pity though that the most vulnerable spearos - the young and gung ho who believe they are invincible, are unlikely to be able to afford one, or reticent to lay out 3k. Hopefully...
Forum: Off Topic Area 02-13-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 24,727
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: OFFICIAL Breath Hold Test

It's called the "mammalian dive reflex" - breathhold with even just your face submerged in cold water will give you way better times. I agree with Cameron up above...I hate dry land!
Forum: Northern Atlantic: New England States 02-10-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,444
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Question: Blue Water Diving... head shots?

Behslayer & Griswold answered the question 100%. And check out Cameron Kirkconnel's world record dogtooth tuna hunt - he had the chance to go for a head shot but waited for the fish to turn and then...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 02-07-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,901
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: getting headaches after diving

Probably a CO2 headache caused by CO2 build-up in your system. Usually caused by improper breathing technique, specially not ventilating properly after a long dive. Your surface interval should be at...
Forum: All Other Gear 02-07-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By Wilddiver
Forum: California Spearfishing 02-07-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,416
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: HELP...Which fins do you prefer out of these choices

I just completed a advanced freediving course with a guy who has held 2 world records, and speared fish at 60m (200'). He recommended Cressi Garas over all the carbon fibre, fibreglass etc high-tech...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 02-03-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,364
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: What is your favorite bluewater gun?

But I WANT one!!! Puh...leez!!!
Forum: Member Items 02-02-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: 3/8" X 72" Alexander Shafts

Well you know we're waiting for you! Zak has a share in a place up in northern Mozambique, real adventure trip, that could put Latham Island to shame. And its legal!
Forum: Manufacturers 02-02-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,405
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: MAKO Spearguns Enclosed Track Gun

Congrats Chad...its been a long time coming!
Forum: Member Items 02-01-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: 3/8" X 72" Alexander Shafts

Hmmm Eric...are you coming to Africa soon??? I'd be interested!
Forum: General Freediving Area 01-31-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,807
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Spearfishing and Freediving Training

I'd agree with Toastman that u/w hockey is great freedive/spearfishing training. I've just completed an advanced freediving course with Trevor Hutton and feel what I learned will stand me in good...
Forum: All About Guns 01-31-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,511
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Wedding gift

Great gun Chad. Be worth a return to Bourbon Street!!!
Forum: California Spearfishing 01-31-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,996
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: I want to dive but reached my breaking point!

Seems like a good reason to have two suits. When I'm spearing for many days in a row I alternate suits, giving each one a good rinseing in wetsuit shampoo and enough time to hang and dry between...
Forum: Other International 01-31-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,121
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Latham Island, Tanzania report back

Thanks Peter. Love the images on your smugmug website!
Forum: Other International 01-29-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,121
Posted By Wilddiver
Latham Island, Tanzania report back

Last November my buddies Tommy Botha, Zak Zuccaro and I headed up to Tanzania to dive the renowned Latham Island banks with Eric Allard of Open Water Extreme Adventures. Dogtooth tuna were our...
Forum: Off Topic Area 01-28-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,220
Views: 2,434,938
Posted By Wilddiver
Talking Re: The Spearboard Bikini Thread

Just had a call from a buddy of mine in the north of England...says its been snowing non-stop for 3 days. He says his wife has done nothing but stand staring wistfully through the window.

If the...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 01-09-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,027
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: TOP 5- Spearfishing Destinations

Philippe, having just returned froim there, and having friends who had to run from the law, it appears spearing Latham Island is illegal!
Forum: Other International 01-09-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,238
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Come Dive Mozambique...

Hi guys. Yes these trips are still on offer. I've just returned from 4 weeks in Mozambique. Species available include king mackerel, wahoo, dorado (mahi mahi), giant trevally, barracuda, sailfish &...
Forum: All About Guns 05-12-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,203
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Mori Slip-tip Spectra Replacement

I've lost fish - and expensive Mori tips - when the Spectra has been cut on bone etc inside fish. Perhaps that's why many of us replace the Spectra with cable... I love the tips tho, but that Spectra...
Forum: Off Topic Area 04-16-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Costa Rica help...

Try dropping Kill Shot a PM...he's surfed/dived/hiked there a lot I recall...
Forum: Miami and The Florida Keys 04-16-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,882
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Carbon fin reccomendation

As I posted somewhere else in response to a query like this:

SA spearguns - Rob Allen, Rabitech, Freedivers, Tommy Botha = the best
SA coated springsteel spears/shafts = the best
SA fins -...
Forum: All Other Gear 04-16-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Suunto D4

Does the D4 keep a Day History log of more than one deepest dive, like my D3 seems to only do?
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 04-16-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,529
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Spearfishing hazards Africa style

I'm afraid sh*t happens worldwide. Africa's never had a 9/11, a Columbine High (or several others like that), a Jeffrey Dahmer. I know many folks who refuse to travel to the USA because of the...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 04-15-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,187
Posted By Wilddiver
Re: Congratulations Sheri Daye - new 2010 member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame!

Well done Sheri. You're a great representative of our sport.
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