For some, winter is a chance to sit back, see some friends and family, drink some warm drinks and relax. For freedivers, winter is a time to get a little crazy and have a lot of fun. Florida provides a unique opportunity this time of year as the colder waters bring in a new wave of fish species who are trying to avoid the colder weather up north. Millions of fish will be heading this way for warmer waters and fishermen throughout the state will be taking advantage of it.
Species like Amberjack, Grouper, Mackerel, Snapper, Cobia and others will be on display more prominently during the next few months and for freedivers, it’s a great opportunity to get in the water and catch some dinner or see some amazing sea life. Before you head out, there are some important freediving and spearfishing Cps for winter you should be aware of:
Winter brings a unique opportunity for freedivers in Florida whether you are local or visiting the state. However, it also brings some unique challenges that you want to be aware of. Respect for nature is always the best way to go whether it’s winter or summer. Be sure to follow safety tips and know the rules as far as legal size and time of year for certain species of fish.