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Today’s guest is Bill McIntyre. He’s been in the water all of his life, starting out with scuba diving before switching to freediving and spearfishing in his fifties.
In this episode, he covers the all-important safety we need to be considering while spearfishing. We then dive into boating etiquette so that you get invited back on your friend’s boats and a bunch more.
In this podcast Bill McIntyre and I cover:
00: How Bill found his love for the ocean
3:24: Talking about fighter jets (F4 and F18)
6:10: How the water has changed over the years
8:10: A clinic on how to stay safe while spearfishing
21:00: Does Bill follow his own safety rules?
26:00: Bills Rules to Boating Etiquette
36:00: How long it takes to clean a boat
38:30: Beers on the boat OK?
41:30: It’s not a competition on the boat
42:46: How do you split your total kill?
43:55: Bill’s favorite fish by rank
45:47: How long before Bill shoots his first fish during a dive
46:33: Is diving abroad different than diving at home?
49:35: Stories about fishing for marlin
53:00: Does Bill take a rod and reel out while spearfishing?
54:04: A chat about spearfishing clubs
58:41: Fishing spot etiquette
1:00:00: Where to find Bill (OC Spearos Facebook group or [email protected])