Let’s fish an octopus… Octopus “Catch & Cook” in Culatra, Portugal – Part 1 #26

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My favorite parts of having a Youtube channel are 1: YOU guys, who follow our little sailing adventure and the magic that occurs when we get to meet, and 2: Getting to experience something new as a result of those meetings.

When we met one of this channel’s subscribers and now friend, Duarte, we got inspired to catch and cook an octopus in Culatra, Portugal.

There were a few challenges associated with this endeavor of ours. For one, neither Ryan or I fish, let alone octopuses. Also, the idea of fishing makes me slightly queasy. Still, I was determined to get out of my comfort zone to catch this octopus.

First, we had to get equipment to make this octopus fishing operation a success. We were helped by our friend Ricardo from Sopromar and Joao from the local fishing store in Lagos, who assisted us in getting the right fishing equipment. Once that task completed, we left Lagos and headed to Culatra via Portimão and the famous Benagil caves, where we made a touristic escapade.

Well arrived in Culatra, we met with Jonna, from Sailing Tangaroa, who joined us in this octopus catch and cook adventure, and after weeks of anticipation, finally got to drop the line and hook in the water and try our luck.

Stay tuned for part 2 🙂

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