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The Podcast show interviewing spearfishing experts, authorities and characters from all over the world. We dial in on the experience and wisdom from a diverse bunch of spearos from all over the globe. From spearfishing in the cold waters of the North Sea and Arctic to the clear, tropical waters of the great barrier reef, we find spearos with tips to help you improve your spearfishing. Listen into Isaac 'Shrek' Daly and Levi 'Turbo' Brown on the Noob Spearo Podcast free
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Noob Spearo Podcast | Spearfishing Tips, Stories and Interviews Isaac 'Shrek' Daly

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The Podcast show interviewing spearfishing experts, authorities and characters from all over the world. We dial in on the experience and wisdom from a diverse bunch of spearos from all over the globe. From spearfishing in the cold waters of the North Sea and Arctic to the clear, tropical waters of the great barrier reef, we find spearos with tips to help you improve your spearfishing. Listen into Isaac 'Shrek' Daly and Levi 'Turbo' Brown on the Noob Spearo Podcast free
Find out more at http://www.noobspearo.com.

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

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

    Interview with 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 spearfishing out there. They run spearfishing trips where spearos Noob and experienced alike can get in the water and have an opportunity to shoot potentially world record fish! Listen to the stories they tell from their many years running spearfishing trips, advice on booking and preparing for a trip and some of the fun you can expect! From riding Great White sharks to cruising in luxury, if you are wanting a memorable spearfishing experience, go look at Palapas Ventana!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 04:00 Welcome Brock and Tim! 05:35 Where in the world are you? 07:05 You have an ocean full of life 08:40 Introduce yourselves and Palapas Ventana 10:15 Tell us about your accommodation you have an offer 12:10 How does it work for international travelers coming to visit? Logistical issues 14:25 How long do you need to have a decent trip? 5 days of diving 15:30 February has the worst conditions, least fish 17:05 Trade winds 19:15 How remote do you travel on these trips? 20:50 Brock, how did you start spearfishing? 22:10 Scuba spearfishing 24:20 Coming from cold water to now having warm tropical water, how has that changed your spearfishing? 25:35 Tim, how did you start spearfishing? 29:00 Spearfishing in Guadeloupe 31:45 34:40 What fish do you love to hunt? Tell us about Wahoo 38:05 Most memorable Wahoo 40:12 Roosterfish 42:06 Yellowfin Tuna 44:45 Grouper hunting 50:25 What other locally inspired experiences have you included? What food are you eating on your trips? 57:35 Scary stuff: how do you deal with emergencies? 58:16 Does guiding take away from your spearfishing experience? 59:50 Describe the perfect clients 01:01:40 Funny stories 01:06:50 What's in your dive bag? 01:10:10 List of gear to bring: Don't fly with weights! 01:10:55 Spearo Q&A 01:13:21 Thank you Tim and Brock!   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android Important Links   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes . Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range . 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ | Fishing Trips () Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! . Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing

    • 1 hr 18 min
    NSP:178 Spear West W.A Diving | Mike Kane

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

    Interview with Mike Kane We are kicking off 2022 with Mike Kane, co-owner of , 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 for hours! Having always owned a boat, he had no shortage of opportunities to dive but starting later in life has given him a different perspective on spearing.  If you are ever in WA near Perth you should stop by and give them a visit, you'll have learned something new by the time you walk out!  Important times: 00:13 Intro 04:40 Hello and welcome Mike! 08:45 Tell us about yourself! 09:50 Spearfishing clubs in WA 12:40 What was it like starting to spearfishing at 30? 14:20 Dream fish 18:26 Using a shorter dive efficiently 21:08 What do you look for in a dive buddy? 24:15 Memorable hunts 27:05 Scary stories 30:07 Veterans Vault: People in WA are okay to drive for hours to go dive 32:30 Where is Spear West located and where do you dive? 33:22 Red Emperor 36:43 Scouting and exploration 37:52 Hunting at certain times of the day? 38:36 Do you like shore diving? 39:45 How do you recruit sales people in your shop? 43:22 Funny stories 44:44 Spearfishing with your kids 45:15 What's in your dive bag? 49:48 Do you do anything differently to other people? 53:26 Training and fitness 54:20 Advanced equalizing techniques 56:40 Freediving courses 01:02:45 Spearo Q&A 01:05:25 How can people find you? 01:06:05 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android     Important Links   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes . Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 + Free Shipping with promo code NOOBSPEARO at ! #ad #manscapedpod | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range . 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ | Fishing Trips () Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! . Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing

    • 1 hr 8 min
    NSP:177 Jai Gibbons | @spearochef Journey +Seafood Cooking Game Changers

    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 tips about preparing and cooking seafood! Jai has submitted an awesome guide to 99 Spearo Recipes that's all about caring for your catch to get the best possible eating experience from it, we go in depth about that and the other tips and tricks he's learnt in his career so far. What to do after you have speared and secured the fish, how to store, fillet and process the meat, how to choose the best knife for whatever job you're doing and a big section on dry-aging are some of the big talking points in this interview. If you're excited for 99 Spearo Recipes and are interested in cooking better seafood, this episode is for you! How to dry-age fish, fillet and process fish better and make better, more creative seafood dishes without the intimidation, enjoy it! You can support us and secure yourself a copy by supporting our campaign! Important times: 00:13 Intro 06:00 Welcome Jai Gibbons! 07:10 How old are you, where are you from and where did spearfishing start for you? 14:10 Most Sydney fish comes from New Zealand 15:55 The first fish you shot and ate 17:45 Your journey into spearfishing goes along with your attitude towards it 19:30 How did you learn about fish species, size limits and etc 20:40 Meeting 22:40 Identifying fish underwater 26:25 Fish with no size limits 28:30 Learning things yourself and the hard way 33:50 If you could start all over again, what would you do differently? 37:30 Doing a formal course 40:15 How to dive better, magic breathing technique 44:30 46:10 The basic skills you should have before spearfishing 47:15 99 Spearo Recipes: How did you get into becoming a professional chef? 52:32 Seafood intimidates many people, coming from a vegetarian background, how did you get into cooking and eating fish? 58:20 How to choose the best knife for the job 01:07:20 Fish cut with a sharp knife feels different in your mouth than fish cut with a blunt knife 01:11:15 Using gloves when processing fish 01:13:45 Do you have a dedicated fish cleaning solution? 01:17:20 Dry-aging and aging fish 01:24:32 What happens when you age fish? 01:29:20 01:31:00 What are your goals with spearfishing and cooking? 01:35:50 Outro and Shrek's last thoughts   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android   Important Links   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes . Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 + Free Shipping with promo code NOOBSPEARO at ! #ad #manscapedpod | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range . 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ | Fishing Trips () Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! . Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing

    • 1 hr 38 min
    NSP:176 James Sakker | A+ Snapper Hunting Technique, Telemarketing & Getting Barnacled

    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, hunting in cold dirty water and dealing with sharks! James is well travelled and has speared in many places all over the world, he recounts his time in the USA and in Mexico going from cold dirty Great White infested waters to warm, clear water with huge fish around. James has also submitted a bunch of recipes to 99 Spearo Recipes so keep an eye out for his recipes when it comes out! There is also a great discussion on dealing with sharks and his experiences with different species in different parts of the world. He also wears a tourniquet and has a great Youtube channel! You can support us and secure yourself a copy by supporting our campaign! Important times: 00:13 Intro 05:27 Welcome James! 06:15 There were some cool magazines out when I started spearfishing like ISFN and SDM 07:36 Shoutout to some real legends 10:22 99 Spearo Recipes 11:18 Where did your love for spearfishing start? 13:00 A freerange child 15:22 Political changes and people making laws on a computer 17:48 Stand out memories from when you started spearfishing 23:00 What is your fishery like? Dhue Fish life cycle 25:23 Lobsters: Eastern vs Southern 27:40 Best eating: East, west or south? 29:24 Fish and Cray mounts 30:17 Snapper is a special fish that I've put 100's of dives in to get a 10kg+ and the first Snapper I shot 34:42 People who don't spear or fish don't see these rare and amazing sights 35:55 Finding spots and hunting tips 38:25 Learning to hunt in the water and learning the seasons and times of day 42:56 Time spent in the water and hunting snapper tips 46:37 How did you learn to use lobster as bait? 50:58 Hot smoking Mackerel recipe 53:15 Spearo marine scientists 57:42 Tourniquets and TacMed - I got bitten by a shark 01:03:17 Big abalone in the USA 01:06:35 Ling Cod 01:08:03 What's Oregon like? 01:09:29 Mexico has some incredible diving and one of my best diving days 01:13:45 Gulf of Mexico vs the Sea of Cortez: Cold vs Warm water and prospecting wild islands 01:17:34 Palapas Ventana trip and going to the USA 01:20:11 What's the Gulf of Mexico like? 01:22:02 New Zealand and scary sharks 01:24:03 The only shark I've ever had to shoot 01:28:21 Bronze Whalers vs Dusky Whalers 01:29:42 Have you learned how to deal with sharks over your years? Charging Great Whites 01:34:04 Great Whites 01:35:02 Killer Whales / Orca's 01:36:05 Spearfishing puts you back into the food chain 01:38:16 Diving in big seas and slippery rocks 01:42:28 Loaded guns out of the water 01:43:58 Barracuda 01:48:19 What's in your dive bag? Immersion wetsuit, DiveR fins, Edge speargun, Ronstan float, Omer mask 01:53:40 Spearo Q&A Best piece of advice: slow down If you could start over: nothing would change What struggles do you have? Ears and sharks What's something unique that you do? Do lots of prospecting and navigating using landmarks Spearfishing experience in 1 sentence 01:56:59 Outro   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android   Important Links   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes . Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 + Free Shipping with promo code NOOBSPEARO at ! #ad #manscapedpod | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range . 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety C

    • 1 hr 59 min
    NSP:175 Josh Bollen | Always Learning

    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 see his recipes you will understand why! We chat about smoking fish, dry aging meat and the magic of vacuum packing and how to get the best and most out of your catch. Have a listen to this interview and stay tuned for 99 Spearo Recipes for his recipes and a ton more! We also chat about anxiety in diving, how to deal with it and ways to improve your experience of life. Enjoy listening and let us know your thoughts in the comments! You can support us and secure yourself a copy by supporting our campaign! What is the most unusual food you have foraged or caught yourself?   Important times: 00:13 Intro 02:04 Noober Stories 05:00 Welcome Josh! Always learning - what does that mean to you? 06:18 You have an interest in jewelry? 07:53 A passion for plating food 09:09 Connecting the catch with the food 11:16 Where are you in the world? 13:25 You have been vacuum packing food? 16:55 Fish wings 17:54 How long should fish be cooked for? 19:50 Food was your gateway drug into spearfishing 22:36 Started spearfishing in 2019 23:15 What appeals to you in spearfishing? What struggles have you had? 26:05 Observing nature and the underwater world 28:22 Bush food and a very underused plant: Pig Face 34:50 What was your first memorable fish? 35:50 Leather Jackets are great eating and some fish Josh avoids 37:17 Smoking fish: How do you do it? Controlling temperature, airflow, etc 43:09 Scary moments in your spearfishing and seeing sharks 45:59 What are your favourite species to hunt and how to hunt Blackspot Goatfish 49:57 Dry aging your fish - do you need a dedicated fridge? Moisture? How to hang them up, etc 56:03 Being thoughtful and intentional with your food and storage 58:02 99 Spearo Recipes: you submitted several recipes! 59:26 Octopus: tenderize it! 01:01:39 My Octopus Teacher and Seaspiracy 01:05:27 Deep dive chat about anxiety and diving 01:06:54 Risk vs reward 01:08:18 How do you stay calm and cope? 01:11:23 Do you have a mantra or ways of calming down? 01:12:34 Learn to distance yourself from your thoughts and make rational decisions 01:16:30 Risk/stress/discomfort has a place and a value in daily life 01:17:41 A life worth living 01:18:25 Keeping the connection to nature that our ancestors had 01:20:20 Funny stuff, dehydration and sea sickness 01:22:30 I use Aqualyte to cope 01:23:28 What's in your dive bag? Cressi wetsuit, Rob Allen speargun and roller guns, fin upgrades 01:31:12 DIY flashers 01:35:12 Spearo Q&A Where is your dream spearing destination? Favourite dive buddy? Single best piece of advice: SLOW DOWN! Describe the spearfishing experience: FREEDOM! 01:38:36 Outro Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android   Important Links Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes . Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 + Free Shipping with promo code NOOBSPEARO at ! #ad #manscapedpod | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range . 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ |

    • 1 hr 42 min
    NSP:174 Adreno Capricorn Bunker Trip | Part 2

    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 around. This part on the interview starts on the trip back to port at the end of the trip. We get insights from some of the Adreno crew and reflections from Noob Spearos who are new to the water and some who have never shot a fish before this trip! This is by far one of the best spearfishing charter's around - great food, hot showers and world class spearing.  Has this interview made you want to go on a spearfishing charter? Important Times: 00:13 Intro 05:10 Welcome back to the Eastern Voyager 08:18 High and low points of the trip for Wayne 09:20 Best catches of the trip? 10:51 Would you recommend this trip? 12:16 Last thoughts and tips 13:18 Trip board 14:45 Jack, tell us about your trip 16:50 Minimum experience for coming out here 19:20 Best catches 20:45 Jordy, tell us about your trip 24:45 High point of the trip? 25:46 How did you stay in the right headspace while being tired? 29:00 Ryan, you had some ear troubles, tell us about your trip 32:45 Did your line fishing background help at all? 34:28 How did your first dive of the trip go? 37:14 Tim's thoughts 40:46 Ryan, how has the spearfishing gone? 43:40 Advice for people doing this trip 47:17 Describe your trip 49:55 Amy, how was your trip? 52:40 How has the fishing been? 01:00:55 How was the photography part of the trip? 01:03:47 Describe this trip 01:05:11 Dave is here too, how was your trip? 01:07:06 Your struggles 01:10:08 Describe the trip 01:11:15 Clear Eyes on your ears: advice from our chef 01:14:24 Joel and Taylor, tell us about the sleeping on the ship and how was your trip? 01:17:00 Highlights of the trip 01:18:15 Tell us about your Spanish Mackeral 01:22:25 What have you learned from shooting this big fish? 01:30:26 Perks of working for Adreno and more highlights 01:32:53 I shot some Tuskfish and you were just as stoked 01:35:15 Does this trip give you a reset on your energy? 01:36:03 Taylor, tell us about your trip 01:40:25 How was your diving? 01:45:58 Dogtooth tuna vs Mackeral 01:47:51 Outro   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android Important Links   Noob Spearo Partners and Discount Codes . Use the code NOOBSPEARO save $20 on every purchase over $200 at checkout – Flat shipping rate, especially in AUS! – Use the code NOOB10 to save 10% off anything store-wide. Free Shipping on USA orders over $99 + Free Shipping with promo code NOOBSPEARO at ! #ad #manscapedpod | Simple, Effective, Dependable Wooden Spearguns. Use the Code NOOB to save $30 on any speargun:) use the code SPEARO to get 20% off any course and the code NOOBSPEARO to get 40% off any and all courses! Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $25 on the full Penetrator Spearfishing Fin Range . 28-day Freediving Transformation (CODE: NOOB28 for 15% off) | Equalization Masterclass – Roadmap to Frenzel | Free Courses | Freediving Safety Course | How to Take a 25-30% Bigger Breath! | The 5 minute Freediver | Break the 10 Meter Barrier – Use the code NOOBSPEARO to save $ | Wickedly tough and well thought out gear! Check out their | ‘Spearo Dad’ | ‘Girls with Gills’ | ‘Jobfish Tribute’ | Fishing Trips () Subscribe to the best spearfishing magazine in the world. International subscription available! . Listen to 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing

    • 1 hr 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
142 Ratings

142 Ratings

trav 28 9 ,

Great listen

Some easy listening about your favourite way to catch fish ! What’s even better is the content. It’s all very knowledgeable and will help you from finding, filming, hunting all the way to caring and cleaning your catch.

jack radclffe 225 ,

Jack Radcliffe

Amazing podcast, can binge listen for hours on end. Shrek does ah amazing job and great to hear the patreon support is sending you to spear in the amazing Indian Ocean in WA, hope you shoot a big dhuey!

Idoljuho ,

Great show!!!

Thank you guys. Really enjoying the show.

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