All Things Wild

The Joe Rogan of Spearfishing (with Isaac 'Shrek' Daly)

August 22, 2021 Martin Season 1 Episode 25
All Things Wild
The Joe Rogan of Spearfishing (with Isaac 'Shrek' Daly)
Show Notes

Today we are joined by Isaac “Shrek” Daly of the Noob Spearo Podcast and we talk
about spearfishing, wild animals, dealing with sharks and how spearos play an
important role in conservation. Check out his podcast at Noob Spero Podcast and Instagram

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● 00:10 Intro
● 01:31 Welcome Shrek!
● 03:25 Where did the name come from?
● 04:35 When did you start spearfishing?
● 05:28 How popular is spearfishing in your part of the world?
● 07:41 What role do wild animals play in Australia?
● 10:35 What’s a typical dive day for you?
● 11:50 What work do you do?
● 14:42 What’s it like going from prison to the ocean?
● 19:10 Hunting techniques and body language, mimicking other animals
● 20:08 New York has tons of stingrays
● 22:24 Relaxed and meditated state is the goal, a good workout comes with it.
● 23:57 Are you diving off a boat or the shore?
● 25:40 Coral bleaching in your area?
● 26:10 Video from Shrek
● 27:54 How many target species do you have?
● 28:35 What’s your favourite fish to eat and how do you prepare and care for your
catch?
● 29:35 Cleaning and bleeding the fish in the water with sharks?
● 32:03 Ikejime method of dispatching fish
● 32:49 Stringers
● 36:07 The great sauce controversy
● 36:51 99 Spearo Recipes
● 38:48 Sustainable and getting your food yourself
● 40:45 What are the craziest stories you’ve heard on the Noob Spearo Podcast?
● 42:46 What dangers are there in spearfishing?
● 50:40 Are there just good practices to follow to keep safe?
● 53:46 Hyperventilating
● 57:26 How deep are you diving and for how long?
● 01:02:38 Your gear isn’t worth your life
● 01:03:33 Dealing with sharks
● 01:07:59 Diving with tiger sharks
● 01:08:59 Conservation issues in your world
● 01:10:22 Seaspiracy
● 01:16:51 Thank you Shrek!
● 01:17:22 Outro