Spearfishing Class on Long Island

Join us for a special spearfishing class / seminar
April 23rd at 11AM on Long Island

Spearfishing class Long Island

Captain Dave with a 64LB Bass

We are happy to have World Record Spearfishing holder, Captain Dave Hochman of Spear-It Charters in to present his spearfishing seminar here on Long Island.  Don’t miss this one! Sit in and soak up valuable information and tips related to freediving and spearfishing. Dave is a highly skilled hunter and diver. He will be here sharing the lessons he’s learned over many years hunting and diving in the waters of the Northeast.

• 3-hour semiar limited to 25 attendees
• Registration fee $35- per person. 
•  631-744-7707  to sign up (ask for Dean)
• Location: 572 Route 25A, Rocky Point, NY 11778

Here’s a little more about Dave and what you can expect to learn at the spearfishing seminar:

David Hochman is the owner and operator of Spear-it Charters. He is a licensed Chiropractor and Respiratory Care practitioner in the state of Connecticut. He specializes in spine disorders and sports medicine at Comprehensive Orthopaedics and is the team chiropractor for the athletics department at The University Of New Haven. He is a competitive freediver and  dominated the NE spearfishing  tournaments from 1997 to 2009.  His team won the United States National Spear Fishing Championship  In 1999. They placed 3rd two other years. David has personally speared  7 striped bass in the 60 pound Class. 9 bass over 60 pounds have been speared on his boat. He has 36 + personal striped bass speared over 50 pounds . He is the present holder of the world record speared striped bass.

This spearfishing/freediving lecture and workshop will be an in depth study of  freediving physiology and safety,  spearfishing techniques and safety, gear rigging methods, and shallow water blackout. We will cover all spearfishing and freediving gear and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Discussion is welcome. The entire course is approximately 3 hours.


2 Responses to “Spearfishing Class on Long Island”

  1. Mike June 7, 2016 at 12:13 pm #

    Hi looking to get into spearfishing, buying right gear and doing it the right safe way

    • deanmc June 7, 2016 at 12:22 pm #

      Hi Mike,

      I would reccomend getting into one of our freediving classes so you can learn the correct techniques and safe diving practices. Having your dive skills down will make your spearfishing that much more enjoyable. We have all the gear here at the shop. Stop in and take a look around

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