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 UK spearfishing podcast where you can find out everything you need to know about UK spearing and some of the awesome stories they have along the way! We chat about spearfishing competitions, targeting specific fish, staying warm and the dive conditions in the UK! Thanks Ben, Richard and Anthony –  3 legends making the most out of the UK spearfishing community!

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  • 00:13 Intro
  • 08:15 Crikey! Welcome Ben, Richard and Anthony!
  • 10:00 You have some absolute legends on your podcast
  • 11:30 How did you guys start a spearfishing podcast?
  • 15:45 Anthony: the punching bag of the podcast!
  • 21:50 Ben, tell us about your spearfishing competitions!
  • 23:40 Criticism for spearfishing competitions
  • 26:40 Buying your first spearfishing gear

  • 33:25 You guys had a good end to spearfishing in 2022
  • 36:50 Competition ethics and fishery pressure
  • 43:05 Why is commercial fishing so disliked in the UK?
  • 51:50 Let’s talk cooking! Salt and vinegar chippies and crumbed fish nuggets
  • 56:20 How do you cook Mullet?
  • 01:00:10 Filleting small fish

  • 01:06:20 What’s your proudest hunt/catch so far?
  • 01:10:35 Wetsuits and staying warm
  • 01:13:45 Memorable fish and cheeky dive buddies

  • 01:23:40 Scary stuff: 3 biggest risks in UK Spearfishing
  • 01:33:50 Funny stuff
  • 01:41:25 Weight for diving in the UK
  • 01:47:45 Spearo Q&A
  • 01:50:55 Dream spearfishing destinations
  • 01:57:35 Thanks for being on the podcast!
  • 02:02:40 Outro


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