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Your Spearfishing QUESTIONS Answered | Comprehensive Guide Right Here!

Comprehensive Spearfishing Guide Improve Your Spearfishing Skills with our blog and podcast If you want to; Improve breath-hold Learn spearfishing hunting techniques Research better techniques for everything from finning to using burley (chum) Have a go at using a...

NSP:249 Getting ready for the Australian Spearfishing Championships 2024 | Ben Rupnik & Tom Sandstrom

Interview with Ben Rupnik & Tom Sandstrom Todays interview is with Ben Rupnik & Tom Sandstrom as we chat all about the 2024 Australian Spearfishing Nationals, 20-26 April 2024! Shrek and Tom are teaming up for this true pairs spearfishing competition and today...

SpearReady | 50 Days to Being Ready for the Trip of a Lifetime

"New goals don't deliver new results. New lifestyles do. And a lifestyle is a process, not an outcome. For this reason, all of your energy should go into building better habits, not chasing better results." - James Clear On April 18th I’m heading to a big spearfishing...

Destination Panama | Spearfishing Q&A

Are you interested in staying with rad people who froth on the spearfishing lifestyle in an amazing location? Panama and Robert Schmaus are the destination and local guide that you need! Register below to find out more Loading… Upcoming Zoom Call Details Isaac and...

NSP:248 Spearfishing Courses 4,5 Beginner and Intermediate 1 Highlights | Straddie Trips

Interview with Straddie Spearo Course Legends Todays interview is with Straddie Spearo Course Legends who attended our beginner course 4 and 5 as well as the group that joined our intermediate spearfishing course! Hear stories from each of the courses and meet the...

NSP:247 How to Get Started Bowhunting | Spearfishing & Bowhunting Parallels | Matty Turner

Interview with Matty Turner Todays interview is with Matty Turner from the Becoming A Bowhunter Podcast! The on-land equivalent of Noob Spearo, the BAB Podcast aims to help Noob bowhunters get into the sport, get equipped and become more effective hunters. Hear some...

NSP:246 Underwater Torpedo League, How to Live with Trauma & UW Training | Prime Hall

Interview with Prime Hall Todays interview is with Prime Hall, a former MARSOC Raider, an Entrepreneur, Founder, CEO and Master Trainer | Coach, underwater fanatic and pioneer of Deep End Fitness and a new underwater sport: Underwater Torpedo League! Although he...

NSP:245 Scouting, Overcoming Brutal Discouragement & South Australia Spearing | Dave Scholefield

Interview with Dave Scholefield Todays interview is with Dave Scholefield! President of the South Australia Gulf Skindivers club and a frothing competition spearo, he has a bunch of great tips to improve your spearfishing, find better fish and be a more effective...

The Best Spearfishing Ebooks and Audiobooks

The Best Spearfishing Ebooks and Audiobooks Spearfishing is an ancient activity that can be traced as far back as 90,000 years ago. Today, while spearfishers only represent less than five percent of marine recreational fishers, its participants tend to enjoy greater...

I Did The Noob Spearo Trifecta | 3 Courses and Trips (in 2023)

This year has been a significant one for me as a part-time spearo. Setting the scene quickly, I’m a working spearo Dad that lives too far from the ocean, I can have limited involvement, but with enough time in the water, I’ve been blessed with what I consider to be...

NSP:244 F*** The Tax Man | The Story Behind The Brand | Ryan

Interview with Ryan from F*ck The Taxman Todays interview is with Ryan from F*ck The Taxman, the shark themed clothing apparel company that isn't afraid to make a statement! As spearos, fishos and almost everyone that harvests from the sea will encounter the dreaded...

NSP:243 Longnose Emperor Hunting & Bluewater Trip Prep (training, diet & gear) | Jerry Guerra | Neptonics

Interview with Jerry Guerra Todays interview is with Jerry Guerra from Neptonics! A veteran, spearo business owner and an absolute frothing spearo, he is a wealth of knowledge and expertise on spearfishing. We chat about some of his new gear on sale at Neptonics.com,...

NSP:242 Game Changing Spear Gear with Old Man Blue | Bert Keulder

Interview with Bert Keulder from Old Man Blue Todays interview is with Bert Keulder from Old Man Blue and we chat all about the new gear he's made! Old Man Blue is well known for making rugged, tough, extremely well designed and properly engineered dive gear for...

NSP:241 Kingfish Cup | Geeking out on Yellowtail Kingfish Seriola Lalandi | Simon Trippe & Craig Seadog

Interview with Simon Trippe & Craig Seadog Todays interview is with Simon Trippe & Craig Seadog and we talk everything Seriola Lalandi, the Yellowtail Kingfish! Happening on the 11th and 12th of November all along the greater Sydney area! That's over 250km of...

NSP:240 Mackay Spearfishing Life with Neptune Spear and Dive Couple | Kaitlyn and Shelby

Interview with Kaitlyn and Shelby from Neptune Spear and Dive Todays interview is with Mackay Spearfishing power couple Kaitlyn and Shelby from Neptune Spear and Dive! If you are ever in the Mackay area make sure you go visit Neptune Spear and Dive and say hi to...

NSP:239 Straddie Part 3 | Key Takeaways, Froth Moments while Learning to Get Better at Spearfishing

Interview with the crew of frothers from our Straddie Trip part 3 Todays interview is with our awesome bunch of frothers from our latest Straddie Trip part 3 Crew. Here we talk about the in's and out's of the challenges that we faced and had to overcome, the...

NSP:238 From 0 – 2.3 Million YouTube Subs | Aquatic Apes aka Lenny Logsdail

Interview with Lenny Logsdail aka Aquatic Apes Todays interview is with Lenny Logsdail aka Aquatic Apes! You may know him from Tiktok, Instagram and Youtube, here is his story of how he started spearfishing, how he ended up in Bali, Indonesia and how he went from 0 -...

NSP:237 The Stalk Outdoors Life | Andy

Interview with Andy from the Stalk Outdoors Podcast! Todays interview is with Andy from the Stalk Outdoors Podcast! Andy is a frothing spearo and an avid outdoorsman with a particular interest in bow hunting. We chat about his spearfishing story, his days in the...

NSP:236 Spearing Unmolested Oceanic Pinnacles with the Crisp Boys | Matt and Ben Crisp

Interview with Matt and Ben Crisp Todays interview is with Captain Matt and his First Mate Ben Crisp! A massive thanks to Matt and Ben with Prosail for hosting us on our Whitsundays Spearfishing and Sail trip! The Crisp brothers are veteran sailors that looked after...

NSP:235 Whitsundays Sail & Spear Charter Report | Shrek, Eckart and Crew

Whitsundays Sail & Spear Charter Report Todays interview is a report from the Whitsundays Sail & Spear Charter! Some gusty conditions did nothing to kill the stoke of the legends that joined us on the sail and spear charter with excellent underwater...

How to Go Spearfishing More (and still have a family)

A question I get asked a lot is: “Rhys I see you out diving all of the time, but you’ve got 3 kids, how do you do it!?”. Whilst it is true that having a family and spearfishing might seem impossible, it’s actually a lot more achievable than you might think. There is a...

NSP:234 Spearfishing: It’s Better With a Buddy | Brad Corbett

Interview with Brad Corbett Todays interview is with Brad Corbett, aka @zulus64! In celebration of world friendship day, Shrek sat down with local legend Brad in a closed-for-the-day Adreno Aspley store to chat about spearfishing! Brad is a regular out in the ocean...

NSP:233 Primal Pursuit | Hunting Above and Below in Aotearoa | Ollie Craig

Interview with Ollie Craig @ollie_craig Todays interview is with Ollie Craig, a hardcore hunter and full-on frother who "makes Bear Grylls blush and Chuck Norris cry." He's a passionate great spearo born and bred in New Zealand, he loves what he does and tackles...

The 10 Essentials For A Successful Hunting Trip: The Ultimate Guide

As a hunter on a guided hunt, you become an integral part of the natural ecosystem, pitting your skills and instincts against the untamed challenges of the wild. From the exhilaration of tracking your prey to the deep satisfaction of a successful hunt, the experience...

NSP:232 Whitsundays Sail & Spear Q&A | Eckart Benkenstein

Info Night: Whitsundays Spearfishing Retreat 6-10 August 2023 We had our info night for the upcoming Whitsundays Spearfishing Retreat with Noob Spearo and Salt Sessions! We invited a bunch of the Noob Spearo community to join us for a zoom call to find out more about...

NSP:231 Infamous Latham, Dogtooth, Film Making and Chasing Your Dream | David Ochoa

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...

Diving Deeper: Exploring Mental Health Benefits through the Fun of Boating and Spearfishing

If you're a spearfisher, you know there's something electrifying about that moment when you dive off the boat and submerge yourself into the mysterious deep blue. Your heart is racing, adrenaline is coursing through your veins, and your senses are tuned to the...

Strength Training For Spearfishing

Spearfishing can be tough on the body - so the more physically prepared we are, the better. As both a strength coach and an active spearo myself, I know when I feel physically prepared, my mental game in the water is better too! We require a certain amount of...

NSP:230 Blue Water Shore Diving | Wahoo for Days | Nick Anastasia @teamseamonkeys

Interview with Nick Anastasia / @teamseamonkeys Today's interview is with Nick Anastasia, aka @teamseamonkeys from Hawaii! Most people think of long boat trips and hours out to sea when they think of "blue water" spearfishing. Nick does his blue water spearfishing...

NSP:229 African Spearfishing Retreats, Ocean to Plate SBT & More | Eckart Benkenstein

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NSP:228 Respecting the Fish | Compassion, Conservation and Hunting Consciously | Kelsea Albert

Interview with Dr Kelsea Albert Today's interview is with Dr Kelsea Albert, multiple world record holder, multiple time USA and World champion huntress and at her core, a frothing speara! Apart from her life saving medical work, she has a huge passion for sustainable...

NSP:227 Rowing, Spearing and Pooing in a Bucket Mid-Atlantic | Glyn Sadler

Interview with Glyn Sadler Today's interview is with Glyn Sadler! He is part of a group of friends that decided to row across the Atlantic ocean! We chat all about preparing for a massive trip like this, spearfishing off a row boat and how his time in the military has...

Krystle’s Fake It – Fillet o Fish Burgers

My wife makes these sensational Fillet o Fish knock-off burgers that absolutely destroy the Golden Arches version. Not only do you know exactly what is going into them but you can relive the nostalgic taste and everyone else in the family (nearly everyone) enjoys them...

NSP:226 Chat GPT top 10 Ethical Concerns with Spearfishing + Q&A | Trevor Ketchion & James Sakker

Interview with James Sakker and Trevor Ketchion Today's episode is a chat about the revolution that is ChatGPT! Does AI have a place in spearfishing? Do we still need freediving and spearfishing courses run by humans or will AI take over? We've enlisted the helpful...

NSP:225 Distilling the Great White Dive Experience | Sam Wild

Interview with Sam Wild Today's urgent interview is with Sam Wild from South Seas Spearos! Diving and filming Great White Sharks in the water is not for the feint of heart, Sam has had some amazing experiences with them! An extremely talented cameraman and spearo, his...

NSP:224 Tasmania Spearos Call for Help | Sonny Kaeo Landon-Lane

Interview with Sonny Kaeo Landon-Lane Today's urgent interview is with Sonny Kaeo Landon-Lane highlighting a potential game changing fisheries ban for spearos in Tasmania! The Sand Flathead, Striped Trumpeter, Bastard Trumpeter and the Banded Morwong are all at risk...

Octopus Tom Yum

Tom Yum soup usually uses prawns as the main protein but octopus works a treat as an addition or as an alternative. Octopus can turn tough if overcooked. Freezing them for a week helps tenderize them. The soup is easily made but if Tom Yum paste is readily available,...

Hot Smoked Spanish Mackerel

Hot smoking fish is easy once you get a few things nailed, and should be embraced and not avoided. Brining greatly improves the texture and taste of any smoked fish. Keep it simple with an easy salt brine for just one hour. Serve the finished smoked spanish mackerel...

NSP:223 Stradbroke Weekend Spearing Course (no2) | Keiren Limpus

Interview with the Legend Crew of the Stradbroke Weekend Spearing Course 2! Today's interview is with the awesome crew from our 2nd Stradbroke weekend spearfishing course! Hear from some of the legends that joined us for the 2nd round of spearfishing and freediving...

NSP:222 Divebud | The Dive Computer Reimagined | Alexey Vlaskin & Landell Archer

Interview with Alexey Vlaskin & Landell Archer Today's interview is with Alexey Vlaskin & Landell Archer, founders of Divebud: a new technology to improve on the concept of a dive watch! Have you ever got lost in the moment while at the bottom of the sea? Ever...

NSP:221 Havkontoret Norwegian Spearfishing Podcast | Øystein Sundland

Interview with Øystein Sundland Today's interview is with Øystein Sundland from the Havkontoret Norwegian Spearfishing Podcast and we talk all things Norway spearfishing! If Norway wasn't on your bucket list for spearfishing destinations, now it will be! Cold water,...

The Art of Freediving for Spearfishing: How to Improve Your Breath-Hold

Did you know that spearfishing almost became an Olympic sport? Spearfishing came close to being recognized as an Olympic sport in the 1960s, but unfortunately, it never actually happened. Spears have been used for fishing since the stone age. Like anything else,...

NSP:220 The Pressure Project – ‘How to teach more relaxed students’ masterclass | Adam Sellars

Interview with Adam Sellars Today's interview is with Adam Sellars from The Pressure Project! Freediving instructor, spearo and all round legend Adam Sellars joins us to chat about the instructor side of freediving courses and how he teaches and trains new and already...

NSP:219 From Commercial Spearo to the Trophy Mentality | Francisco Loffredi

Interview with Francisco Loffredi Today's interview is with Francisco Loffredi from Rio De Janeiro!  A life time in the water and a culture that celebrates spearfishing has shaped Francisco and the way he dives today, from his early days being a commercial...

NSP:218 Inaugural Long Weekend Spearfishing and Freediving Course | Keiren Limpus + Our Crew

Interview with Keiren Limpus & Our Crew Today's interview is with Keiren Limpus & Our Crew over on North Stradbroke Island for the inaugural 3 day spearfishing and freediving course! Shrek, Keiren & 8 other Noob Spearos spent the weekend right on the...

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NSP:217 Spearo Hangout Podcast Crew and UK Spearing | Ben Dunford, Richard Gomes & Anthony Fraser

Interview with Ben Dunford, Richard Gomes & Anthony Fraser Today's interview is with Ben Dunford, Richard Gomes & Anthony Fraser of the Spearo Hangout Podcast in the UK! If you're a spearo in the UK, you need to listen to this podcast! The Spearo Hangout is a...

NSP:216 Spice Rubs, Foraging and Overcoming Gatekeepers | Ben Hohnke

Interview with Ben Hohnke Today's interview is with Ben Hohnke, founder of Hohnke Outdoors! A frothing spearo and land-based hunter with an entrepreneurial mind, listen in on his journey through spearfishing from being an absolute Noob Spearo to now. He has several...

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NSP:215 Port Hedland GT Diving | Wally Galli

Interview with Wally Galli Today's interview is with Wally Galli! An ex-South African, owner of GT Diving and Marine living in Port Hedland, he tells us the stories about meeting future legends like Rob Allen, some memorable dive trips he done over the years like St....

NSP:214 Port Hedland Bullshark Attack Survival Story | Robbie Peck

Interview with Robbie Peck Today's interview is with Robbie Peck, survivor of a 3m Bull Shark attack off Port Hedland! On a day with a few unusual things lining up, Robbie was retrieving a fish off the bottom when he got smashed by a 3m Bull Shark! What followed was a...

Dave’s Peri Peri Squid Recipe

This recipe comes from David Kirkpatrick a man famous for saying (and I quote), "I'm just a guy frying up some squid". David has spent considerable time chasing Squid in Melbourne and now Western Australia. One tip for hunting squid while spearfishing is to dive bomb...

NSP:213 Training, Bloodwork, Mindset and Spearo Kids Catchup | Adam Stern & Spearo Kids NZ

Interview with Adam Stern & Spearo Kids NZ Today's interview is with Adam Stern and Ben, Max & Don from Spearo Kids NZ! Adam Stern is back again, spontaneously laughing and giving us some awesome new info coming out of the freediving world., Spearfishing's...

Curried Pāua Recipe (Abalone)

Here is a mint recipe from my youngest brother Joash in New Zealand. Pāua is a special treat for most kiwis and so people usually have their own go-to recipe for making the most of them. If done wrong, Pāua can be tough as a gumboot so if you want to get it right and...

NSP:212 Western Australia Episode 5 | Target Species, Sharks And An Awesome Day Spearfishing | Bert & Joel

Interview with Bert, Joel and Rory! Today's interview is with Bert and Joel as we round off our WA trip. More great fish but this time with a lot more sharks! We had such a good day out spearing, everyone landing great fish and Joel and Shrek checking off new and...

NSP:211 Western Australia Episode 4 | Exploring Exmouth | Bert, Joel & Rory

Interview with Bert, Joel and Rory! Today's interview is with Bert, Joel and Rory! Crystal clear water and some A-grade diving is in order for today as Bert, Joel and Rory show Shrek around the picturesque WA water near Exmouth! Shooting fish and eating it an hour...

NSP:210 Western Australia Episode 3 | Shark Bay, Brews and Banter | Bert Keulder, Joel Roberts and Shrek

Interview with Bert Keulder and Joel Roberts Today's interview is with Bert Keulder and Joel Roberts around the fire, having a few brews and chatting about spearfishing! These are the moments where life makes sense, out on the beach around a fire with good mates and...

NSP:209 Western Australia Episode 2 | Spearfishing Records, Taxidermy & Tagging | Vin Rushworth

Interview with Vin Rushworth Today's interview is with Vin Rushworth! Captaining a research vessel for Fisheries in WA, records keeper for the AUF and an inanely talented spearo, here is a diver with a lot to learn from! He has years of experience in the water on the...

NSP:208 Western Australia Episode 1 | Aussie Reels, the Bali Mask +++ | Barry Paxman

Interview with Barry Paxman! Today's interview is with Barry Paxman! The legend himself, the creator of Aussie Reels, he's been spearfishing for 60 years and has some epic stories to share from his time out in the water. From some scary shark stories to the thrill of...

NSP:207 Australian Spearfishing Champions 2022 | Bryson Sheehy and Tim McDonald

Interview with Bryson Sheehy and Tim McDonald Today's interview is with 2022 Australian Spearfishing Champions Bryson Sheehy and Tim McDonald! Get an inside look into a national spearfishing competition from the winners of this year's championship! The allure of...

NSP:206 Sub-Arctic Shetland Spearing with @souls_untapped | Josh Halley

Live Interview with Josh Halley | @souls_untapped Today's interview is with Josh Halley aka @Souls_Untapped from the Shetland Islands! Describing your dive spots as "Sub-Arctic" doesn't always spur the most enthusiasm, especially from those used to tropical waters!...

NSP:205 Live Seafood Cooking with Daniel Mann

Live Seafood Cooking with Daniel Mann! Today's LIVE interview is with Daniel Mann and we are cooking seafood at Adreno Brisbane! Join us for tips and tricks from Daniel as we process, cook and eat some amazing fish! From carpaccio, ceviche with a mystery species to...

NSP:204 Spearfishing Safety | Freediving, Emergencies & Boating | Ben Eckert, Adriana Barnes & Trevor Ketchion

Live Interview with Ben Eckert, Adriana Barnes & Trevor Ketchion at Adreno Brisbane Today's interview is live from Adreno Brisbane and is with Ben Eckert, Adriana Barnes & Trevor Ketchion and we talk all things freediving safety as it relates to spearfishing!...

NSP:203 Brisbane Spearfishing | Gear, Training & Community | Michael Heitzmann & Ben Eckert | Brisbane Bullsharks

Live Interview with Michael Heitzmann & Ben Eckert Today's live interview is with Michael Heitzmann & Ben Eckert of the Brisbane Bullsharks! We talk all things Brisbane spearfishing, gear and training! Both are extremely talented divers in their own right,...

NSP:202 Top 20 Spearfishing YouTube Channels with James Sakker

Top 20 Spearfishing YouTube Channels Today's live interview is with James Sakker and we go through the top 20 spearfishing YouTube channels as voted by the Noob Spearo Community on Facebook! Spearos get to see the world through a very unique lense and sometimes they...

NSP:201 Captain Aaron Young aka @dibsonbottom_adventures | Slickers, Wahoo Hunting & @KeyWestWaterman Life

Interview with Captain Aaron Young Today's live interview is with Captain Aaron Young, aka @KeyWestWaterman and @DibsOnBottom_Adventures and Youtube and Instagram! You probably know him from his amazing Youtube videos from out in the Florida Keys, he joins us to talk...

Poo Story | Expert Level

The poo story king This is a quick (1 min) story from a member of the Noob Spearo Community. Certainly gives you some ideas about working as a Police Diver! - Shrek Hi mate, I’ve been meaning to send these to you for ages. This will make me the undisputed poo story...

NSP:200 | Community Special: Where are they now?

Episode 200 Special Today we celebrate a huge milestone: episode 200! We contacted a bunch of old guests to see where they were now and how their spearfishing has progressed, what they've learned since and what's new in their lives since they were on the show. Who...

NSP:199 Australia East Coast Part 5 | Gunther Pfrengle | 60 Years of Sending It Spearing

Interview with Gunther Pfrengle Today's live interview is with Gunther Pfrengle at Adreno Sydney! An absolute legend in the spearing community, spearfishing for almost 5 decades now, he has had more than his fair share of action out in and on the water. From spearing...

NSP:198 Australia East Coast Part 4 | Central Coast Spearing | Central Coast Sealions (x6)

Interview with the Central Coast Sealions (x6) Today's interview is with 6 of the Central Coast Sealions! Several ex-presidents, the current president and a bunch of super stoked spearos join Cam and Shrek as they chat all things Central Coast diving and how being...

NSP:197 Australia East Coast Part 3 Simon Horvath | Advocacy in Spearfishing

Interview with Simon Horvath Today's interview is with Simon Horvath! If nothing else, this episode will convince you to join a spearfishing club! The wealth of knowledge, opportunities and lessons you get through being in a club is a sure way to get better at...

NSP:196 Australia East Coast Part 2 | Intelligent Whales, Lobster Boys & Laughter

Interview with James Sakker Today's interview is James Sakker! It's day 3 of Shrek and Cam's East Australian Coast trip and they are chatting with James Sakker! Whales and sharks become a big talking point with loads of stories of encounters and tips for dealing with...

A journey to the deep…

 35m on one breath… *a quick caveat from Shrek: Freediving and Spearfishing can be highly complimentary however knowing how they are different is essential so that you can spearfish safely. Freediving is holding your breath in controlled environments with close...

10 Ocean Camping Tips And How To Make It More Interesting

10 Ocean Camping Tips And How To Make It More Interesting Camping is a great way to enjoy the outdoors while getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life. But if you're used to camping in an RV or in a tent near your car, trying something different can add...

NSP:195 Australia East Coast Part 1 | Coffs Harbour Bluewater Freedivers

Interview with Tom Sandstrom, Angus Knox and Cameron Wise Today's interview is a little different, join Shrek and his good mate Cam as they go on a spearfishing road trip down to Sydney! Today we are in the Moonee Tavern in Coffs Harbour after a day of spearing,...

NSP:194 Kevin Glen | Mantis Spearfishing and California Diving

Interview with Kevin Glen Today's interview is with Kevin Glen former owner/operator of Mantis Spearfishing, a friend of Forrest Galante and the only guy to shoot a Marlin in California! An engineer and innovator in the spearfishing world with countless awesome...

Dive Light Review | XTAR D26 Whale

XTAR D26 Whale Review | LED Diving Torch for underwater foraging/hunting "Overall, this has been one of the best dive torches I’ve used. It’s bright, durable and easy to secure." - Cam Cam lives and dives mainly around Sydney although him and I have dived in Victoria...

NSP:193 Rodney Pacitti | How to Get 421k YouTube subs with RoKKiT KiT

Interview with Rodney Pacitti Today's interview is with Rodney Pacitti, aka RoKKiT KiT on Youtube! Today is a gold mine for all things spearfishing and Youtube! Rodney has a successful Youtube channel with almost half a million subs that started off with kayak fishing...

NSP:192 Paul Rodriguez | Hot Rod Spearguns

Interview with Paul Rodriguez Today's interview is with Paul Rodriguez of Hot Rod Spearguns! A well traveled spearo that has a passion for making great spearguns, he gives us his best advice on designing and building a speargun and he lets us in on a special project...

NSP:191 Captain Bly | Tuna Charters and Bespoke Spearguns

Interview with Captain Bly Today's interview is with Captain Bly, owner and Captain of Lineage Charters and the craftsman of Captain Bly Spearguns! A well accomplished spearo who builds spearguns and runs what sounds like amazing fishing charters! Learn about the...

NSP:190 Yianni Barthelmess | Froth for the Underwater Life | From Father to son

Interview with Yianni Barthelmess Today's interview is with Yianni Barthelmess, multiple recipe contributor and all round frothing spearo from Shellharbour NSW! Drawing from his dad's love for the ocean, he has really turned his life into an ocean inspired one! A...

NSP:189 Chris Adair the Bottom Hunter | BC Spearfishing

Interview with Chris Adair Today's interview is with Chris Adair from Bottom Dwellers Freediving in British Columbia and we talk everything cold water freediving and spearfishing! Depending on who you ask, "cold" water can mean different things, but when we talk about...

Whole crispy fish with chilli tamarind dipping sauce and a lime & coriander drizzle

"This delicious crowd pleaser of a recipe is perfect for when you are having a few guests over and want to put on a good feed. We have used a coastal fingermark in this exact recipe here but you could try whichever whole fish you'd like. One whole fish around that...

NSP:188 Devin O’Dea & Eric Keener | 30/30, Catch and Cook 22, BHA & Breaking Apathy

Interview with Devin O'Dea and Eric Keener Today's interview is with Eric O'dea of the Backcountry Hunters (BHA) and Anglers and Eric Keener of Fin and Forage! We chat everything 30/30, MPA's, conservation, hunting and how they all connect. We also have a great chat...

NSP:187 Samuel Mumford | Frothing Cornish Muso Spearo

Interview with Samuel Mumford Today's interview is with Samuel Mumford, the frothing Cornish Muso spearo living down under! Growing up in Cornwall, he started spearfishing, frankly by punching them with a blunt speargun. Have a listen to the episode to hear his...

NSP:186 Jamie Ryves | Dogtooth For Days. Tips, Stories and Mayhem

Interview with Jamie Ryves Today's interview is with Jamie Ryves from Norfolk Island who now lives in Vanuatu! Originally a chef, circumstances meant that work was hard to come by which caused a shift in his lifestyle. He now lives on a smaller island around Vanuatu...

NSP:185 Matthew Novakovich | Making Ocean State Spearguns

Interview with Matthew Novakovich Today's interview is with Matthew Novakovich, the man behind Ocean State Spearguns! Born out of seeing a need that he could fulfill, Ocean State Spearguns are hand-crafted timber spearguns that can be customized to your liking! Want a...

NSP:184 Will Brunker | Handcrafting Aquagats

Interview with Will Brunker Today's interview is with Will Brunker of Aquagat! An innovator in the speargun world, Will has developed several unique and bespoke designs and components for spearguns! Colourful, tough and functional! He gave up his day job to go into...

NSP:183 Forrest Galante | Explorer, Spearo

Interview with Forrest Galante Today's interview is with Forrest Galante! Explorer, TV personality, adventurer and spearo, Forest has a rather large resume when it comes to the outdoors, holding multiple spearfishing world records on speargun and pole spear! Having...

NSP:182 Ocean Protagonist | Tran Lawrence

Interview with Tran Lawrence Today's interview is with ex-firefighter Tran Lawrence from Taranaki, New Zealand! Originally coming from a line of Vietnamese fishermen, Tran is a great example of someone who truly comes alive when he's in the ocean. Apart from being a...

NSP:181 Travel Spearfishing Tips | with Jerry Guerra

Interview about Travel Spearfishing with Jerry Guerra Today's interview is with Jerry Guerra and it's all about travel spearfishing. Ever watch a Daniel Mann video and think to yourself: "I want to travel to other countries and spearfish"? Maybe you've seen films like...

NSP:180 Deryck Tan | Seafood & Gyotaku Renaissance

Interview with Deryck Tan Today's interview is with Deryck Tan from WA. An Equine Dental and Veterinary Surgeon by day, mad spearo/gyotaku/cooking seafood chef type dude by... I suppose day too! He is an extremely talented artist specializing in the art of Gyotaku -...

NSP:179 Palapas Ventana | Baja, the Mag & Sea of Cortez

Interview with Tim Hatler & Brock Kennedy Today's interview is with Tim Hatler & Brock Kennedy of Palapas Ventana in Baja, Mexico! Surrounded by amazing sea's almost year round and with options for when the weather is bad, they have some of the world's best...

Reigniting My Love for Spearing | Christopher Marsic

Reigniting My Love for Spearing This post was made with the permission of Christopher Marsic, a new member on the Noob Spearo Community on Facebook who introduced himself with this story. I liked it so much, I asked him if I could share it on the Noob Spearo Vault...

NSP:178 Spear West W.A Diving | Mike Kane

Interview with Mike Kane We are kicking off 2022 with Mike Kane, co-owner of Spear West, one of the best spearfishing stores in Perth and WA! We chat about all things WA spearfishing, joining a club and starting to spear at a late age, dive buddies, boats and driving...

Cook OCTOPUS like a Portuguese BOSS

Octopus Cooking Tips   Title from Shrek, Tips from Guilherme Rosado   Hello Shrek, my name's Guilherme and I'm a Portuguese spearo. I was listening to your podcast with Josh Bollen and you guys were talking about cooking octopus. In Portugal we have lots and...

NSP:177 Jai Gibbons | @spearochef Journey +Seafood Cooking Game Changers

Interview with Jai Gibbons Today's episode is with the Sydney Spearo Chef Jai Gibbons! Talented and passionate about food, he has been cooking all his life and been in and out of many different kitchens around the country, picking up a treasure trove of knowledge and...

NSP:176 James Sakker | A+ Snapper Hunting Technique, Telemarketing & Getting Barnacled

Interview with James Sakker Today's episode is with James Sakker, aka Sakker J - The best telemarketer you didn't know of! Absolutely mad about spearfishing, we chat about hunting Snapper, Dhufish, big Abalone, some interesting tips for using crayfish to call fish,...

NSP:175 Josh Bollen | Always Learning

Interview with Josh Bollen Today's episode is with Josh Bollen from Sydney! He has submitted several recipes to 99 Spearo Recipes and is passionate about cooking and eating food he's foraged or caught and foraged. He has a love for making food look good and when you...

NSP:174 Adreno Capricorn Bunker Trip | Part 2

Adreno Capricorn Bunker Trip Part 2 Today's episode is part 2 of the Adreno Capricorn Trip, a week long spearfishing charter aboard the Eastern Voyager to the Great Barrier Reef where Noob and experienced Spearos alike got to dive in one of the best environments...

NSP:173 Daniel Mann Reelguns, YouTube, Europe & 99 Spearo Recipes

Interview with Daniel Mann Today's episode is with Daniel Mann! If you do spearfishing and watch any YouTube and you don't know who he is you are missing out! He runs one of the best spearfishing channels around, stocked full of great content and tips. He's recently...

NSP:172 Spencer Allen | Yard Sales, Pole Spearing and Getting Clear of Burnout

Interview with Spencer Allen Today's episode is with Spencer Allen from California. He is an all in spearo that has fully embraced the lifestyle and has been a big contributor to the 99 Spearo Recipes book. His cooking is even better than his spearfishing! After...

NSP:171 Adreno Capricorn Bunker Trip | Part 1

Interviews from The Eastern Voyager Today's episode is a special one! It features interviews done while out on the Adreno Capricorn Bunker Trip, a 1 week spearfishing charter on the Great Barrier Reef aboard the Eastern Voyager! Join some of the legends from Adreno...

Imagining Spearfishing Video Games

Imagining Spearfishing Video Games   If you consider how many different video game titles there are, which cater towards people who are fans of, or partake in various hobbies and interests, it could be considered strange that spearfishing is rarely something...

NSP:170 Brian Fern | Hawaii’s Unkolearnuhow

Interview with Brian Fern Today's interview is with Brian Fern, aka @Unkolearnuhow from Hawaii! He has a genuine wealth of knowledge on gear and diving from his almost 40 years of spearfishing with a particular mindset towards sustainability and safety. In Hawaii,...

Diving Without Time | Do You Really Need a Dive Watch?

Diving Without Time | by Sam Clothier   Do You Really Need a Dive Watch?   Dive watches are becoming increasingly popular within the spearfishing world, and I believe they pack massive benefits when used correctly. However, like most of my ideas regarding...

NSP:169 Lisa Ferrier Rafkin | Badass and Frothing past 50

Interview with Lisa Ferrier Rafkin Today's interview is with Lisa Ferrier Rafkin, a badass and frothing speara that holds 15 women's world records! Join us as we chat about her journey in spearfishing, her struggles, memorable fish and some great tips for hunting...

NSP:168 Fully Rad Oregon Freediving Company | Daniel Semrad

Interview with Daniel Semrad Today's interview is with Daniel Semrad of the Oregon Freediving Company! He is a world record holding spearfishing and freediving instructor that is also be an award winning teacher! He now runs the Oregon Freediving Company with his wife...

NSP:167 Sharkshield Technology | Ocean Guardian with Lindsay Lyon

Interview with Lindsay Lyon from Ocean Guardian Today's interview is with Lyndsay Lyon from Ocean Guardian, originally and probably better known as Shark Shield! They make a range of products that are designed to make ocean activities safer and to decrease the amount...

NSP:166 Speargun Accurizing with the Coatesman | Chris Coates

Interview with Chris Coatesman How to upgrade your speargun and miss less fish! Today's episode is with the Coatesman, Chris Coates! He and Shrek talk about accurizing, it is a word, the process of making your speargun accurate. They go through common speargun...

NSP:165 Spot Burning | Fin and Forage’s Andrew Miller and Charlie Robinton

Interview with Fin and Forage's Andrew Miller and Charlie Robinton Today's episode is with Andrew Miller and Charlie Robinton from Fin and Forage! Spot burning is a highly contentious issue being faced more and more often as the sport of spearfishing grows. Picture...

Best Cameras for Underwater Spearfishing 2021

Best Cameras for Underwater Spearfishing 2021 Considering that the United States has some of the most breathtaking spearfishing sites in the world, it’s no wonder that the interest in underwater activities continues to grow. This surge in water recreation has even...

How the Hell do you Spearfish in Kelp?

How to Spearfish in Kelp Words by Eric Anderson (@eric_janderson) | Images by Aiden Brown (@aiden__brown) It grows fast and can get really thick. How the hell do you dive in that stuff? Well, let me tell you there are some techniques to navigating these fast-growing...

NSP:164 Andre Rerekura and Travis Corken | A Journey Beneath

A Journey Beneath from A Journey Beneath on Vimeo. Interview with Andre Rerekura and Travis Corken Today's episode is with Andre Rerekura and Travis Corken (Samuel Rutherford couldn't make it to the interview) about their new documentary: A Journey Beneath! A great...

NSP:163 Rachel Thomson and Larissa Zip | Life’s Short, Stay Moist

Interview with Rachel Thomson and Larissa Zip Today's episode is with two ladies on the WA coast who have started a really cool initiative: Life's Short, Stay Moist! Old Man Blue suggested Rachel and Larissa for the show and we are glad they did! These ladies are both...

The ONLY Spearfishing Podcasts List On The Internet

Spearfishing Podcasts List What's a podcast??? If you don't know what a podcast is don't worry you're not alone. A podcast is simply recorded audio (like a radio show) but it's not live. It's also often been edited and then distributed around the internet to different...

NSP:162 Tony Alcock | Tropical North Queensland with Tazyarns

Interview with Tony Alcock aka Tazyarns Today's episode is with Tony Alcock, one half of "Podcast Yarns With Az And Taz" team, he now has his own podcast! A surfer, musician, jujitsu practioner, spearo and banana farmer from Far North Queensland, he has been spearing...

NSP:161 Derek Marshall Dunning | Cape Town Spearfishing with DMD

Interview with Derek Marshall Dunning Today's episode is with Derek Marshall Dunning, president of the South African Underwater Fishing Federation, founder of DMD Fins, freediving instructor, national judge, master freediver and absolute spearfishing nut in Cape Town,...

NSP:160 Sam Clothier | Wet Mammal Life

Interview with Sam Clothier - The Wet Mammal Today's episode is with Sam Clothier of the Wet Mammal channel on Youtube! From the UK and now based in Sydney, he's a very interesting dude, quite well traveled and absolutely froths on spearing! He makes great underwater...

How Do I Overcome My Fear of Sharks?

The elevated heart rate that just won't ease. The faster breathing. The sense that somethings not right and the constant distraction like a buzzing bee hovering around your head. Yep, you've just seen a shark OR your imagination (or 6th sense) has just triggered your...

5 Ways to NOT Spearfish Successfully: Common Beginner Mistakes

There are plenty of ways to improve your spearfishing. Here are five spearfishing mistakes to avoid next time you go diving. This list was sent to us by Eckart Benkenstein, spearo and freediving instructor Midwater warrior This is a classic mistake that we've all made...

99 Spearo Recipes | Actionable Meals for the Everyday Diver

Crowdsourced recipes from the spearfishing community   Spearfishing, Foraging and Underwater Harvesters Go-To Recipe Book for simple seafood meals   Less ingredients is more. Every Recipe that makes it into the book earns the submitter a free copy of the book. 1...

NSP:159 Spearos on Seaspiracy with Bret Whitman and Jon Stenstrom

Round Table Discussion with Shrek, Bret Whitman and Jon Stenstrom about Seaspiracy Today's episode is likely to ruffle some feathers! Join Shrek as he has a really in depth discussion with Bret Whitman of the Spearfactor Podcast as well as Jon Stenstrom of the Cast...

NSP:158 Renee Taylor: Salt Sisters

Interview with Renee Taylor - The Salt Sisters Kia kaha, kia maia, kia manawanui // Be strong, be brave, be steadfast Join Shrek as he chats with Renee Taylor, speech therapist, business owner, lover of the sea and co-founder of the Salt Sisters, an initiative that...

NSP:157 Harry Foster the Master Chef Spearo

Interview with Harry Foster - the Master Chef Spearo Today's interview is with Harry Foster, the Masterchef Spearo! Apart from being an exceptional chef, he is also an absolute frother when it comes to spearing and has a passion for connecting the catching to the...

NSP:156 Bert Keulder – The Old Man Blue: Spearing Gear Legend

Interview with Bert Keulder - The Old Man Blue Today's interview is with Bert Keulder - the Old Man Blue, as you may know him. He's done everything you can think of in the water, including being tossed into the air by a Great White shark! A well traveled, highly...

South Africa Club Connections

Capetown Name of club: Blue Spearos Location: Capetown, Western Cape Contact details: Facebook Size: (how many active members?) Summary of club activity: Blue Spearos is a spearfishing club that has been formed in the Cape by spearo diver Faiz Abrahams(Fuzzy). The...

NSP:155 Aaron Edmonds the 17 y/o Slaying Spearfishing Statesman

Interview with Aaron Edmonds I recorded this interview live on a recent Patron Funded trip to South Australia. I stopped off on the way back to Melbourne in Portland, Victoria and got to chat to Aaron overlooking some of his pristine diving/lobster chasing grounds....

NSP:154 The Tightarse Spearo with Trevor Ketchion

Interview with Trevor Ketchion Spearfishing can be seen as a costly sport to get started in and with the huge range of gear for sale these days, it can so easily end up costing a lot more than it needs to. Being a beginner and trying to buy your first pieces of gear...

2021 US Freshwater National Spearfishing

2021 US Freshwater National Spearfishing   USA hosts its Biggest Freshwater Nationals in many years. Despite COVID and an Easter weekend, the Copper State Freedivers of Arizona, hosted their first Freshwater National event in the Lake Pleasant, Arizona region on...

NSP:153 Tom Sandstrom & Adam Stern | Australian Spearfishing Courses

Interview with Tom Sandstrom and Adam Stern This episode is all about getting the word out about the all new Australian Spearfishing Course (in association with AUF) that will reach the next generation of spearos. We discuss how Adam Stern, Tom Sandstrom and the AUF...

NSP:152 Addrianna Reitenbach SoCal Dive Babes

Interview with Addrianna Reitenbach This interview with Addrianna Reitenbach comes from a recommendation from Eric Anderson. “Hey Shrek! Wanted to connect you with Addrianna who is spearheading the up-and-coming dive community SoCal Dive Babes (IG: @socaldivebabes)....

NSP:151 Justin Townsend Wild Fish and Game Chef

Interview with Justin Townsend Justin Townsend joins me and shares 3 dynamite seafood recipes that are game changers! Justin hosts the Wild Fish and Game Podcast which is a food centric podcast where they talk about all aspects of hunting, fishing, and cooking of wild...

101 – How to Aim a Speargun

There are basically two methods for how to aim a speargun, the point and tilt method and the instinctive method. In this article we will take a look at both styles and provide some tips to improve your accuracy.  The point and tilt method - Turbo's Preference The...

Spearfishing Beginner Setup

The spearfishing float line setup, it's safe, simple and effective. Float and flag, float line, speed spike and speargun. Spearfishing Beginner Set Up The spearfishing rig line setup has been around for a long time and has always been most spearo's go to set up. It's...

The Spearfishing Mindset of Tim McDonald

Recently on the Noob Spearo podcast we were lucky enough to chat with SE QLD legend Tim McDonald. There wouldn’t be an Australian Spearo that doesn’t know of Tim’s exploits in the South East. It seems that if it’s edible and swims in the ocean Tim has shot it, and...

NSP:150 Death Pile Phenomena | Dock of Death Pics

The Great Debate on Dock of Death/Death Pile Pictures Huge discussion on the phenomena on Social Media of pictures and videos with huge piles of dead fish. Often there are reasons for these piles of fish like providing for your family or community or it could be your...

NSP:149 Eric Anderson | Urchin Barrens, Great White Sharks and Dirty Water

Interview with Eric Anderson Mad chat with Eric Anderson focusing on important spearfishing issues in Central California and further afield. Urchin Barrens feature as well as the benefits of having a long term buddy, Great White Sharks, tourniquets, central California...

NSP:148 Adam Stern How to Increase Breath-hold + Burning Questions

Another Interview with Adam Stern YOUR BURNING FREEDIVING AND EQUALIZING QUESTIONS ANSWERED BY ADAM STERN   This episode is a live call with Patron listeners and whole bunch of questions from the Noob Spearo Community on Facebook and @noobspearo on Instagram! In...

Garmin Descent Mk2, Sealife and Old Mates

New toys (new to me), sea life and old mates Toys | Garmin Descent MKII On Christmas Eve I bought myself a Garmin Descent Mk2 and have been playing with it a little. The various apps you can load and the information it collects are impressive. GPS coordinates, entry...

NSP:147 Mick Mcdade Fish Mount Madness

Interview with Mick Mcdade Mick is a long time member of the Brisbane Underwater Adventurers Club, AUFQ Queensland records keeper and is absolutely mad about fish casting! His house contains over 350 cast and mounted fish that take up most of his wall space. He truly...

NSP:146 Josh James The Kiwi Bushman

Interview with Josh James The first interview of 2021 had to be awesome so I got Josh James Kiwi Bushman on the show! He has a frothing following on YouTube where they create motivating and inspiring short films with a hunting and fishing and family flavor. All of the...

NSP:145 Ryan Myers Deep Reef Hunting

Interview with Ryan Myers Haha! What an awesome interview to finish out 2020! Ryan Myers with heaps of intel of diving deep and managing the risks. Huge section on Deep Reef Hunting, minimizing lung squeezes, doing the variable weight thing and we even chat growing a...

NSP:144 Spearjunkies TV Series Release

Interview with Cris Dillon, Chris Coates & Barret Harvey Rad catch-up with the Spearjunkies fellas who have just released Season 1. We chat locations, Coatesmans secret techniques (that get shown to the world), budget blowouts and flight hassles, massive fish,...

NSP:143 Big Jake Lords | Thriving in Tough Conditions

Interview with Big Jake Lords Famous for wearing ridiculously thin wetsuits in freezing water, owning plenty of fresh water species world records and his jovial and always stoked pics and stories on Insta @bigjakelords. I’ve been looking forward to this chat forever!...

NSP:142 SV Delos Sailing and Spearing | Brian and Karin Trautman

Interview with Brian & Karin Trautman Brian and Karin Trautman have been sailing and spearing their way around the world on their 53-foot yacht SV Delos for 10 years. They are inspiring, intelligent and passionate people, caring about the environment and giving...

NSP:141 Spearo Kids | Max, Ben and Don (Dad)

Interview with the NZ Spearo Kids (and their Dad) Very cool chat with Max (10), Ben (12) and their Dad Don about spearfishing in the South Island, New Zealand. We chat equipment issues such as loading spearguns, getting cold and choosing the right gear and helping...

Eric Allard Was Right ‘Getting Left Behind at Sea is the Worst’

Getting Left Behind At Sea Good day Shrek!  I’m a Noobie to the podcast from South Georgia, USA!!  I have thoroughly enjoyed your channel since finding it several months ago!  Brilliant, funny and very helpful content!!  Keep up the good work! I agree with...

NSP:140 Southern Great Barrier Reef Spearfishing Charter Debrief

  The Bunker Group Charter Debrief This is a huge multi-spearo interview recorded throughout our 5 day Southern Great Barrier Reef Spearfishing Charter. We chat lessons learned, highlights, effective techniques, finding fish, etiquette, pretty much the whole box...

NSP:139 Strick and Az | Getting Back to Basics

Interview with Jack 'Strick' Strickland and Aaron 'Az' Gallagher Getting Back to Basics! I finally got a chance to hang out with the lads from the North! Strick and Az were invited along for the Bunker Group charter in the Southern Great Barrier Reef along with me and...

Canada Spearfishing Clubs Directory

Canada Spearfishing Clubs Name of Club: FREEDIVE ALBERTA Location: Edmonton, Alberta Contact details: freedivealberta@gmail.com Size: currently 2 members Summary of club activity: contact the club through Facebook on the FREEDIVE ALBERTA group page or through...

NSP:138 Tim Neilsen Adreno Founder

Interview with Tim Neilsen Finally after more than 100 episodes partnership with Adreno, I interview the Founder, Tim Neilsen! Tim is a former Australian spearfishing champion with tonnes of ideas about everything from his own personal spearing rig to how a...

Hike and Spear UK Day 8 | Wet Mammal Adventure

Day 8 | Hike and Spear UK Waking up by natural light was awesome and i went to check my pollack frame trap I was pleased to find a crab big enough for the pot. make the call to move on to another good spot i know which would benefit more from the excellent conditions....

Hike and Spear UK Day 7 | Wet Mammal Adventure

Day 7 | Hike and Spear UK A beautiful morning but it was time to pack up and get some miles underfoot. The weather continues to go in my favour the winds have dropped off and im set for some good diving. I stumble across a lovely little beach where i decide to make a...

Hike and Spear UK Day 6 | Wet Mammal Adventure

Day 6 | Hike and Spear UK The heat of the morning sun woke me in my tent, i chilled on the sand after breakfast debating when to get in the water, i had already decided after yesterday's effort and a couple of blisters forming i would have a day rest to prevent them...

Hike and Spear UK Day 5 | Wet Mammal Adventure

Day 5 | Hike and Spear UK Packing up camp on my perfect little beach to head off onto the next ground, i stopped at the shops in the morning to buy some ingredients for some dish ideas i had come up with overnight. I hiked and hiked destined for my prized spearfishing...

Hike and Spear UK Day 4 | Wet Mammal Adventure

Day 4 | Hike and Spear UK Some packed oats for breakfast, ready for the high tide i leapt into my suit and got wet. I came across some smaller creatures but nothing decent until i had a freak encounter with a shoal of bass. I took my opportunity and bang secured...

Hike and Spear UK Day 3 | Wet Mammal Adventure

Day 3 | Hike and Spear UK After a goodnight sleep and true to my word i woke up and jumped into the water, the vis was okay and the temp was a fresh 12 degrees. I manged to bag a nice pollack then shortly after taking a tasty bass too with either a skilful or...

Hike and Spear UK Day 2 | Wet Mammal Adventure

Day 2 | Hike and Spear UK A healthy brekky, packing up and on route early morning, the sun got its heat on quick. Todays agenda was to cross an esturary at low tide otherwise i would have become stranded and have to wait until the next day. Foraging some plants and...

Hike and Spear UK Day 1 | Wet Mammal Adventure

Day 1 | Hike and Spear UK The start of an Adventure, Setting off into the wilderness for 10 days of adventure, coastal spearfishing, foraging and wild camping. The day starts well with a good feed for lunch enjoyed with a view tucking into spearfish, seaweed and...

NSP:137 Taylor Slattery | Getting the Drop Sequence Sorted

Interview with Taylor Slattery This interview with Taylor Slattery was recorded on Day 1 of a charter to the Southern Great Reef aboard the Eastern Voyager. Taylor has been a part of the Adreno spearfishing team for years and has speared all over Australia. In this...

NSP:136 Spearfishing Gear Q&A with Jerry Guerra

Spearfishing Equipment Community Q&A with Jerry Guerra Massive community generated spearfishing equipment chat with Neptonics Madman Jerry Guerra. GoPro Mounts, Speargun Ballistics, Rigline Management, Innovative Spearfishing Equipment and even an idea there for...

NSP:135 Evan Leeson the Thinking Spearo

Interview with Evan Leeson An analytical fella obsessed with the best parts of spearfishing is how I would describe Evan. We had a great conversation in this interview about thinking about hunting species, being the master of your own spearfishing gear, staying cool...

NSP:134 The Art of Smoking Fish | Michael Isbey from Matakana Smokehouse

Interview with Michael Isbey | Matakana Fish Smoker Matakana Smokehouse Purveyor Michael Isbey joins me to discuss the art (and science) of smoking fish. We chat different types of smokers, brine, fish preparation, what types of fish are great to smoke, ways to serve...

NSP:133 G.R. Tarr the Red Tide Savage

Interview with G.R. Tarr Monster interview with Florida legend, G.R. Tarr! Equipment pioneer and local legend, G.R. created and runs Red Tide Spearfishing. In this chat he shares crazy tales, awesome tips and insights. Enjoy! https://link.chtbl.com/n52RRXie G.R Tarr...

NSP:132 Eric Allard Extreme Bluewater Spearfishing | East Africa

Interview with Eric Allard Episode 132 with a spearfishing legend! Eric Allard is a renown spearfishing guide predominantly operating out of East Africa. He owns and operates Extreme Bluewater Spearfishing with Nigel Spenser taking spearos out to hunt the legendary...

Hawaiian Sling vs Pole Spear

Planning on going spearfishing? Although this is one of the most primitive methods of fishing, there seems to be a ton of gear you should (or may want!) to have when you head out to the water. Understanding the difference between all the gear can be downright...

NSP:131 Adam Malski | First Timers Guide for Blue Water Spearfishing Charters

Interview with Adam Malski This interview is jam packed with good info for any spearo wanting to do their first bluewater spearfishing trip. Adam Malski prepared a tonne of info just for this chat several months after getting back from his first Coral Sea Spearfishing...

First Responders Guide for Treating Major Haemorrhage

First Responders Guide for Treating Major Haemorrhage Hey Isaac I felt compelled to reach out and contact you after recent tragic events. I wrote this little guide on controlling limb haemorrhage originally intended just for my little spearo crew. It’s been shared on...

NSP:130 Matt Tratt Tribute with Rob Tratt | Frazer Island Shark Attack Tragedy

Interview with Rob Tratt This interview is about Matt Tratt, the man who was tragically bitten by a shark off Indian Head at Frazer Island. Rob Tratt was with him spearfishing when a shark (likely a Bullshark) attacked. Matt and Rob were in relatively shallow water...

NSP:129 Bret Whitman Dirty Vis Diving with Spearfactor Podcast Host

Interview with Bret Whitman | Dirty Vis Diving Massive thoughts about hunting Dogtooth and other Bluewater species, Southern California Diving, Dirty Water Diving and more....all with the host of the SpearFactor Podcast, Bret Whitman. We have a good old time in this...

Taking the Kids Spearfishing

Taking the kids spearfishing This post is an email that Don sent me with regards to taking his two boys (Max 10 and Ben 12) spearfishing. There is a heap of practical and actionable advice in here for anyone wanting to take their kids spearfishing. Don goes on to...

NSP:128 The Path Of The Jedi – Mike Pooler & Joe D’Agostino

Download This Episode  The Path Of The Jedi - The Benthic Boys - Mike Pooler & Joe D'Agostino The Path Of The Jedi - The Benthic Boys - Mike Pooler & Joe D'Agostino | Mike Pooler is the owner/operator of Benthic Ocean Sports in Destin, Florida; and Joe...

NSP:127 Marine Science for Spearfishing

Interview with 4 Marine Scientists This chat is a panel interview with 4 people passionate and highly educated in Marine Science. We chat about fish fecundity, parasites, equilibrium, threats to the ocean, and best of all, how you can get involved making our oceans...

NSP:126 Ed Martin Florida Keys Killshot Craftsman

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! Important Times 03:50 Ed Martin Introduction...

NSP:125 Jerry Guerra Neptonics Madman | Geeking out on Gear

Interview with Jerry Guerra In this interview with Neptonics madman Jerry Guerra we get right into equipment. We chat speargun components, rigging FO-Pars & points of difference, proprietary Neptonics gear and more. But it's not limited to equipment. Jerry has a...

NSP:124 Valentine Thomas Making a Living Spearfishing

 NSP:124 Valentine Thomas Making a Living Spearfishing | Part 2 Second Interview with Valentine Thomas! This episode we cover what's happened to her in the last 5 years including guesting on the Joe Rogan Podcast, attending international fishing symposiums, moving...

NSP:123 DIY Wooden Speargun 101 | Ed Martin

The Timber Speargun Build Episode From concept to shooting fish with Ed Martin from Killshot Spearguns Download this episode on your iOS or Android APP here Important Times 03:30 Ed Martin from Killshot Spearguns Introduction and all about the Florida Keys (his store...

NSP:122 NZ Trip Part 3 | Pub Yarn + Debrief

Interview with Rosie Sharman, Blair Herbert and James Beckman In early March, 2020 I traveled to New Zealand with James Beckman to chase fish at the Three Kings Islands. I was invited by Nat a few years ago to head over and this year (thanks to Patron listeners) I was...

NSP:121 Rochele Davey the Kiwi Speara | NZ Part 2

Interview with Rochele Davey (Potter) Rochele Davey (Potter) is a multiple spearfishing world (and NZ) record holder for many species. I was privileged to spend 4 days with her, Nat (her husband), Rosie and James for a dynamite spearfishing trip in New Zealand. Late...

NSP:120 New Zealand Trip | Part 1 Conservation, Social Media & Sharks

Spearfishing Conservation with James, David , Etoile 'ET' and Blair | Conservation, Social Media & Sharks This episode is an extremely wide ranging chat recorded on Blair Herbert's Matakana porch. It was awesome to arrive in New Zealand and partake of Blair's...

Spearo Dads | Community Stories from Spearfishing Families

Feature Stories from Fathers and Children Spearfishing These posts come from the Noob Spearo Community on Facebook. Great stories of children being inducted into the spearfishing lifestyle!     Josh "Kid 1 - Liv (below left) She is keen as. She kept shooting high...

New Zealand Spearfishing Clubs Directory

New Zealand Spearfishing Clubs Spearfishing New Zealand: Website | Facebook  About: If you live in New Zealand and have an interest in spearfishing you should find information here to support that. Our aim is to look after and reflect the interests of all spearfishers...

USA Spearfishing Clubs Directory

USA Spearfishing Clubs California (Northern California) Name of Club: NorCal Underwater Hunters Location: North Coast California Contact details: Website Size: ? Summary of club activity: Diving forum dedicated to the North Coast of California California (Monterey)...

Australia Spearfishing Clubs Directory

North West Spearfishing ClubWA, Pilbara region, Port Hedland and Karratha.  Australia Spearfishing Clubs Sydney Name of Club: San Souci Dolphins Location: Corner of Macquarie Street and Hastings Avenue. Macquarie St, Chifley NSW 2036 Contact details: Website |...

NSP:119 Barret Harvey African Spearfishing Diaries

Interview with Barret Harvey | African Spearfishing Diaries This interview with Barret Harvey starts off with the background behind several recent videos on the 'African Spearfishing Diaries' YouTube Channel. I was curious as I had seen the 2-3 of his latest videos...

NSP:118 Ricardo Raposo | The BrasiloSpearo

The Noob Spearo Podcast - Interview with Ricardo Raposo | The BrasiloSpearo This episode covers Ricardo’s spearfishing experience from soup to nuts. Ranging from his Father teaching him some original spearo concepts to tossing his children a mask and snorkel, you’ll...

NSP:117 Catherine Sayce | New Zealand’s most disqualified spearfisherwoman

Interview with Catherine Sayce Catherine Sayce is a Kiwi airline attendant/insta speara star renown for her sharp sense of humour and self-deprecating wit. She's also New Zealand most disqualified female spearo - and we talk about how to avoid this in the Veterans...

NSP:116 Adam Freediver Stern | Equalizing Masterclass

Interview with Adam Freediver Stern Adam Freediver Stern is the Steve Irwin of freediving. His contagious enthusiasm has inspired thousands of people to discover the joy of freediving and freedive spearfishing. It was with much excitement that I got on this call with...

NSP:115 Philip Van Zijl | “The Spearfishing Mafia”

The Noob Spearo Podcast - Interview with Philip Van Zijl This episode of the Noob Spearo Podcast - Interview with Philip Van Zijl covers this legend's spearfishing journey from the jump to competition diving starting in Cape Town, South Africa to New Zealand and...

NSP:114 David Hallamore SCORKL | Luke Growney NINEPIN

Interview with SCORKL founder David Hallamore & Ninepin Wetsuits Luke Growney This episode is a double episode with two Melbourne based entrepreneurs, David Hallamore from the highly successful crowdfunding SCORKL campaign and Luke Growney the owner operator of...

All is Forgotten

Creative Writing Piece - All is Forgotten This is a descriptive piece of writing. The purpose of this piece of writing is to portray an idea of what spearfishing and freediving means to me and illustrates what I think are the spiritual, mental and physical benefits to...

Jahmon Wilson | NS Community Member

Jahmon Wilson's Story Noob Spearo Community Feature Hey Shrek and Turbo! My name is Jahmon Wilson (pronounced jar-min). I’m a mad keen spearo and fisho from Nelson, New Zealand age 17. I was born to two New Zealanders (Dad’s from the Naki as Shrek calls it and yes I...

NSP:113 James Beckman | Hunting Southern Bluefin Tuna

Interview with James Beckman @southernspearfishing Hunting Southern Bluefin Tuna Download This Episode The episode covers the equipment, techniques, mindset, buddy system and personal lessons learned by an avid Southern Bluefin Tuna chaser. James Beckman...

NSP:112 Melbourne Spearfishing 101

Melbourne Spearfishing 101 This is a live panel interview recorded instore at Adreno, Melbourne. Panel members included Sven Franklin (Club Spearfish President), Luke Latham (Adreno Store Manager), James Beckam (@southernspearfishing) and myself. This is a pretty...

NSP:111 I DIVE ALONE

I Dive Alone | The Spearfishing Dilemma A dilemma is when the two choices in front of you are difficult. If you want to go spearfishing but you don't have a dive buddy then your choices are; to dive alone or stay home. One choice involves a higher level of risk but...

NSP:110 Michael Tropiano | Spearfishing Exmouth, Western Australia

Interview with Michael Tropiano Spearfishing Exmouth Western Australia A bloody good chat with Marine Scientist, Eco-Tourism and U/W photography enthusiast and mad keen Western Australia based spearo, Michael 'Tropi' Tropiano. We discuss Exmouth Western Australia...

NSP:109 Simon Trippe on Dogtooth, Hawkesbury and Sydney

Interview with Simon Trippe Better late than never... A much requested round 2 chat with Simon Trippe following our first chat all the way back in episode 1 (listen here). Simon is one of the most passionate and influential spearos in Australian Spearfishing and so it...

NSP:108 Duncan Henderson Geeking out on Spearguns

Interview with Duncan Henderson Big chat with final year, mechanical engineering student Duncan Henderson who has spent way too long geeking out on spearguns - you'll see what I mean. We chat shaft length, diameter preferences, rubber diameter (the force triangle)...

NSP:107 Alistair Cooke | The Art of Taking Noobs Spearfishing

Interview with Alistair Cooke Central Coast Veteran Spearo Alistair (Alby) Cooke lays out some diamonds in this chat. We talk hunting techniques for bluewater, attitudes to equipment (+ saving money on some items), getting lost at sea and the worst octopus ever cooked...

The road to 40 meters

The road to 40 meters  By Sven Franklin Since I started freediving and spearfishing I have always watched the videos of people diving deep in awe. Like a form of hypnotism, there was something about it that really drew me in. At the time of writing this article I have...