Interview with David Ochoa

Today’s interview is with the legendary David Ochoa! If you don’t know his name PLEASE go have a look at his instagram and youtube channel, you will not be disappointed! Some of the most epic spearfishing footage you will find, David has made a name for himself as a world class spearfishing guide and cinematographer. He was on the show 8 years ago and today makes his comeback to the Noob Spearo podcast with an update on his life, spearfishing stories and his epic camera and film work! Hear all about spearfishing around the infamous Latham island, his camera gear and editing workflow, making a living off of something he truly enjoys and so much more! Do yourself a favour and go check out this video on youtube of his trip to Latham island!

Important times:

  • 00:13 Intro
  • 02:55 Patron Curly voice message
  • 12:55 Welcome David Ochoa!
  • 15:15 David is a force in the spearfishing world
  • 18:05 Making a living off of something you truly enjoy
  • 23:00 Spearfishing as a currency

  • 26:35 A FROTHING instagram
  • 29:20 How do you plan a spearfishing trip?
  • 36:30 Video editing workflow

  • 42:05 Social media and mental health
  • 44:05 Infamous Latham: tell us about it!
  • 50:10 Sharing knowledge and tips vs keeping info private
  • 53:40 Warm up spearfishing to prepare for big fish
  • 56:10 I’m a 25m diver –  can I hunt dogtooth around Latham?
  • 59:25 What is the appeal of Dogtooth Tuna and social media?
  • 01:10:40 Tragedy in Florida

  • 01:16:30 Video editing, story telling and cutting footage: filming vs diving
  • 01:21:55 What goes into producing these videos?
  • 01:25:00 Who are your spearfishing role models?
  • 01:35:45 Poo stories
  • 01:40:15 The realities of life
  • 01:43:50 Thanks for being on the show!
  • 01:48:20 Outro

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