Spearfishing and Underwater Hunting Handbook, By Allen Patrick

Spearfishing and Underwater Hunting Handbook, By Allen Patrick

Spearfishing and Underwater Hunting Handbook, By Allen Patrick Features

Spearfishing and Underwater Hunting Handbook covers beginner through advanced spearfishing technique for use by scuba divers and freedivers The comprehensive 128 page, 8 1/2" x 11" book (lay-flat binding) complements its clear technique and equipment explanations with over ninety photographs and diagrams In addition to spearfishing, it includes sections on catching spiny lobster and on scalloping, a glossary of spearfishing terms, and a bibliography of spearfishing related articles, videos, and publications

This book presents the best spearfishing knowledge obtained from my thirty-plus years of spearfishing into one concise source Additionally, it provides tips and tricks from over fifteen other spearfishing champions and experts It goes well beyond beginning spearfishing by providing advanced gear configuration and underwater hunting technique

Allen Patrick brings his years of experience and that of his peers into this comprehensive work on spearfishing His background includes receiving the Norm Wymann/Poppa Taylor award for his contributions to diving, directing the St Pete Open and Southern Open Derby spearfishing tournaments, winning various spearfishing awards, and serving as president of the Florida Skin Divers Association and the St Petersburg Underwater Club His credentials include PADI Scuba Instructor, USCG licensed Captain and Safety Drill Master, and Offshore Sailing Instructor He has also written for Skin Diver Magazine, Florida Scuba News, and the FSDA Bulletin

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