At Makurazaki fishing port

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At Makurazaki fishing port

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Koichi Yoshii

Shark Week: The Podcast - Luke Tipple vs Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro on Shark Fishing Tournaments

Luke Tipple is joined by shark fishing advocate & founder of FlyZone Fishing Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro in a fiery debate about shark fishing tournaments.

October 24, 2022

Luke Tipple talks with author, shark fishing advocate & founder of FlyZone Fishing Robert ‘Fly’ Navarro in part one of a two-part debate. In a fiery, enlightening conversation, the pair discuss shark fishing tournaments, shark finning, ocean conservation and much more, even managing to find some common ground along the way! Plus, they discuss the death threats Fly has faced and why it’s so important to maintain an open dialogue when speaking about divisive issues.

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Shark Week’s Luke Tipple is joined by longtime filmmaker and Emmy-award-winner Andy Casagrande. He’s filmed and appeared in dozens of shark documentaries, and might just be the most prolific shark cinematographer in history. He talks with Luke about his career, the contentious term “shark porn,” and the future of the industry. And at the end, our researcher Sierra talks about the unprecedented ways that sharks are currently endangered.

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