Catching early season tautogs how-to

People asked where I got tautogs in April in Rhodes Island. Well, they present special challenges since there are less of them, but also because they behave strangely… Unlike in the late season or winter, tautogs don’t necessarily hangout deep. The water conditions appear similar to those found in winter, so you would expect to… Read More »

JJ shooting cod

We had a great time at this secret spot… shooting cod! There are many video on my youtube channel. You can navigate by entering my youtube channel. You should also subscribe!

Minus ten celcius (-10C) is too cold to get naked on a pile of snow

Winter 2013 2014 is especially cold in Montreal… Regardless, last weekend, perhaps due to a form of cabin fever or temporary seasonal insanity, we convinced ourselves spearfishing was a good idea. -10C was an improvement compared to other days of January. Actually any day with temperatures above -15C were celebrated. But, -10C remains way too… Read More »

Training question

I got this question from a follower. I feel I should post this for all to see so we are all on the same page about my training philosophy and my views on progressing safely, and having fun. I’m doing your workouts for 3 times a week. I’ve a couple of questions: 1. How many… Read More »

Off the Hook Extreme Catches aired last Sunday

Off the Hook Extreme Catches, the episode where I bring Eric Young spearfishing under the ice aired on Sunday at 8pm eastern time on Animal Planet! http://www.animalplanet.ca/showpage.aspx?sid=50448 The show is on the Animal Planet website if you are in the US. Outside you may have to download it from a torrent, look for “off the… Read More »

Production of an Episode of Off the Hook, Extreme Catches with Eric Young and me.

Last year I spent a four days on Block Island with Professional Wrestler Eric Young. My challenge was  to prepare him to spearfish at the Race. Obviously, the Race is not a place where you take new freedivers. Actually, no one should dive there given the speed of the current, the darkness of the water, the dept,… Read More »

Fun with TBAR speargun prototype

Here is the Tbar speargun prototype test video. This speargun was built for entertainment value alone. I do believe this sort of off the wall design helps me rethink my spearguns. Spearfishing with this prototype is quite feasible though. I don’t thing spearfishermen would hesitate one second to bring this thing spearfishing. The prototype was… Read More »