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Spearfishing Cobia

Florida Sportsman member: nutsmagoo We had an epic day of spearfishing for cobia off of Jupiter yesterday! The seas were calm, the visibility was great and the cobia were plentiful. We ended up with 8 cobia and bluewaterspearo scored a solid blackfin tuna, which was the icing on the cake.

Diving How-To

When to check the safety of those tanks?

Checking Old Dive Tanks

What’s the routine for dive tank safety? How often should you get the integrity of your tanks tested, and where do you go to get them checked? FS member saltydog251 came across a few old tanks and wondered if he could use them–if they would be safe.

Diving Gear

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The Snet

Combining the security of a snare with the simplicity of a net, the Snet offers the simplest way to catch – and keep – your lobster. The lobster swims backwards and almost captures itself – just pull the black grip and it’s secured. You “Snet ‘em and Forget ‘em“!

Diving Features

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Florida Shipwrecks: Fishing for History

Thousands of of wrecks, thousands of fishing spots and countless fascinating tales.

Diving Videos

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Freediving 101

Florida Sportsman’s Jeff Weakley joins World Champion freediver Martin Stepanek to go over some basics of freediving.

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FS Seminar – Dive Safety

Florida Sportsman Editor David Conway meets up with diver/spearfisherman Rob Murphy and talks about safety techniques that should always be exercised while diving.