Captain David Hochman is a competitive freediver and has competed in spearfishing competitions since 1996. In 2003, he and his Three-Man team won the United States National Spear Fishing Championship beating 130 of the top competitors in the US. He has captained boats in the Block Island sound for 26 years and has 31 years of boat handling and spearfishing experience. Through his company Spear-it Charters, he runs premiere spearfishing charters to Block Island, RI. Block Island is the best location in the country for fishing striped bass and hosts a wide array of species. We cover TONS of topics from spearfishing with sharks, preventing shallow water black out, the ethics of spearfishing, issues with commercial fishing, and what is known about striped bass (to list a few). There are a lot of cool stories contained in this episode. Enjoy!
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