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The best way to learn is to go with people who already know how, there is no organization that you need a cert from, but you will need to follow your states saltwater fishing laws. Don't worry La is pretty lax and most spearing will be done in federal waters anyway since you have to go a long way to get to the good rigs to hunt on. I do know some people will hunt in the lake for Gar and sheepshead, but good luck with that vis!
Spearfishing the rigs is nothing like spearing anywhere else and is not for the faint of heart.
Mostly it comes down to skill of the Captain to put you in the water with the fish (a certain amount of luck is here), then your skill at getting close to the fish (and how badly they seem to want to be shot... luck) and then your skill at hitting the right part of the fish and landing it (almost no luck at all involved here).