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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