Interview with Kevin Daly
6 x UK spearfishing champion Kevin Daly joins us for a cracker chat about everything from competition strategy to maintaining ear health over prolonged days diving. We discuss spearfishing world competitions in multiple locations including last years competition in Greece. Kevin is also the former world record (current South African record holder) for Spanish (King) Mackerel. Its a great story as he shot the fish and then carried on diving for crayfish, hanging the huge behemoth from his float! Kevin’s been spearfishing in many locations including the U.K, South Africa, Australia, Europe, Venezuela, Croatia, and more. Listen into a chat with a true veteran of the sport!
Kevin Daly Interview Highlights
4:00 Kevins spearfishing and background spanning South Africa, Australia and the U.K to begin with.
12:00 Commercial diving and looking after your ears
16:00 U.K diving conditions
20:00 Most memorable fish – Geelbek
24:00 Favorite spearfishing hunting technique. Using structure (rockwalls) to Aguatto (ambush) fish
38:00 Toughest situation in the ocean. Big swell and dangerous conditions
42:00 Competitive spearfishing with a veteran.
- Competition strategy
- Planning ahead
- Staying humble and playing to your strengths
- Staying strong to the end
59:00 Atlantic Cod Profile
69:00 Funniest moments
75:00 Spearo Q&A
Websites and other links mentioned
- London International Spearfishing Club here and on Facebook here
- British Spearfishing Association site here and on Facebook here
- Kevins Videos on YouTube here
- Kevin on Facebook here
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