Interview with Ed Martin
This episode covers spearfishing in the Florida Keys. We chat species, hydrography, conditions, and more. Ed Martin is a speargun craftsman and Freedive Instructor based in Isla Morada. Listen in!
03:50 Ed Martin Introduction and Background. Crappy gear, Angola & Barracuda
12:45 Massive discussion about Sharks, Shark Shields, Body Language and Tales!
21:15 Popular boats for spearfishing in Florida
23:15 Most Memorable Fish | Mangrove Snapper
28:00 What is something that scared the crap out of you and what did you takeaway from it?
‘We don’t rise to the level of our expectation, we fall to the level of our training.”
31:00 The relaxation Conversation!
36:00 Veterans Vault: Spearfishing in the Florida Keys
- Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission
- Monroe County Spearfishing Guide
- Geography and Hydrography as it relates to spearfishing in the area
- Species: Hogfish, Mutton Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, Grunts, Yellowjack, Amberjack and the whole Jack family
- Freedive Instructors in the area
- Spearfishing Club
50:00 How to make a Poke
63:00 Funniest Moments out Spearfishing
69:00 Whats in your spearfishing dive bag?
82:00 Spearo Q&A
- Vin Bag – mentioned in the introduction
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