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Old 05-29-2015, 11:33 PM   #1
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I am looking at getting into spear fishing. what wetsuit is best for this area and do the camo suits make a difference?
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I am looking at getting into spear fishing. what wetsuit is best for this area and do the camo suits make a difference?
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I personally love my 2mm Rob Allen two piece, ive used it anywhere from 75deg. water and once in 58deg water (Yes i did get hypothermia, but we brought home fish and i actually wassnt terribly uncomfortable.)

As for camo... doesn't matter really except for spooky blue-water fish in my opinion. but i you fish wearing just a swim suit and then a wetsuit you see a decent difference and the camp just takes that a little step above.
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I am wondering because just bough a Henderson 3mm TherMaxx Titanium Fire Fleece and later that night someone told me I needed a camo one to do spear fishing so know im wondering if I should try to exchange it.
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i dive with a pair of khaki pants and usually a hi viz yellow long sleeve shirt. its not a wetsuit but ive killed plenty of fish that didn't care. maybe i could kill more with a camo but i am having plenty enough success killing them i think with what i wear. i think the major thing is how to approach certain fish or let them approach you. this is just my opinion though.
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I think Country it right on the head, reef fish around here don't require camo, I've never seen CONCLUSIVE evidence that any fish do, though admittedly, I've never bluewater hunted much.

Now with that having been said, if you THINK it'll make a difference in you mind, then it might.

I've dove blue jeans and nice wetsuits and everything in between, and EXACTLY as Country said, it's all about understanding, reading and knowing how to approach each and every species of fish. You learn that art, which is an art, and your production will be limitless......errrr....with the exception of the LEGAL limits
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If you want camo get a Lyrica suit to put on over your existing dive suit, and you can wear it by itself in warm water, cheaper than buying a camp suit


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If you're scuba diving then no matter what you wear the fish will know you're there. If freediving then the only time the camo will likely hide you is if you were doing aspettos. Camo wetsuits in freediving do have the benefit of differentiating between divers, being highly visible on the surface and a lot of times camo patterns will attract curious fish to you.
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Body language is everything. If you are moving erratically and wearing a camo suit you are still going to spook fish. laying in the reef it may help some. That being said, I own multiple camo suits. It definitely wont hurt, but you staying calm is what gets the fish not the suit
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thank you to everyone I appreciate the help and info
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I am wondering because just bough a Henderson 3mm TherMaxx Titanium Fire Fleece and later that night someone told me I needed a camo one to do spear fishing so know im wondering if I should try to exchange it.
You need a camo suit the same way you need a Yeti cooler to put your fish in. I've speared a decent number of fish without a camo suit and put them in an igloo cooler. They fried up nice...

Seriously though, a camo suit might help, I don't know but I do know you don't need it.
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