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Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 08-23-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By Beandip613
Barnacles growing on fish?

Shot this 28 inch gag yesterday and when I surfaced to put him on the stringer i noticed this. Anyone ever seen this before? fish herpes? a part of davy jones' crew from Pirates of the caribbean? I...
Forum: California Spearfishing 07-15-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Beandip613
Re: lighting rod.. any information .. good buy.? thanks guys

I have the two piece lightning rod and have owned it for over a year. I've used it as my primary killing device in shallow waters and it is an excellent pole spear....BUT!!! IF you do buy it, You...
Forum: General Freediving Area 06-01-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,784
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Headache after freediving?

Disco- try holding your breath using just your mouth to keep the air in without your tongue. My statics increased almost 15 seconds if not more when I stopped using my tongue to block my throat. I...
Forum: General Freediving Area 05-30-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,784
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Headache after freediving?

Disco- how do you hold your breath? some people push their tongue against the back of their mouth and I can see that doing something to your voice from the tension of holding your tongue up
Forum: General Freediving Area 05-29-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,784
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Headache after freediving?

I'm definitely spending enough time in-between dives, Robert Little made it clear in my class how important that was.

Errol-I don't constantly look down at the bottom when I dive, I do check...
Forum: General Freediving Area 05-28-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,784
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Headache after freediving?

no hahaha that was funny. it's just a pain in the back of my head. a straight pain with no ups or downs (tehehe..diving..up down...ha...uh..ah...i need a beer) .

Maybe i'll give that tea a shot,...
Forum: General Freediving Area 05-28-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,784
Posted By Beandip613
Headache after freediving?

Does anyone else get these? I don't get headaches often and I would call these moderate on the pain scale. Usually happens to me when I go past 30 feet and dive for a few hours. I drink water like...
Forum: All About Guns 05-08-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,674
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Riffe Good first gun?

I would personally go with a mako. The guns are great, they should cost less than what they should, and the customer service is impeccable. I'm in Florida, and I don't know how common AB billers are...
Forum: Southern Atlantic Seaboard 04-29-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Going from top to bottom

Welcome to the club! I think you'll find this to be much more enjoyable, even if you don't bring home dinner you still go to see some pretty cool stuff. If you feel like you need an opinon on gear or...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 04-26-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Immersion free dive course

message him, he always responds
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 04-26-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Immersion free dive course

Take any class that is available in that area to you, all of them are good. I took Fii with Robert Little in Bradenton. his tag on spearboard is Freedivehunter. Not trying to take anything away from...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 04-25-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Beandip613
First Speargun

Hey guys, I'm on a budget and looking at getting my first speargun, probably a Oceanic Pro Mako 100cm...was a little bit of a polespear elitist for awhile lol. I'm going to be using this gun...
Forum: Miami and The Florida Keys 04-16-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Fii level 1 freediving course miami/key biscayne 4/20 & 4/21

Hey Robert, just wanted to let you know I swam 150ft in a pool the other day with no fins. Thanks again =D Let me know when you're certified to teach level II!

-Tyler
Forum: All Other Gear 04-12-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,411
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Upgrading fins from Cressi 2000s to glass/carbon, suggestions?

After taking a level 1 class, and using various fins from my buddies I can confidently say that no fiberglass fin is better FOR ME than the Mako competition freediver fins. These things are...
Forum: Freshwater Shooting 03-25-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,698
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Hey free-divers, how long do you stay down.

x69 on the freedive class. It is the best piece of gear I have ever bought.
Don't practice diving without a buddy or any sort of breath hold in the water. It depends on what's going on, but I stay...
Forum: All Other Gear 03-25-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 987
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Mako 5mm wetsuit -- Sizing question

I don't have experience with that specific suit, but I can tell you that I was in a similar situation with the Mako 1.5mm. I weigh 195 and that's over the large category and in the bottom spectrum of...
Forum: All Other Gear 03-21-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,957
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Mako Vs. Cressi Fins

I have the Mako FG fins and I love them to no end. But as someone else already said the plastic is good enough/the same. I sometimes wish I went with the plastic and saved a ton of money, but the...
Forum: General Freediving Area 03-18-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,708
Posted By Beandip613
Fii Freediver Level 1 course review with Instructor Robert Little

I've been wanting to take a Freediving class ever since I got SCUBA certified at 18 and now was my chance. I saw on spearboard that there was a class being held in Bradenton FL and I live just south...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 03-06-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By Beandip613
Re: speargun in dormroom?

as long as the rest of your diving gear is right next to it then even if they did see it then I don't think you would get in trouble
Forum: Off Topic Area 03-03-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,073
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Iguana Hunting - FL

there is an iguana cookbook that is common in touristy stores in most towns! :toast:
Forum: Diving Safety, Accidents and Incidents 03-03-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,846
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Snorkel in mouth diving

I'm not a certified freediver yet, I will be this weekend, but I have heard from everyone who I have ever asked about it that you don't dive with a snorkel in your mouth. I'm just as confused as you...
Forum: All Other Gear 02-25-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,027
Posted By Beandip613
Re: New to spearfishing!!! Need help

ciguatera isn't all that common from what I understand. I have never heard of it being a problem in any fish other than barracuda, who sometimes carry it, not always. usually the bigger ones. Buuuuut...
Forum: Florida Gulfcoast Spearfishing 02-24-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,880
Views: 654,824
Posted By Beandip613
Re: Current Vis - Tampa Bay Region (Homosassa to Sarasota)

Sarasota. Vis was absolutely terrible today. less than 2 feet
Forum: All Other Gear 02-24-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,027
Posted By Beandip613
Re: New to spearfishing!!! Need help

I agree with you about using the tougher one first, but when I was ordering the tips my friend said to me "why don't you buy the one that was meant for the polespear instead" so I did, then later on...
Forum: All Other Gear 02-24-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,027
Posted By Beandip613
Re: New to spearfishing!!! Need help

To tell you the truth it didn't seem like it pierced the fish as well for me. Maybe it was just bad luck. It could have been a fluke.
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