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TheSpearPodcastArtITunesInterview with San Diego Spearo Volker Hoehne

On this episode I interview a spearo who started in the 70’s when he was 10 years old. He has years of experience, tons of great stories, and some of the best insights so far.

I consider Volker one of my mentors and really appreciate the advice and stories he has shared with me over the years.

So let’s dive into Volker’s epic spearfishing journey.

Have a listen and enjoy.

Summary In Short Phrases

  • 1975
  • “Mom, Look I want a polespear…”
  • No YouTube
  • Blasting and Eating
  • Death Grip
  • The Cure for Oversleeping
  • Hypothermia?
  • Conspiracy to stop Spearfishing
  • The mentorship he wished he hadn’t passed on
  • Brothers
  • Evolution in isolation
  • Santa Cruz
  • Overcoming fears
  • Abalone, rock fish, and Great White Sharks
  • Spearfishing a Surf Competition
  • Otter Pucks
  • Cook the fish
  • When I almost died – Triple Fail
  • The Wetsuit Story (Awesome)
  • Corn Starch
  • Channel Islands
  • “What’s a Freediver…”
  • “I looked like an antique to them..”
  • Getting Schooled
  • “…Like putting on Jello.”
  • Rollerguns
  • Breaking through limits
  • Spearfishing gone mainstream
  • Ambassadors
  • Search Image
  • Getting past the Blast Phase
  • Teriyaki It
  • Hunting White Sea Bass
  • 100ft Dive
  • Sevengill Sharks
  • And More…

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Question of the Week

The question this week is What do you want to know about spearfishing?

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