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Interviewing Spearfishing Experts, Authorities And Characters From All Over The World

Interviewing Spearfishing Experts, Authorities And Characters From All Over The World
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Interviewing Spearfishing Experts, Authorities And Characters From All Over The World






NSP:086 Nikki Watt Strayan Spearfisherwoman

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie....this interview is terrible. Turbo and Nikki gang up on me and talk Strayan non-stop....nah jokes. This is a very good interview with a super knowledgeable and a really good communicator. Nikki Watt is the womans spearfishing world record and Australian record holder for Black Marlin and in this interview she shares the story of their epic one hour batttle. Nikki's observational skills come through loud and clear in this chat and I learned several things about...


NSP:085 Josh Humbert Visualization for spearfishing

Interview with Josh Humbert Kamoka Pearls, hyperventilation, visualization for spearfishing and even a severe code brown story! This interview with Josh Humbert has a hell of a lot of nuggets in it and not just brown ones. We discuss his early beginnings in the ocean and encountering a complete lack of information which resulted in a near miss that helped him to take his approach to freediving and spearfishing a little differently. I seriously encourage you to listen into an experienced...


NSP:084 12 Tips to Improve Your Spearfishing

12 Tips to Improve Your Spearfishing Extracts from the full audiobook 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing Concise actionable information to improve your spearfishing in an audio format. This episode has a 12 tip selection from the audio book 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing. If you would like to get hold of the full free version check it out here (and support the Noob Spearo Podcast;) Learn spearfishing at Noob Spearo Partners +...


NSP:083 101 Sustainable Spearfishing with Andrew Lewin

Sustainable Spearfishing Interview with Andrew Lewin from Speak Up For The Blue Podcast This episode is a chat about the concept of sustainability and how we can each get involved in looking after the marine environment. Speak Up For The Blue Podcast Host and self proclaimed Oceanpreneur Andrew Lewin joins me in a wide ranging conversation about spearfishing, sustainability and being more aware of ocean conservation efforts in general. If you spend time in the ocean, there are a few...


NSP:082 Alex Davis Spearfishing Barbados

Interview with Alex Davis from Spearfishing Barbados Full Shownotes and Pictures here at the home of the best spearfishing blog and podcast! British spearfishing and freediving instructor Alex Davis joins me from Barbados to share his spearfishing story. I learn about how he started his business, Spearfishing Barbados, his freediving experience and we dial right in on targeting Lionfish. Topics covered include Lionfish range, size, breeding, predators, food source, how to find...


NSP:081 Eckhart 'the Crayfish Bane' Berkenstein Catching Crayfish

Interview with Eckhart Berkenstein Full shownotes available at Episode 81 is all things Crayfish aka Lobster. We learn about finding them, approaching them, grabbing them and even killing and cooking them. If you haven't started catching crayfish yet then this is a great place to start. This interview is also our longest one and its for good reason as Eckhart takes us all over the place. We discuss good...


NSP:080 Spearjunkies Spearfishing Video Series

Spearjunkies Spearfishing Video Series Full Shownotes and Photos at the Noob Spearo Spearfishing HQ here 4 Spearos, 12 Destinations & an Ambitious Target Species List Chris Dillon joins us to chat all about a spearfishing TV show he is in the process of creating alongside 3 other very well known spearos. MJK, Chris Coates and Barret Harvey are collaborating with Cris to explore some of the world's greatest spearfishing locations to target a list of species that no single spearo has taken...


NSP:079 Sven Franklin Melbourne Spearfishing

Interview with Sven Franklin This interview we head down to the hipster capitol of Australia Melbourne to chat with Sven Franklin. We chat all about Club Spearfish, a local spearo club where they have a great culture and some pretty cool meetups. Sven also gives us a good overview of Melbourne spearfishing species and areas to go as well as some idea about weather and conditions which is always helpful. I thoroughly enjoyed this chat and Sven reinforced several huge factors for improving...


NSP:078 Andre Rerekura Terra Australis

Interview with Andre Rerekura Check out the full shownotes at If you would like to learn more about spearfishing setups for chasing big Dogtooth Tuna, underwater photography or even the mindset of an experienced watermen, then this episode with Andre Rerekura is for you. Andre is one of the co-founders of Terra Australis, a collaborative between some very talented guys who make films in and on the ocean. In this chat we learn a tonne of hunting insights while meeting a...


NSP:077 HECS technology with Warren Bird

Interview with HECs Aquatic's Warren Bird A fast paced Q&A about the HECs Stealth System Wetsuit Technology The HECS technology came on our radar about 12 months ago and we've watched as its progressed. After 6 or more of our former guests all started wearing and benefiting from the HECS technology, we thought it was high time we reached out and got Warren on the show. We also reached out to the Noob Spearo Community on Facebook and got a hefty number of questions and so we ask them all in...


NSP:076 John Pengelly Dogtooth & Wahoo Spearfishing World Records

Interview with John Pengelly Find a comprehensive blog on all the facets of spearfishing here Dual spearfishing world record holder John Pengelly joins us and shares the tales of these two special fish taken from the waters of French Polysnesia. On his second day in the Austral Islands John took the opportunity to shoot a 137 lb or 62.6 kg Wahoo that beat out the former record by more than 12lbs. As if the Wahoo wasn't enough John went out again and shot a 240 lb or 109 kg Dogtooth Tuna...


NSP:075 Noob Spearo on Kickstarter + a Snapper Stalk

Noob Spearo on Kickstarter Noob Spearo + Kickstarter = 99 Tips To Get Better at Spearfishing in your hands This episode is all about getting Noob Spearo on Kickstarter. We chat about how we can supply you guys with cool rewards for helping us to launch our illustrated 99 Tips To Get Better at Spearfishing to the world via kickstarter. We are also joined by Lucas Handley (@insta here) via Tales from the Tinny's, Michael Kermode who is doing some roving stories for us that will hopefully...


NSP:074 Anthony Hafoka CO2 Training Benefits

Interview with Anthony Hafoka Learn more at the home opf spearfishing tips, articles and podcast for the developing spearo. Benefits of CO2 training for spearfishing Fitness – better than altitude training Lose Weight Swimming and Movement in the water The Relaxation>Self Control Reflex Recovery Breathing Time in the Water Increases Red Blood cell count and volume Anthony joins us from New Zealand to chat about his experiences spearfishing and playing underwater hockey. This...


NSP:073 Chris Dillon spearfishing hunting techniques

Interview with Chris Dillon This interview brought to you by Spearfishing hunting techniques for days in this interview. Chris walks us through techniques he has used to successfully hunt Bohar Snapper, Kuta (Spanish Mackerel), and Yellowfin Tuna. In the Veterans Vault Chris shares 9 huge spearfishing tips and at least a few will surprise you. His preparation for this interview was excellent and the information shared is absolutely gold. With several world...


NSP:072 Matt Mattison Nor Cal Underwater Hunters

Interview with Matt Mattison North California Underwater Hunters President Matt Mattison is an avid abalone acquirer. In this chat with him we get right into Abalone and North California spearfishing. Matt's got plenty of experience and he's a genuinely nice bloke so this episode packs a tonne of information and banter. If you are interested in starting spearfishing check out this post Time Stamps 5:00 Matts story about getting started spearfishing. Learning how to stalk fish properly, how...


NSP:071 5 Spearfishing Tips to Shorten Your Learning Curve

5 Spearfishing Tips to Shorten your Learning Curve This episode I chat with Luke Potts from Aquatic Rehab TV in New Zealand. Its our second live interview (the original Episode 9 Luke Potts here) and just like the first one we learn a tonne. In this episode we focus in on 5 spearfishing tips and techniques that can make the world of difference in your spearfishing. We learn why hydration is such an issue for spearos, how to make buddy diving uber practical, + body language hacks, breathing...


NSP:070 Tim McDonald | Targeting Species Spearfishing

Interview with Tim McDonald Targeting species spearfishing with Tim McDonald, what a treat! We have a good Q&A session about finding and hunting Barramundi, Pearl Perch and the infamous Green Jobfish that challenge many spearos. There are some hairy stories in here about boating mishaps, sharks, big fish stories as well as some mindset discussion that might help you take your spearfishing to the next level. Listen into this episode with one of Australia's best spearfisherman, Tim McDonald....


NSP:069 James Nestor | Deep Author | Freediver, Spearo & Journalist

Interview with James Nestor This is a wide ranging, free flowing chat with James Nestor, the Author of Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science and What the Ocean Tells us About Ourselves. I found out that James is also a spearo and came to it through freediving. Spearfishing was the logical next step after pairing his strong sense of responsibility towards the ocean, along with his new found passion freediving. His selective mindset towards fishing is awesome and its something that many of us...


NSP:068 Gerasimos Kavvadias the Greek Dynamic Ambush Maestro

Interview with Gerasimos Kavvadias One of Greece's best spearo's joins us for a good chat about last years spearfishing world championships, Greek spearfishing and some of his own ninja spearfishing hunting techniques. In this chat Jerry shares some good insights into what a mentor really is. Perhaps you don't really need to have a close relationship with someone in order for them to be an effective mentor. Jerry's enthusiasm and passion for spearfishing and the Greek spearfishing...


NSP:067 Pat Swanson Veteran Kiwi Spearo

Interview with Pat Swanson Should I try diving for a job? I love the water and I think could spend all day in it so why not make it my job? This is a thought Ive had and in this chat with veteran spearo and ex-commercial diver Pat Swanson we dig right into whether its a good idea or not. Pat's a three time New Zealand spearfishing champion and a resident of Taranaki, New Zealand. This is where I grew up so I was pretty stoked to catch up with Pat in his New Plymouth home. In this interview...