Interview with Daniel Mann
Today’s episode is with Daniel Mann! If you do spearfishing and watch any YouTube and you don’t know who he is you are missing out! He runs one of the best spearfishing channels around, stocked full of great content and tips. He’s recently been really upping his chef game, as you’ve probably seen in his recent videos. A talented chef that is also an extremely talented spearo, we chat about reel guns – when to use them, why you would and wouldn’t want to use them, alternatives and tips and tricks with using them. We also chat about some of the amazing recipes he’s been cooking and his thoughts on the 99 Spearo Recipes cook book!
Do you use a float line or a reel on your speargun?
- 00:13 Intro
- 07:05 Welcome back Daniel!
- 08:27 Who are you, where do you stay and what are you doing with your time?
- 10:55 We got a message from a spearo that can’t use a float as it is too dangerous
- 12:20 Why I use a reel gun
- 14:25 Be prepared to lose your gun
- 18:43 Type of structure you dive on
- 20:10 90% of Noob Spearos need a float line
- 21:20 Diving alone and dive watches
- 23:35 Old school approach to safety when using reels
- 27:45 What do you need to look out for when diving with a reel?
- 29:30 A good boaty
- 32:10 Getting caught in the reef
- 40:05 Shrek, what do you use?
- 43:21 So you moved to the spearfishing capital of the world, London – the London International Spearfishing Club
- 48:25 The core appeal of spearfishing is the same wherever you go
- 54:25 Traveling and spearfishing – lessons learned
- 01:03:50 Smooth skin wetsuits
- 01:07:40 Cooking
- 01:09:30 Cooking failures
- 01:11:20 99 Spearo Recipes
- 01:16:55 Tell us about your Salt Baked Sea Bass
- 01:20:07 You don’t know what you don’t know
- 01:23:15 YouTube algorithm and censorship
- 01:27:17 I’m going to Norway in March
- 01:31:04 Shows like Meat Eater show the reality of the hunting life, like your videos do
- 01:34:05 Using more of your catch
- 01:37:05 99 Spearo Recipes is going to be a game changer when it comes out
- 01:40:40 How to speak Australian
- 01:45:50 Daniel’s experience with Covid
- 01:50:53 Diving after Covid
- 01:52:05 Long shore dives
- 01:52:55 Hydration in the water
- 01:55:25 Shore diving has its own appeal
- 01:57:15 Have you fully recovered?
- 01:58:10 Outro
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