Interview with Trevor Ketchion
Trevor Ketchion from Submerged Psychos and Shrek team up to present a guide to spearfishing Southern Queensland including the Gold Coast, Northern NSW coastline, Sunny Coast and the lack of Brisbane shore-based spearfishing locations. Beforehand Shrek unveils 5-6 accessories crucial for GoPro users:)
GoPro Accessories for Spearfishing (Amazon Affiliate Links)
- GoPro Hero Black 7
- External Hard Drive (I bought one like this)
- PC with an epic videocard
- Extra Batteries
- Battery Charger
- SD Cards | SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDXC (64GB)
- Head Strap Mount on Amazon | Mako Chinstrap (Headstrap) made for spearfishing
- Tray Mount
If I missed anything or you have alt suggestions, chuck em in the comments!
Queensland Spearfishing Topics Include;
🐟 5-6 species to target in Queensland waters when starting out;
- Luderick Species | Drummer
- Bream and Tarwhine
Grants Guide to Fish Book!
🌏 Popular locations (legal)
- Sunshine Coast: Point Arkwright
- Gold Coast/ Northern NSW: Kingscliff
- Brisbane | Offshore Moreton and North Stradbroke Island
💁 Where to find more information
- Tweed Gold Coast Freedivers Club
- Southern QLD Spearfishing Facebook Group
- Fisheries Department Qld
- Australian Underwater Federation Queensland
🌞 Good weather and conditions for spearfishing
- Less than 1m swell
- High Tide (an hour or two before until 30 minutes past will generally hold the cleanest water)
- Avoid prolonged Easterly and Northerly winds as these make the water dirty
- Apps and Websites | BOM | Willyweather | SeaBreeze |
🧜 Noob Spearo Community questions
- Rubbish Spearos on Facebook
- Submerged Psychos on YouTube | Facebook
- Guide to Shore Dive Spearfishing (Part 1)
- Grants Guide to Fish
- Spearo Log
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