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NSP:258 The Cut Professor on Full Spread Spearfishing Ethics (and Economics) | Matt Bond

NSP:258 The Cut Professor on Full Spread Spearfishing Ethics (and Economics) | Matt Bond

Interview with Matt Bond, aka @CutProfessor

Todays interview is with Bond, Matt Bond! You may know him as the @CutProfessor from IG, but did you know he is a cook and an economist?! A major contributor to 99 Spearo Recipes, Matt has had a lifelong love for the ocean and foraging with a particular interest in mushroom foraging. Hear Matt’s humble beginnings as he started hunting and foraging with his refugee friends, got his first ever speargun and learnt to get the best eating out of the world around us through years of catch ‘n cook. An awesome chat today with the man behind the name, thanks for joining us Matt Bond!

 

Important times

  • 00:13 Intro
  • 05:20 Welcome Matt!
  • 08:20 Economics and Spearfishing
  • 11:40 Learning to spearfish from refugees
  • 25:25 Learning to spearfish
  • 32:55 Your first real speargun, mahogany vs teak

  • 40:45 First hunt with a real speargun
  • 46:45 Great White sharks, White Seabass and Shark Shield
  • 57:30 On-land foraging for mushrooms

  • 01:11:10 99 Spearo Recipes Crab recipe
  • 01:19:45 How to improve your seafood

  • 01:33:05 Scary stuff
  • 01:45:10 Funny stories
  • 01:47:50 Where did your IG name come from?
  • 01:55:45 Outro

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NSP:257 Big Boat Sends on a Trailer Boat with Tri-State Legend | Spencer Faucher

NSP:257 Big Boat Sends on a Trailer Boat with Tri-State Legend | Spencer Faucher

Interview with Spencer Faucher

Todays interview is with Spencer Faucher, president of the Tri-State Skindivers Spearfishing Club! We have a highly experienced spearo boater on today! Thanks to his dad,  Spencer has been out on the ocean all his life and has a ton of experience to show for it. Hear about the Great White sharks, massive Blackfish, his first Wahoo and the in’s and out’s of running a spearfishing club! Get bonus tips on how to be a great boaty, spearfishing clubs and networking with spearos all over the world to go spearfishing more often.

 

Important times

  • 00:13 Intro
  • 05:20 Welcome Spencer! Who are you and what do you do?
  • 06:45 Tri-State Skindivers Spearfishing Club
  • 13:10 How did you start spearfishing?
  • 14:30 MASSIVE Blackfish
  • 18:45 You and your dad are massively into your boating
  • 23:00 Great White sharks in Cape Cod, Massachusetts – @Dinner_Stix Great White encounter
  • 30:20 Fighting sharks for fish
  • 34:05 Your favourite fish species to hunt

  • 39:20 Your first Wahoo!
  • 46:25 Great Boatie basics
  • 55:10 Spearo networking on the West Coast with GR Tarr
  • 58:45 Spearfishing all over the world

  • 01:02:55 It’s not a club, it’s a network – how do you run your spearfishing club?
  • 01:09:50 Sponsors
  • 01:15:15 Scary stuff
  • 01:18:35 You and your dad make your own timber spearguns?
  • 01:23:50 Safety mech on the speargun

  • 01:27:55 Tell us more about your dad and the rest of your family
  • 01:31:25 Spearo Q&A
  • 01:45:40 Outro

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NSP:256 Exhale Adventures, Mackay Frothing and Rebuilding an Iconic Haines 565 | Kurt Raymond | Mackay Trip 3

NSP:256 Exhale Adventures, Mackay Frothing and Rebuilding an Iconic Haines 565 | Kurt Raymond | Mackay Trip 3

Interview with Kurt Raymond, aka @Exhale_Adventures

Todays interview is with Kurt Raymond, aka @Exhale_Adventures in part 3 of our Mackay trip! A coal miner with an extraordinary froth for spearfishing, Kurt Raymond is a local Mackay spearo that you’ve no doubt seen on social media. Frothing on 3-4m viz, dealing with bull sharks and tips on how to hunt Spanish Mackerel are part of today’s show! We go behind the scenes of his Youtube videos and learn what it’s really like going blue water spearfishing for the first time, spearing wearing a camera and so much more. Something Kurt is well known for is his rebuilding of the Iconic Haines 565 boat, he shares his tips, advice and the things he learnt along the way. If you love spearfishing videos then go check out Exhale Adventures on YouTube!

 

Important times:

  • 00:13 Intro
  • 05:20 Welcome Kurt!
  • 09:50 Finding viz and predicting conditions
  • 13:10 Lucinda video
  • 15:30 First time going blue water hunting
  • 18:55 Speargun setup for blue water hunting
  • 22:50 Float line for blue water diving

  • 27:40 Spanish Mackerel hunting tips that work
  • 32:40 How to shoot Spanish Mackerel
  • 36:30 Bad viz diving
  • 39:20 Anxiety in bad viz with sharks
  • 40:50 Solo diving and blacking out
  • 46:50 Anchoring vs boaty
  • 50:25 Instructors course

  • 57:55 How to rebuild a fiberglass boat
  • 01:08:55 Electronics and hydraulic lines
  • 01:17:45 Starting @Exhale_Adventures
  • 01:20:25 Ditching GoPro for DJI
  • 01:24:20 How to dive with a GoPro
  • 01:27:50 Spearfishing bucket list
  • 01:29:45 Spot burning

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NSP:255 Deep Drops, Airlie Jacks and Jobbies live at Neptune Spear & Dive | Dustin Mann | Mackay Trip 2

NSP:255 Deep Drops, Airlie Jacks and Jobbies live at Neptune Spear & Dive | Dustin Mann | Mackay Trip 2

Interview with Dustin Mann with Smythy and Noffs

Todays interview is with Dustin Mann with Smythy and Noffs LIVE from the Neptune Spear & Dive store! We chat with @DeepDropDusty about spearfishing in Airlie, doing monster trips to the outer reef, managing huge tides and poor viz, tips to hunt Mangrove Jack, Spanish Mackerel and so much more! The boys from That’s Chat stoke the banter and ask some really good questions. This one has a ton of actionable info that will improve your spearfishing! Apologies for the audio quality, our Patrons have provided us with new cables! Enjoy this chat with Dustin Mann, Shrek and the That’s Chat podcast boys!

Important times:

  • 00:13 Intro
  • 05:20 Welcome
  • 06:30 Youtube adventures with Cainit
  • 08:50 Big tides in Airlie
  • 10:35 How to find spots to dive
  • 12:05 Planning your dive trips
  • 14:30 How far out do you go? Big trips with big guns!
  • 19:00 Scary stories
  • 19:50 Airlie spearfishing compared to other areas
  • 27:30 How did you improve your diving? Freediving courses

 

  • 31:55 Your Noob problems and mistakes
  • 35:35 Jobfish
  • 40:10 Spanish Mackerel
  • 43:25 Ciguatera poisoning

  • 52:50 Spanish Mackerel hunting tips
  • 57:10 Mangrove Jack hunting tips
  • 59:00 Cave diving

  • 01:07:50 Scary stories
  • 01:13:55 Funny stuff
  • 01:16:35 Spearo Q&A
  • 01:19:25 Audience questions
  • 01:23:10 Outro

 

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NSP:254 That’s Chat Lads | Mackay and Airlie Spearfishing | Smythy and Noffs | Mackay Trip 1

NSP:254 That’s Chat Lads | Mackay and Airlie Spearfishing | Smythy and Noffs | Mackay Trip 1

Interview with Thomas Smythe and Ryan Noffke aka Smythy and Noffs

Todays interview is with Thomas Smythe and Ryan Noffke, aka Smythy and Noffs from the That’s Chat podcast! They run an awesome show that ranges from spearfishing to MMA, working out to banter and all sorts in between. They are a pair of funny blokes that live in an amazing place for spearfishing and absolutely froth on the lifestyle. Hear what it’s like living and spearfishing on the Great Barrier Reef, dealing with sharks, how to hunt better and so much more. Go give the That’s Chat Podcast a follow and a listen!

Important times:

  • 00:13 Intro
  • 05:30 Welcome Ryan and Tom!
  • 09:20 Where did the podcast start?
  • 11:20 Spearfishing history
  • 23:10 Spearfishing in Mackay
  • 31:05 Memorable fish and hunts
  • 35:05 Shot process

  • 38:55 How do you aim
  • 41:50 Hunting Tuskies
  • 46:35 Gus the Blue Groper
  • 48:50 The future of the That’s Chat podcast

  • 54:35 Scary stuff
  • 01:08:00 Funny stories

  • 01:16:15 What resources helped you improve your spearfishing?
  • 01:22:10 Eastern Voyager spearfishing trip and future plans
  • 01:25:10 Sharks
  • 01:29:15 Best piece of spearfishing advice
  • 01:34:35 Outro

 

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