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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:191 Captain Bly | Tuna Charters and Bespoke Spearguns

    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 mighty Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna and how to hunt them, how he assists spearos to be better hunters in his local waters and some great tips on aging and caring for your fish to make it taste better! All round tons of great info and good conversation about spearfishing charters, spearguns and getting the best eating out of your catch. Be sure to check out Captain Bly on and his websites: and !   Important times: 00:13 Intro 06:15 Welcome Captain Bly! How did you fall in love with the ocean? 07:50 Your passion for making spearguns 10:55 What changes have you made in your speargun designs? 12:15 Instinctive aiming 14:15 Ballasting, testing and salt water 18:10 Injury from a big recoil 20:15 You're a veteran, how has that impacted your spearfishing? 21:30 Lineage Charters 24:15 Are people open to learning and taking your advice? Learning things the hard way 26:00 Bluefin story -  don't give up! 28:40 Common struggles and advice you see 30:55 Bluefin Tuna are an interesting species, tell us about them 32:20 What is the season for Bluefin? 34:49 What about Yellowfin? 36:40 PB Yellowfin: just under 300lb - tell us the story! 37:50 These fish are tough, they can survive a lot - catching a tuna on a line with a speargun still attached to the fish! 39:40 What do you think of the freediving side of spearfishing? 41:25 Weighting is different for different types of hunting 43:50 Hunting Halibut 44:20 The fear of dropping your weightbelt 47:45 Maui funny/scary story 49:30 Taking hydration out in the water with you 50:05 Night time lobster diving - surge pushing you into the rocks 51:00 What's your advice for shallow, rocky lobster diving? 54:40 Dive flashlights -  what's your advice? 56:50 Are you using a cray loop? Only hand diving in California 58:00 What technique do you use to get a tough lobster out of its hole? 59:00 Your ocean is particularly beautiful and full of life 01:00:20 Tell us about Lineage Charters! 01:03:25 I've shot a 100lb tuna, what is your process of caring for the catch? 01:07:35 How do you process a tuna? 01:10:00 It's about the journey 01:11:25 Aging fish works - Dry aging masterclass! 01:14:05 Hanging the fish 01:15:15 You had some shoulder surgery! How did you recover your dive fitness? 01:17:05 Do apnea while doing exercises to build up your anaerobic fitness 01:18:50 The Escapade! 01:21:05 The best float: Ocean Hunter 3 Atmosphere 01:25:50 Funny stories 01:28:30 Spearo Q&A 01:33:10 Thank you for being on the show! 01:33:35 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 | 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 36 min
    NSP:190 Yianni Barthelmess | Froth for the Underwater Life | From Father to son

    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 talented chef as well, he has submitted several recipes to 99 Spearo Recipes and has a bunch of catch cook videos on his YouTube and Instagram! Get some actionable gardening tips, practical chef skills and some awesome advice for dealing with sharks! We talk everything from food to gardening for seafood, sharks, shorediving and more! Listen in and let us know what you think!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 05:30 Welcome Yianni Barthelmess! 07:15 Are you a professional chef? 08:40 Growing a lot of food 11:55 Rain and fish stocks 16:25 How did you start spearfishing at 7? 17:55 Traveling and spearfishing 19:25 What did you learn about spearfishing in a new place? 21:20 How do you find fish? 23:50 The need to be efficient 24:25 Lessons to spear by 26:40 Boat vs shore diving 28:55 Walk us through a dive day! 31:50 The physiology of spearfishing 35:55 Have you logged or cataloged your experiences? 38:15 Raw fish is very popular right now but they are hesitant 39:30 Raw fish safety precautions 40:45 Kingfish raw 42:55 Fermenting foods 44:35 Tell us about your garden! The Noob Gardener Podcast! 45:25 How do you start a garden for seafood? 46:15 Be a soil farmer 48:10 Fish cleaning bench 48:55 Pests 53:20 Tell us about your recipes! 57:20 99 Spearo Recipes 01:00:20 Overcooking fish 01:02:35 Smoking fish 01:04:00 What else draws you to spearfishing? 01:05:45 Encounter with 2 Orcas 01:07:20 Scary stories 01:09:10 Shore diving and sharks 01:10:30 Tips for dealing with sharks for new divers 01:21:05 Who are your favourite dive buddies? 01:25:10 What's in your dive bag? 2mm in summer, 5mm in winter Cressi wetsuit, Rob Allen Sparid 110 and homemade timber spearguns, Rob Allen Cubera mask, Cressi plastic fins for shore diving and DiveR fiberglass fins for boats 01:29:55 Spearo Q&A   Listen in and subscribe on iOS or Android     Important Links Affiliate products: and     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 35 min
    NSP:189 Chris Adair the Bottom Hunter | BC Spearfishing

    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 the cold water that Chris deals with, it's not messing around! Learn some great tips for getting better at diving in sub 10 degree C water, staying warm and comfortable and about some of the awesome initiatives he runs where he partners with First Nations People communities in remote locations and introduces them to spearfishing and freediving! Learn some great tips and how he is giving back to those around him in such an awesome way! Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:45 @DeepWaterDreamin Patrick Ryan voice message 06:05 Welcome Chris Adair! How did you get into freediving and spearfishing? 07:40 You teach freediving professionally 08:25 Bottom Dwellers! We mostly hunt bottom dwelling fish. 11:20 Hunting on the bottom is it's own technique to learn 12:45 Tell us about Bottom Dwellers Freediving! 15:00 Tide to Table / Freedive Harvesting courses 19:05 Foraging in cold water is magical 20:30 Diving seasons 21:20 You have some great photographers 24:30 You have some great community initiatives you run with the First Nations People, tell us about it! 29:25 What is day to day life like in these remote communities? 32:20 Where can people learn more about the Warrior Leadership program? 34:35 36:25 Regulations - how does Canada compare to other countries? 40:15 Education is the best way to punish mistakes 41:40 Fisheries officers are invited too! 45:55 Veteran's Vault: Cold water freediving and the mammalian dive reflex 48:55 Countering the cold 52:20 Daniel Mann's shorts over wetsuit 55:55 When do you know when you are getting too cold? When you're shivering, get out! 57:00 PFI Level 1 Requirements 58:15 Thick new wetsuits aren't very flexible! What do you recommend? 01:00:20 Cold water struggles: distributing weight! How do you do it? 01:02:00 Duck diving is extremely essential! 01:04:40 Quick tips for staying warm! 01:08:00 Crocs are just a uniform! 01:10:30 Funny stories! 01:15:00 Hunting and foraging techniques: increasing bottom time and looking in the right places 01:16:50 Spearo Q&A Your best resource for improving your spearfishing and freediving Favourite spearfishing buddy and why Describe the spearfishing experience 01:19:55 Thank you for being on the show! Where can people find you? 01:21:00 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 | 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 23 min
    NSP:188 Devin O'Dea & Eric Keener | 30/30, Catch and Cook 22, BHA & Breaking Apathy

    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 about the upcoming Catch and Cook comp with Fin and Forage, the BHA and Messermeister. A spearfishing competition mixed in with masterchef with a beach cleanup and urchin culling event with prizes for each different category, this is a great idea and we can't wait to see this comp happen! You can visit to find out more! Follow Fin and Forage on Instagram and YouTube to get all the latest content they make and hear all the news about this comp! Important times: 00:13 Intro 03:25 Hello and welcome Devin and Eric! 05:30 The Backcountry Hunters and Anglers: what is it and why is it important? 08:00 Hunter and conservationist 12:10 Growing up with deer in your garden 14:25 Eric Keener from Fin and Forage, reintroduce yourself! 18:50 30/30: What is it all about? 21:50 What happened in NSW? 26:35 What is your advice to the everyday spearo? 30:35 Citizen science: iNaturalist and how to get involved 36:25 Food changes mindsets and perceptions 41:15 The Catch and Cook Comp! Tell us all about it! 43:25 Beach cleanup prizes 47:00 What are you doing with the urchins you're collecting? 51:00 Who are the legends that made this possible? Fin and Forage team, Ryan Gentry, @CutProfessor 52:00 Lots of big sponsors and massive prizes! 53:10 The infamous Valentine Thomas story! 58:55 Was your trip succesful? 01:00:25 Devin, do you and Eric ever dive together? 01:01:25 The most fun you can have with your spearfishing friends 01:02:30 "I don't regard nature as a spectator sport" Discuss! 01:05:20 Belonging in a place you don't belong 01:06:25 Go to FinandForage.com and on Instagram to find out more about the competition! 01:09:35 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 | 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 12 min
    NSP:187 Samuel Mumford | Frothing Cornish Muso Spearo

    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 experience with the Mike Tyson Speargun! From almost getting drowned by a crab to the infamous Cornish Sea Turtle, he has some great tips for hunting fish like Dhufish and Mangrove Jack and has a lot of knowledge other spearos can learn from. With a great attitude and a clear and obvious love for the ocean, we think you will enjoy today's episode with Samuel Mumford! Important times: 00:13 Intro 01:50 Mitch Noober Story 07:05 Welcome Samuel Mumford! 08:05 You perform at night and spearfish during the day 09:00 What is your daily spearfishing like? 11:35 Growing up in Cornwall 12:20 The Mike Tyson speargun! 17:00 Respect the learning curve 19:10 A memorable catch 23:30 East coast vs west coast of Austrailia 26:20 Who are you diving with these days? 27:35 The Dhufish 29:05 Mangrove Jack hunting tips 35:00 What motivates you to spearfish? 36:50 Getting confident cooking fish 38:30 What about raw fish and ceviche? 41:35 99 Spearo Recipes 42:35 Introducing mates to spearfishing and drawing on knowledge from line fishing 44:15 What do you look for when hunting? 46:55 Garlic Buttered Western Cray with Med Salad recipe from 99 Spear Recipes 48:35 Scary stuff: Almost taken out by a crab! 53:45 Funny stuff: The Cornish Sea Turtle 55:55 What's in your dive bag? 57:45 With your expensive Salvimar Hero 115 Speargun, are you prepared to drop it if you need to? 59:10 What grinds your gears about the spearfishing community? 01:03:15 What are WA's fisheries like? 01:06:15 Plastic fins 01:11:25 Spearo Q&A 01:15:40 Thank you for being on the show @SamTheWaterman! 01:16:05 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 | 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:186 Jamie Ryves | Dogtooth For Days. Tips, Stories and Mayhem

    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 and goes spearfishing twice a week to support his family! He takes some unbelievable footage, if you have any interest in big game fish like Dogtooth Tuna, this will be your new favourite source of video! Stunning conditions, excellent tips for hunting big Dogtooth and personal stories of Samba's and Shallow Water Blackouts and how he is a safer diver because of them. Check out one of the around!   Important times: 00:13 Intro 02:50 Hello and welcome Jamie! You are from Norfolk Island? 03:55 You live the spearo life and take amazing footage 05:25 The currents are a mystery 06:05 Where did you grow up? 07:50 You are a chef? Are you still cooking? 10:05 You are a specialist Dogtooth Tuna hunter! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fijsU8Goxig) 13:30 You have an underrated youtube channel 15:15 Have you thought about guiding? 16:45 What capacity do your charters have currently? 19:00 You get a wide range of species, which are your favourite? 23:10 Tell us about a good hunt 26:25 You were a bodyboarder too, but spearfishing came easier 28:55 You use a floatline but you have shot a few with a reelgun! Tell us about your gear for hunting them 31:30 What are common Dogtooth hunting problems? 38:30 I need to visit you! 40:10 PB's and sharks 44:05 How have you studied the sea conditions? 46:05 So you have some extreme structure, tall sea mounts and volcanic rock drop off's 47:25 How long do you need to stay there for a good trip? 52:20 Freediving in spearfishing: what is your position? 58:00 What about scary stories? Samba's and SWB's 01:09:10 How do you train your buddies to dive safer? 01:12:30 Wayne Judge 01:16:55 Funny stuff! 01:18:25 Funniest friends 01:19:55 What gear are you using? Ruku fins, Aimrite wetsuit. 1 spare shaft. 2 reel guns and a double roller from Aimrite. Riffe bungee. Ocean Hunter and Riffe 3 atmosphere floats. Slip-tip spear 01:27:05 Spearo Q&A 01:34:05 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 | 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 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
143 Ratings

143 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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