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 »

Training for spearfishing.

Some people keep asking about my training advise. I had written something a while back. It’s still pretty much what I would suggest today. Here it goes: Reaching for the bottom on one’s breath is an enjoyable exercise of defiance in a society that values more security and comfort than living. It also defies the… Read More »

Feeding bluegills

More and more often, the St-Lawrence Seaway becomes so warm that it is possible to dive without a wetsuit. It seems each new year we beat the previous’ year heat records. Here I am feeding tooty bluegills in my speedo.