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Noob Spearo Podcast | Spearfishing Tips, Stories and Interviews

229 EpisodesProduced by Isaac 'Shrek' DalyWebsite

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 t… read more

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

May 17th, 2023


Interview with Dr Kelsea Albert Today's interview is with Dr Kelsea Albert, multiple world record holder, multiple time USA and World champion …

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

May 10th, 2023


Interview with Glyn Sadler Today's interview is with Glyn Sadler! We chat all about preparing for a massive trip like this, spearfishing off a row boat and how his time in the military has helped his spearfishing. …

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

May 3rd, 2023


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? …

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

April 28th, 2023


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 …

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

April 26th, 2023


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 …

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

April 12th, 2023


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 …

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

March 29th, 2023


Interview with Alexey Vlaskin & Landell Archer Today's interview is with Alexey Vlaskin & Landell Archer, founders of Divebud: a new …

NSP:221 Havkontoret Norwegian Spearfishing Podcast | Øystein Sundland

March 15th, 2023


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 …

NSP:220 The Pressure Project - 'How to teach more relaxed students' masterclass | Adam Sellars

March 8th, 2023


  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 …

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

February 22nd, 2023


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 …

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

February 8th, 2023


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 …

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

February 1st, 2023


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 …

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

January 25th, 2023


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 …

NSP:215 Port Hedland GT Diving | Wally Galli

January 18th, 2023


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 …

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

January 11th, 2023


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 …

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

December 21st, 2022


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 …

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

December 7th, 2022


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 …

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

November 30th, 2022


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 …

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

November 23rd, 2022


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 …

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

November 16th, 2022


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 …

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

November 9th, 2022


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 …

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

October 26th, 2022


Live 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 …

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

October 19th, 2022


Live Interview with Josh Halley | @souls_untapped Today's interview is with Josh Halley aka @Souls_Untapped from the Shetland Islands! Describing …

NSP:205 Live Seafood Cooking with Daniel Mann

October 12th, 2022


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! …

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

October 5th, 2022


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 …

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

September 28th, 2022


Interview with Michael Heitzman & Ben Eckert Today's live interview is with Michael Heitzmann & Ben Eckert of the Brisbane Bullsharks! We …

NSP:202 Top 20 Spearfishing YouTube Channels with James Sakker

September 22nd, 2022


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 …

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

September 14th, 2022


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 …

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

September 7th, 2022


Episode 200 Special Today we celebrate a huge milestone: our 200th episode! We contacted a bunch of old guests to see where they were now and how …

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

September 1st, 2022


Interview with Gunther Pfrengle Today's live interview is with Gunther Pfrengle at Adreno Sydney! An absolute legend in the spearing community, …

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

August 24th, 2022


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 …

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

August 10th, 2022


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 …

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

July 27th, 2022


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 …

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

July 13th, 2022


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 …

NSP:194 Kevin Glen | Mantis Spearfishing and California Diving

June 29th, 2022


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 …

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

June 15th, 2022


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 …

NSP:192 Paul Rodriguez | Hot Rod Spearguns

June 1st, 2022


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 …

NSP:191 Captain Bly | Tuna Charters and Bespoke Spearguns

May 24th, 2022


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 …

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

May 4th, 2022


Interview with Yianni Barthelmess Today's interview is with Yianni Barthelmess, multiple recipe contributor and all round frothing spearo from …

NSP:189 Chris Adair the Bottom Hunter | BC Spearfishing

April 18th, 2022


Interview with Chris Adair Today's interview is with Chris Adair from Bottom Dwellers Freediving in British Columbia and we talk everything cold …

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

April 6th, 2022


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 …

NSP:187 Samuel Mumford | Frothing Cornish Muso Spearo

March 29th, 2022


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 …

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

March 22nd, 2022


Interview with Jamie Ryves Today's interview is with Jamie Ryves from Norfolk Island who now lives in Vanuatu! Originally a chef, circumstances meant …

NSP:185 Matthew Novakovich | Making Ocean State Spearguns

March 15th, 2022


Interview with Matthew Novakovich Today's interview is with Matthew Novakovich, the man behind Ocean State Spearguns! Born out of seeing a need that …

NSP:184 Will Brunker | Handcrafting Aquagats

March 10th, 2022


Interview with Will Brunker Today's interview is with Will Brunker of Aquagat! An innovator in the speargun world, Will has developed several unique …

NSP:183 Forrest Galante | Explorer, Spearo

March 1st, 2022


Interview with Forrest Galante Today's interview is with Forrest Galante! Explorer, TV personality, adventurer and spearo, Forest has a rather large …

NSP:182 Ocean Protagonist | Tran Lawrence

February 18th, 2022


Interview with Tran Lawrence Today's interview is with Tran Lawrence from Taranaki, New Zealand! Originally coming from a line of Vietnamese …

NSP:181 Travel Spearfishing Tips | with Jerry Guerra

February 15th, 2022


Interview about Travel Spearfishing with Jerry Guerra Today's interview is with Jerry Guerra and it's all about travel spearfishing. Ever watch a and think to yourself: "I want to travel to other countries and …

NSP:180 Deryck Tan | Seafood & Gyotaku Renaissance

February 2nd, 2022


Interview with 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 …

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

January 19th, 2022


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 …

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

January 7th, 2022


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 …

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

December 6th, 2021


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 …

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

December 1st, 2021


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 …

NSP:175 Josh Bollen | Always Learning

November 27th, 2021


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 …

NSP:174 Adreno Capricorn Bunker Trip | Part 2

November 24th, 2021


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 …

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

November 17th, 2021


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, …

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

November 10th, 2021


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 …

NSP:171 Adreno Capricorn Bunker Trip | Part 1

November 3rd, 2021


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 …

NSP:170 Brian Fern | Hawaii's Unkolearnuhow

October 20th, 2021


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 …

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

October 7th, 2021


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! …

NSP:168 Fully Rad Oregon Freediving Company | Daniel Semrad

September 22nd, 2021


Interview with Daniel Semrad Today's interview is with Daniel Semrad of the Oregon Freediving Company! He is a record holding spearfishing and …

NSP:167 Sharkshield Technology | Ocean Guardian with Lyndsay Lyon

September 8th, 2021


Interview with Lyndsay Lyon from Ocean Guardian Today's interview is with Lyndsay Lyon from Ocean Guardian, originally and probably better known as SharkShield! They make a range of products that are designed to make …

NSP:166 Speargun Accurizing with the Coatesman | Chris Coates

August 26th, 2021


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, your speargun and go through common …

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

August 18th, 2021


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 …

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

August 13th, 2021


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 …

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

August 4th, 2021


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 …

NSP:162 Tony Alcock - Tropical North Queensland with Tazyarns

July 27th, 2021


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 A surfer, musician, jujitsu practioner, spearo and banana farmer from Far North …

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

July 20th, 2021


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 …

NSP:160 Sam Clothier - Wet Mammal Life

July 1st, 2021


Interview with Sam Clothier - The Wet Mammal Today's episode is with Sam Clothier of the ! From the UK and now based in Sydney, he's a very …

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

June 15th, 2021


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

NSP:158 Renee Taylor | Salt Sisters

June 9th, 2021


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 …

NSP:157 Harry Foster | the Master Chef Spearo

June 1st, 2021


Interview with Harry Foster - the Master Chef Spearo Today's interview is with Harry Foster, the Masterchef Spearo! Apart from being an exceptional …

NSP:156 Bert Keulder | The Old Man Blue

May 21st, 2021


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 …

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

May 12th, 2021


Interview with Aaron Edmonds I recorded this interview live on a recent 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 …

NSP:154 The Tightarse Spearo with Trevor Ketchion

May 3rd, 2021


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 …

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

April 16th, 2021


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 …

NSP:152 Addrianna Reitenbach SoCal Dive Babes

April 2nd, 2021


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 …

NSP:151 Justin Townsend Wild Fish and Game Chef

March 19th, 2021


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 …

NSP:150 Death Pile Phenomena | Dock of Death Pics

March 3rd, 2021


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 …

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

February 19th, 2021


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, …

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

February 9th, 2021


Another Interview with Adam Stern YOUR BURNING FREEDIVING AND EQUALIZING QUESTIONS ANSWERED BY ADAM STERN This episode is a live call with Patron …

NSP:147 Mick Mcdade Fish Mount Madness

January 27th, 2021


Interview with Mick Mcdade Mick is a long time member of the Brisbane Underwater Adventurers Club, AUFQ Queensland records keeper and is absolutely …

NSP:146 Josh James The Kiwi Bushman

January 13th, 2021


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 …

NSP:145 Ryan Myers Deep Reef Hunting

December 19th, 2020


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 …

NSP:144 Spearjunkies TV Series Release

December 10th, 2020


Rad catch-up with the Spearjunkies fellas who have just released . We chat locations, Coatesmans secret techniques (that get shown to the world), budget blowouts and flight hassles, massive fish, super clean water and …

NSP:143 Big Jake Lords | Thriving in Tough Conditions

December 5th, 2020


Interview with Big Jake Lords Famous for wearing ridiculously thin wetsuits in freezing water, owning plenty of fresh water species world records and …

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

December 1st, 2020


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 …

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

November 10th, 2020


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, …

NSP:140 Southern Great Barrier Reef Spearfishing Charter Debrief

October 31st, 2020


The Bunker Group Charter Debrief This is a huge multi-spearo interview recorded throughout our 5 day Southern Great Barrier Reef Spearfishing …

NSP:139 Strick and Az | Getting Back to Basics

October 18th, 2020


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 …

NSP:138 Tim Neilsen Adreno Founder

October 1st, 2020


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 …

NSP:137 Taylor Slattery | Getting the Drop Sequence Sorted

September 23rd, 2020


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 …

NSP:136 Spearfishing Gear Q&A with Jerry Guerra

September 18th, 2020


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 …

NSP:135 Evan Leeson the Thinking Spearo

September 7th, 2020


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 …

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

August 26th, 2020


Interview with Michael Isbey 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 …

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

August 24th, 2020


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. …

NSP:132 Eric Allard Extreme Bluewater Spearfishing | East Africa

August 17th, 2020


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 …

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

July 26th, 2020


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 …

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

July 19th, 2020


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 …

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

July 19th, 2020


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 …

NSP:128 The Path Of The Jedi – The Benthic Boys - Mike Pooler and Joe D’Agostino

June 21st, 2020


The Path Of The Jedi – The Benthic Boys - Mike Pooler and Joe D’Agostino  Mike Pooler is the owner/operator of Benthic Ocean Sports in Destin, …

NSP:127 Marine Science for Spearfishing

June 1st, 2020


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 …

NSP:126 Ed Martin | Florida Keys Killshot Craftsman

May 28th, 2020


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 …

NSP:125 Jerry Guerra Neptonics Madman | Geeking on Gear

May 15th, 2020


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. …

NSP:124 Valentine Thomas Making a Living Spearfishing

April 26th, 2020


Interview with Valentine Thomas | Part 2 Second Interview with Valentine Thomas! This episode we cover off what's happened to her in the last 5 years including guesting on the Joe Rogan Experience, attending …

NSP:123 DIY Wooden Speargun 101 | Ed Martin

April 15th, 2020


The Timber Speargun Build Episode From concept to shooting fish with Ed Martin from Killshot Spearguns Important Times 03:30 Ed Martin from Killshot Spearguns Introduction and all about the Florida Keys (his store is in …

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

April 14th, 2020


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 …

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

April 5th, 2020


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 …

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

April 5th, 2020


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 awesome hospitality and record this first interview at his place. …

NSP:119 Barret Harvey African Spearfishing Diaries

March 28th, 2020


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 …

NSP:118 Ricardo Raposo | The BrasiloSpearo

March 21st, 2020


Show notes   NSP:118 Ricardo Raposo | The BrasilaSpearo   This episode covers Ricardo’s spearfishing experience from soup to nuts. Ranging from his Father teaching him some original spearo concepts to tossing his …

NSP:116 Adam Freediver Stern | Equalizing Masterclass

February 19th, 2020


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 …

NSP:115 Philip Van Zijl - Godfather of the "Spearfishing Mafia"!

February 2nd, 2020


Interview with Philip Van Zijl - Godfather of The "Spearfishing Mafia"! This episode covers Philip’s spearfishing journey from the jump to competition diving starting in Cape Town, South Africa to New Zealand and plenty …

NSP:114 David Hallamore SCORKL | Luke Growney NINEPIN

December 27th, 2019


Interview with SCORKL founder David Hallamore then Ninepin Wetsuits Luke Growney This episode is a double episode with two Melbourne based …

NSP:113 James Beckman | Southern Bluefin Tuna

December 13th, 2019


Interview with James Beckman @southernspearfishing 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 | Live Panel Interview

November 28th, 2019


Melbourne Spearfishing 101 This is a live panel interview recorded in-store at Adreno, Melbourne. Panel members (left to right) included Luke Latham (Adreno Store Manager), James Beckan (@southernspearfishing), Isaac …

NSP:111 I DIVE ALONE | The Spearfishing Dilemma

November 1st, 2019


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 …

NSP:110 Michael Tropiano Spearfishing Exmouth, Western Australia

October 13th, 2019


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

NSP:109 Simon Trippe on Dogtooth, Hawkesbury and Sydney

September 17th, 2019


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 …

NSP:108 Duncan Henderson Geeking out on Spearguns

September 1st, 2019


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 …

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

July 17th, 2019


Interview with Alistair Cooke Central Coast Veteran Spearo Alistair Cooke lays out some diamonds in this chat. We talk hunting techniques for bluewater, attitudes to equipment (+ saving money on some items), getting …

NSP:106 GoPro for Spearfishing | Settings, Editing and Film Making

July 3rd, 2019


GoPro Settings for Spearfishing BIG chat with YouTube spearfishing superstar Daniel Mann:) This episode is a huge deep dive into making spearfishing videos with GoPros.We chat the most effective settings to pump into …

NSP:105 Feargus Callagy Freedive Ireland

June 22nd, 2019


Interview with Feargus Callagy Mad chat about spearfishing and freediving in Ireland with Feargus Callagy! Seals, Basking sharks, becoming an …

NSP:104 Sam Dawson Scrounging Masterclass

June 15th, 2019


Interview with Sam Dawson Sam has significant experience diving all around Australia and regularly dives competitions. Today's chat has some really …

NSP:103 Guide to Spearfishing Southern Queensland + GoPro Accessories

May 28th, 2019


Interview with Trevor Ketchion Trevor Ketchion from Submerged Psychos and Shrek team up to present a guide to spearfishing Southern Queensland …

NSP:102 Boating Reconnaissance for Spearfishing (Interview Q&A)

May 9th, 2019


Interview with Trevor Ketchion How to find spearfishing locations by boat This is a Q&A with veteran spearo Trevor Ketchion focusing on boating reconnaissance for spearfishing. Finding your own unique fishy …

NSP:101 Catch and Cook Spearfishing Comps | Gyotaku

April 18th, 2019


Interview with Eric Keener Catch and Cook Spearfishing Comps | Gyotaku Mentioned in the Show Spearfishing Forum | Spearfishing Forums Spearos Episode Time Stamps 05:30 Eric Keener Introduction. Early mistakes …

NSP:100 Community Special

April 7th, 2019


Shrek - Turbo and the NS Community Turbos back!! ....and we get up to mischief in episode 100 - the Community Special! This episode features listener …

NSP:099 Tim Kavermann How Spearfishing Can Help You Overcome Anxiety

March 12th, 2019


Interview with Tim Kavermann Have you ever been stuck, frozen for a few seconds (which felt like hours), paralyzed and unable to take action? This is one example of heightened anxiety that I can relate to and maybe it's …

NSP:098 Justin Lee | the Mindset of a Lifelong Spearfishing Learner

March 6th, 2019


Justin Lee Spearfishing Interview Fierce, uber-friendly and a true life-long learner is how I'd describe Justin after chatting with him. Justin is …

NSP:097 Arctic Spearfishing Norway with Gil & Ole

February 17th, 2019


Interview with Ole Johannes Duerlolimi and Gil Orr Arctic Spearfishing Norway 'Big laughs, huge Halibut and ginormous tips for coldwater …

NSP:096 Ted Harty | Return of the Jedi + Freedive Safety Course

January 31st, 2019


Interview with Ted Harty | Launch Duckdiving tips, a dive day fatigue elimination hack and 3 compelling reasons to dive with a buddy! As usual this chat with Ted is packed with insights and tips to …

NSP:095 Jaap Verbaas | Myoglobin, Hypoxic Squats and Going Longer and Deeper

January 29th, 2019


Interview with Dr. Jaap Verbaas Today's episode is an interview with the Author of cross training guide for freediving and spearfishing. Dr. Jaap Verbaas is a crash test dummy of the highest calibre. I geek out way too …

NSP:094 Justin Baker Fort Pierce Spearfishing

January 15th, 2019


Fort Pierce Fireman Justin Baker joins me for one heck of a chat. There is a full-on conversation about hunting specific reef species and there are …

NSP:093 Tom Blandford GWS stories and respecting your prey

January 1st, 2019


Interview with Tom Blandford Great White Shark tales, White Sea Bass chasing and an epic Guadalupe day surrounded by huge fish. Sound like a fun listen? These are just a few of the highlights of this interview with …

NSP:092 Captain Dan Walsh Halibut insights and vintage gear

December 18th, 2018


  Interview with Captain Dan Walsh Full shownotes here Interview with Dan Walsh Vintage spearfishing equipment, advice and stories about …

NSP:091 Rob Harrison how to grow a spearfishing club

December 6th, 2018


Interview with Rob Harrison | Spearfishing FUNdamentals The Veterans Vault section in this interview will serve as a blueprint for you if you are …

NSP:090 Josh Pederson how to take a kid spearfishing

November 27th, 2018


Interview with Josh Pederson from ThisOceanLifeTV Josh joins me (Shrek) to give the lowdown about how to take a kid spearfishing but that’s not all. He recounts a recent adventure bluewater hunting for the first time …

NSP:089 Sam Blount Spearfishing First Aid | Frontline Freediving

October 31st, 2018


Interview with Sam Blount from Frontline Freediving Sam Blount from in Wilmington, North Carolina joins us to share some very practical information …

NSP:088 101 Dry Training + Cris Dillon Spearjunkies Update

October 13th, 2018


This epiode is a bit different. The first 30 minutes are all about . The second half of the show is a  Cris Dillon Spearjunkies Update. These guys are travelling the world seeking 12 species that many of us can only …

NSP:087 Wayne Judge Spearfishing Training

September 29th, 2018


Interview with Wayne Judge Wayne is an absolute gun at coaching spearos to improve their spearfishing. This episode has some excellent takeaways for …

NSP:086 Nikki Watt Strayan Spearfisherwoman

September 11th, 2018


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 …

NSP:085 Josh Humbert Visualization for spearfishing

August 31st, 2018


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 …

NSP:084 12 Tips to Improve Your Spearfishing

August 11th, 2018


12 Tips to Improve Your Spearfishing Extracts from the full audiobook 99 Tips to Get Better at Spearfishing Concise actionable information to improve …

NSP:083 101 Sustainable Spearfishing with Andrew Lewin

June 28th, 2018


Sustainable Spearfishing Interview with Andrew Lewin from Speak Up For The Blue Podcast This episode is a chat about the concept of sustainability …

NSP:082 Alex Davis Spearfishing Barbados

June 1st, 2018


Interview with Alex Davis from Spearfishing Barbados British spearfishing and freediving instructor Alex Davis joins me from Barbados to share his spearfishing story. I learn about how he started his business, …

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

May 12th, 2018


Interview with Eckhart Benkenstein Full shownotes available at Episode 81 is all things Crayfish aka Lobster. We learn about finding them, …

NSP:080 Spearjunkies Spearfishing Video Series

May 2nd, 2018


Spearjunkies Spearfishing Video Series 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 …

NSP:079 Sven Franklin Melbourne Spearfishing

April 19th, 2018


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 …

NSP:078 Andre Rerekura Terra Australis

April 6th, 2018


Interview with Andre Rerekura If you would like to learn more about spearfishing setups for chasing big Dogtooth Tuna, underwater photography or …

NSP:077 HECS technology with Warren Bird

March 28th, 2018


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 …

NSP:076 John Pengelly Dogtooth & Wahoo Spearfishing World Records

March 14th, 2018


Interview with John Pengelly Find a Dual spearfishing world record holder John Pengelly joins us and shares the tales of these two special fish …

NSP:075 Noob Spearo on Kickstarter + a Snapper Stalk

March 7th, 2018


Noob Spearo on Kickstarter Noob Spearo + Kickstarter = 99 Tips To Get Better at Spearfishing in your hands This episode is all about getting Noob …

NSP:074 Anthony Hafoka CO2 Training Benefits

February 19th, 2018


Interview with Anthony Hafoka Learn more at Benefits of CO2 training for spearfishing Fitness – better than altitude training Lose Weight Swimming …

NSP:073 Cris Dillon spearfishing hunting techniques

February 13th, 2018


Interview with Chris Dillon This interview brought to you by Spearfishing hunting techniques for days in this interview. Cris walks us through …

NSP:072 Matt Mattison Nor Cal Underwater Hunters

January 30th, 2018


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 …

NSP:071 5 Spearfishing Tips to Shorten Your Learning Curve

January 15th, 2018


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 and just like the first one we learn a tonne. In …

NSP:070 Tim McDonald | Targeting Species Spearfishing

December 11th, 2017


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 …

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

November 30th, 2017


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 …

NSP:068 Gerasimos Kavvadias the Greek Dynamic Ambush Maestro

November 15th, 2017


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. …

NSP:067 Pat Swanson Veteran Kiwi Spearo

November 2nd, 2017


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 …

NSP:066 David Hochman Targeting Striped Bass with Spear-it Charters

October 18th, 2017


Interview with David Hochman One of the coolest dudes in spearfishing, David Hochman joins us fresh from a day out spearfishing aboard his Rhode …

NSP:065 Travis Hogan Aimrite Spearfishing Australia

October 9th, 2017


Interview with Travis Hogan Manufacturing some of the toughest gear in spearfishing, Travis Hogan from Aimrite Australia gives us a good rundown on DIY speargun modification. He shares a phenomenal personal story about …

NSP:064 Brandon Hendrickson spearfishing deep

September 22nd, 2017


Interview with Brandon Hendrickson  Recently Brandon Hendrickson competed in the Roatan World Freeediving Championship and he finished very highly placed. In this interview we talk about deep spearfishing and how to …

NSP:063 Overcoming Common Spearfishing Issues

September 6th, 2017


Overcoming Common Spearfishing Issues This one was a while in the planning and so its fairly comprehensive! Turbo and I encountered a significant number of obstacles starting out and so doing a podcast on overcoming …

NSP:062 Jim Russell North California Speartfishing

August 24th, 2017


Interview with Jim Russell That's right Jim Russell from North California joins us and gives us a full orientation to spearfishing in North …

NSP:061 Erez Beatus Apnea Australia Founder

August 12th, 2017


Interview with Erez Beatus In this interview we learn why freediving courses are essential for spearo's Erez Beatus from Apnea Australia joins us to give us a great overview of what you can learn on a freediving course. …

NSP:060 Moss Burmester Kiwi Opympian and Spearo

July 29th, 2017


Interview with Moss Burmester New Zealand multi-discipline competitor Moss Burmester joins us to discuss parallel skills and more from competitive …

NSP:059 101 Spearfishing with sharks

July 14th, 2017


This is a 3 part interview talking about the hazards of spearfishing with sharks. The first section kicks off with Turbo interviewing Mitchell Marriott a Brisbane local spearfisherman who had his first scare with a 3m …

NSP:058 Kevin Daly spearfishing comp veteran

June 30th, 2017


Interview with Kevin Daly 6 x UK spearfishing champion Kevin Daly joins us for a cracker chat about everything from competition strategy to …

NSP:057 Ant Judge Freedive Training for Spearfishing

June 16th, 2017


Interview with Ant Judge Freedive training for spearfishing. In a pool, in the ocean, in a lake, Ant is adamant that training improves your …

NSP:056 Sean Hascup Costa Rica Spearfishing Guide

May 31st, 2017


Interview with Sean Hascup Costa Rica Spearfishing Guide at Hascup Hunts   Sean joins us to share a bit about his spearfishing journey. The adjustment from Florida to Costa Rica spearfishing conditions was quite …

NSP:055 101 Coastal Bar Crossing with Bill Corten

May 16th, 2017


Boating 101 Episode Bar Crossing with Bill Corten   Bills is a renown Australian boating, fishing and bar crossing teacher with many years of experience in the marine industry. A little known fact  about Bill is that he …

NSP:054 Jeromy Gamble Spearing Mag’s burly bomber

May 1st, 2017


Interview with Jeromy Gamble  **Retro – Episode**Throwback Soundbites Jeromy Gamble is one of the drivers behind Spearing Magazine. A resident born and raised Floridian. 12-13 years ago Jeromy got serious about …

NSP:053 Nat Davey Spearfishing 50kg Yellowtail Kingfish

April 20th, 2017


Interview with Nat Davey In this chat with multiple world record holder Nat Davey we learn about hunting the elusive New Zealand Snapper, DIY …

NSP:052 Niall Cameron the Mussel Cracker

April 5th, 2017


 Interview with Niall Cameron the Mussel Cracker (Unfortunately we lost a bit of sound quality with this interview so our apologies!) Bloody cracker …

NSP:051 101 6 Tips To Improve Your Bottom Time

March 19th, 2017


6 Tips To Improve Your Bottom Time This episode is Turbo and I discussing multiple ways to increase and improve your bottom time. Several meta themes …

NSP:050 Peter Saunders President of the Underwater Skindiver’s and Fisherman’s Association

March 8th, 2017


Episode 50! Interview with Peter Saunders In this chat with Peter Saunders we talk about issues relevant to every spearo such as; The broad threats to spearfishing and how spearo’s can make a difference What …

NSP:049 Sebastian Kramer German/Kiwi Freediving Instructor and guide

February 22nd, 2017


Interview with Sebastian Kramer Sebastian Kramer is a German born spearo living predominantly in Wellington, New Zealand. An adopted kiwi by choice, Sebastian now trains people about how to freedive and he also takes …

NSP:048 Adventureman Dan Byrne

February 8th, 2017


Interview with Adventureman Dan Byrne Interview with a young American bloke traveling the world spearfishing. This interview comes from a listener request (James Fisher) and Dan was good enough to join us over skype …

NSP:047 101 Spearfishing Buddy Protocol

January 23rd, 2017


Spearfishing Buddy Protocol Episode covering buddy basic’s for spearfishing *This episode is heavily based off this blog post by Turbo. The reasons …

NSP:046 Jose Debasa SpearHeads Underwater Photographer

January 11th, 2017


Interview with Jose Debasa Renown spearfishing photographer and videographer Jose Debasa’s photography has been inspiring me for ages. He has a unique style that really puts you in the perspective of the underwater …

NSP:045 Grant Laidlaw Scotland Spearfishing and Pneumatic Spearguns

December 22nd, 2016


Spearfishing in Scotland? Pneumatic Spearguns?   Thats right! Listen into this interview with Grant Laidlaw, a proper kilt wearing, Mcewan’s lager drinking Scottish Spearo   In this episode we make a call to Scotland to …

NSP:044 101 GoPro for Spearfishing

December 8th, 2016


Podcast Tips, Accessories and Hacks To Help You Master Your GoPro for Spearfishing Finally an episode dedicated to using a GoPro for spearfishing! This episode covers everything from after purchase to post edit GoPro …

NSP:043 101 Drones for Spearfishing

December 1st, 2016


How To Use Drones for Spearfishing Interviews with UAV Coach Alan Perlman and Adreno Drone Enthusiast Kahlee Andrews This Drones for spearfishing episode was inspired partially by watching Drone footage that uniquely …

NSP:042 Ted Harty Equalizing Ninja from Immersion Freediving

November 23rd, 2016


Interview with Ted Harty In this interview with Immersion Freediving Instructor Ted Harty we do a deepdive into equalizing. Ted also shares a …

NSP:041 101 Preventing Seasickness

November 9th, 2016


How to Prevent Seasickness   Preventing Seasickness is brought to you in partnership with Adreno Save $20 when you spend $200 or more on your next spearfishing equipment purchase at   In this episode …

NSP:040 Vasilis Koroneos Greek Deepex Finalist

October 26th, 2016


Audio Interview With Vasilis Koroneos Creator of ‘My Blue Mind’ 2nd place film in the Deepex – Ill Pescatore in Apnea Video Competition Joining us from Greece for this interview is Vasilis Koroneos a Civil Engineer who …

NSP:039 Kimi Werner the vagabonding speara

October 11th, 2016


Interview with Kimi Werner an international spearfishing ambassador   Kimi Werner is perhaps the worlds most easily recognizable spearfishing personality. Her video Variables has been viewed nearly one million times and …

NSP:038 101 Caring For Your Catch

September 20th, 2016


101 Caring For Your Catch Shorter episode this week covering everything from shooting your selected fish to putting it on the plate in front of your …

NSP:037 Rick Trippe Darwin Dolphins Dirtywater Diver

September 7th, 2016


 Rick Trippe Darwin Dolphins Dirtywater Diver The composite spearfishing story-teller, Rick Trippe is a highly experienced Australian spearfisherman …

NSP:036 Travis Corken Neptonics Australia

August 23rd, 2016


Travis Corken Neptonics Australia Bluewater Spearfishing Equipment Episode In this interview with Travis Corken Neptonics Australia owner/operator we do an in depth Q&A to learn more about equipment for bluewater …

NSP:035 Emanuel Bova from MannySub Spearfishing Equipment

August 9th, 2016


Emanuel Bova from MannySub Emanuel Bova  is competing this year in the Australian team that is going to Greece in the next few weeks. Get behind the Aussie team here! About Manny’s Spearfishing Equipment Journey Manny …

NSP:034 101 Freediving For Spearfishing

July 26th, 2016


101 Freediving For Spearfishing with Pete Ryder This episode is a nuts and bolts 101 freediving for spearfishing interview with Pete Ryder from …

NSP:033 Rob Gates Freshwater Assassin & Croc Survivor

July 12th, 2016


Interview with Rob Gates You might remember Rob Gates from our 101 Croc Episode where he shared about 2 different personal crocodile attack experiences. A love affair with Crocs helped Rob plan a move from Zimbabwe to …

NSP:032 Dwayne Herbert Kiwi Spearfishing Champion

June 28th, 2016


Interview with Dwayne Herbert Kiwi Spearfishing Champion It was a pleasure to interview Dwayne Herbert the 7 time New Zealand Spearfishing and 1 time Australian Champion recently. Dwayne is sponsored by Beuchat and …

NSP:031 101 Spearfishing Beginner Setup

June 14th, 2016


101 Spearfishing Beginner Setup This episode covers an overview of the basic spearfishing beginner setup. We cover the speargun, rigline, speed …

NSP:030 Ian Puckeridge, Australian Spearfishing Champion

May 31st, 2016


Interview with Ian Puckeridge, Australian Spearfishing Champion This interview with Ian Puckeridge aka ‘Pucko’ has been a longtime goal for Turbo and …

NSP:029 Aaron Chasse Speared Apparel Founder + SpearHeads Collaborator

May 17th, 2016


Interview with Aaron Chasse Speared Apparel Founder + SpearHeads Collaborator This is an interview chock full of good actionable intel for …

NSP:028 101 Spearfishing with Crocs

May 3rd, 2016


101 Spearfishing with Crocs This 101 audio interview features several stories from spearfisherman who have been attacked by Crocodiles. These guys were nice enough to come on the show and share their stories with us …

NSP:027 Pete Morris 16 y/o NSW Rock Hopper + 10 Tips To Become A Better Spearo

April 20th, 2016


Interview With 16 yo Rock Hopper Pete Morris +10 Tips to Become A Better Spearo Pete Morris (a regular listener of the Noob Spearo Podcast) joins us …

NSP:026 Sean Hartley Underwater Hockey Ambassador

April 5th, 2016


Interview with Sean Hartley Underwater Hockey A Complimentary Sport for Maintaining Spearfishing Fitness A school teacher by day and a rampant …

NSP:025 101 Ciguatera Poisoning

March 23rd, 2016


101 Ciguatera Poisoning This is an audio interview with Levi ‘Turbo’ Brown about his experience with ciguatera poisoning after eating some affected fish from North Queensland. Turbo developed symptoms shortly after …

NSP:024 Ben Choi Texas Oil Rig Spearfishing & Blackout Survivor

March 8th, 2016


Ben Choi Texas Oil Rig Spearfishing & Blackout Survivor Joining us from Galveston Texas is Ben Choi, a bloke  who came on Noob Spearos radar via the Freedivers Facebook page with a video that shared his personal …

NSP:023 Louie Van Senden, spearfishing writer and drystore co-founder

February 23rd, 2016


Louie Van Senden, spearfishing writer and drystore co-founder In this interview with Louie Van Senden we go deep into finding and hunting the …

NSP:022 101 Shore Diving

February 9th, 2016


101 Shore Diving, a spearfishing beginners guide If you want to know about how to begin spearfishing from shore then this interview covers the basics such as; The importance of local knowledge and preferably an …

NSP:021 Chris Coates, Spearfishing Guide, Writer, Photographer & More

January 27th, 2016


Coatesman, Our much anticipated interview! Chris Coates is a born and bred South African currently traveling all over the place with spearfishing and formerly commercial diving. When he’s at home in South Africa he …

NSP:020 Andrew Quincoses, Nautilus Spearfishing

December 22nd, 2015


Interview with Andrew Quincoses Andrew Quincoses is a freediving instructor with 6 years experience teaching and over 15 years experience spearfishing. He owns and operates the very well reviewed Miami based Nautilus …

NSP:019 Jaga Crossingham, Freedive Fiji Guide

December 8th, 2015


Dogtooth Tuna & Wahoo chasing with Jaga Crossingham from Freedive Fiji   Jaga Crossingham joins us over Skype from Fiji and shares his insights with us about planning and preparing for spearfishing charter trips. We …

NSP:018 Jessie Cripps and Michael Takach, Underwater Ally Productions & Riffe Team Divers

November 4th, 2015


Interview with Jessie Cripps and Michael Takach Jessie Cripps & Michael Takach co-founded Underwater Ally Productions, a media production company specializing in the underwater environment. From pre-production …

NSP:017 Daniel Mann, Mann-Made Spearguns and SDM Films contributor

October 7th, 2015


Interview with Daniel Mann Daniel Mann started spearfishing 10 years ago and in that time he has seen more fish than lots of us will ever see. From …

NSP:016 Dr Richard Pillans, the Mackerel Whisperer (Our Words!)

September 14th, 2015


Interview with Dr Richard Pillans   About Richard Pillans Dr Richard Pillans is a devoted Spanish Mackerel hunting specialist who loves nothing more than seeing his reel emptied by a hard running Spaniard. He is a self …

NSP:015 Rob Allen, spearfishing equipment pioneer

August 31st, 2015


Rob Allen Spearfishing Equipment Pioneer Joining us direct from the Dive Factory in Durban, South Africa – we interview a spearfishing equipment innovator who continues to bring some of the best gear onto the market. …

NSP:014 Anvar Mufazalov, deep spearfishing encyclopedia

August 5th, 2015


Interview with the Deep Spearfishing Encyclopedia’s Anvar Mufazalov Anvar Mufazalov is a freediving Instructor in Cyprus, Mediterranean specialist contributor and also the creator of the spearfishing …

NSP:013 Larry Gray Penetrator Fins, manufacturer of carbon and fiberglass composite fins

July 14th, 2015


Interview with Larry Gray from Penetrator Fins Larry Gray is the creator of Penetrator Fins and has been spearfishing for years. This interview was a long time coming,Turbo and I had both been motivated to talk to him …

NSP:012 Valentine Thomas, French Canadian Huntress, World Record Holder

June 30th, 2015


Interview with Spearfishing Huntress Valentine Thomas Labeled by the Daily Caller as a “hot spearfishing goddess” and theChive as a “badass spearfisher”, Valentine Thomas is our first female guest and she was a pleasure …

NSP:011 David Ochoa Producer of Inhale, the Azores in One Breath

June 6th, 2015


David Ochoa Producer of Inhale, the Azores in One Breath Possibly the funniest interview yet! David Ochoa is a real entertainer. Hailing from Portugal, David is the producer of Inhale – the Azores in one breath. To find …

NSP:010 Doug Peterson, Author of Spearfishing – How to Get Started

May 14th, 2015


Doug Peterson, Author of Spearfishing – How to Get Started Doug Peterson Author of Spearfishing, How to Get Started is a Dentist who runs his own practice in New Jersey (Little Silver Dental Care). He began his journey …

NSP:009 Luke Potts, Aquatic Rehab TV cinematographer, severe addiction for Bronze Whalers

April 20th, 2015


Luke Potts, Aquatic Rehab TV cinematographer Luke Potts is a talented kiwi cinematographer and spearo. With his laid back down to earth style and his ability to capture the action, Luke’s spearfishing video’s are …

NSP:008 Tanc Sade, Freediving record holder & White Sea Bass addict

March 27th, 2015


Tanc Sade Spearfishing Interview In this interview Tanc Sade shares some interesting spearfishing tales,  from hunting the elusive White Sea Bass off …

NSP:007 Trevor Ketchion Brisbane Local Legend (our words not his)

March 11th, 2015


Trevor Ketchion Brisbane Local Legend Trevor Ketchion is our first featured local legend. He qualifies in the legend capacity for a few reasons.   Number 1: Trevor has shared his knowledge and experience with many up …

NSP:006 Beau Armstrong Spearo, Freediver & Bloody Good Bloke

February 1st, 2015


Beau Armstrong Interview This episode we chat to Brisbane local lad Beau Armstrong. He’s a regular dive buddy of mine and Turbo’s and we think he’s a …

NSP:005 Roman Castro The Man Behind Spearoblog

January 19th, 2015


Roman Castro Interview Roman Castro is the president of the San Diego Freediving Club which has over 160 members. He’s also the man behind the spearfishing blog SpearoBlog. He started the blog in 2011 where he initially …

NSP:004 Cameron Kirkconnell Bluewater Hunting Legend

December 27th, 2014


Cameron Kirkconnell Bluewater Hunting Legend This interview starts off with a few audio hick-ups as Cameron was out hunting Whitetail deer in central Florida. After a fast drive up to get some altitude and reception, …

NSP:003 Richard Leonard Exceptional Spearfishing Film Maker

November 7th, 2014


Richard Leonard Exceptional Spearfishing Film Maker Richard ‘Snoek’ Leonard is fast becoming a globally renown spearfishing personality, with his vast passion for spearfishing and exceptional spearfishing film’s, …

NSP:002 Darren Shields 6 Time New Zealand Spearfishing Champion

November 7th, 2014


Darren Shields 6 Time New Zealand Spearfishing Champion Darren Shields is a name synonymous with New Zealand Spearfishing. Darren is the managing director of Wettie – NZ’s premier spearfishing brand. He has featured in …

NSP:001 Simon Trippe Australian Spearfishing Academy Instructor

November 7th, 2014


Simon Trippe Australian Spearfishing Academy Instructor Simon Trippe is a passionate and active Sydney Spearo, Australian Spearfishing Academy Instructor and advocate for spearfishing all over Australia. San Souci …

NSP:000 Introcast

November 1st, 2014


Noob Spearo Spearfishing Podcast Ground Zero Here is the start of the Noob Spearo Podcast, an audio spearfishing podcast available for free on …

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