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Thread: South seas spearo.

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    South seas spearo.

    830 wed on Duke.
    Smash it on series record.
    Fantastic kiwi outdoors tv.
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    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    Awesome marlin spot.
    Makes me nervous when I see spearos wrapped up in their rope on big fish like happened a couple of times on this episode.
    Overkill is still dead.

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    watched that last night, really enjoyed. Certainly take a good chunk of courage to spear those marlin plus the time involved in the water being towed .

    Was suprised that no sharks turned up once the fish were speared.....

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    Fantastic seeing a NZ made program that does not make me cringe every time I see someone spearfishing.

    Watched a different one the other week, and the drone footage of the dudes duckdive was ROFL bad. Fins smashing around as if he had just been attacked by a GWS.
    Pretty sure lots of people would critique my technique, but them I'm not putting it on TV for the world to see.

    Have SSS set to record every week, and if the first episode is anything to go by, this will be a cracker of a series.
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    Just watched this on playback. Bloody hell! Really enjoyed this, there’s some things kiwis do really well films like this, this was a very cool informative, exciting watch for us. Thanks for posting @veitnamcam.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 7mmwsm View Post
    Awesome marlin spot.
    Makes me nervous when I see spearos wrapped up in their rope on big fish like happened a couple of times on this episode.
    Yeah man, I've resuscued a fella well on the way to drowning wrapped in his reel gun lin with a lively 36keg kingi on the other end. Was in a good old fluster and taking on a good amount of water
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    Yeah it's a great show. I think a couple of the guys on it are also on the "spiky gold hunters" series which is about Kina fishing the bottom of the south.

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    Well done.
    You would have thought the guy could have cut the fish loose and let go of the anchor


    Quote Originally Posted by Nick-D View Post
    Yeah man, I've resuscued a fella well on the way to drowning wrapped in his reel gun lin with a lively 36keg kingi on the other end. Was in a good old fluster and taking on a good amount of water

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    Quote Originally Posted by rugerman View Post
    Well done.
    You would have thought the guy could have cut the fish loose and let go of the anchor
    Seems easy in theory, but not in reality. If you are ankle wrapped and being pulled under, you will seriously struggle to get your knife off your calf, let alone do it while panicking and gasping for air.
    Seen a lot of close calls, and only had one situation where we almost certainly saved someone from drowning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rugerman View Post
    Well done.
    You would have thought the guy could have cut the fish loose and let go of the anchor
    Many a spearo has lost their life chasing a monster, holding on the bottom that little bit longer, getting tangled up you name it. I had a close call out at barrier diving a deeper weedline 26 odd m and chasing a donkey snapper, stayed to long, got to excited. Fuck it was a long swim up was only barely conscious at the surface.

    You'd be amazed and how poor the average person's congantove abilities are when panic and adrenaline set in. A large part of the population is farking hopeless in a crisis
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick-D View Post
    Many a spearo has lost their life chasing a monster, holding on the bottom that little bit longer, getting tangled up you name it. I had a close call out at barrier diving a deeper weedline 26 odd m and chasing a donkey snapper, stayed to long, got to excited. Fuck it was a long swim up was only barely conscious at the surface.

    You'd be amazed and how poor the average person's congantove abilities are when panic and adrenaline set in. A large part of the population is farking hopeless in a crisis
    Yeah I had a close call with shallow water black out going way to deep and long for Golden Snapper. Lights dancing before my eyes and hoping like hell that in the last 10ft as the pressure came off I didn't black out.
    I worked in the dive industry when I left school , had two customers drown on scallop beds , full catch bags next to them, weight belt still on..... deep, working harder than what they probably thought and not checking gauges .
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    Quote Originally Posted by viper View Post
    Yeah I had a close call with shallow water black out going way to deep and long for Golden Snapper. Lights dancing before my eyes and hoping like hell that in the last 10ft as the pressure came off I didn't black out.
    I worked in the dive industry when I left school , had two customers drown on scallop beds , full catch bags next to them, weight belt still on..... deep, working harder than what they probably thought and not checking gauges .
    Yes I had a close call 30yrs ago the first time I did a scallop dive.
    Shut up, get out & start pushing!

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    Problem is with scallop beds you get to the bottom and it looks flat but often it's slowly sloping away and what starts as as 60 ft dive ends in a 80 - 90 ft dive.
    There is something addictive about picking them up, head down, time slipping away and gauges dropping more quickly than expected.
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    3 Kings so good!

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    looks like an awesome spot

 

 

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