May 12, 2018
Episode 81 is all things Crayfish aka Lobster. We learn about finding them, approaching them, grabbing them and even killing and cooking them. If you haven't started catching crayfish yet then this is a great place to start. This interview is also our longest one and its for good reason as Eckhart takes us all over the place. We discuss good boating practices, hunting tactics, equipment pro's and con's and find out about his early days spearfishing in South Africa. This is a cool chat with a great bloke who lives, dives and works in the Melbourne area alongside previous guest, Sven Franklin. If you are interested in helping Eckhart out with his drive to collect wetsuits for his South African waves for change project, please look further below for details.
00:00 Shout outs and spearfishing news
04:30 Getting started in Namibia. Early beginnings chasing crayfish and starting to see fish.
11:00 First fish with borrowed gear
16:00 Obstacles. Learning weather and conditions. Poor habits with surface intervals and lessons learned.
24:00 Spearfishing boats - keeping divers safe and being a good boatie
37:50 Memorable fish story - White Mussel Cracker
46:00 Spearfishing hunting techniques
51:45 Veterans Vault - how to find and hunt crayfish or lobster
85:00 What has been your funniest experience out spearfishing?
88:00 What is in your dive bag from head to toe?
105:00 Spearo Q&A
Find Eckhart on Social Media at Salt Session Freediving
Waves for change - wetsuit donations wanted for
South Africa. Drop them at Adreno stores in
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