If you are used to spearfishing in the Mediterranean or Hawaii, Maldives or The Bahamas, Florida or Croatia, brace yourself, because you are in for a completely different game.
Canada’s north west, is home to extremely difficult, cold and dark waters. Even though it has an abundance of species, the conditions are, to say the least, challenging. Large tidal fluctuations, heavy currents, low visibility, freezing water, strong thermoclines and pretty much pitch black at around -30m! So even though spearfishing in Canada can be very rewarding, it also poses a very large safety & diving challenge.
Alchemy partner Luca Malaguti, owner of Sea To Sky Freediving and The Freedive Wire, explains in this tell-all new video everything you need to know about spearfishing Canada’s pacific north west.