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Noob Spearo Podcast | Spearfishing Tips, Stories and Interviews

Interviews with spearfishing experts, authorities and characters from all over the world. Improve your spearfishing | Ignite the stoke | Join the community Listen into Isaac 'Shrek' Daly on the Noob Spearo Podcast free here! Find out more at http://www.noobspearo.com.

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NSP:212 Western Australia Episode 5 | Target Species, Sharks And An Awesome Day Spearfishing | Bert & Joel
Interview with Bert, Joel and Rory! Today's interview is with Bert and Joel as we round off our WA trip. More great fish but this time with a lot more sharks! We had such a good day out spearing, everyone landing great fish and Joel and Shrek checking off new and target species. They put some new Old Man Blue gear to the test, trying out their impressive new prototype weight vest! Some sad and scary stories of knots letting you down, getting taxed and hurting some innocent gear. What a great trip with Joel, Bert and Rory! Will they ever find the lube?? Have a listen to find out! Also, a massive thanks to @Deryck.Gyotaku for his amazing print of Shrek's Baldchin Groper! Grab a hardcover copy of 99 Spearo Recipes   Important times: 00:13 Intro 02:50 Welcome back Bert and Joel! 06:00 Target species and first fish! 11:20 Deryck Gyotaku of Shrek's Baldchin Groper 14:30 Testing out Old Man Blue gear! 16:25 Old Man Blue weight harness 21:00 Shrek and his poor gear 23:35 Bad knots and losing spears 28:05 Hunting Ranking Cod in the murk 32:20 Joel's first Spanish Mackerel 34:30 Getting taxed! 45:55 Boating troubles out at sea 50:00 Honey holes 55:25 Mangrove Jacks in caves 57:40 Sunset spearfishing for Chinamanfish! 01:04:15 Good eating and bad eating fish! 01:08:10 Processing fish for the freezer 01:09:10 Fisheries management and bag limits 01:16:15 Follow @WAUnderseaClub & @BlueWaterFreediversWA  01:19:15 How can I improve my spearfishing? Besides almost shooting Joel in the face... 01:24:20 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links OldManBlue.com.au @OldManBlueDive on Instagram Old Man Blue on YouTube   Grab a hardcover copy of 99 Spearo Recipes Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out the legendary SeaSac HERE
87:03 12/07/2022
NSP:211 Western Australia Episode 4 | Exploring Exmouth | Bert, Joel & Rory
Interview with Bert, Joel and Rory! Today's interview is with Bert, Joel and Rory! Crystal clear water and some A-grade diving is in order for today as Bert, Joel and Rory show Shrek around the picturesque WA water near Exmouth! Shooting fish and eating it an hour later, finding huge crays in familiar structure, dealing with sharks and good stories from day 2 of our WA trip! Grab a hardcover copy of 99 Spearo Recipes Important times: 00:13 Intro 05:05 Welcome back Bert and Joel in the middle of a wetsuit repair! 07:05 Welcome Rory! Tell us about Exmouth dive conditions 11:45 What currents are around here? 14:55 Planning a spearfishing trip 15:30 Welcome back Joel! We have a sneaky arvo dive! 19:15 Very fishy and very sharky... 21:30 Cooking and eating fish! 28:05 What fish did we get? 33:20 Local knowledge is a huge benefit 35:05 Our plan for tomorrow 38:00 Getting that first fish of the day - dealing with stress and pressure in the water 50:20 What are we targeting tomorrow? 54:45 Your best hunt for a tusky 56:15 Crayfish hunting with Bert and swimthrough's for Mangrove Jack! 01:03:50 Sharing your catch with friends 01:10:20 Parting words of wisdom for our trip tomorrow 01:13:10 How to hunt Rankin Cod 01:14:50 Outro   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links OldManBlue.com.au @OldManBlueDive on Instagram Old Man Blue on YouTube Rory on Instagram @deep_seasun   Grab a hardcover copy of 99 Spearo Recipes Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel     Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out the legendary SeaSac HERE  
77:14 11/30/2022
NSP:210 Western Australia Episode 3 | Shark Bay, Brews and Banter | Bert Keulder, Joel Roberts and Shrek
Interview with Bert Keulder and Joel Roberts Today's interview is with Bert Keulder and Joel Roberts around the fire, having a few brews and chatting about spearfishing! These are the moments where life makes sense, out on the beach around a fire with good mates and great conversation. Listen in and hear about our day and Shrek's first experiences in the WA ocean! Beach launching boats, Estuary Cods, crayfish diving and so much in between! This is just day 1! Important times: 00:13 Intro 04:50 Welcome to the campfire with Bert and Joel! 07:40 Big GT moment 11:05 Spearos are a type of person 13:15 Welcome Joel! 14:20 Day 1: WA conditions 16:30 Beach launches 23:30 Spearo boats 26:20 Bert loves putting people on fish 31:25 Spearfishing brings a sparkle to your eyes 37:00 Kite surfing when it's windy 40:50 Crayfish diving! 45:45 Estuary Cod can be divisive! 49:55 We had a great day, tomorrow will hopefully be better! 51:35 What makes a spot worth exploring? 54:25 Outro     Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links OldManBlue.com.au @OldManBlueDive on Instagram Old Man Blue on YouTube   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out the legendary SeaSac HERE  
56:29 11/23/2022
NSP:209 Western Australia Episode 2 | Spearfishing Records, Taxidermy & Tagging | Vin Rushworth
Interview with Vin Rushworth Today's interview is with Vin Rushworth! Captaining a research vessel for Fisheries in WA, records keeper for the AUF and an inanely talented spearo, here is a diver with a lot to learn from! He has years of experience in the water on the more scientific side of things, giving him a really good insight into the fish species around him. Shooting massive fish, submitting a record fish, tagging and taxidermy, this one is stocked full of actionable info! A few technical glitches but overall a great chat! Submit a spearfishing record here   Important times: 00:13 Intro 05:40 Welcome Vin! Tell us about AUF record keeping! 07:50 What is a species that has surprised you and how do you tell  the age of fish? 09:10 Spearfishing records: how do I submit a record fish? 14:05 Identifying fish 16:50 What do you need to do when you shoot a record fish? 19:00 Rising sea temperatures bringing in different species 22:40 What gear do you use to hunt big fish? Floatlines and reels 24:55 Eating quality of a big Cobia? 26:55 How did you cook your Cobia? 30:10 Preparing for the Inter-Pacific Spearfishing Competition 32:50 Hunting and cooking Baldchin Groper 34:15 Boating fails, anchoring rules of thumb and boat lights 38:10 Tagging fish, crays, whales, sharks and etc! 42:40 Dealing with the risks of shark attack: warning signs 49:45 Scary stuff: cave diving for crays 59:10 Buddy diving system and new divers 01:02:10 Funny stories! 01:04:50 Dead battery! Fish taxidermy 01:10:50 What dive gear do you use? 01:12:50 Outro   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links @Vinrush Submit a record   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out the legendary SeaSac HERE  
74:56 11/16/2022
NSP:208 Western Australia Episode 1 | Aussie Reels, the Bali Mask +++ | Barry Paxman
Interview with Barry Paxman! Today's interview is with Barry Paxman! The legend himself, the creator of Aussie Reels, he's been spearfishing for 60 years and has some epic stories to share from his time out in the water. From some scary shark stories to the thrill of hunting Wahoo and even the story behind his iconic mask, this will be a good listen! This interview is stuffed full of Noob Spearo community questions, get valuable knowledge and wisdom from a spearo that's been at it for 6 decades and still going strong! Important times: 00:13 Intro 06:40 Welcome Barry! You've been spearing for 65 years! 08:00 Diving in dirty water and dealing with shark attacks, first aid and shark populations 17:40 Noob Spearo community questions: how do you deal with buck fever? 21:00 How do you get back in the water after a forced break? 23:30 Your iconic mask! 26:35 What's the biggest change you've seen in spearing? 29:25 You have a particular love for hunting Wahoo 37:35 Tell us the story of your Aussie Reels 43:30 What gear did you start out with? 47:30 Weight belts 49:00 Tangled in shooting line 50:25 How do you subdue a big fish? 52:50 Trigger discipline and rubber band choice 56:40 Muzzle wrap 57:50 Belt reels 01:00:55 What do you do when you get to the end of your reel line? 01:02:40 Shooting a Marlin 01:04:30 What is your favourite piece of gear and what all is in your dive bag? 01:06:40 Do you use a cray bag like a SeaSac? Tell us about your crayfish species 01:09:00 How do you cook your crays? 01:12:15 Baldchin Groper and Parrot fish 01:14:25 How do you keep the stoke alive for 60 years? What does your dive crew look like? 01:16:00 Family spearfishing 01:18:45 Spearfishing role models 01:21:10 Building a boat 01:23:40 WA people like driving long distances, do you like boating long distance too? 01:25:25 Scary stories 01:35:40 What makes a good dive buddy for you? 01:37:20 Spearo Q&A 01:42:00 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links aussiereels.com.au aussiereelsusa.com Aussie Reels on Facebook Aussie Reels on Instagram   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out the legendary SeaSac HERE  
104:25 11/09/2022
NSP:207 Australian Spearfishing Champions 2022 | Bryson Sheehy and Tim McDonald
Live Interview with Bryson Sheehy and Tim McDonald Today's interview is with 2022 Australian Spearfishing Champions Bryson Sheehy and Tim McDonald! Get an inside look into a national spearfishing competition from the winners of this year's championship! The allure of competition spearfishing is captured well by their thoughts here, the appeal of planning and executing the perfect day and making some awesome memories! Listen to stories from the 3 day event and some of the memorable fish they encountered before and during the competition. They also give us some of their top tips for scouting, finding new ground and hunting efficiently for a competition - shooting fish on the way to and from spots! Some mega diving here, enjoy it! We hope this inspires you to enter a spearfishing competition!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 02:50 Welcome Bryson and Tim: the 2022 Australian Spearfishing Champions! 03:50 When did you decide to enter? 05:40 Team mate mentality and competition rules 09:30 Hunting the Maori Sea Perch 10:20 Why we love spearfishing competitions 13:20 Day 1: Fitzroy Lagoon 16:20 What did you get on day 1? 20:10 Hunting massive Red Mouth Rock Cod in dark caves 22:50 Planning and strategy 27:05 Mental approach to diving 35:15 What makes your team click? 41:00 Understanding fish behaviour 44:15 Why do you love competition spearfishing? 45:35 Tips on exploring new ground 47:40 Time management: things to consider 55:50 Scouting: to shoot or not to shoot 58:50 Diet and warm up tips for competition days. Dealing with cramp. 01:01:05 If I can't equalize - I am dehydrated. 01:07:10 Day 2: Lamont Reef - shooting fish while swimming to spots 01:08:40 Finning hard and diving strong: how? 01:13:10 How to dive quietly and hunting in the shallows: don't break the surface 01:18:25 Day 3: when do you feel fatigue? 01:22:30 The fish of a lifetime that got away 01:26:10 You both love your Riffe spearguns 01:28:50 Massive dives getting awesome fish 01:30:25 Searching for the massive Maori Sea Perch 01:33:45 What was it like finding out you won? 01:385:35 You two like the pairs competition format 01:42:10 How do you feel about the next generation of spearos and divers? 01:45:40 Social competitions at clubs 01:48:50 Extra things we forgot! 01:51:45 It was a massive team effort! 01:54:50 Shooting 3 Striped Boarfish with Daniel Mann 01:56:05 Mick McDade 01:58:05 Where has your fish knowledge come from? 02:00:00 Minimum sizes vs maximum size limits: fisheries management 02:08:15 The Australian Museum wants your fish? 02:10:20 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links Tim on Instagram  Bryson on Instagram Tim McDonald Spearfishing on YouTube   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out the legendary SeaSac HERE  
132:13 10/26/2022
NSP:206 Sub-Arctic Shetland Spearing with @souls_untapped | Josh Halley
Live Interview with Josh Halley | @souls_untapped Today's interview is with Josh Halley aka @Souls_Untapped from the Shetland Islands! Describing your dive spots as "Sub-Arctic" doesn't always spur the most enthusiasm, especially from those used to tropical waters! Josh makes it obvious that braving the cold IS worth it! An almost unheard of spearfishing destination, The Shetland Island's form an archipelago well north of Scotland and make for some beautiful diving when conditions work out. Get an inside scoop on life and spearfishing from The Shetland Island's with Josh, aka @Souls_Untapped! Check out his YouTube channel here!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 02:30 Welcome Josh! 04:50 Commercial diving in NZ 06:30 Where are the Shetland Islands? 07:50 Commercial fishing and getting comfortable in the water 11:45 What do you do for work? 14:10 What skills do you need to be a commercial diver? 20:00 What fish are you hunting out there? 27:45 Strong current and tides 32:20 Where do you draw the line and how do you warm up in the cold? 39:00 We have a mutual friend that makes amazing spice rubs: Ben Hohnke! 41:50 Colour-grading footage of dirty water 45:35 GoPro settings 46:45 NFSC vs PAL 48:05 Video editing 51:55 Blue clawed lobster - what's it like to catch them? 57:20 Public perception of spearos and harvesting from the ocean 59:25 How did you get comfortable in front of the camera? 01:01:55 What techniques do you do when you hunt? 01:04:25 How you cook fish matters 01:09:40 Dry-aging 01:13:55 How much work went into your youtube trailer? 01:16:15 Do you have merch for sale? 01:17:30 What does the spearfishing experience mean to you? 01:18:45 Thank you Josh! Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links Souls Untapped on YouTube @souls_untapped on Instagram Hohnke Outdoors Spices   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out the legendary SeaSac HERE  
82:18 10/19/2022
NSP:205 Live Seafood Cooking with Daniel Mann
Live Seafood Cooking with Daniel Mann! Today's LIVE interview is with Daniel Mann and we are cooking seafood at Adreno Brisbane! Join us for tips and tricks from Daniel as we process, cook and eat some amazing fish! From carpaccio, ceviche with a mystery species to reverse butterflying and BBQing fish! This is the audio of the night, the video does it far more justice. We will post that as soon as it's ready! Sit back, relax and get hungry with us as we get a seafood cooking masterclass from a legendary spearo and chef! Here is the LIVE STREAM from instagram part 1 & part 2! Download the digital version of the 99 Spearo Recipes Cookbook! Here is the GoFundMe page to help support the Interpacific Spearfishing Team! Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:30 Welcome Daniel Mann! 04:55 Daniel Mann's first thoughts 06:05 Raw fish! Hygiene matters! 09:10 Instagram live stream starts here! Let's make carpaccio 11:50 Raw fish intimidates people 13:15 Evangelizing the spearfishing world with a pissette! 15:30 Serving the mystery shashimi! Which knife should I use? 26:20 Using all the fish 28:20 Mystery fish revealed! 33:25 Fish wings 35:40 Let's start cooking! 39:05 Butterfly fish 40:30 Dry aging 42:20 Filleting a fish: what tools do I need and how do I reverse butterfly a fish? 51:45 Barramundi recipes 55:30 Hunting Barramundi 59:55 Let's get into this carpaccio! 01:03:10 How do you know when the fish is finished cooking? 01:08:00 Let's feed some people! 01:11:40 Revealing fish species! 01:13:40 Barrumindi taste test 01:15:10 Audience Q&A: how do you hunt Barramundi? 01:22:04 Thank you for coming out tonight! 01:23:35 Outro   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links @daniel___mann  Salt Bay Spice Rub by Hohnke Outdoors Adreno Spearfishing   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out the legendary SeaSac HERE  
85:57 10/12/2022
NSP:204 Spearfishing Safety | Freediving, Emergencies & Boating | Ben Eckert, Adriana Barnes & Trevor Ketchion
Live Interview with Ben Eckert, Adriana Barnes & Trevor Ketchion at Adreno Brisbane Today's interview is live from Adreno Brisbane and is with Ben Eckert, Adriana Barnes & Trevor Ketchion and we talk all things freediving safety as it relates to spearfishing! If you dive safe, you can dive forever. Today we get a masterclass from 3 people with a wealth of knowledge on this subject. Staying safe in the water, how to be a good boaty and keep your buddies safe. What should be inside your first aid kit? Should you contact your local coast guard or sea rescue when you go out? Tips on how to stop bleeding, keep your buddies safe and save your friend's life. An essential set of skills, leave any questions you have in the comments! Important times: 00:13 Intro 04:50 Hello and welcome to the show! 05:40 Welcome Ben! You are quite an accomplished freediver! 06:20 Brisbane Bullsharks, what makes them unique for spearos? 08:30 Common mistakes that you see on spearfishing boats 10:05 A good buddy system 11:05 When should you draw the line and stop diving? When has your body had enough? 13:00 Samba/hypoxic event 14:05 Your role as a skipper and making hard calls 17:55 How can people connect with the Brisbane Bullsharks? 19:30 Q&A for Ben: peeing in your wetsuit, nutrition and hydration for spearfishing and when to draw the line 26:05 Adriana Barnes, you are a paramedic and a really accomplished speafisher 29:30 What can spearos do to get better at safer diving? 31:40 We can't normalize blackouts or LMC's 35:40 Trauma while out at sea, what now? 38:30 How to use a tourniquet 44:00 What should be in our first aid kits for spearfishing? 49:45 Q&A for Adriana: critical info to keep track of, getting dragged to the bottom by a massive Kingy, blood type and signs to stop diving for the day 01:02:20 Trevor! Tell us about boating safety: when is it not safe to go out? 01:03:50 Checking in with the VMR or Coast Guard 01:07:00 How do you predict the weather for boating? 01:09:20 Easy shortcuts for reading the weather: swell and wind 01:10:30 Which apps do you use? 01:12:15 How do you operate a boat? 01:17:20 Activating an EPIRB 01:19:45 3 things to teach a new boaty 01:22:00 Q&A for Trevor: How far to stay from your divers, leaving the engine on or off, difficult decisions and conversations, VMR and EPIRBS and vessel sizes 01:29:30 Trevor's 9 Mile experience getting lost at sea 01:33:35 Anchoring 01:40:00 Shrek's closing thoughts 01:40:50 Outro and Noober Stories!   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links Brisbane Bullsharks Facebook group @BrisbaneBullsharks on Instagram @ben.eckert @adriana_spearingunicorns @trevorketchion   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel     Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
105:33 10/05/2022
NSP:203 Brisbane Spearfishing | Gear, Training & Community | Michael Heitzmann & Ben Eckert | Brisbane Bullsharks
Interview with Michael Heitzman & Ben Eckert Today's live interview is with Michael Heitzmann & Ben Eckert of the Brisbane Bullsharks! We talk all things Brisbane spearfishing, gear and training! Both are extremely talented divers in their own right, tonight we host a live interview and Q&A at the Brisbane Bullsharks pool! Loads of info about Brisbane spearfishing, spearing Kingfish, choosing and using gear, dealing with sharks, finding spots and so much more! Which speargun should you get? What's the best way to load it? How do you handle it underwater? Another in our series of live interviews, we hope you enjoy it and hope you learned something! If you have any more questions for Shrek, Michael or Ben, put them in the comments! Check out the club and get involved through their facebook group! Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:10 Welcome! 04:20 Thanks for having us Michael! What are we doing tonight? 06:05 Hello Ben! How are you involved with the Brisbane Bullsharks? 07:25 Shrek's spearfishing story. 09:22 Michael, how did you start spearfishing? 13:10 Ben, how did you start? 16:00 Boat diving is big here, the Bullsharks have influenced spearfishing culture in a big way. How to be a bad guest. 23:15 Shrek took Michael out on his first boat dive! Be brave and tell your buddies when you're not comfortable! 25:35 Kingfish spearfishing tips. 27:10 Deep diving. 29:00 Let's talk gear! Spearguns! What are they, how do they work and what should I get? 34:15 A float line is your friend! 36:15 What are the advantages for a shorter or longer speargun? 37:15 Pool training for spearfishing! 40:00 Diving without your speargun and in marine reserves is hugely helpful! 41:15 Safety while spearfishing - shallow water blackout. 49:05 Good buddy diving is more worth it than you think! A simple way to do it better. 50:55 Diving with too much weight. How much do I need? 55:05 Q&A from the audience! 55:30 Float recommendations for a Noob Spearo 57:00 How do you handle your gun on the bottom? What do you do with it? 01:00:10 How do you find spots? Google Earth and Navionics 01:04:40 Warm up for spearfishing, how do you warm up your diving? 01:07:40 Dealing with sharks: what do you do when you see sharks? When do you get out? 01:11:00 Double bands: which do you load first? 01:13:00 How do you investigate a headland without spooking fish? 01:14:10 Closing thoughts 01:15:45 Outro   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode     Important Links Brisbane Bullsharks Facebook group @BrisbaneBullsharks on Instagram @Michael_Heitzmann on Instagram @Ben.Eckert on Instagram   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel     Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
78:42 09/28/2022
NSP:202 Top 20 Spearfishing YouTube Channels with James Sakker
Top 20 Spearfishing YouTube Channels Today's live interview is with James Sakker and we go through the top 20 spearfishing YouTube channels as voted by the Noob Spearo Community on Facebook! Spearos get to see the world through a very unique lense and sometimes they bring a camera along with them so we can join them on their adventures. Although hugely underrated and underexposed, these spearos have made some amazing videos, some that can compete with professional filmmakers! So here is us getting all these names together so you can watch them! Today's episode is a full video, so be sure to check it out on YouTube if you have only listened! The Top 20 Spearfishing YouTube Channels Daniel Mann Back2Basics  Aquatic Rehab  Wet Mammal Young Bloods Ryan Myers Expeditions Submerged Psychos  Ollie Craig Harry Lindley 10. Sailing Popao Key West Waterman David Ochoa Coatesman Exhale Adventures Kimi Werner Joe PK EJC Adventures with Ethan Yeo African Spearfishing Diaries Rokkit Kit Wettie TV   Honourable Mentions Fathomless missions Cainit Reel Loose Adventures Reef Addicts Cameron Smith Drew Kaluski Dstick1 Down Deep Adventures Reefside Fishing Braden Sherron Aquatic Apes Daniel Jones Adventures All Things Ocean Manny@Sea Souls Untapped Salty Monkeys Spearo Life Derek SpearFin Jamie Spearfishing Kevin Daly Strictly Spearfishing Zero To Spearo Jack Wreck Adventures Hornyspearos Spearfishing Wayne Judge 8-Inch-Shaka Lauren Sarasua Antoni Eesti - Spearfishing Only Depth Wish PNW Samson No Viz Adventures Back Reef Sessions Zachary Schmidt NFIslander Immersion Spearfishing Pastor Skye Spearfishing Julian Attrill Mark Healey Kerry Flowers Kayak Fisherman Spearfishing Life Hunters & Drifters Spencer Allen Hohnke.Outdoors Chris Bamman Nautical Productions Adventureman Dan Captain Miik KaiDownUnder FishinAndCruisin Ocean Timers FishNGrillz Sailing La Vagabonde Hero Spearo   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links: Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel     Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
97:36 09/22/2022
NSP:201 Captain Aaron Young aka @dibsonbottom_adventures | Slickers, Wahoo Hunting & @KeyWestWaterman Life
Interview with Captain Aaron Young Today's live interview is with Captain Aaron Young, aka @KeyWestWaterman and @DibsOnBottom_Adventures and Youtube and Instagram! You probably know him from his amazing Youtube videos from out in the Florida Keys, he joins us to talk all about his home, spearing, running charters and getting Noob Spearos into the water! Great info for targeting and eating Wahoo, how to brain and bleed fish, dealing with sharks and line management. If you find yourself in Florida, pay him a visit and get out spearing with him! www.dibsonbottomkeywest.com Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:45 Welcome Captain Aaron Young! 04:40 What are the Florida Keys? 06:40 Living in Mangroves 08:25 How did you get into the business? 09:50 Commercial spearfishing and fisheries management in Florida 12:15 Tell us about your charters! Where did Dibs On Bottom come from? 17:00 Mangrove and Cubera Snapper 18:00 ID fish, how to identify fish in a new place 23:35 Common advice for Noob Spearos 26:10 Teaching and instructing 29:05 How long does it take to become a competent water-person? 31:50 Spearo licence 35:00 Wahoo! Tell us about it! 38:00 Wahoo recipe 40:35 How do you target Wahoo? 45:50 How do you deal with sharks? 49:00 How to kill a fish: how do you brain a fish? 50:30 How do you bleed a fish? 51:35 Heaven On Earth video and Youtube 56:55 Funny stories 01:02:05 Duty as a creator 01:05:05 Tough or scary situations 01:07:25 How do you manage your line? 01:12:35 What's in your dive bag? 01:18:35 Tell us about your boat: The Gheenoe 01:20:15 Spearo Q&A 01:22:30 Thanks for being on the show, where can people find you? 01:23:40 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links Key West Waterman on Youtube www.dibsonbottomkeywest.com Dibs On Bottom Adventures on Facebook @Dibsonbottom_adventures on Instagram Alchemy Fins Wild Fish and Game Podcast   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
86:04 09/14/2022
NSP:200 | Community Special: Where are they now?
Episode 200 Special Today we celebrate a huge milestone: our 200th episode! We contacted a bunch of old guests to see where they were now and how their spearfishing has progressed, what they've learned since and what's new in their lives since they were on the show. Who would have guessed a small spearfishing podcast would have reached this point -  over a million downloads, thousands of followers and a huge vibrant community of like minded people who all love spearfishing! Here's to keeping the stoke alive for the next 200 episodes and beyond! From Shrek, Brandon, Pat and Livia -  a HUGE thank you to everyone that listens and supports the podcast! Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:10 Welcome Captain Dan Walsh! 07:45 Alex Davis @freedivingbarbados 10:50 Bert from Old Man Blue @oldmanbluedive 15:10 99 Spearo Recipes 18:15 Brett Whitman from @the_Spearfactor 23:40 We miss Turbo! 24:35 Craig Brown @bigmoogleheadchef 27:00 Stats - over a million listens! 28:35 Craig McNiven @ecomistgoldcoast_ 31:20 Adventureman Dan 34:20 Buddy Walsh and how to listen to the podcast 39:50 Darren Shields 42:00 Greg Rothaus 45:05 Guy Kabot 46:20 Jake Hewitt 49:45 James Sakker 52:00 Jerry Guerra @Neptonics_worldwide 53:55 Josh Humbert 54:40 Lindsay Lyon from Ocean Guardian 56:50 Lisa Ferrier 01:00:15 Michael from the Matakana Smokehouse 01:02:25 Mike Duff 01:06:10 Nat Davey the Yellowtail world record holder 01:09:10 Nick Ryan 01:09:45 Nikki Watt 01:13:10 Ole Sørensen 01:17:50 Sam Clothier the Wet Mammal 01:21:25 Simon Trippe 01:25:00 Sven Franklin 01:28:20 Tony Alcock 01:32:20 Travis Corken 01:37:45 Extra voice messages     Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links Listen to the episodes on Spotify: NSP082 Alex Davis NSP156 Bert Keulder NSP129 Brett Whitman NSP048 Adventureman Dan NSP002 Darren Shields NSP176 & NSP196 James Sakker NSP125 & NSP136 & NSP181 Jerry Guerra NSP085 Josh Humbert NSP167 Lindsay Lyon NSP169 Lisa Ferrier Rafkin NSP134 Michael from the Matakana Smokehouse NSP053 Nat Davey NSP086 Nikki Watt NSP097 Ole Sørensen NSP160 Sam Clothier the Wet Mammal NSP001 & NSP109 Simon Trippe NSP079 Sven Franklin NSP162 Tony Alcock NSP036 & NSP164 Travis Corken   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel     Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
107:13 09/07/2022
NSP:199 Australia East Coast Part 5 | Gunther Pfrengle | 60 Years of Sending It Spearing
Interview with Gunther Pfrengle Today's live interview is with Gunther Pfrengle at Adreno Sydney! An absolute legend in the spearing community, spearfishing for almost 5 decades now, he has had more than his fair share of action out in and on the water. From spearing a 282kg tuna on camera to powerboat records going full steam in thick fog, dealing with sharks to competing in the deepest ever spearfishing competition in Greece, Gunther has had a few exciting experiences! Learn what drove him to get into the water and what kept him there for all these years. Pranger vs flopper, dual weight systems, competition spearing stories and tips and so much more. Have a listen and let us know what you think!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:50 Welcome Gunther, your reputation proceeds you! 04:50 Growing up in Bundeena 05:25 Early start in the water 07:30 Starting competition spearfishing 1973 and being in a club 11:00 Reality of commercial abalone diving 15:00 Scary story and how spearfishing saved 2 lives 20:30 Sydney to Hobart powerboat record 22:20 Full throttle through thick fog! 24:50 Underwater vertigo and blackouts: what is it like going to the edge? 26:30 How do you draw the line? When is too deep? 28:50 Tragedy strikes and close calls in the early freediving competitions 33:20 Freediving vs spearfishing: Adrenaline changes the game 40:00 The value of competition diving 43:25 Shrek is your partner for his first ever spearfishing competition: what does he need to know? 45:13 Using 2 weight-belts: a harness and a weightbelt 47:10 Where do you attach a dive knife? 49:10 What is your strategy for competition scoring? What do you target first and where do you go first? 53:50 Code brown stories 55:15 Spearo community and friends: what makes a good dive buddy? 56:25 Floats and flags 58:35 What is in your gear bag? Pranger vs flopper 01:03:50 282kg Bluefin Tuna 01:09:20 Bull in the water vs bull on the land! 01:12:50 Spearfishing Greece: the deepest competition ever! 01:19:30 Shallow hunting 01:20:50 How often should you be diving to be a good comp diver? 01:21:30 Spearo Q&A 01:24:10 What does the spearfishing experience mean to you these days? 01:25:15 The shark situation, what are your thoughts? 01:30:25 Commercial shark fishing 01:32:30 That video scared a lot of spearos, should we keep spearfishing with all these sharks around? 01:34:50 Buddy diving with sharks 01:37:10 Audience Q&A: What's your favourite species to target? 01:43:00 Fish back in the day vs now 01:50:00 12inch prangers 01:51:30 Other tips learned from experience 01:54:10 Josh Bollen: Do you lose meat with a pranger? 01:55:05 Thank you Gunther! 01:55:45 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links Spearfishing Bluefin tuna 282kg (621.7pounds) Gunther Pfrengle on Youtube   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
118:16 09/01/2022
NSP:198 Australia East Coast Part 4 | Central Coast Spearing | Central Coast Sealions (x6)
Interview with the Central Coast Sealions (x6) Today's interview is with 6 of the Central Coast Sealions! Several ex-presidents, the current president and a bunch of super stoked spearos join Cam and Shrek as they chat all things Central Coast diving and how being involved in a club has made a huge difference. Get an window into the inner workings of a spearfishing club from the guys that do it, organising comps to getting noob spearos into the water to being a good boaty, today's conversation is an interesting one! Tips for diving the headlands, predicting weather conditions, being a good boaty, how to disguise your photos to hide the location and some hilarious stories from the guys who've been diving out there. Lots of laughter and some really actionable info, let us know what you think in the comments! Follow them on Instagram: @CentralCoastSealions and join their Facebook group! Here is the podcast Shrek mentioned about the fishing lures and the sounds they make.   Important times: 00:13 Intro 07:00 Welcome Alistair! 08:30 Club social meetings, welcome Andrew! 10:10 How many dive days do you get in a year? 13:00 Welcome current President Josh! How do you get noob spearos started? 16:35 Which lobsters do you get around here? 17:10 Welcome Mark! 19:30 Becoming a skipper: first time taking divers out 23:25 Welcome Dave! 26:20 How many days with good viz do you get here? 27:55 Central Coast swell 29:25 What weather apps are you using? 34:55 When the water is dirty, we adapt and do something else 36:30 Big white boulders, avoiding the kelp and what to expect on the bottom 37:40 Seafood: how good are the Central Coast Sealions? 39:25 Abalone 42:05 Foraging 43:15 Spot burning 45:30 How to disguise your pictures 49:55 Best stories! 55:45 Getting rammed by a shark! 01:00:00 How to be a good boaty! 01:03:30 Big seals 01:07:15 Thanks so much for the chat guys!   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links @CentralCoastSealions on Instagram Central Coast Sealions on Facebook Central Coast Sealions Info Page Episode 30: Lure Rattles. The Truth About What Fish Hear (And Don't)   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
71:18 08/24/2022
NSP:197 Australia East Coast Part 3 | Simon Horvath | Advocacy in Spearfishing
Interview with Simon Horvath Today's interview is with Simon Horvath! If nothing else, this episode will convince you to join a spearfishing club! The wealth of knowledge, opportunities and lessons you get through being in a club is a sure way to get better at spearfishing and have a great time doing it. A club will help get you through that first year, teach you things you would have otherwise taken years to learn and ultimately make you a better diver. Another important benefit is being connected to the voice of spearfishing in your area. With so many stories about new protected areas essentially making spearfishing inaccessible and illegal, having a connection your local government to have your voice heard as a spearfisherman is extremely important. Simon has been playing this role for the Central Coast spearos and been a voice for fisho's and spearos alike. Go find out about your local clubs and join! If there are none, consider starting one yourself! Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:45 We are midway through our journey, today we make a visit to Simon Horvath! 04:25 Lovely rainy weather 05:10 Central Coast Sealions spearfishing club 07:15 Hawkesbury almost lost 90% of their fishing 10:05 Spearfishing makes you acutely aware of your environment 13:00 Education 15:25 How can the average spearo get involved? 19:00 Tell us about your spearfishing journey 21:40 The club made a really big difference 24:15 How to find the Central Coast Sealions 27:10 How many members have you got? 28:55 A club is a great way to get past that first year 30:30 How is your viz? 34:30 Tell us about your sinus issues 39:10 What's a memorable fish you shot? 43:20 Your dream spearfishing destination 43:50 What does the spearfishing lifestyle mean to you? 45:55 Thanks Simon!   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode     Important Links @simon.j.horvath usfa.org.au auf.com.au Central Coast Sealions   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel     Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
49:59 08/10/2022
NSP:196 Australia East Coast Part 2 | Intelligent Whales, Lobster Boys & Laughter
Interview with James Sakker Today's interview is James Sakker! It's day 3 of Shrek and Cam's East Australian Coast trip and they are chatting with James Sakker! Whales and sharks become a big talking point with loads of stories of encounters and tips for dealing with them yourself. Also some bonus tips for hunting Mackeral and drift diving! Lots of laughter and great stories!  Important times: 00:13 Intro 06:55 No lobsters were harmed in the making of this podcast! 07:50 Day 3 on our mission 09:30 You picked an amazing time to come, not 10:55 Big whales and a baby whale 14:25 Tail slapped by a whale 15:40 Scariest whale story 17:40 Diving with Dodgy and a Bull shark! 22:10 Cam's shark encounter 25:15 How should you handle sharks when you shoot a fish? Keep eye contact, roar or make a loud noise underwater. You're big, be aggressive. Except Bull sharks. 30:40 Sharks have strict hierarchies, especially Great Whites. A smart shark is a cautious one. 32:10 Encounters with aggressive sharks 35:00 Poking sharks away and a mate getting bitten 41:10 Tagging Great Whites 42:40 Great Whites throughout the world 44:45 Is it blood or movement that attracts sharks? 46:20 Alternatives to poking 48:15 Thoughts on the swimmer taken in Sydney, very unusual behaviour 50:30 Tiger sharks and Dogtooth Tuna 53:20 Cobia 54:20 What is your diving range at home? 56:25 Drift diving = accuracy matters more than time 01:00:20 How do you dive pinnacles? 01:01:55 Flashers and Mackeral 01:04:20 Sound underwater 01:06:35 What's coming up next? 01:08:05 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links Catch It Grow It Cook It   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
71:00 07/27/2022
NSP:195 Australia East Coast Part 1 | Coffs Harbour Bluewater Freedivers
Interview with Tom Sandstrom, Angus Knox and Cameron Wise Today's interview is a little different, join Shrek and his good mate Cam as they go on a spearfishing road trip down to Sydney! Today we are in the Moonee Tavern in Coffs Harbour after a day of spearing, having a few brews, a good meal and a great chat with mates! Shorediving, breaking in new wetsuits, cooking tips and what conditions you can expect when diving around Coffs Harbour. Join Shrek and his mates in the pub after a day of spearfishing!  Important times: 00:13 Intro 06:05 Welcome everyone! 07:00 New wetsuits 10:25 Shorediving in Coffs Harbour 11:30 Abalone: size, how to find them and how to cook them 13:50 How is your seafood game? 16:20 Cooking fails 17:30 Mushy Kingfish Pastrami 19:25 Dry-Aging 21:45 Icing fish 24:45 Smoked Mullet 27:35 What conditions can we expect diving here? 31:50 Too cold for Kingfish? 33:30 Tips for shooting big Kingy's 36:45 Hunting Parrot fish and Dhufish 40:20 Do you wear a GoPro? 43:25 What are the best months for diving here? 44:40 How can someone start diving in Coffs Harbour? Coffs Harbour Spearfishing Club! 47:45 What makes a good dive buddy out here? 49:18 Good habits and ettiquette 51:20 3 free online tools help find secret spearfishing spots 53:10 Core freediving techniques 54:30 Stress testing 57:25 Can you remember your first big Kingfish? 01:00:20 Family spearos 01:02:40 Spearfishing Competitions 01:04:20 Gunther Pfrengle 01:08:05 Barriers to entry -  getting past the first year 01:10:00 We shoot 3 Luderick, how are we cooking them? 01:11:20 Dhufish 01:14:35 Thank you and Thwaites Marine for taking us out and treating us so well! 01:17:30 Spearo Q&A 01:22:00 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links @tommy_dozz @angusknox @coffsspearoclub @thwaites_marine Thwaites Marine   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
84:32 07/13/2022
NSP:194 Kevin Glen | Mantis Spearfishing and California Diving
Interview with Kevin Glen Today's interview is with Kevin Glen former owner/operator of Mantis Spearfishing, a friend of Forrest Galante and the only guy to shoot a Marlin in California! An engineer and innovator in the spearfishing world with countless awesome stories of him and his mates out in the water! From shooting and losing a Sailfish in Durban to tracking down Yellow Tail and Sea Bass in the Channel Islands, he is a great source of information and knowledge in California. Hear some of his stories in the water, the journey of learning to spearfish and the stoke of doing it with great friends. Be sure to check out Mantis Spearfishing and grab their last stock!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 04:50 Welcome Kevin! Tell us about this Marlin! 10:10 You engineered a dive float? 13:50 You have an unusual spearfishing story with a bunch of famous friends! 15:55 Setting the record straight on the record Sea Bass with Forrest Galante! 18:55 What's the spearfishing community like there? 20:10 Wind and swell conditions for the Channel Islands 21:35 Urchin barons 22:05 Sheephead eat urchins 26:05 Mantis Spearfishing - tell us about it! The Roller Muzzle 30:10 What does your spearfishing look like these days? Good dive buddies? 33:30 White Sea Bass 34:50 Vermillion Rock Cod 35:45 Do you think your fisheries are well managed? MPA's, 30-30 and conservation 40:00 Big hearts, well intentioned but completely disconnected from the real world 42:55 What's your favourite species to hunt? Halibut, yellow tail and sea bass 44:55 How are you tracking yellow tail down? 46:15 Using bait fish 48:05 Half Moon bait fish 51:45 Memorable fish 54:10 Fighting the fish - how much tension is right? 56:25 Tough/scary situations 01:00:25 Reels vs floatlines 01:02:15 Jewfish, Mulloway or Kabeljou sounds 01:03:45 Designing gear 01:08:20 We need more people like you! 01:12:00 What's in your dive bag for the Channel Islands? 5mm wetsuit, weightbelt, knife, Scorpio Carbon Fibre fins in Pathos foot pockets, Mantis Spearguns 01:15:30 Spearo Q&A 01:22:00 Outro   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links @mantis.spearfishing   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel     Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
84:58 06/29/2022
NSP:193 Rodney Pacitti | How to Get 421k YouTube subs with RoKKiT KiT
Interview with Rodney Pacitti Today's interview is with Rodney Pacitti, aka RoKKiT KiT on Youtube! Today is a gold mine for all things spearfishing and Youtube! Rodney has a successful Youtube channel with almost half a million subs that started off with kayak fishing adventures all the way to solo camping, catch cook videos. He tells us about his channel's success, how he started it, the tips and tricks he uses, how he films and advice for beating the algorithm! Give his channel a follow and let us know what you think of the interview! Rodney makes a living making these videos, be sure to give them a watch and see what he's getting up to. What Youtube advice did we miss? Let us know!     Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:25 Welcome Rodney! You were requested! 04:30 Tell us about your Youtube channel! 08:25 Kayak fishing 10:40 Kayak diving 12:00 Where do you go kayaking? 14:00 The fishing lifestyle 15:40 How do you film your trips? 18:55 Acting vs real life 20:35 Youtube inspiration 23:55 Your job as an entertainer 25:25 The Youtube algorithm and how to beat it 32:20 What success have you seen from your channel? Are the millions of views paying off? 37:00 What other tricks and tips do you have for your channel? 39:40 Using analytics 42:00 How do you measure your success? 43:50 Best time to post: 7am Saturday morning Sydney time 46:35 What tools do you use to make these videos? 50:35 Dealing with internet trolls 53:40 Dealing with the fame 57:05 Sydney spearfishing - how, when and with who? 01:01:50 Boat diving? 01:03:00 Gold Coast Freedivers pool training 01:05:45 How often are you diving? 01:07:40 What big challenges do you face in spearfishing? 01:10:25 Scary moments 01:13:35 Do your kids spearfishing too? 01:16:30 What's in your gear bag? 01:18:18 Noob Spearo discount code for Adreno 01:22:05 Where can people find you? 01:22:35 Spear Q&A 01:26:30 Thanks for being on the show!   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode     Important Links RoKKiT KiT on Youtube www.rokkitkit.com.au @rokkitkit RoKKiT KiT on Facebook RoKKiT KiT on Patreon   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel     Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
89:23 06/15/2022
NSP:192 Paul Rodriguez | Hot Rod Spearguns
Interview with Paul Rodriguez Today's interview is with Paul Rodriguez of Hot Rod Spearguns! A well traveled spearo that has a passion for making great spearguns, he gives us his best advice on designing and building a speargun and he lets us in on a special project he's busy with... a travel speargun! It breaks into 2 parts for easy travel and fits back together into a powerful and effective speargun to take with on holiday! All this and more! Is Cobia the best eating fish? Or is it African Pompano? Maybe it's the Jobfish! Some robust conversation and interesting insights into the different types of spearfishing in different parts of the world. Also, some great advice for hunting Dogtooth Tuna! Enjoy the episode and let us know what you think!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 04:30 Hello and welcome Paul! 05:25 You have invented a travel speargun that comes in two parts? How did this come about? 08:55 How do you build your spearguns? 10:40 R&D in spearfishing is long and expensive. How do you protect your IP? 12:55 How does the speargun join back together? 15:35 Mono or dyneema? What length and how strong? 18:30 Line management and avoiding muzzle wrap 22:00 Simplicity is your friend -  form follows function 27:20 Tell us about your spearfishing story! Where and how did you start? 29:40 What is the best all-round speargun size? 32:20 Roller's throw the shaft far but lack penetrating power. What do you think? 34:30 Old school vs new school mentality 37:10 Where are you spearing these days? 37:37 Tell us how you process Cobia? 40:30 Palm sugar for ceviche and smoking fish changes the game 43:10 Rubbers/Power bands - what do you see? 44:40 Most consistent setup uses 14mm bands 49:00 What is a species what you love to target? African Pompano 50:45 Besides the thermocline, what else do you use to target them? 52:40 What are you looking for in weather? Water temp and wind 56:05 As you've traveled over the world, what things have you learned about planning a trip to go spearfishing? 58:05 Spearfishing in the Philippines 59:10 What's the most special fish you've ever lost? 01:00:25 Green Jobfish is the best reef eating fish 01:07:05 Tough or scary situations 01:11:30 Having good dive buddies is the most important dive gear 01:13:20 Good buddy diving is also great fun 01:14:10 Funny stories 01:18:22 What's in your dive bag? JBL Mask, white snorkel, Waihana wetsuit, medium to soft blades, Garmin Mach 1, handbuilt dive knife, Travel Hybrid 120 speargun 01:23:44 Gyotaku is a great way to memorialize special fish 01:25:20 Spearo Q&A   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links hotrodspearguns.com @hotrodspearguns   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
92:20 06/01/2022
NSP:191 Captain Bly | Tuna Charters and Bespoke Spearguns
Interview with Captain Bly Today's interview is with Captain Bly, owner and Captain of Lineage Charters and the craftsman of Captain Bly Spearguns! A well accomplished spearo who builds spearguns and runs what sounds like amazing fishing charters! Learn about the mighty Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna and how to hunt them, how he assists spearos to be better hunters in his local waters and some great tips on aging and caring for your fish to make it taste better! All round tons of great info and good conversation about spearfishing charters, spearguns and getting the best eating out of your catch. Be sure to check out Captain Bly on instagram and his websites: lineagecharters.com and cptbly.com!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 06:15 Welcome Captain Bly! How did you fall in love with the ocean? 07:50 Your passion for making spearguns 10:55 What changes have you made in your speargun designs? 12:15 Instinctive aiming 14:15 Ballasting, testing and salt water 18:10 Injury from a big recoil 20:15 You're a veteran, how has that impacted your spearfishing? 21:30 Lineage Charters 24:15 Are people open to learning and taking your advice? Learning things the hard way 26:00 Bluefin story -  don't give up! 28:40 Common struggles and advice you see 30:55 Bluefin Tuna are an interesting species, tell us about them 32:20 What is the season for Bluefin? 34:49 What about Yellowfin? 36:40 PB Yellowfin: just under 300lb - tell us the story! 37:50 These fish are tough, they can survive a lot - catching a tuna on a line with a speargun still attached to the fish! 39:40 What do you think of the freediving side of spearfishing? 41:25 Weighting is different for different types of hunting 43:50 Hunting Halibut 44:20 The fear of dropping your weightbelt 47:45 Maui funny/scary story 49:30 Taking hydration out in the water with you 50:05 Night time lobster diving - surge pushing you into the rocks 51:00 What's your advice for shallow, rocky lobster diving? 54:40 Dive flashlights -  what's your advice? 56:50 Are you using a cray loop? Only hand diving in California 58:00 What technique do you use to get a tough lobster out of its hole? 59:00 Your ocean is particularly beautiful and full of life 01:00:20 Tell us about Lineage Charters! 01:03:25 I've shot a 100lb tuna, what is your process of caring for the catch? 01:07:35 How do you process a tuna? 01:10:00 It's about the journey 01:11:25 Aging fish works - Dry aging masterclass! 01:14:05 Hanging the fish 01:15:15 You had some shoulder surgery! How did you recover your dive fitness? 01:17:05 Do apnea while doing exercises to build up your anaerobic fitness 01:18:50 The Escapade! 01:21:05 The best float: Ocean Hunter 3 Atmosphere 01:25:50 Funny stories 01:28:30 Spearo Q&A 01:33:10 Thank you for being on the show! 01:33:35 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links CptBly.com @captainblyspearguns LineageCharters.com   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
96:57 05/24/2022
NSP:190 Yianni Barthelmess | Froth for the Underwater Life | From Father to son
Interview with Yianni Barthelmess Today's interview is with Yianni Barthelmess, multiple recipe contributor and all round frothing spearo from Shellharbour NSW! Drawing from his dad's love for the ocean, he has really turned his life into an ocean inspired one! A talented chef as well, he has submitted several recipes to 99 Spearo Recipes and has a bunch of catch cook videos on his YouTube and Instagram! Get some actionable gardening tips, practical chef skills and some awesome advice for dealing with sharks! We talk everything from food to gardening for seafood, sharks, shorediving and more! Listen in and let us know what you think!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 05:30 Welcome Yianni Barthelmess! 07:15 Are you a professional chef? 08:40 Growing a lot of food 11:55 Rain and fish stocks 16:25 How did you start spearfishing at 7? 17:55 Traveling and spearfishing 19:25 What did you learn about spearfishing in a new place? 21:20 How do you find fish? 23:50 The need to be efficient 24:25 Lessons to spear by 26:40 Boat vs shore diving 28:55 Walk us through a dive day! 31:50 The physiology of spearfishing 35:55 Have you logged or cataloged your experiences? 38:15 Raw fish is very popular right now but they are hesitant 39:30 Raw fish safety precautions 40:45 Kingfish raw 42:55 Fermenting foods 44:35 Tell us about your garden! The Noob Gardener Podcast! 45:25 How do you start a garden for seafood? 46:15 Be a soil farmer 48:10 Fish cleaning bench 48:55 Pests 53:20 Tell us about your recipes! 57:20 99 Spearo Recipes 01:00:20 Overcooking fish 01:02:35 Smoking fish 01:04:00 What else draws you to spearfishing? 01:05:45 Encounter with 2 Orcas 01:07:20 Scary stories 01:09:10 Shore diving and sharks 01:10:30 Tips for dealing with sharks for new divers 01:21:05 Who are your favourite dive buddies? 01:25:10 What's in your dive bag? 2mm in summer, 5mm in winter Cressi wetsuit, Rob Allen Sparid 110 and homemade timber spearguns, Rob Allen Cubera mask, Cressi plastic fins for shore diving and DiveR fiberglass fins for boats 01:29:55 Spearo Q&A   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode     Important Links Hunt Fish Grow Cook on Instagram Huntfishgrowcook on YouTube Affiliate products: Kebab Skewers and Meat Thermometer FreshWaterWorlds.com   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo YouTube Channel   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
95:39 05/04/2022
NSP:189 Chris Adair the Bottom Hunter | BC Spearfishing
Interview with Chris Adair Today's interview is with Chris Adair from Bottom Dwellers Freediving in British Columbia and we talk everything cold water freediving and spearfishing! Depending on who you ask, "cold" water can mean different things, but when we talk about the cold water that Chris deals with, it's not messing around! Learn some great tips for getting better at diving in sub 10 degree C water, staying warm and comfortable and about some of the awesome initiatives he runs where he partners with First Nations People communities in remote locations and introduces them to spearfishing and freediving! Learn some great tips and how he is giving back to those around him in such an awesome way! Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:45 @DeepWaterDreamin Patrick Ryan voice message 06:05 Welcome Chris Adair! How did you get into freediving and spearfishing? 07:40 You teach freediving professionally 08:25 Bottom Dwellers! We mostly hunt bottom dwelling fish. 11:20 Hunting on the bottom is it's own technique to learn 12:45 Tell us about Bottom Dwellers Freediving! 15:00 Tide to Table / Freedive Harvesting courses 19:05 Foraging in cold water is magical 20:30 Diving seasons 21:20 You have some great photographers 24:30 You have some great community initiatives you run with the First Nations People, tell us about it! 29:25 What is day to day life like in these remote communities? 32:20 Where can people learn more about the Warrior Leadership program? www.bottomdwellers.ca 34:35 The British Columbia Spearfishing Summit  36:25 Regulations - how does Canada compare to other countries? 40:15 Education is the best way to punish mistakes 41:40 Fisheries officers are invited too! 45:55 Veteran's Vault: Cold water freediving and the mammalian dive reflex 48:55 Countering the cold 52:20 Daniel Mann's shorts over wetsuit 55:55 When do you know when you are getting too cold? When you're shivering, get out! 57:00 PFI Level 1 Requirements 58:15 Thick new wetsuits aren't very flexible! What do you recommend? 01:00:20 Cold water struggles: distributing weight! How do you do it? 01:02:00 Duck diving is extremely essential! 01:04:40 Quick tips for staying warm! 01:08:00 Crocs are just a uniform! 01:10:30 Funny stories! 01:15:00 Hunting and foraging techniques: increasing bottom time and looking in the right places 01:16:50 Spearo Q&A Your best resource for improving your spearfishing and freediving Favourite spearfishing buddy and why Describe the spearfishing experience 01:19:55 Thank you for being on the show! Where can people find you? 01:21:00 Outro   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links @bottomdwellersfreediving www.bottomdwellers.ca The British Columbia Spearfishing Summit  @spearfishingcanada   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
83:16 04/18/2022
NSP:188 Devin O'Dea & Eric Keener | 30/30, Catch and Cook 22, BHA & Breaking Apathy
Interview with Devin O'Dea and Eric Keener Today's interview is with Eric O'dea of the Backcountry Hunters (BHA) and Anglers and Eric Keener of Fin and Forage! We chat everything 30/30, MPA's, conservation, hunting and how they all connect. We also have a great chat about the upcoming Catch and Cook comp with Fin and Forage, the BHA and Messermeister. A spearfishing competition mixed in with masterchef with a beach cleanup and urchin culling event with prizes for each different category, this is a great idea and we can't wait to see this comp happen! You can visit this link to find out more! Follow Fin and Forage on Instagram and YouTube to get all the latest content they make and hear all the news about this comp! Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:25 Hello and welcome Devin and Eric! 05:30 The Backcountry Hunters and Anglers: what is it and why is it important? 08:00 Hunter and conservationist 12:10 Growing up with deer in your garden 14:25 Eric Keener from Fin and Forage, reintroduce yourself! 18:50 30/30: What is it all about? 21:50 What happened in NSW? 26:35 What is your advice to the everyday spearo? 30:35 Citizen science: iNaturalist and how to get involved 36:25 Food changes mindsets and perceptions 41:15 The Catch and Cook Comp! Tell us all about it! 43:25 Beach cleanup prizes 47:00 What are you doing with the urchins you're collecting? 51:00 Who are the legends that made this possible? Fin and Forage team, Ryan Gentry, @CutProfessor 52:00 Lots of big sponsors and massive prizes! 53:10 The infamous Valentine Thomas story! 58:55 Was your trip succesful? 01:00:25 Devin, do you and Eric ever dive together? 01:01:25 The most fun you can have with your spearfishing friends 01:02:30 "I don't regard nature as a spectator sport" Discuss! 01:05:20 Belonging in a place you don't belong 01:06:25 Go to FinandForage.com and on Instagram to find out more about the competition! 01:09:35 Outro   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links Fin and Forage Catch and Cook comp Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Fin and Forage on Instagram Backcountry Hunters and Anglers on Instagram   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
72:30 04/06/2022
NSP:187 Samuel Mumford | Frothing Cornish Muso Spearo
Interview with Samuel Mumford Today's interview is with Samuel Mumford, the frothing Cornish Muso spearo living down under! Growing up in Cornwall, he started spearfishing, frankly by punching them with a blunt speargun. Have a listen to the episode to hear his experience with the Mike Tyson Speargun! From almost getting drowned by a crab to the infamous Cornish Sea Turtle, he has some great tips for hunting fish like Dhufish and Mangrove Jack and has a lot of knowledge other spearos can learn from. With a great attitude and a clear and obvious love for the ocean, we think you will enjoy today's episode with Samuel Mumford! Check out his music here! Important times: 00:13 Intro 01:50 Mitch Noober Story 07:05 Welcome Samuel Mumford! 08:05 You perform at night and spearfish during the day 09:00 What is your daily spearfishing like? 11:35 Growing up in Cornwall 12:20 The Mike Tyson speargun! 17:00 Respect the learning curve 19:10 A memorable catch 23:30 East coast vs west coast of Austrailia 26:20 Who are you diving with these days? 27:35 The Dhufish 29:05 Mangrove Jack hunting tips 35:00 What motivates you to spearfish? 36:50 Getting confident cooking fish 38:30 What about raw fish and ceviche? 41:35 99 Spearo Recipes 42:35 Introducing mates to spearfishing and drawing on knowledge from line fishing 44:15 What do you look for when hunting? 46:55 Garlic Buttered Western Cray with Med Salad recipe from 99 Spear Recipes 48:35 Scary stuff: Almost taken out by a crab! 53:45 Funny stuff: The Cornish Sea Turtle 55:55 What's in your dive bag? 57:45 With your expensive Salvimar Hero 115 Speargun, are you prepared to drop it if you need to? 59:10 What grinds your gears about the spearfishing community? 01:03:15 What are WA's fisheries like? 01:06:15 Plastic fins 01:11:25 Spearo Q&A 01:15:40 Thank you for being on the show @SamTheWaterman! 01:16:05 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links @samthewaterman   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
78:44 03/29/2022
NSP:186 Jamie Ryves | Dogtooth For Days. Tips, Stories and Mayhem
Interview with Jamie Ryves Today's interview is with Jamie Ryves from Norfolk Island who now lives in Vanuatu! Originally a chef, circumstances meant that work was hard to come by which caused a shift in his lifestyle. He now lives on a smaller island around Vanuatu and goes spearfishing twice a week to support his family! He takes some unbelievable footage, if you have any interest in big game fish like Dogtooth Tuna, this will be your new favourite source of video! Stunning conditions, excellent tips for hunting big Dogtooth and personal stories of Samba's and Shallow Water Blackouts and how he is a safer diver because of them. Check out one of the most underrated YouTube channels around!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 02:50 Hello and welcome Jamie! You are from Norfolk Island? 03:55 You live the spearo life and take amazing footage 05:25 The currents are a mystery 06:05 Where did you grow up? 07:50 You are a chef? Are you still cooking? 10:05 You are a specialist Dogtooth Tuna hunter! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fijsU8Goxig) 13:30 You have an underrated youtube channel 15:15 Have you thought about guiding? 16:45 What capacity do your charters have currently? 19:00 You get a wide range of species, which are your favourite? 23:10 Tell us about a good hunt 26:25 You were a bodyboarder too, but spearfishing came easier 28:55 You use a floatline but you have shot a few with a reelgun! Tell us about your gear for hunting them 31:30 What are common Dogtooth hunting problems? 38:30 I need to visit you! 40:10 PB's and sharks 44:05 How have you studied the sea conditions? 46:05 So you have some extreme structure, tall sea mounts and volcanic rock drop off's 47:25 How long do you need to stay there for a good trip? 52:20 Freediving in spearfishing: what is your position? 58:00 What about scary stories? Samba's and SWB's 01:09:10 How do you train your buddies to dive safer? 01:12:30 Wayne Judge 01:16:55 Funny stuff! 01:18:25 Funniest friends 01:19:55 What gear are you using? Ruku fins, Aimrite wetsuit. 1 spare shaft. 2 reel guns and a double roller from Aimrite. Riffe bungee. Ocean Hunter and Riffe 3 atmosphere floats. Slip-tip spear 01:27:05 Spearo Q&A 01:34:05 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links nfislander on YouTube @deeplyimmersed on Instagram SPSpearfishing on Facebook   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
96:18 03/22/2022
NSP:185 Matthew Novakovich | Making Ocean State Spearguns
Interview with Matthew Novakovich Today's interview is with Matthew Novakovich, the man behind Ocean State Spearguns! Born out of seeing a need that he could fulfill, Ocean State Spearguns are hand-crafted timber spearguns that can be customized to your liking! Want a big mid-handle 5 band blue water speargun? Or how about a short speargun for low viz diving and shooting in caves? Matthew has you covered! Starting as a small hobby, he gave Cameron Kirkconnell one of his spearguns to test and he's been making more ever since! Doing most of his diving in the usually dirty and cold Atlantic, he has learned a thing or two about making robust spearguns that work well and look good while doing it. Check out OceanStateSpearguns.com to see what he's doing! He has some great insights into barotrauma and has a story about how it almost ended his diving career but more importantly - how he responded. If you have a barotrauma and are being told you'll never dive again then give the Divers Alert Network (DAN) a call! Visit their website Dan.org and view all of their medical info here! Not all injuries are permanent!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 02:30 Hello and welcome Matthew! 03:55 You have some nice fish over there like Tautog 05:00 David Hochman @SpearItCharters 05:55 Tell us about Ocean State Spearguns 11:15 How do you make your spearguns? 12:40 How many spearguns are you making? Are you making spearguns full time? 15:00 So you started spearfishing again after 15 years! 16:15 What are your diving conditions like? 18:00 Did you just shoredive? What type of diving are you doing? 19:50 What was a memorable fish to hunt? 21:22 Colour grading your footage 23:25 Striped bass? 26:30 Biggest obstacles you faced starting again 30:40 How much time did your efforts take to benefit your diving? 31:30 Did your dive buddies progress with you or were some more experienced? 35:00 Is your dad spearfishing now too? 36:55 Scary stuff: Barotrauma 40:00 Pin holes in wetsuit ears 41:00 What did the doctor say? You can never dive again! 42:00 What did the DAN doctors say? Yes you probably can! Dive medicine is sometimes more specialized than most doctors have experience with 49:30 What's next with Ocean State Spearguns? Rollers? 52:30 Social media 54:20 Componants 57:05 Shafts 57:50 Do you any do any off-shore bluewater diving? 58:40 Do you get a guide when traveling? 59:40 Travel speargun? 01:01:40 Funny stuff 01:04:50 What gear is in your dive bag? Mako and Salvimar wetsuit 01:06:00 Mako fiberglass fins 01:07:10 How long is your 'warm' season? 01:08:15 Spearo Q&A 01:10:00 The speargun building community is great! Where should people look to find out more? 01:11:00 Thank you for being on the show! 01:11:45 Outro   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links @OceanStateSpearguns OceanStateSpearguns.com   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
74:15 03/15/2022
NSP:184 Will Brunker | Handcrafting Aquagats
Interview with Will Brunker Today's interview is with Will Brunker of Aquagat! An innovator in the speargun world, Will has developed several unique and bespoke designs and components for spearguns! Colourful, tough and functional! He gave up his day job to go into making spearguns and components full time and has been making it work! We don't talk much about his spearfishing journey but we sure do geek out about spearguns, from designing them to making custom and unique parts and everything in between. Today's episode is a great one for anyone interested in making their own parts or gear. Be sure to check out Aquagat.com for all the great gear he makes!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:30 How to write a guest recommendation! Welcome Will! 06:00 You have made a lot of innovation with different materials 07:30 How did you start building spearguns and how do you do it? 09:30 Aquagat is a great name! 12:05 How long have you been doing this? 16:15 How do you manage the balance between work, family and spearfishing? 18:55 What does your spearfishing look like at the moment? 22:25 Mentorship mentality 24:45 Early lessons and experiences in the water 26:45 Dry training 28:05 Speargun accuracy and pool testing 31:15 How do you aim? 32:55 How long should it take to get used to a new speargun? 36:50 Taking your ego out of it 39:40 Let's talk about your spearguns and components 46:00 Keeping your intellectual property safe and R&D 51:51 Buying cheap gear - the poor man pays twice! 54:30 Tell us about your reels, how many designs did you go through until it worked? 59:35 Do you get many Noob Spearos or mostly experienced ones? 01:01:50 "Where form meets function" 01:05:45 Who do you get your speargun inspiration from? 01:07:15 Tell us about your inverted speargun 01:12:30 How hard are they to load? 01:14:00 D Revolution 01:18:10 How to ballast your speargun 01:21:00 Changing the setup too soon 01:24:15 Should spearos have different spearguns? 01:27:25 Bluewater gun rental 01:29:10 Consistency in rubber bands 01:31:25 14mm bands vs thicker ones 01:35:30 Tell us some of your funny stories! 01:41:25 How often are you diving and what all is in your dive bag? 01:42:23 Innegra DiveR fins, Ocra footpockets, in-house prototype wetsuit 3.5mm and 5mm. Magnesium supplement and hydration. 01:47:15 Advice for new spearfishing creators 01:50:10 Spearo Q&A 01:52:25 Thank you for being on the show Will! Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode Important Links Aquagat.com @aquagat.speargun.art   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
116:01 03/10/2022
NSP:183 Forrest Galante | Explorer, Spearo
Interview with Forrest Galante Today's interview is with Forrest Galante! Explorer, TV personality, adventurer and spearo, Forest has a rather large resume when it comes to the outdoors, holding multiple spearfishing world records on speargun and pole spear! Having been on the Joe Rogan Podcast and besides his own podcast The Wild Times podcast, he is most well known for his TV shows where he travels to remote parts of the world in search of extinct and extremely rare animals. We are proud to say that his journey was hugely influenced by spearfishing, join us as we have a great chat about his connection to spearfishing and how that relates to the other work he does. Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:08 Welcome Forrest Galante! 05:52 Wild Times Podcast 07:25 Handling large sharks 10:43 First Tiger shark interaction 13:15 We are still learning about sharks 15:10 You're a HECS man and you've been on the Joe Rogan Podcast? 16:24 Extinct or Alive 18:25 Tell us about your adventures 22:15 The reality of working a job like yours 24:40 Your early work 27:30 Opportunity cost 29:30 You have 6 World Records, which stands out the most? 35:30 You seem to like hunting Wahoo, how do you hunt them? 40:00 Getting towed by a big fish 43:25 Bull sharks and Mako's 48:10 California diving 50:50 Do you hunt with the meal in mind? 53:15 Spearfishing presents unique pressure on species 55:55 What is in your gear bag? 62 inch Diablo Speargun, HECS and Waihana wetsuits, Omer Stingray Carbon 25's, Riffe mask and snorkel 01:01:45 What are the obstacles that you face and how do you overcome them? 01:04:35 Thank you Forest!   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android https://link.chtbl.com/Download_This_Episode   Important Links Wild Times Podcast and Instagram Forrest Galante's Instagram   Noob Spearo Facebook Community Noob Spearo Instagram   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes Adreno Spearfishing – Buy your spearfishing equipment here. Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! Neptonics Spearfishing and Freediving – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 KillShot Spearguns | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) Adam Sterns FreedivingFamily.com use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Penetrator Fins Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range here. Immersion Online freediving classes | 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! How To Freedive | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ Old Man Blue | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their Lobster Bag HERE Noob Spearo MAD GEAR | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ The Best Place to Find Fishing Buddies and Fishing Trips | Fishing Trips (fishingtripsapp.com) Spearing Magazine Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! Audible.com Get a free audiobook along with a 30-day trial here. Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing
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